PORON® Performance Cushioning Partners with Uliko Studio

PORON® Performance Cushioning Partners with Uliko Studio - Connecting Raw Material Suppliers with Brand Decision Makers

Woodstock, CT - The Rogers Corporation is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Uliko Studio in Beaverton, OR to help bring its family of PORON® Performance Cushioning Materials to a broad range of footwear, apparel and industrial designers from across the country.

Uliko is an innovative materials design, development and sourcing studio whose aim is to connect raw material suppliers with product decision makers. It houses a vast library of full grain leather, synthetic leather, PU coated split leather, textiles and components, along with progressive imaging resources to help brand designers with their product development needs.

Uliko's unique approach of offering design and development solutions was a natural fit for our premier cushioning products that have a broad range of materials capabilities,” said Nicole Perry, Senior Product Manager PORON Consumer Products, Rogers Corporation. “As we work with a similar customer base, the partnership allows us additional opportunities to connect with leading brand designers and product developers.”

For product developers looking for eco-friendly materials, Uliko will feature PORON® ReSource Cushioning made with a soy-based polyol, which replaces over 45% of petroleum-based polyols. Also offered in Uliko's extensive library are PORON® XRD™ Extreme Impact Protection Materials and a range of PORON® Cushioning Materials for footwear, apparel and protective equipment.

About Uliko Studio
Uliko (Greek for material) is an innovative materials design, development and sourcing studio that aspires to create disruptive material solutions that lead to industry-changing product and inspiring consumer experiences. It is located in the heart of Beaverton, Oregon. For more information visit, http://uliko.squarespace.com

About PORON® Performance Cushioning
For over 40 years PORON® Cushioning has provided footwear, apparel, and protective equipment brands with a material that supports, protects, comforts, and most importantly, helps athletes stay in the race. PORON Cushioning products are durable yet flexible, so they will not wear or break down like other cushioning products. So, whether you need an insole that will last your next 50K or are searching for a new helmet for the start of little league, look for the PORON Cushioning brand to insure you're buying the best in quality and advanced technology. For more information, visit www.poroncushioning.com.

About Rogers Corporation
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) is a global technology leader in specialty materials and components that enable high performance and reliability of consumer electronics, power electronics, mass transit, clean technology, and telecommunications infrastructure. With more than 178 years of materials science and process engineering knowledge, Rogers provides product designers with solutions to their most demanding challenges. Rogers' products include advanced circuit materials for wireless infrastructure, power amplifiers, radar systems, high speed digital; power electronics for high-voltage rail traction, hybrid-electric vehicles, wind and solar power conversion; and high performance foams for sealing and energy management in smart phones, aircraft and rail interiors, automobiles and apparel; and other advanced materials for diverse markets including defense and consumer products. Headquartered in Connecticut (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, Belgium, China, Germany, and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit

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