When reliability, efficiency and performance are critical, design engineers partner with Rogers to develop and deliver the material technologies they require.
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Leading High-Frequency Circuit Material Solutions
Trusted Sealing, Impact Protection and Vibration Isolation Solutions
High Performance Thermal Management and Energy Efficient Solutions
Molded components for level sensing, document handling, sealing; Integrated circuits (ICs) for electro-luminescent (EL) lighting
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Founded by Peter Rogers as a materials manufacturer for the textile industry, Rogers has changed a lot since 1832.
As one of the oldest public companies in America, Rogers has a rich legacy of innovation and collaborative problem-solving with our customers. From our early roots as a paperboard manufacturing company in 1832, Rogers has evolved into a global materials technology leader enabling a wide array of high-technology devices and systems.
Throughout our history, Rogers has successfully evolved and adapted our products, technologies, and manufacturing presence to meet the demands of current and emerging markets. We have expanded globally and built strong relationships with our customers worldwide. As a result, we have led the way in our chosen industries with new materials and solutions that empower our customers to invent the future.
Rogers Corporation Celebrates Fifteen Years of Trading on the NYSE by ringing the closing bell.
Founded by Peter Rogers as a paper manufacturer
Expanded into non-paper products with FIBERLOY® Phenolic Resin Plastics
Introduced RT/duroid® Electronics Insulation
Introduced PORON® Product Line and expanded into Europe
Listed on American Stock Exchange
Lurie Research & Development Center Opens
Formed Durel® joint venture with 3M
Acquired BISCO® Silicones
Opened facility in China and acquired full interest in Durel
Celebrated 175th Anniversary
Acquired portions of MTI Global Silicone
Acquired eSorba® Urethanes and SK UTIS
Acquired Curamik Electronics GmbH
Acquired Arlon circuit materials and engineered silicones
Today, Rogers is the technology leader in our chosen markets. We imagine what could be possible, then apply our creativity, research and development expertise to create new products and services for our customers.
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