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):
                                 January 9, 2006

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

         Massachusetts                      1-4347                06-0513860
(State or Other Jurisdiction of    (Commission File Number)   (I.R.S. Employer
        Incorporation)                                       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 7.01  Regulation FD Disclosure

In a press release dated January 9, 2006 the Registrant announced an update to
its fourth quarter 2005 guidance. A copy of the press release is attached hereto
as Exhibit 99.1.

The information furnished in this report in this Item 7.01 shall not be deemed
"filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended, or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall such
information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the
Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by
specific reference in such filing.

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c)      Exhibits

Exhibit No.                                 Description
----------                                  -----------
      99.1    Press release, dated January 9, 2006, issued by Rogers Corporation
              (furnished herewith pursuant to Item 7.01).


         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/ Paul B. Middleton
                                            Paul B. Middleton
                                            Acting Chief Financial Officer and
                                            Corporate Controller

Date:  January 9, 2006