Rogers Corp. announced that it has received the 2012 Innovation Excellence Award from the Connecticut Technology Council (CTC). The annual award recognizes significant technology leadership and innovation by Connecticut-based technology companies.

“Rogers is honored to receive this prestigious award that highlights our long history of innovation,” said Robert Daigle, senior vice president and CTO. “For over 180 years, innovation has been at the heart of what Rogers does as a materials solutions company. Today, our team collaborates with the world’s leading developers of next-generation technology, helping them power, protect and connect the world.”

Rogers’ unique power electronic solutions help power module and traction motor designers to safely and reliably increase efficiency and manage the power generated by electrified vehicles, high-speed trains, solar energy and wind farms. The company’s high-performance cushioning and sealing materials protect everything from your tablet computer to the most sophisticated medical devices. And its high-frequency laminate materials for printed circuit boards enable the telecommunications industry to achieve the ever-increasing speeds and reliability consumers demand from the Internet.

Rogers is the ninth company to receive the Innovation Excellence Award from CTC, Connecticut’s industry association for the technology sector. Previous winners include ATMI, Inc. of Danbury, Pitney Bowes of Stamford, FuelCell Energy of Danbury, Open Solutions Inc of Glastonbury, Sonalysts, Inc. of Waterford, United Technologies Corporation, ESPN of Bristol, and Tangoe, Inc. of Orange.