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3 Ways to Defend Your Design Against Knockoffs   Chinese manufacturing has created a number of ongoing issues for today’s designers. First and foremost is the flood of low-cost knockoffs that saturate the market and dilute the customer base. Even designers with patents and intellectual property protections on their products face competition from copycats.   […] Read more >>
  • August 28, 2017
  • | by Troy Lewis
Some 5,000 years ago, the first designers to make ice skates used bones to fashion the blades. The design worked — to a point. But in 1914, blade maker John E. Strauss of St. Paul, Minnesota, manufactured a closed-toe blade from a  single piece of steel. The skates were stronger and lighter. That’s when skaters could really […] Read more >>
  • August 08, 2017
  • | by Victor Lazzaro
These days, product design and development is as much about the feel of a product as is the look and functionality. For designers who haven’t traditionally had to focus on texture as a key component, this creates an interesting challenge. To craft the kinds of products that today’s consumers demand, the design and development of […] Read more >>
  • June 27, 2017
  • | by Victor Lazzaro
A new muscle ball roller massager from Pro-Tec Athletics, named the Orb Extreme, was recently reviewed in the March edition of  Competitor Magazine as one of the best new products to help runners with deep massaging relief of quads, hamstrings and lower back. The Orb Extreme massaging ball is made of PopFoam NT and was […] Read more >>
  • March 07, 2017
  • | by admin
Pop Foam had the opportunity to work with TZ Medical and help design and engineer an arm positioning device used for radial surgical procedures. These procedures center around access to the Radial Nerve and Radial Artery area of the wrist and hand. The result has proven successful as an innovative solution for this type of […] Read more >>
  • October 16, 2016
  • | by admin
One World Play project is introducing 4 different colors and two sizes of it ultra durable futbol for school and youth groups. This ball never goes flat and is perfect for the asphalt playground or street play. The One World Futbol that has now been given to almost two million children around the world is […] Read more >>
  • September 12, 2016
  • | by admin
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