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09 . Oct . 2018
01 . Jan . 2018
Quiet Comfort Plus

Sound control & comfort underlayment.

09 . Oct . 2018
Comfort & Leisure

As light as it is resistant. As natural as it is sophisticated. As traditional as it is timeless. Cork always makes for a perfect fit!

13 . Nov . 2019
Underscreed: more silence and more comfort

Noise control is a fundamental element in the comfort of a building.

Artigos 13 . Aug . 2018
Artigos
Cork-based underlays: the balance between performance and comfort

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

Articles 16 . Apr . 2018
Articles
Thermal comfort

The best way to insulate your room against cold is to install an Amorim underlay. Cork has excellent thermal properties. Its ability to maintain warm floor temperatures and more comfort when walking makes cork one of the material used to achieve high thermal resistance values. The higher the value, the better the insul…

Articles 20 . Nov . 2018
Articles
1. Functional suitability and comfort

Given cork’s natural touch and feel, synthetic turf with cork-based or cork infill is the closest thing to natural turf and offers great playing conditions. In addition, for avoiding overheating during use, a cork infill makes a positive contribution to players’ performance and comfort, given its ability to absorb mois…

31 . Jul . 2017
Cork inlay, where comfort meets beauty

The NRT technology allows the flooring manufacture to take advance of the exclusive properties of cork as part of a unique engineered multilayer structure.A natural material with incomparable insulation, and shock absorption features, cork provides superior comfort, noise reduction, thermal insulation and resistance. A…

Articles 20 . Jul . 2018
Articles
Cork infills

Origin, durability and comfort guaranteed.

08 . Jan . 2019
Comfort and elegance taken in detail

MATERIA is much more than a collection of cork items. Each piece represents the perfect balance between functionality, contemporary design and the smooth touch of cork.

25 . Jul . 2017
Maximizing comfort and protecting equipments

Isolating the source of the vibration is essential not only to protect the quality of life of people in both the immediate location and those in the surrounding environment, it also helps to protect equipment from the long term degenerative effects of vibration. Acousticork Vibration Isolation range allows to achieve b…

25 . Jul . 2017
Improving comfort with sustainable solutions

Outstanding impact noise insulation, Acousticork underscreed improves the quality of living and working environments. The range offers resilient layers made of natural and recycled materials that provide a low level of compressibility, reduce crack formation in the screed, and the resulting costs.   With Acousticork un…

31 . Jul . 2017
Walking comfort, freedom of design, silent and warm thanks to cork

The flooring industry demands freedom of design, silent and warm. With NRT Inside, these requirements will be met. The air pockets in cork store heat, inviting you to go barefoot. Once again the cork closed cell structure is explored for the application benefit. Cork cells are tiny, irregular, pentagonal or hexagonal p…

14 . Sep . 2017
feature: Designed for safety and comfort

Designed for safety and comfort

03 . Jan . 2019
Underscreed: more silence and more comfort

To meet the high standards of acoustic performance expected in the project of the new Four Seasons building in Bangkok, a cork underscreed with recycled rubber was applied to the entire area of the hotel, including common areas. The flooring was then finished with laminated wood and ceramic material.

10 . Dec . 2018
Underscreed: more silence and more comfort

To meet the high standards of acoustic performance expected in the project of the new Four Seasons building in Bangkok, a cork underscreed with recycled rubber was applied to the entire area of the hotel, including common areas. The flooring was then finished with laminated wood and ceramic material.

Panels and Composites 30 . Oct . 2018
Panels and Composites
Adding comfort and performance to your decking.

Amorim Decking Materials are a combination of incomparable functionality and luxurious aesthetics, bound together in a natural cork composite.Cork is 100% natural, reusable and recyclable. Whether from an environmental, social or economic perspective, it’s one of the world’s most versatile materials.

Case Studies 07 . Feb . 2018
Case Studies
feature: Prevents injuries and ensures comfort

Prevents injuries and ensures comfort

29 . Dec . 2017
Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

01 . Jan . 2018
Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

01 . Jan . 2018
Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

01 . Jan . 2018
Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

01 . Jan . 2018
Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

01 . Jan . 2018
Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

01 . Jan . 2018
Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

01 . Jan . 2018
Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

01 . Jan . 2018
Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

07 . Jan . 2018
Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

Improves Walking Comfort Under Foot

23 . Mar . 2018
feature: Avoid player injury and ensure player comfort

Avoid injuries and ensure comfort

09 . Oct . 2018
Cork grows in orthopaedic and comfort footwear

From the cork oak tree creating comfort in the footwear industry.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Good cushioning properties providing higher comfort to the rider

Good cushioning properties providing higher comfort to the rider

14 . Sep . 2017
feature: Avoid player injury and ensure player comfort

Avoid player injury and ensure player comfort

29 . Oct . 2019
Impact Sound Control Increased Walking & Standing Comfort

Impact Sound Control Increased Walking & Standing Comfort

Articles 27 . Jul . 2017
Articles
Choosing an underlayment that will guarantee the maximum in comfort and durability.

An underlayment is much more than just something you place under the flooring. An underlayment is part of a solid foundation, that can determine the satisfactory performance of the floor in terms of acoustical properties and comfort, as well as adding to the longevity of the floor. Even though it is not visible, it can…

29 . Dec . 2017
Choosing an underlayment that will guarantee the maximum in comfort and durability.

An underlayment is much more than just something you place under the flooring. An underlayment is part of a solid foundation, that can determine the satisfactory performance of the floor in terms of acoustical properties and comfort, as well as adding to the longevity of the floor. Even though it is not visible, it can…

News 20 . Nov . 2019
News
Application of an underscreed during construction or remodelling of a building plays a fundamental role in ensuring its soundproofing and, c…

Available in different compositions and thicknesses, Acousticork underscreeds offer a high performance solution for sound insulation and airborne noise control. They are suitable for buildings with stringent acoustic requirements, such as hotels, supermarkets, shopping centres or multipurpose projects, which combine ho…

Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
Articles
Comfort and energy savings between 30% to 50%.

During these sunny, summer days we already have to prepare for next Winter’s cold. What could be better than a brand new product to present to your customers? Amorim Cork Composites has launched a new underlay, under the Cork4U brand, which offers the full benefits of cork and much more: radiant heating glued to a 100%…

Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
Articles
The use of underlays in all types of flooring solutions provides significant improvements in terms of thermal comfort, sound insulation and…

Underlays can consist of pure agglomerated cork or agglomerated cork mixed with other composites, e.g. Recycled Rubber, PUR or EVA polymers. They can have different sizes, according to the application.Underlays not only improves the thermal and acoustical insulation but also allows the levelling of the floor before lay…

Case Studies 12 . Mar . 2019
Case Studies
Cork chair cover

Cork offers additional comfort to your aluminium chair.

Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
Articles
If you are currently trying to decide on which flooring to use in remodelling your home, and if your main concern is the choice of look that…

An underlay is much more than just something you place under the flooring. The underlay is part of a solid foundation that can determine the floor’s performance in terms of acoustic properties and comfort, while also adding to its lifespan. Even though it is not visible, it can still be felt and perceived thanks to the…

14 . Sep . 2017
Sport Surfaces

Comfort and safety with cork-based materials that improve shock absorption.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
IB Tower – Kuala Lumpur

Acousticork Underscreed provided acoustic comfort and noise control between apartments.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Advantages

100% recyclable Aesthetics Acoustic comfort Thermal comfort

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
MATERIA

The MATERIA collection was designed to occupy a place in the space of those who appreciate the comfort and functionality of objects.

28 . Nov . 2018
09 . Oct . 2018
25 . Jun . 2018
Why is damping important for construction?

Damping is essential for vibration control in construction. With a high loss factor, cork is an excellent damping tool, boosting security and comfort in buildings and infrastructures.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Álvaro Siza, Portuguese architect winner of the Pritzker Prize in 1992

"The advantages of working with cork as a raw material in this project are fully evident if we consider the temperature, lightness and flexibility that the bench will have, which is reflected in comfort at various levels."

27 . Jul . 2017
The use of underlayments with many types of flooring product can provide significant improvements in terms of sound insulation and reduction…

Our underlayments can consist of agglomerated cork granules or agglomerated cork mixed with other recycled materials. Such as: Tire Derived Rubber or High Density Polyurethane or EVA Foam granules. The underlayments can have different thicknesses, depending on the finished flooring used and the level of acoustic perfor…

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
Thermal and acoustic insulation

In addition to being decorative, these products act as a thermal and acoustic insulator, reducing noise and improving the sense of comfort at home.

09 . Oct . 2018
Hidden Gore

An elastic panel at the front of a shoe that is covered by the shoe’s tongue. Provides added comfort.

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
Articles
The materials in the construction area have undergone constant improvements over time. This evolution is due to the non-conformist spirit of…

The need to create priorities ranges from the more traditional - such as impermeability, stability, visual requirements - to the most recent fields, which relate to energy, sustainability, thermal, and acoustic issues. Cork, as a multifaceted product, can meet the demands of today's markets through its natural properti…

Panels and Composites 30 . Oct . 2018
Panels and Composites
Alucork is used as a lightweight floating floor system for railway interiors which addresses all comfort aspects of a railway floor, while u…

It’s a true sustainable product, using renewable materials and assuring full recyclability of raw material at End Of Life. The manufacturing technology behind Alucork allows project engineers’ to rethink how the floor is installed, significantly reducing lead-times and lowering total costs. Composed of a sandwich panel…

Articles 20 . Jul . 2018
Articles
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The choice of cork as an infill for artificial turf also guarantees safety for sporting activities and enhances performance and comfort for players thanks to the neutral odour and more natural appearance and texture than other infills, which also allows the playing surface temperature to be reduced by up to 30% compare…

09 . Aug . 2019
Underlays

Cork is a common denominator in the production of our accessories and supporting materials for floorings, such as, underlayment. When applied under a floor, an underlayment provides more comfort, protection and longevity to the final floor, guaranteeing even greater energy efficiency and acoustic insulation.

27 . Jul . 2017
Solutions for flooring.

Sustainable solutions made of cork agglomerate to improve thermal comfort, sound insulation and energy efficiency of your home, such as underlayment specially designed for flooring distributors.

01 . Aug . 2017
New material for shoe insoles

The use of cork in footwear dates back to the 3rd century B.C. This new material – which has already been launched internationally – combines cork with an elastomeric polymer that ensures comfort for the end user.

08 . Jan . 2019
Construction Materials

Greater silence and comfort. Improve thermal and acoustic insulation, reducing noise and saving energy with solutions based on expanded cork and cork insulation boards with different materials for application on walls.

Notícias 17 . Apr . 2019
Notícias
Thermal Insulation

ACM52 structure has a low thermal conductivity of 0,065 W/mºK across a wide temperature range, resulting in energy savings and reduced condensation. This attribute enhances passenger comfort like no other primary decking material.

Panels and Composites 30 . Oct . 2018
Panels and Composites
Thermal insulation

ACM30 and ACM52 structure have a low thermal conductivity of 0,065 W/mºK throughout a wide temperature range, resulting in energy savings and reduced condensation. This attribute contributes to passenger comfort like no other primary decking material.

News 26 . Oct . 2017
News
FootCork® follows market trends and focuses on customers' most challenging needs, developing and enlarging the FootCork® range with innovati…

As result of new EVA solutions, a practical and simple manufacturing process has been developed – thermoforming. This process is widely used in the footwear industry, mainly in orthopedic components: material is heated to a pliable forming temperature, and then formed to a specific shape in a mold and trimmed to create…

Blog 16 . Sep . 2019
Blog
The sound of footsteps becomes less perceptible and you obtain a more durable and resistant floor while still saving energy. The answer to t…

You are in the process of building or renovating your house and, among the many options available, you have finally found the ideal floor for your decoration project. Whether you have chosen a ceramic, wood, vinyl or laminate flooring, did you know that applying an underlay before installing the final floor is critical…

Articles 25 . Oct . 2017
Articles
Benefits

Cork provides comfort (thermal, acoustic and walking), it is a hypoallergenic solution, and has high durability and low maintenance costs. A floor that contains at least two cork components benefits from a high acoustic performance, both in terms of insulation for adjacent rooms and in terms of inside comfort in a livi…

06 . Aug . 2018
In view of this, in your opinion, what are the main concerns in terms of improving buildings’ acoustic conditions?

The main concerns are related to research into ways to reduce air-borne and structure-borne noise when designing buildings that require a reasonable degree of comfort and privacy, in terms of acoustics.

31 . Jul . 2017
Kettler Volker, Meister Werke Schulte

We have a long-standing relationship with cork. We value its comfort and elasticity and the positive feeling associated with cork. The use of cork means good and positive product features.We have a very long and positive partnership between Meister and Amorim Group and of course with Amorim Cork Composites.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Main goal

ALUCORK® flooring, from Amorim Cork Composites equips the new generation of high speed trains of the Portuguese train company CP – Comboios de Portugal. The project includes overall refurbishment of the ten trains included in the fleet of the Alfa Pendular service, in order to optimize passenger comfort and safety, and…

14 . Sep . 2017
SPORTSFLOOR surfaces are manufactured through the combination of different elastomer combinations to achieve a unique level of flexibility,…

SPORTSFLOOR products are not only recyclable but also compliant with both indoor air quality and low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) emission requirements. It's the right choice for flooring surfaces requiring high levels of resilience, optimizing, at the same time, the comfort levels during sports practice or leisur…

Articles 13 . Dec . 2017
Articles
Unbeatable performance with reduced thickness.

Design and performance have changed the flooring industry, especially for Luxury Vinyl Tiles (LVT). To meet the latest requirements, we’ve developed a brand-new solution called Amorim ECO21dB – the perfect underlay for LVT flooring, using cork and other recycled materials to improve living comfort while being ingenious…

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
intro: yoga blocks

They can also be used as a meditation cushion or as support during moments of relaxation at the beginning and end of the practice. Taking advantage of the properties of this raw material, these cork yoga blocks are very lightweight and easy-to-carry, while at the same time conveying a feeling of warmth and comfort duri…

09 . Aug . 2019
Versatility with sustainability in mind

Cork's visual and sensorial appearance, it's reliability, durability, sense of comfort and safety and ecological features will inspire you to shape a whole new sustainable world. No other energy-efficient material performs so well and with such quality. And not only it is eco-friendly, but also it is good for your heal…

Blog 09 . Aug . 2019
Blog
Protecting the planet and having a healthier and more sustainable life is an increasingly present concern in our daily lives. More than a si…

From the materials used for floor and wall coverings to furniture items and decorative objects, it’s possible to make choices that help reduce your home’s carbon footprint without neglecting room design and comfort. Such is the case with solutions in cork, one of nature’s most sustainable materials.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Optimisation of carrying capacity

Lightweight construction with cork technology reduces the deck weight of passenger vessels by 30% to 50%, thereby enabling a larger passenger and/or cargo capacity. Depending on their objectives and requirements, ship operators can use this weight advantage to enhance equipment, comfort, catering or on-board entertainm…

Panels and Composites 30 . Oct . 2018
Panels and Composites
Transportation

As in all models of mobility today such as marine, bus, coach or rail, the need to reduce weight to lower energy costs and increase multi-functionality to products has become paramount. Our core materials can be found in a number of different components and applications such as interior side and ceiling panels, floor p…

Panels and Composites 30 . Oct . 2018
Panels and Composites
Window Frame Applications

Providing comfort with reduced energy use is the real energy benefit of efficient window assemblies. Low U-factors (rate of heat loss) are required to reduce heat loss through window assemblies, especially in colder climates where larger window assemblies are used for greater sunlight exposure. The U-factor performance…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
News
There are three and they draw the attention of those who pass by one of the areas of the Skissernas Museum, in Sweden.

These poufs made of cork, designed by Matthias Salaets, communicate well the characteristics that make cork such a desirable material for furniture design. The soft touch and great adaptability of cork ensures it provides the desired comfort while sitting down waiting for someone or just to watch passers-by in the muse…

News 10 . Jul . 2018
News
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Designed by Miguel Arruda Arquitectos Associados, TAP Premium Lounge in the Humberto Delgado airport in Lisbon, which incorporates various cork-based solutions, has been distinguished in the A'Design Awards 2017-2018, described by the organization as the “world's largest and most influential design award”. The design a…

Case Studies 07 . Dec . 2018
Case Studies
General presentation of the project

The new Lisbon Cruise Terminal involved Amorim Cork Composites, Secil and ITeCons in the development of a new type of lightweight structural white concrete, incorporating cork, that is used in the building’s façades. The new compound made it possible to reduce the weight of the building’s structure, while maintaining i…

09 . Mar . 2018
General presentation of the project

Designed by the Portuguese architect, Carrilho da Graça, the new Lisbon Cruise Terminal involved Amorim Cork Composites, Secil and ITeCons in the development of a new type of lightweight structural white concrete, incorporating cork, that is used in the building’s façades. The new compound made it possible to reduce th…

27 . Feb . 2019
Project overview

The construction of a supermarket from Biedronka chain on the ground floor of a new residential and commercial building in Szczecin, Poland, required a high efficiency solution to ensure silence and comfort in all 118 apartments of the complex. The preferred choice was the installation of Acousticork range underscreed…

25 . Jul . 2017
Agglomerated cork and recycled materials layers are pressure-resistant and an effective way to provide reliable protection of the flooring a…

Acousticork underlayments range can be the solution to insulate new builds, refurbishments and bespoke architectural projects including residential commercial and education settings. 100% produced from recycled and natural materials, Acousticork underlayments are a totally sustainable solution that are compatible with…

Blog 09 . Aug . 2019
Blog
In recent years, talking about trends in decoration almost always involves talking about cork. Natural and sustainable, cork helps create we…

If you would like to try using cork to improve comfort or change your home décor, but don't know where to start, Go4cork can help you. Specialized in DIY cork products, Go4cork offers a wide range of items for people who like to get down to work and create their own interior design project, but are also concerned about…

Case Studies 28 . Sep . 2018
Case Studies
Cork backing is used in wall covering panels to increase soundproofing.

Vivid colours, rich textures, and a strong visual effect are the main features of the acoustic wall coverings created by the studio, Submaterial. Made from wool felt, they incorporate a cork layer that reinforces the soundproofing. Acoustic performance is a decisive factor for ensuring the comfort of any space, whether…

10 . Oct . 2018
Cork: natural, versatile and sustainable

Cork is a natural, recyclable, renewable raw material that plays an important role in the reduction of greenhouse gases. Over recent years, it has been gaining prominence in the area of sustainable and eco-efficient construction, mainly due to its thermal insulation, and acoustic and vibration isolation properties. In…

25 . Jul . 2017
CoMMUTe

CoMMute project has developed a prototype of modular and multifunctional floating flooring for regional and intercity railway cars, using materials with low environmental impact.This solution makes it possible to cut total installation costs and guarantees greater comfort for passengers by delivering improved thermal a…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
News
The iconic Palais de Tokyo in Paris was the stage for an artistic intervention where cork emerges as the decisive element in the performativ…

The initiative – opened from December 12-18, 2016 – was part of the “Carte Blanche” project second edition, offering spaces in the palace to creations by renowned artists. The artist featured at this “Carte Blanche” is Tino Seghal, who in turn has called on several fellow artists, including the performance artist Isabe…

25 . Jul . 2017
Project Overview

The IB Tower building is an iconic landmark: an impressive building that changed the skyline of Kuala Lumpur. At 274 meters tall, it is one of the tallest buildings in the city. The IB Tower of 60 floors, designed by the award-winning company Foster + Partners, combines category 1 office space with luxury apartments th…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
News
Your participation at this year’s MMFA General Assembly you brought to Europe – in particular, to Portugal – a very complete perspective on…

The Multilayered Flooring (MLF) business in North America has evolved in quite a different way than it has in Europe. Firstly, we really never saw much traction with LVT on HDP/MDF, which has been the dominant MLF product in Europe. Secondly, we did see the very explosive growth of polymer-based cores, initially with w…

Facts and Curiosities 25 . Jul . 2017
Facts and Curiosities
What are the main characteristics of cork?

Lightness Cork is a very light raw material, weighing just 0.16 grams per cubic centimeter, and can float. Flexibility/compressibility Each cork stopper is made up of around 800 million airtight cells. Among them is a gaseous mixture which allows it to be compressed to around half its thickness, without losing any flex…

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
Articles
Reduction of costs in the transport industry

The Amorim Cork Composites, business unit of the Amorim Group, is committed to the development and manufacture of technical, environmentally friendly products based on cork, for numerous industries and applications.  The rail industry is one of the strategic segments of the company, where innovation and creativity in t…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
News
Amorim Cork Composites hosted this year’s General Assembly of the MMFA - Multilayer Modular Flooring Association.

During the 2-day event, latest trends, sales, materials, technologies, new product categories, certification, and research were extensively debated by 75 professionals from leading European flooring companies and their suppliers. Participants discussed the state of the art in this industry and future trends, new develo…

Blog 09 . Aug . 2019
Blog
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Let us introduce you to Go4cork, a new brand of DIY cork products created especially for people who are always thinking of the next project for renovating or decorating their house or office, but are also concerned with the environment and value responsible consumption. With Go4cork it’s so easy to make small changes o…

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