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Amorim Cork Composites creates innovation centre

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i.cork factory is Amorim Cork Composites’ new innovation centre, entirely dedicated to research and development that valorises the use of cork, determining precisely the right amount of cork that, in conjunction with other materials, can bring value to different business sectors.

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Campana Brothers present their first collection of cork furniture

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

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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

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

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New cork objects designed by Gisela Simas

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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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Cork on mission to Mars

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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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Cork acoustic panels in Singapore

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Interview with Gabriel Tan, designer.

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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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"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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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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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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"Cork. Don’t leave Earth without it!"

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Interview to Donald Thomas, NASA astronaut.

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

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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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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

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"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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The finest music … to the sound of cork

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The initiative is the brainchild of Portuguese company, Audolici, which has launched Cork turntable mats.

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

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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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