PORON Cushioning Blog Blog

PORON Cushioning Blog

PORON® XRD® Put to the Test

Posted by Nicole Perry on Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 | No Comments »
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They say a picture, or in this case a video, is worth a million words. It’s also said that that seeing is believing. And some find it hard to believe that a product as soft, lightweight and flexible as PORON® XRD® absorbs up to 90% of the most intense force* – hit after hit.

PORON® XRD® Met Guard – Magic or Advanced Technology?

Posted by Dave Sherman on Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 | No Comments »
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Every once in a while, a new technology comes along that is so different from the existing technology, that it’s hard to believe, until you experience it.   Sir Arthur C. Clarke, the British science fiction novelist, inventor, and futurist stated, “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” When we first invented the PORON® XRD® […]

Outdoor Summer Market Trade Show Trends – Visible, Wearable Technology

Posted by Nicole Perry on Friday, August 16th, 2013 | No Comments »
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We’re finally beginning to catch our breath from the frenzy of OutDoor Friedrichshafen and the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City. Like the holidays, months are spent in preparation for these events, but they go by in the blink of an eye!

Common Design and Market Trends Discovered At 2013 Winter/Spring Asian Footwear and Sports Trade Shows

Posted by Vicky Zeng on Monday, May 6th, 2013 | No Comments »
Rogers Team

Having just come off our busy winter/spring 2013 trade fair circuit exhibiting at ISPO Beijing, APLF – Materials, Manufacturing and Technology (MM&T) Show in Hong Kong and Jinjiang Footwear Expo, we found a number of common trends and business concerns despite the primary market/industry focus of each show.

ZEMgear with PORON® Performance Cushioning To Be Featured on The Doctors

Posted by Nicole Perry on Friday, May 3rd, 2013 | No Comments »
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Minimalist footwear has caught the eyes of The Doctors! The award-winning television series will feature ZEMgear with PORON® Performance Cushioning in a fitness segment airing this Thursday, May 9th on NBC (check local time and listing).

From College to Career – Workdays like Childhood Days. A PORON® Foamie Shares Why

Posted by Katie Borema on Friday, March 29th, 2013 | No Comments »
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It’s true, a direct path from college to career can be a bit worrying! But my experiences have been positive and surprisingly, I’ve found my work days tend to have some correlations to my childhood days!

PORON® Cushioning Engineer Advises How to Avoid Process Excellence Overload

Posted by Daniel Schaefer on Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 | No Comments »
Daniel Schaefer

Over the years I have worked for multiple companies in different industries. As Technical Service Engineer – PORON Materials, it is part of my job to refine a process and make it more efficient.
Many companies will adopt as many problems solving disciplines, and process excellence tools as possible in a short time frame and attempt to use them for every possible project.

Stories From the Field – PORON® Insoles Help Cushion the Road Towards Accomplishing a First 7K

Posted by Nicole Perry on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013 | No Comments »
James Whitney, Rogers Corporation

We are fortunate and proud to have an amazing team that is not only is dedicated to innovating new PORON® Cushioning products, but who are also committed to incorporating these products into their everyday lives. Our new From the Field blog series allows our Rogers Corporation crew to share their experiences with our latest PORON Cushioning products in action.