The Amorim Group is one of the largest, most entrepreneurial and dynamic multinationals of Portuguese origin. Its origins were in the cork business, back in 1870 and today it is the world leader in the sector.
Guided by a vision of sustained growth, under the leadership of the entrepreneur Américo Amorim since 1952, the Group has engaged in the diversification of its business in sectors and geographical areas with high growth potential. In the 1960s, the process to vertically integrate the cork business and internationalize activities began.
Maintaining the family hallmark, the Amorim Group currently boasts a consolidated position in dozens of companies throughout the five continents and in a wide range of economic areas as cork, textiles, wine production, and wine tourism.
António Rios de Amorim Chairman of the Board CORTICEIRA AMORIM, S.G.P.S., S.A.
"With the innovating drive that is our hallmark and distinguishes us from all the other companies in the sector, we have been pioneers in the development and innovation of the cork industry."
Corticeira Amorim is the largest world producer of cork products and the most international of Portuguese companies. It leads the whole sector, contributing to the economy and innovation of the cork industry, unlike any other.
With its origins dating back to 1870, the company soon became aware of the endless potential of this 100% natural raw material, transforming it into a choice item in the context of an informed society, aware of the environmental problems that result from their consumption-related choices.
Innovation and Design
More than any other player in the market, Corticeira Amorim made unparalleled investments in innovation and design, developing a portfolio of high added value products and solutions, which anticipate market trends and surpass the expectations of some of the most demanding industries in the world.
It is at the forefront of industry, technology and sustainability
Its signature is on the most unlikely everyday objects, Olympic sports equipment, organic solvents, high profile global works, state-of-the-art road and railway projects, spacecraft...
Within the panorama of contemporary creation, it challenges designers, scientists, and architects to explore the endless potential of cork and through it, to dazzle the world.
Corticeira Amorim is a company with a clear business strategy, which operates in over one hundred countries in all continents and on the stock market.
Preservation of the cork oak forest
It makes the cork viable in a unique manner, and as a result, the preservation of the cork oak forest, a unique example of green economy, which is based on a balance between economic, social, and environmental issues. The constant concern to adopt and reinforce sustainable development practices makes Corticeira Amorim one of the most sustainable companies in the world.
Anywhere in the world
With almost 150 years leading the sector, Corticeira Amorim distinguishes itself by its quality profile, innovation, and exemplary performance. Anywhere in the world.