The High Performance Foams Division of Rogers Corp., located in Chicago, IL, has been awarded a Silver Performance Excellence Award for 2010 by Boeing. The Boeing Performance Excellence Award is given to Boeing suppliers for superior supplier performance over a year’s time.

In conveying the award announcement to Rogers, John Lapinski Jr., of the Boeing Performance Excellence Award Team, stated that “Performance excellence is fundamental to the success of both our companies. Boeing extends its sincere congratulations to the employees of Rogers for demonstrating their dedication to the high performance standards necessary to meet customer expectations and remain competitive in the global economy.”

“Boeing is a key strategic partner of Rogers Corporation in the global aerospace market,” commented Varun Mathur, General Manager of the High Performance Foams Division, “and we look forward to being a part of Boeing’s success in the future.”

The High Performance Foams Division manufactures BISCO® Silicone foams for use in many major markets, such as aircraft and mass transit systems. BISCO Silicones offer superior flame, smoke & toxicity (FST) resistance and performance over an extreme range of temperatures for applications such as sealing, cushioning, and vibration/noise control. In addition, BISCO Silicones demonstrate excellent low compression set and stress relaxation properties. BISCO Silicones are available in cellular and solid forms and also as specialty materials.