Rogers, Connecticut - Rogers Corp. has netted more than $26 million in second-quarter sales at its foam division, a 25 percent increase compared to the same period last year.
The division, which manufactures urethane and silicone foam, benefited from a price hike in April, the Connecticut-based company said in a statement.
''Foams sales were driven by strength across all geographic regions and most notably in consumer products, portable communication devices, aerospace, mass transit and general industrial applications,'' the statement said.
Rogers announced a 24 percent rise in net sales for the quarter across all its operations to $104.8 million and a quarterly net income of $13 million.
''We expect to have a record year for both sales and profits,'' president and chief executive Robert Wachob said.
The company also announced the inclusion of its microcellular urethane and a series of silicones at this year's Hi-Tech Elexcon trade show in Shenzhen, China.
The Poron soft seal foam was specifically designed for dust sealing and gap filling inside electronic enclosures such as liquid crystal display (LCD) screens and hand-held devices.
''At a density of 6.5 pounds per cubic foot, they have the lowest density and are the most compressible of all the Poron urethane products,'' the company said in a statement.
The Bisco range of cellular, solid and specialty silicone materials - manufactured for gaskets, heat shields, fire stops, seals, cushions and insulation - are resistant to temperature extremes, UV and ozone and are resilient to mechanical fatigue.
The Hi-Tech Elexcon trade show will be held between 12 Oct and 17 Oct."