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How Foam Can Compliment Other Materials In Your Design

A Match Made in Heaven: How Foam Can Complement Other Materials in Your Design

Most designers are fully aware of the important role that material plays in their design, but many overlook the need for — or the potential of — using multiple materials when a design is particularly complex. Bringing in another material to complement a design’s primary ingredient is an easy way to drastically improve the fit and finish of the final product.

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PopFoam and the Value of the Design Industry

PopFoam and the Value of the Design Industry

A couple of weeks ago, PopFoam took advantage of an opportunity to be a sponsor at the International Design Conference (IDC) organized by the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) in Chicago. I’ve done a few of these events over the years, NYC blackout of 2004 was one, and I’m always reENERGIZED by the people – the content – the venue – the conversations and this year was no disappointment. The 2019 IDC theme was a celebration of the diversity, overlap and undeniable power of design and took place at VenueSIX10 on Michigan Ave.

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Injection Molded PopFoam: A Look At Available Colors, Textures, and Logos

When we begin conversations with prospects considering injection molded foam as an option, there’s always a point where the discussion leads to what the finished product will ultimately look like.  Most designers and engineers are familiar with basic molding processes and through their experience can quickly grasp the options.  Others that are new to manufacturing processes or just have never worked in plastics appreciate understanding more about how these feature details can be applied to injection molded foam.

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