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EVA Foam Video: 01. An intro to PopFoam

By Victor Lazzaro
February 19, 2019
, By Victor Lazzaro
February 19, 2019

 Recently made completed work on the first episode of a new video series we are creating. We really think you will love it. Check it out below:
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Get the Green Light on Your Big Idea by Acing Your Design Presentation

By Victor Lazzaro
February 05, 2019

Imagine that eureka moment when a design idea becomes fully formed in your mind. Suddenly, you know exactly how your product will look, move, feel, and perform in order to set itself apart from everything else on the market. This moment is a...
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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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Throw Out the Design Rule Book — It's Time to Embrace the Use of Undercuts

By Victor Lazzaro
November 27, 2018
, By Victor Lazzaro
November 27, 2018
, By Victor Lazzaro
November 27, 2018

Undercuts are like the forbidden fruit of product design. They're incredibly enticing, especially for young design students who are eager to create esoteric shapes. I specifically remember the first time I learned about undercuts back in design...
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PopFoam and One World Futbol: A Perfect Match

By Tim Jahnigen
October 04, 2018
, By Tim Jahnigen
October 04, 2018

You’ve Come to the Right Place If... ...You are looking for a material that, when appropriately understood and utilized, can be the durable foundation of your product, design, and business.
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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 Areas of Your Product That Do — And Don’t — Work for Foam

By Admin
August 06, 2018
, By Admin
August 06, 2018

Think about the soft seats on the playground equipment your kids use, the rowing shoes you wear to work out, and even the spa pillow that supports your neck during relaxing baths. In all these cases, you — the end user — have a relationship with...
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Why You Need a Supplier You Can Truly Trust

By Victor Lazzaro
July 18, 2018

There may be myriad ways to test a material’s quality, but that doesn't mean they're always readily available to designers. As we work on the business of inventing the next new thing, it's tempting to lean heavily on our material suppliers and...
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We're at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018!

By Admin
July 11, 2018

PopFoam is excited to announce we'll be showing at The Outdoor Retailer Summer Market — the largest trade show in the outdoor industry in North America — for the third year in a row. Attendees from all over the world gather at the Summer Market...
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Why the Immediate Savings of a Low-Quality Material Won't Pay Off

By Victor Lazzaro
June 28, 2018

In the early days of my career, critics often challenged the need for designers, assuming we added little or no value to the production process. I'd often hear things like, “Prove to me that the money I spend on design will result in more...
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