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How can cork-based compressed layer damping reduce noise and control vibration in transformers?

One effective method to achieve structural attenuation is through the use of the cork-based compressed layer damping solutions.

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New Underlayment Campaign: Cork. Naturally Durable 2024

The new creative campaign from Amorim Cork Composites emphasizes the exceptional durability and sustainability of cork-based underlayments, which provide long-term performance that reduces the need for frequent floor replacements, ultimately extending the lifespan of your floor.

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The use of the Amorim Tech Seal solutions to seal gas applications

When it comes to domestic gas applications it is essential to ensure effective and reliable sealing solutions. Amorim Tech Seal has been offering innovative and sustainable sealing solutions for such applications for several years.

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Delignit and Amorim Cork Composites launch FiberCork to boost the sustainability of electric batteries

FiberCork, ensures that the battery not only performs exceptionally but also actively contributes to carbon reduction.

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Vamper GmbH bets on cork to improve the comfort of new motorhomes

With comfort and sustainability in mind, Vamper has decided to use cork for the first time in a pioneering project to convert a Mercedes Sprinter into a motorhome.

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New Underlayment Go4Cork ONE, a commitment to the circular economy

Amorim Cork Composites has launched the new underlayment Go4Cork ONE, which combines cork with PET foam derived from recycled wind turbine blades.

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Amorim Tech Seal as a response to electrolyzer sealing needs

Amorim Cork Composites has begun to develop cork composite solutions catered to advances in the hydrogen sector, in particular related to electrolysers.

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HYK Outdoors unveils new teardrop camper with cork as the core material

HYK Outdoors, one of the premier makers of handcrafted campers in the USA, choose cork as a structural and visual material for the breakthrough teardrop camper design.

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How can cork mitigate noise and control vibration in dry transformers?

With companies investing in the development and production of dry (oil-free) transformers, new challenges arise related to the control of vibrations and noise, to which the Amorim T&D range is prepared to respond.

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Cork Composite solutions for Hydrogen

Amorim Cork Composites is part of various working groups that aim to develop new industrial processes that will ensure the applicability and extensive provision of hydrogen solutions.

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Acousticork by Amorim underscreeds have a negative carbon balance

A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study conducted by Itecons confirms that Acousticork by Amorim U36 and U38 floor mats have a negative carbon balance

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Multilayer cork solutions to improve the thermal protection of EV batteries

This innovative range of multilayer cork solutions aims to improve the thermal protection of electric vehicle batteries, while reducing their environmental impact.

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Cork sealing solutions to increase the sustainability of the final applications

How Amorim Tech Seal contributes to a more efficient sealing, while improving the system’s overall sustainability?

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5 reasons to choose a sustainable Heavy Mass Layer

Choosing a high-performance Heavy Mass Layer that also contributes to the industry’s sustainability has become increasingly important. This was how our MAC020 Heavy Mass Layer was born.

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Yoga Props: Why choose cork?

Discover all the advantages of cork yoga props.

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A sustainable way to increase the performance of T&D applications

Cork solutions contribute to a more sustainable future and have been used for several years in industries such as aerospace, automotive or power industry..

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New cork solutions to protect electric vehicle batteries

Cork’s low density with its reduced thermal conductivity and resistance to high temperatures, make it ideal for the development of components for EV batteries.

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Acousticork T10 Essence, T10 Essence VB and T56 Endurance with negative carbon balance

These underlayments have been subjected to life cycle assessments that confirmed their negative carbon balance.

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Cork. Naturally Durable.

3 things to consider before installing or changing the floor in your home

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Korko's cork toy collection has a negative carbon balance

A lifecycle assessment concluded that Korko’s “Building Blocks” sets have a negative carbon balance

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The use of cork to extend the lifetime of components in power transformers and distribution networks

The Amorim T&D range of solutions are performance-driven and recognized worldwide, with a long track record of application in transformers, reactors, bushings, and other T&D components. But what makes our solutions so unique? The answer comes naturally: cork.

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PRIMAL SOLES: Sustainable steps for a better world

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We talk with David Even, the project’s founder to understand how he came up with the idea and the crucial role played by cork.

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Why choose a cork-based underlay instead of a 100% foam solution?

To help you answer that, we ran the following tests...

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Cork's contribution to Germany’s ongoing revolution in its rural mobility

Used on the floor of the MONOCABs cork endows lightness, comfort and thermal, acoustic and anti-vibration insulation to the vehicle.

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Cork is used in the new 100% electric Mobilize vehicles of the Renault Group

Cork was selected for the new Mobilize vehicles because it is a natural and sustainable raw material.

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Cork gives life to sustainable vertical gardens

Cork is the main protagonist of Mac Van Dam’s project, “Vertical Grounds”.

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Amorim's cork reaching for the moon

The Artemis I mission used Amorim's cork on the rocket

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ACC Design Studio teamed up with Red Longo to design the Golden Vines® 2022 trophy

The ACC Design Studio gave full technical support to the trophy - a piece of art that incorporates the street art language that marks RED’s artistic production.

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Cork components reduce the carbon footprint of flooring solutions

The cork components used in Amorim NRT®62 flooring solution, with and without a vapour barrier, have been shown to have a negative carbon balance.

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Cork Polymer Compounds: A game-changer

Led by innovation, we have developed a range of cork bio composites that offer the mouldability of plastics and the lightness and sustainability of cork.

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Egger: a long-lasting relationship with cork

We spoke with André Mack, Product Manager for the brand's Comfort Flooring, who highlights comfort and sustainability as the main reasons for choosing this raw material.

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Amorim Cork Composites joins forces with Nike for a more circular economy

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The underlayment Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind aims to have a positive impact on the environment by creating a sustainable solution based on circular economy principles.

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Underlayments reaffirm the commitment to Sustainability and the Circular Economy

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The underlayments are an excellent option for customers who seek to strike a balance between performance and environmental sustainability.

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ACC Design Studio: where cork and design unite

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At Amorim Cork Composites, we place our experience and knowledge of cork at the service of creativity, through the design of different items in which this material makes a difference.

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Amorim Cork Composites materials used in Rolls Royce record-breaking all-electric plane

Amorim Cork Composites is celebrating the successful test flight of a groundbreaking electric plane that used Amorim Cork Composites materials in its battery system.

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EDP, Amorim Cork Composites and Isigenere create cork floater for solar park

Floaters mix cork with recycled polymers, with the ambition of achieving a neutral carbon footprint.

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“The versatility of cork is fascinating”

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Designer Christian Watson uses cork in his first furniture collection.

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Cork, a perfect symbiosis between Nature and Technology in the first Google Store

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Cork was the material chosen for development of the store’s items of furniture.

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Ai Weiwei: cork elected to create original work

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Our raw material was used to create Brainless Figure in Cork, a sculptural self-portrait by the activist.

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Cork once again chosen as elected material for the Serpentine Summer Pavilion

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200m2 of cork respond to South African architecture collective Counterspace challenge to build a sustainability-focused installation.

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Portuguese cork in London Design Biennale 2021

Corticeira Amorim is the official Material Partner of Forest for Change - The Global Goals Pavilion at London Design Biennale 2021.

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Energy sector: one of Amorim's main growth pillars

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"From solar energy to electric mobility, the goal is to make this sector one of Amorim's principal growth pillars."

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“Cork is certainly one of the most sustainable materials in the world”

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Laurie Wiid van Heerden Interview

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WOW: Cork displays more than 9000 years of human history

The World of Wine (WOW), in Porto, has a museum dedicated to the history and evolution of drinking vessels, in a journey through time, from the first civilizations to the present.

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Cork is used inside Mazda’s new 100% electric car

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Cork was chosen for the interior lining of the car because it is a sustainable and biodegradable raw material

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Amorim Cork Composites’ products have a negative Carbon Balance – which is good news for the environment

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The Life Cycle Assessments analyzed different ACC products and concluded that they all have a negative carbon balance

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High end solutions. Nature’s perfection.

“We offer high-end solutions, based on specialized know-how, magnifying the beauty and nobility of stone and cork, while respecting it.”

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Studio Corkinho: Suspending time with cork

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Still Room is a multi-purpose space inside Noorderpershuis, a 19th century piece of colossal brick architecture, in Antwerp, that uses cork in order to enhance the stillness of the place

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Marco Sousa Santos: Cork should be used for its mechanical characteristics

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Portuguese designer Marco Sousa Santos is one of the most respected figures in national design. With a contemporary look, often focused on daily life, it is in the elementary nature of materials and objects that he often finds inspiration. Cork is no exception.

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Portuguese cork in the spotlight in one of the world's leading design exhibitions

In the scope of a partnership with Vitra Design Museum, Amorim Cork Composites has produced 3,200 agglomerated cork pieces for the exhibition, Home Stories: 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors.

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New Acousticork underscreed

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U38 is designed for buildings with stringent acoustic requirements, ensuring performance and sustainability.

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Cork House: a sustainable and awarded project

Cork House is an innovative project that uses cork as its main building material.

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Cork is art at the Venice Biennale

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Cork once again inspired and was chosen by artists attending the Biennale.

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New materials, new processes, more circular economy

"Nothing is wasted, everything is valued"

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“If we don’t care about the environment, our outdoor playground will be lost.”

Doghammer Interview

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Quercus, Missão Continente and Corticeira Amorim join forces to promote recycling and reforestation of the national territory

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Did you know that today's stoppers may be the trees of tomorrow?

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Cork integrated within programme for reusable space vehicles

RETALT - Retro Propulsion Assisted Landing Technologies - a project that includes Amorim Cork Composites.

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Cork installation in New York, in the showroom of Ligne Roset

Designed by the architect Bernard Dubois, Ligne 102 offers a unique and unexpected visual concept of cork.

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Amorim Cork Composites Infills awarded RAL quality certificate

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Cork Infills meet requirements of standards RAL-GZ 944 and DIN-EN 15330-1

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Cruising with a reduced footprint

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Green shipbuilding reaches cruise speed with the help of ACM52, an innovative and sustainable cork-based interior primary decking solution which ensures that ships comply with safety standards while significantly reducing their carbon footprint.

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New tool for Panels & Composites

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Learn more about our new Multilayer Panel Simulator and how this tool will help your business

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New cork objects designed by Gisela Simas

Congonhas lamp and Dora coffee table mark the beginning of a partnership between the studio Original Practical Design Limited (OPD) and Corticeira Amorim, which supported the designer in development of these new cork-based items.

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One Two Three Swing! on tour

SUPERFLEX’s installation incorporates innovative cork solution

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"Cork slows heat transmission through the fairing and keeps the carbon structure below a critical temperature"

Cork was the material highlighted in the June 8 edition of the German journal VDI nachrichten.

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TAP Premium Lounge, incorporating cork-based solutions, is distinguished in the A'Design Awards

The space incorporates various cork-based solutions - in particular wall coverings supplied by Amorim Cork Composites.

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Campana Brothers present their first collection of cork furniture

Sobreiro is the new collection from the Brazilian designers, developed in partnership with Corticeira Amorim, Época and the European Capital of Furniture.

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António Amorim wins the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2018

The main category of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2018, an initiative that in Portugal is organized by E&Y/ Expresso, was attributed to António Rios de Amorim, Chairman and CEO of Corticeira Amorim.

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Cork on mission to Mars

Project cTPS – Crushable TPS - and Innovative Earth re-entry capsule forms part of the European Space Agency’s Mars exploration programme.

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New cork objects designed by Gisela Simas are presented during Milan Design Week

Rio + Design Milan 2018 is the name of the exhibition which, during Milan Furniture Salon (Salone Internazionale del Mobile), will present a major exhibition of works by over 60 Brazilian designers, as part of the event, Be Brasil.

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"I think that cork is extraordinary!"

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In this interview, the architect João Luís Carrilho da Graça talks about his emblematic work - the Lisbon Cruise Terminal - which uses an innovative solution that endows it with greater structural lightness: concrete mixed with cork.

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Cork floating islands treat wastewater

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Amorim Cork Composites is a partner in the development of an ecological solution to ensure the healthy balance of surface waters.

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Cork acoustic panels in Singapore

Interview with Gabriel Tan, designer.

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Interview with Cédric Etienne and Klas Dalquist, Studio Corkinho

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Studio Corkinho is an Antwerp-based design studio, run by two young designers - Cedric Etienne and Klas Dalquist – whose company motto is “It's cork, but not as you know it.”

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"Cork. Don’t leave Earth without it!"

Interview to Donald Thomas, NASA astronaut.

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Tate Modern embraces cork

Visitors to the "Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX: One Two Three Swing!" are now able to walk along a colossal cork installation.

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Improving footwear with thermoforming

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FootCork® solutions are strongly dedicated to new cork-based solutions for the entire footwear industry.

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New patent: Printing heating circuit systems in cork

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Amorim Cork Composites is a member of the consortium responsible for the patent of a totally innovative system, that makes it possible to print reliable and functional heating circuit systems in cork.

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Cork Thermal Protection Heat Shield for Mars Spacecraft

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Cork is being used by Aerospace contractors working on the future spacecraft that are expected to take humans to Mars and deep space in the coming decades.

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Cork lamps to illuminate La Biennale di Venezia

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Presented for the first time in Venice Design, held in the context of La Biennale di Venezia 2017, the Curcubita lamps enabled the designer to discover new ways to work with cork, resulting in a creative lighting game.

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Cork 3D Molding - Unleashing Creativity

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Amorim Cork Composites develops a new composite for 3D molding technology.

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Cork house in the Gulbenkian Foundation during a 20-day concert

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The artist Ricardo Jacinto has created a temporary cork residence, which will be inhabited by the pianist Marino Formenti, who will sit at the piano, play, sleep, eat and live.

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Mega cork installation in the inauguration of the Natural History Museum in Tel Aviv

"Blocks" is the name of the mega installation by the designer Rona Meyuchas-Koblenz.

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Cork poufs invite you to take a break at the Skissernas Museum

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There are three and they draw the attention of those who pass by one of the areas of the Skissernas Museum, in Sweden.

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Cork under the spotlight of Stockholm Furniture Fair

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The material library was the main stage for cork´s presentation, where designers and architects had the opportunity to be introduced to the science of nature.

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Cork becomes art in the Palais de Tokyo

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The iconic Palais de Tokyo in Paris was the stage for an artistic intervention where cork emerges as the decisive element in the performative language.

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Ablative thermal solution P50 in next-generation launch rockets

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Amorim Cork Composites is going to hit aerospace again, this time with United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Ruag Space.

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Interview with Lars Beller

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The designer talks about how the opportunity and inspiration arose to create the Porto and Lisboa cork tiles for the Beller collection.

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Snowboard with Amorim cork wins ISPO BRANDNEW 2017 prize

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Snowboard with Next Core© technology developed by the Swiss company "Anticonf" which integrates Amorim cork, has just won one of the most renowned awards within the sporting goods industry, the ISPO BRAND NEW 2017.

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Dan Thomas visited the premises of Amorim Cork Composites

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Amorim P50 is a key component for ensuring the safety of the astronauts.

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TIPSY, by Keiji Takeuchi, included in MATERIA’s collection

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Curated by experimentadesign, this collection produced by Amorim Cork Composites now includes 24 items designed by 12 national and international designers.

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Corticeira Amorim presents its Sustainability Report

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Corticeira Amorim publishes its ninth Sustainability Report for 2014 and 2015.

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U.Porto and Amorim Cork Composites have brought 40 researchers together to reinvent cork

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The initiative got the company and researchers to work side by side, making clear both parties' willingness to collaborate on projects that promote cork as a raw material.

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Amorim Cork Composites’ employees take part in the planting of 2000 cork oaks

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The reforestation was carried out under the "Common Forest" project of Quercus, which has been ensuring the planting of thousands of native trees, since 2011.

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Cork presented in New York at 5th Avenue

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The window of the renowned fashion brand Saks Fifth Avenue presents the Lisbon Collection which has cork as the main material.

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VC1005 and VC1006 Acousticork

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Simplifying elastic supporting of heavy loads. New engineered compounds (up to 12MPa).

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Innovative cork project improves air quality in buildings

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Safety, energy efficiency, natural materials, and more sustainable products.

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Cork presented in new installation of MAAT in Lisbon

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A sensorial experience at APQHome – MAAT, by Ana Pérez-Quiroga.

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Nitrocork

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A new and innovative concept when cooking with nitrogen.

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Amorim Cork Composites receives an Honorable Mention from the Kaizen Institute

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Amorim Cork Composites launched a Kaizen project in order to increase its industrial contribution margin. The initiative has already delivered positive results and the company recently received an Honourable Mention in the Kaizen Lean Awards, in the category, 'Excellence in Productivity'.

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Flooring industry invests in new materials and technologies

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The focus on new materials and technologies were considered to be directions that should be followed in order to foster a competitive landscape with major growth potential.

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Interview with Matthias Windmöller, President of the MMFA

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“Our meeting in Porto was a big success.”

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Interview with Harlan Stone, President of the US-MFAssociation

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“The recent MMFA event in Porto, Portugal was the best industry conference that I have attended in my 35 years in the flooring industry.”

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How to choose a gas sealing solution?

To select the best sealing material for a gas system its constituent factors must be considered, such as the type of gas, necessary compressibility, required sealing load or seal thickness.

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Cork on the path towards the mobility of the future

Whether on land, in the air or water, cork’s properties, combined with Amorim Cork Composites' expertise, can respond to the great mobility challenges of the future.

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New thermoformable cork material with recycled foam fosters a new generation of footwear materials

Amorim Footcork® Evolution delivers sustainability and innovation, responding to the need of the footwear industry to use more efficient and sustainable materials in its production process.

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7 reasons to choose cork infills

Main benefits of cork-based or cork infill

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Materials vs Performance

The advantages of cork in an underlay and the comparison in terms of performance of this sustainable material with other materials.

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The evolution of underlay solutions in the US market

The materials in the construction area have undergone constant improvements over time.

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Cork: a universe of possibilities one step away from the consumer

How cork became a favoured decoration element in furniture, upholstery, wall coverings, cushions and curtains.

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Vibration and noise control in T&D

The demand for low noise equipment with good long term performance.

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Gasket Design Guidelines

Temperature and resistance are only part of the equation.

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Cork Composites in Rail Transportation

Advantages and Performance.

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Cork, a sustainable realm of visuals and performance

Amorim has been encouraging designers to envision and explore another world.

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Cork infills

Environmentally and people-friendly artificial turf system solutions.

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Cork infills

Origin, durability and comfort guaranteed.

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Cork: Different features for different applications

All products by Amorim Cork Composites rely on a sustainability model that has been perfected throughout the company’s history.

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Cork-based underlays: the balance between performance and comfort

Installing an underlay plays a critical role in improving the comfort and efficiency of buildings. Cork-based products are an excellent option for underlays.

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Materials vs Performance

The advantages of cork in an underlay and the comparison in terms of performance of this sustainable material with other materials.

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7 Reasons for using a cork underlayment

If you are currently looking to decide on which laminate flooring to use in the remodelling of your home choose, an underlayment that will guarantee maximum comfort and durability.

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Amorim ECO21dB - Unbeatable performance with reduced thickness

Vinyl isn’t what it used to be! Discover this new underlay specially designed to meet all LVT flooring requirements.

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8 Reasons for using cork underlays when renovating your home

If you are currently looking to decide on which laminate flooring to use in the remodelling of your home choose, an underlays that will guarantee maximum comfort and durability.

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How to simplify the sound control for flooring applications in multi-family construction

Different types of assemblies and flooring have different needs and there is no single product that is appropriate for all types of flooring.

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Amorim Provides Solutions to Multi-Family Building Code IIC Ratings With LVT

A few years back, before LVT was on the front page of every publication related to the flooring industry, we had an inquiry from a company in regards to an impact sound solution for vinyl plank flooring.

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Environmentally and people-friendly artificial turf system solutions

Cork applied in artificial turf systems

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The true value of cork oak forests

"Cork oak forests provide benefits to society, on average worth more than € 1300 / ha per year"

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European Commission considers OSIRYS a success story

Innovative cork-based solution for construction improves buildings' air quality.

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Stow It

Stow It is a multi-functional wall shelf which combines stylish design with acoustic properties. Stow It was designed by the renowned designer James Irvine, who previously designed Six, for the Materia collection.

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