UNITED STATES
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K
                                 CURRENT REPORT

                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):
                                February 17, 2005

                               ROGERS CORPORATION
               (Exact name of Registrant as specified in Charter)

         Massachusetts               1-4347                  06-0513860
 (State or Other Jurisdiction     (Commission             (I.R.S. Employer
       of Incorporation)           File Number)          Identification No.)

       One Technology Drive, P.O. Box 188, Rogers, Connecticut 06263-0188
              (Address of Principal Executive Offices and Zip Code)

                                 (860) 774-9605
              (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

                                 Not Applicable
          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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Item 8.01    Other Events.

In a press release dated February 17, 2005, the Registrant announced that it
postponed its fourth quarter earnings release, scheduled for today, and
conference call, scheduled for tomorrow, to a later date.

Item 9.01    Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c)    Exhibits

Exhibit No.                            Description
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99.1             Press release, dated February 17, 2005, issued by Rogers


     Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                       ROGERS CORPORATION

                                       By: /s/ James M. Rutledge
                                           James M. Rutledge
                                           Vice President Finance,
                                           Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Date: February 17, 2005