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XRD® Met Guard at Safety 2015

Posted by Joe Blair on Friday, June 26th, 2015 | No Comments »
Safety 2015

Earlier this month I attended the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) “Safety 2015” conference and expo.  If your interest or profession is in the realm of safety boots, gloves, harnesses, or even gas monitoring systems, this is an event not to miss.  Of course I attend this show looking at products made with the […]

3 Reasons Why Wearing Knee Protection While Playing Sports Will Keep You Active Longer

Posted by Rachael Straub on Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 | No Comments »

  Our knees take quite a beating and have very little protection on their own. There is only a thin layer of skin and muscle protecting your kneecap. From running, stopping, diving and jumping, your knees work harder than most parts of your body. Here are 3 simple reasons why wearing knee protection during sports […]

G-Form Compression Apparel with PORON® XRD™ Impact Protection Technology – New for Motorcycle Riding and a Variety of Impact Sports

Posted by Nicole Perry on Friday, May 25th, 2012 | No Comments »

Many of us on the PORON® Cushioning Team are happy to see that motorcycle riding season is in full swing! Each day the parking lot sees a few more bikes in those spots that once occupied cars, and there are at least a few rides with friends that you can choose from on the weekends. Furthermore, the start of riding season also brings many launches of new gear with PORON® XRD™ Protection that we’re excited to share!

2012 Lacrosse Protective Gear Designed with Speed and Flexibility in Mind

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 | No Comments »

Considered the “fastest growing sport on 2 feet” we can’t help but get excited about this year’s college lacrosse season.  For those who are new to the sport, imagine a combination of basketball, soccer and hockey, where the player must master the use of a stick (the crosse) to throw, catch and scoop a ball.  […]

Mechanix Wear® M-Pact® Glove Providing True Protection

Posted by Joe Blair on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 | No Comments »

“The Great American Race” is this weekend and we couldn’t be more excited.  Forty-three of the world’s top drives will take to the track at the Daytona International Speedway in hopes of capturing NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious award at the Daytona 500. Each year, over 140,000 fans head to the Mecca of NASCAR […]

Experts from Rawlings Sporting Goods – a PORON® Cushioning Partner – Give Us an Inside Look at the Latest Baseball Gear.

Posted by Nicole Perry on Monday, May 2nd, 2011 | 5 Comments »

As baseball season heads into full swing, we thought you’d like to know what goes into some of the gear that helps players stay in the game such as the Rawlings S100P Batting Helmet, the official helmet of Minor League Baseball that offers protection of baseball speeds up to 100 miles per hour! Travis Gessley, […]

Helmet Testing Video: Bauer 9900 with PORON® XRD™ Protection vs Easton S19

Posted by Nicole Perry on Saturday, November 20th, 2010 | No Comments »

An interesting third-party helmet testing footage done by the University of Ottawa. The test shows the results between the Bauer 9900 helmet with PORON® XRD™ Protection and the Easton S19 helmet.