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

By Victor Lazzaro
April 12, 2018
, By Victor Lazzaro
April 12, 2018

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 can...
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Expanding Your Thinking About Designing with Foam

By Troy Lewis
February 21, 2018
, By Troy Lewis
February 21, 2018

First and foremost, designers think of foam as a functional material. It’s used to fill upholstery, insulate roofs, and package products. But it’s a mistake to think of foam only from this functional perspective.
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How To Launch Your First Proof Of Concept

By Admin
February 09, 2018
, By Admin
February 09, 2018

      Interested in launching your first proof of concept? Check out the article below on how Popfoam is mentioned as a game changer in product development through our injection molded EVA Foam featured on Forbes.com.
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Defeat Design Dilemmas by Picking the Right Materials and the Best Partners

By Steve Cartier
February 06, 2018

 
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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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A Designer’s Guide to Inventing Your Next Big Idea

By Victor Lazzaro
January 15, 2018

Inventions are not the products of “Eureka!” moments. In almost every instance, they develop through a slow and systematic process.
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