Footwear and Recreational

Designing for the footwear, sporting goods, and apparel markets requires constant innovation and a persistent search for the best materials. Product designs strive for lighter, stronger and more flexible materials in everything from shoes and clothing to outdoor gear and athletic equipment. Our unique PORON® High Performance Urethanes have been the most trusted name in cushioning for decades, and our steady stream of innovations provides solutions for new generations of design challenges.

Antimicrobial Protection

In response to consumer concern regarding daily exposure to microbes, such as odor causing bacteria, Rogers now offers customers multiple PORON Cushioning Materials with Microban antimicrobial protection. An exclusive offering for footwear applications, PORON Cushioning with Microban antimicrobial protection inhibits the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew that can cause product stains and odors.


PORON® performance urethanes offer maximum retention of comfort and flexibility. They are lightweight, smooth to the touch, and offer the greatest degree of comfort, over the greatest length of time.

Cushioning and Shock Absorption

Sustainable Materials

Rogers’ new PORON® ReSource Performance Urethanes are formulated using a unique combination of sustainable materials and recycled content while maintaining excellent physical properties typical of PORON Urethanes.

Cushioning and Shock Absorption

When quality and performance are needed, PORON performance urethanes provide the highest degree of shock absorption, outperforming competitive materials to offer the best cushion against impact in footwear and other performance apparel applications.

Upcoming Events

  • Foam Expo
    Booth Number: 2136
    03/24 - 03/26/2020
    Novi, MI USA