ROGERS, Conn. (Feb. 12)—Rogers Corp. has reported that its 2000 sales and profits were the highest in its history. For the year, net sales were $248 million, compared with $247.8 million in 1999. The company reported pre-tax profits rose 45 percent over 1999 to $37.6 million, for an earnings per share of $1.69. For the fourth quarter 2000, Rogers reported net sales of $61 million, compared to $59.1 million in 1999. Earnings per share in the period stood at 47 cents, compared to 32 cents in the same period last year.