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PopFoam and the Value of the Design Industry

By Randy Millwood
September 25, 2019
, By Randy Millwood
September 25, 2019
, By Randy Millwood
September 25, 2019

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...
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PopFoam’s Range of Softness and What to Expect

By Randy Millwood
July 17, 2019

Quite often softness is the communication tool used to determine what is needed in a foam application. And since foam materials come in all sorts of variants it can be a little tricky communicating what an applicant is expecting their product to...
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Injection Molded Foam – How to Determine if this Process is Right for Your Project

By Randy Millwood
May 09, 2019

Often, Designers, Engineers, and Entrepreneurs will look to the web to find solutions aimed at helping them solve a problem or do something better. We field hundreds of leads per year, and every one of them has a common goal of finding the right...
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Injection Molded PopFoam: A Look At Available Colors, Textures, and Logos

By Randy Millwood
January 09, 2019
, By Randy Millwood
January 09, 2019
, By Randy Millwood
January 09, 2019

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...
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The Surprising Use Cases of Foam Material

By Randy Millwood
September 25, 2018
, By Randy Millwood
September 25, 2018
, By Randy Millwood
September 25, 2018
, By Randy Millwood
September 25, 2018

When designers and engineers want to add soft surfaces to their design concepts, they’re generally left with a few basic foam options to consider: hand-cut foam shaped from block samples or foam contrived from two-part chemistries.
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The Advantages of Partnering With PopFoam

By Randy Millwood
January 21, 2018
, By Randy Millwood
January 21, 2018

When we discuss PopFoam with new clients, we like to sit down and get a feel for their expectations — starting with performance and durability requirements.
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What Manufacturers Wish Designers Knew

By Randy Millwood
January 04, 2018

The most successful products are a direct result of solid collaboration. But for such collaboration to work, designers need to grasp the purpose of the intended product and understand the fundamentals of the manufacturing process.
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A Rose Is a Rose Is a Rose, But All Foam Is Not Created Equal

By Randy Millwood
October 05, 2017

When potential customers come to us looking for a design partner to bring their ideas to life, they usually have two main concerns: consistency in part size and shape and the delivery schedule.
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Is PopFoam the Right Choice for Your Product? Answer These Questions

By Randy Millwood
July 10, 2017

For any product, the right material can make or break customer satisfaction, regardless of how interesting or innovative the product design process looks on paper.
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