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25 . Oct . 2017
A new composite

We started by studying the new base material in its possible variations, density, granule size and shape, binder ratio, rigidity, among others. After this first stage, we aimed to obtain from the cork its best known characteristics, studying incorporation of different cork densities, granule sizes and shapes. Finally w…

09 . Apr . 2021
Amorim Cork Composites

Amorim Cork Composites part of Corticeira Amorim, the world leader in the cork industry with a long track of achievements using cork in demanding industries such as construction, flooring, sports surfaces, mobility, energy sealing, consumer goods, furnishings, and footwear. We recycle, reuse and reinvent entirely natur…

08 . Apr . 2022
CPCs (cork-polymer composites)

CPCs are a range of cork composites that combine the adaptability of polymers and the lightness and sustainability of cork. We use bio-based polymers derived from recycled resources, developing sustainable and versatile solutions suitable for molding, injection molding and blow molding processing.  Compared to 100% syn…

16 . Apr . 2018
Why Amorim Cork Composites?

Amorim Cork Composites combines decades of experience with cutting-edge technology. We are proud to say that ACC has developed a wide range of underlays to satisfy all market needs. ACC underlays are extremely versatile, allowing them to be used with many types of flooring! Made from a variety of raw materials, Amorim…

10 . May . 2018
Why Amorim Cork Composites?

Amorim Cork Composites combines decades of experience with cutting-edge technology. We are proud to say that ACC has developed a wide range of underlays to satisfy all market needs. ACC underlays are extremely versatile, allowing them to be used with many types of flooring! Made from a variety of raw materials, Amorim…

22 . Oct . 2021
Cork composites for high performance

While cork has a higher loss factor than rubber – which is essential to the dampening function and consequent dissipation of energy – anti-vibration rubbers are isolative and offer very little damping. The combination of these two materials as a cork rubber composite brings added characteristics as a vibration isolatio…

31 . May . 2019
Work at Amorim Cork Composites

Every day we’re confronted with challenges that we respond to in a unique and distinctive manner. We have a team of 600 employees, distributed across several regions of the world , which means that multiculturalism is a fundamental pillar of our Human Resources strategy. Innovation and the ability to generate new busin…

25 . Jul . 2017
Work at Amorim Cork Composites

Achieving the impossible is what drives our company. Every day we’re confronted with challenges that we respond to in a unique and distinctive manner. We have a team of 600 employees, distributed across several regions of the world , which means that multiculturalism is a fundamental pillar of our Human Resources strat…

19 . Jun . 2023
Benefits of cork composites for sealing applications

Our range of engineered sealing materials is based on soft gasket technology, specifically designed and tested to withstand stringent application needs in diverse environments while providing effective final product customization and manufacturing options. The fact that cork has a closed cell structure, filled with air…

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Amorim Cork Composites receives an Honorable Mention from the Kaizen Institute

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'.

25 . Jul . 2017
What's the impact of a cork composite solution in transportation applications, used in interior floors of passenger railway carriages?

The Alucork® floor is a lightweight composite structure composed of a sandwich panel with a CorecorkTM core, resulting in an appreciable weight reduction compared to current technology plywood panels and an improved noise and thermal insulation performance.

01 . Sep . 2022
What makes you choose Amorim Cork Composites?

If you want to produce something with cork composites in larger quantities in Europe, Amorim is the ideal partner. But we are not only talking about quantities. Taking a closer look at our partnership, Amorim helps us improve our products and our activities in the cork flooring business. With innovative products and fu…

25 . Jul . 2017
Amorim Cork Composites

We strive daily to reinvent the world: we recycle, reuse and reinvent entirely natural and organic materials. And thus do we invent a new world.

Blog 14 . Jan . 2019
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New tool for Panels & Composites

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

Blog 06 . Feb . 2023
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What made you choose Amorim Cork Composites for this project?

Amorim Cork Composites was clearly the top option for me. Not just because of your professionalism and kindness, but I would say mainly because I could align my vision for my brand with ACC’s vision. No other competitor was so forward-thinking, so caring about the future health of our Planet. To me, it was a no-brainer…

26 . Sep . 2019
Why Amorim Cork Composites?

With almost three years of experience in shoe manufacturing, they don’t just pay special attention to the fact that their shoes are handcrafted, but also to the manufacturing contexts where they are made. They work exclusively with manufacturers who share their corporate philosophy and are based in the EU.   When selec…

25 . Jul . 2017
Amorim Cork Composites

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What was it like to work with Amorim Cork Composites?

ACC has been a partner in my cork design projects for many years. First, ACC is committed to innovation, and is forward-looking in seeing the new potential for cork applications in design and architecture. ACC was able to custom produce many of the materials and components for this project. Second, ACC and Amorim are w…

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Amorim Cork Composites Infills awarded RAL quality certificate

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

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

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.

14 . Apr . 2022
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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Amorim Cork Composites’ products have a negative Carbon Balance – which is good news for the environment

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

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

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 develops a new composite for 3D molding technology.

Amorim Cork Composites has established partnerships with Swedish entrepreneurs, who have extensive experience in the wood industry and master 3D molding techniques with a long tradition in Scandinavia.This is a two way process where we combine our knowledge in cork raised through research, experimentation, and over 140…

19 . Jul . 2024
Amorim Cork Composites launches new Go4Cork Sustainable Collection

Home Accessories with Eco-friendly Design and Packaging, In the scope of this initiative. Amorim Cork Composites has eliminated the use of plastic film, now comprising only a paper band.

18 . Mar . 2020
Amorim cork composites management policy (1)

Amorim Cork Composites’ main activity is the production of cork granules and cork composites.  In its context, customer satisfaction and the satisfaction of the remaining stakeholders is decisive for the sustainable development of the Organisation, which takes on continuous improvement and availability of the necessary…

13 . Dec . 2017
About Amorim Cork Composites

Amorim Cork Composites is a world-renowned company with a long legacy of achievements in aerospace, transportation, construction and sustainable green products using cork. At our Innovation and R&D centre, we are always searching for new and high performance solutions.Targeted towards the LVT flooring industry’s ne…

07 . Feb . 2019
Amorim Cork Composites and the Circular Economy

Amorim Cork Composites, a Corticeira Amorim company, was created to attribute value to cork-based sub products and other cork derivatives which due to their technical characteristics, have less interest for the production of cork stoppers. In light of the opportunity of leveraging the performance of composite materials…

13 . Nov . 2019
Amorim Cork Composites' cork-based solutions for expansion joints in concrete structures, combine performance, low maintenance and sustainab…

Buildings, bridges, highways, dams or airports; there are numerous large-scale concrete structures whose durability and safety depend on correct installation of expansion joints.Expansion joints are structural building elements that are positioned between concrete slabs or between concrete connections to other material…

26 . Oct . 2017
New cork composite developed specifically for this project

The new cork composite is based on an unprecedented combination of natural color and expanded cork granules. In addition to the aforementioned advantages, it was conceived respecting other requirements of the project, in particular in terms of dimensional stability, waterproofing and resistance to natural sunlight. In…

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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.

Amorim Cork Composites and Bluemater have established a partnership to develop a cork floating island – which is natural, resilient and visually appealing.

10 . Oct . 2018
London, Copenhagen and Bonn are the three venues of this installation, for which a new cork composite has been developed.

Amorim Cork Composites has developed an innovative cork composite specifically for the One Two Three Swing! Installation, designed by the Danish collective, SUPERFLEX. Originally created for the Tate Modern in London, the work has been replicated in other venues, including Bonn and Copenhagen in 2018.

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Curated by experimentadesign, this collection produced by Amorim Cork Composites now includes 24 items designed by 12 national and internati…

TIPSY is the latest item to be included in Amorim Cork Composites MATERIA collection - a set of new cork products that can be seamlessly and functionally integrated into our everyday lives.

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

Next-generation launch rockets of ULA, using composite primary structures supplied by Ruag Space, are going to incorporate Amorim’s ablative thermal solution P50. Under the name Vulcan, these ULA launch rockets will replace Atlas and Delta Launchers, currently using Amorim's product. Fairing shell with Amorim P50 ablat…

12 . Dec . 2017
How do you rate the support from the Amorim Cork Composites team throughout the process?

I would say it has been extremely smooth working with the Amorim Cork Composites team throughout the development process, everyone has been super professional, patient and responsive to my queries. I am very appreciative of the support I have received, which ultimately contributed to the success of the project.

23 . Jul . 2024
In the search for innovative, sustainable and efficient materials, the mobility industry has been exploring various alternatives to traditio…

CPCs are a range of bio-composites developed by Amorim Cork Composites' i.cork factory, which combine the moldability of plastics with the lightness and sustainability of cork. Using bio-based plastics derived from renewable resources, these compounds offer an ecological alternative to conventional plastics made from f…

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Nitrocork is a new range of products developed by the renowned brand Bahí&Güell in partnership with Amorim Cork Composites.

It is the first range of products that uses cork as an insulating material to cook food using liquid nitrogen.Cork is the best material for thermal insulation purposes and Bahí&Güell came up with this idea: Why not take advantage of this exceptional material for cooking purposes? Amorim Cork Composites was the idea…

Case Studies 07 . Feb . 2018
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Amorim Cork Composites, BASF Korea and A-Road develop an elastic cork flooring for playgrounds.

The play-and-play area at Jayang's nursery in Seoul, South Korea, was one of the first places to receive the new, safe and comfortable eco-friendly cork flooring developed by A-Road - a Korean flooring company - in partnership with BASF Korea and Amorim Cork Composites. The solution has been specially designed for publ…

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At Amorim Cork Composites we're fully aware of how new digital platforms are changing the way we share knowledge and create new conversation…

When choosing to be present on online social networks, it's important that Amorim Cork Composites employees understand what is recommended and expected, both professional and personally on these channels. On social media, your updates are usually searchable, accessible to a global audience, and can influence not only y…

13 . Apr . 2023
The development of cork solutions for the electric mobility sector has been one of the most recent commitments of Amorim Cork Composites. Ta…

The range of solutions developed by Amorim Cork Composites focuses on sealing, housing and cell spacers applications, to prevent temperature propagation during thermal runaway episodes.

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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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…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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CP’s entire fleet of Alfa Pendular trains is currently being remodeled, with the integration of cork solutions from Amorim Cork Composites s…

The project presented by EMEF - Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário S.A primarily aims to increase passenger comfort and safety and reduce energy consumption through improved sound insulation and reduced carriage weight due to incorporation of Amorim Cork Composites' AluCORK® flooring solutions. Projects o…

26 . Apr . 2022
Cork-rubber composite solutions specifically designed to produce the most suitable materials for sealing

Amorim Tech Seal's priority are the automotive, heavy duty and gas industries. As a result of continuous investment in R&D, we have developed a very diversified portfolio of sealing solutions for these areas. We work closely with our customers to develop sealing joints adapted to the requirements of each project. O…

23 . Sep . 2022
Led by innovation, we have developed a range of cork bio composites that offer the mouldability of plastics and the lightness and sustainabi…

Cork, the outer bark of the cork oak tree, is an extraordinary material that can be applied in a wide array of different situations in our daily lives. From its gentle touch to its thermal and acoustic insulation properties, this 100% natural, renewable, and recyclable raw material is one of the world’s most versatile…

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Dan Thomas visited the premises of Amorim Cork Composites

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

Blog 26 . Oct . 2017
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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 pr…

The production process of agglomerated cork, preparation of cork surfaces and printing of heating circuits was designed to be continuous, or using sheets. This prevents separation of the layers (delamination) and offers the benefits of thermal insulation provided by cork. The invention has various possible industrial a…

16 . Mar . 2020
In the scope of a partnership with Vitra Design Museum, Amorim Cork Composites has produced 3,200 agglomerated cork pieces for the exhibitio…

The partnership between Amorim Cork Composites and Vitra Design Museum (VDM) - one of the world’s most important design museums – has brought over 3,200 agglomerated cork pieces to Weil am Rhein, Germany. The blocks are being used in the exhibition Home Stories: 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors. They have made it pos…

27 . Sep . 2019
Based on the motto that “nothing is wasted, everything is valued”, the principles of the circular economy have been applied at Amorim Cork C…

In order to reinforce this proposal of ecological value based on a model of circularity, new product ranges are being updated, incorporating surplus raw materials from other industries, such as footwear, automobile, sports or upholstery production, whose final destination would otherwise have been landfilled. These mat…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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Knoll – the world-leading North American manufacturer of modern furniture for the home and office – has rediscovered cork as a raw material…

Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland designed the Porto and Lisbon cork tiles included in the Beller Collection from Spinneybeck, which chose Amorim Cork Composites to produce these decorative modules that guarantee thermal and acoustic insulation performance. The collection won the #MetropolisLikes prize in NeoCon…

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04 . Jun . 2024
Delignit and Amorim Cork Composites launch FiberCork to boost the sustainability of electric batteries

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

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

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.

05 . Apr . 2022
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.

18 . Nov . 2022
Whether on land, in the air or water, cork’s properties, combined with Amorim Cork Composites' expertise, can respond to the great mobility…

Ensuring transport sustainability is an increasing concern for companies and citizens. Global awareness of this concern has led car manufacturers to progressively choose raw materials that guarantee a symbiosis between performance and sustainability. The sector’s biggest companies are now investing in more environmenta…

29 . Jan . 2024
2024 Events

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25 . Jul . 2017
T&D industry trends and requirements have put great demand for low noise equipment with good long term performance. Amorim Cork Composites a…

It is very often that “just putting some rubber” to isolate structures creates an inefficient or even a vibration isolation problem, without taking into account the characteristics of the whole system; such as media environment and temperature, material stiffness adjusted to the application load, surface area, material…

26 . Mar . 2024
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.

31 . Jul . 2017
Testimonials

What stakeholders say about us - Flooring Components | Amorim Cork Composites.

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25 . Jul . 2017
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Discover all the news about Amorim Cork Composites and all the cork sector.

09 . Aug . 2019
Go4cork

Go4Cork exists to materialize Amorim Cork Composite's innovation culture

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At Amorim Cork Composites we see innovation as a strategic vector of competitiveness.

In our innovation team, our mission is to systematically develop solutions that allow us to be competitive and explore strategic areas where the characteristics of cork are highly valued by clients and consumers, adding value to the organization and its shareholders.We believe our innovation processes will be more effe…

25 . Jun . 2018
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The Acousticork Vibration Isolation range from Amorim Cork Composites offers solutions with an excellent compromise between damping and insulation.

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The Acousticork Vibration Isolation range from Amorim Cork Composites offers solutions with an excellent compromise between damping and insulation.

25 . Jul . 2017
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24 . May . 2018
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25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies

Find here the selection of Amorim Cork Composites cases studies and find the way we are improving this sector.

14 . Jun . 2019
Cork integrated within programme for reusable space vehicles

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

10 . Jul . 2018
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.

25 . Oct . 2017
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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Multiple Solutions for the Power Industry

Cork composites extend the lifetime of components in electrical power plants and distributions networks

20 . Apr . 2022
Amorim T&D

Cork composites extend the lifetime of components in electrical power plants and distributions networks.

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McNamara’s cork Surf board

Amorim Cork Composites is developing cork surfboards for the Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara.

04 . Apr . 2022
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i.cork factory, the pilot plant and innovation department of Amorim Cork Composites, was created precisely to respond to the challenges of our customers in the development of new products.

29 . Nov . 2023
ILLIANCE project

One of the projects involving Amorim Cork Composites is the ILLIANCE project - an innovation project for sustainability and industrialization, which focuses, among other things, on the development of new hydrogen solutions. This is an EU-funded project, involving players from different sectors, that aims to respond to…

25 . Jul . 2017
At Amorim Cork Composites, we believe that our success depends on the talent of our employees.

As a result, through the Cork Potential Internship Program, we assume the daily challenge to identify talented young people who can play an important role in the future of our teams and be a driving force behind the growth of our organization.

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How do you rate the support of the Amorim Cork Composites team throughout the process?

The support provided by Amorim is second to none. This is a team that will go the extra mile to achieve something that is seemingly impossible. It’s a pleasure working with people that take such pride in what they do, and that offer a service and a product that is truly environmentally friendly.

31 . May . 2019
At Amorim Cork Composites, we believe that our success depends on the talent of our employees.

As a result, through the Cork Potential Internship Programme, we assume the daily challenge to identify talented young people who can play an important role in the future of our teams and be a driving force behind the growth of our organization.

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Performance, sustainability and a focus on the circular economy are the main features of U38 - the latest Acousticork underscreed, developed…

Produced from cork and recycled polyethylene foam, U38 innovatively combines the acoustic and load-bearing capacities of foam-based underscreeds with cork's resilience and environmental credentials. The pre-attached PE foil raises the tensile strength of the underscreed as well as it will allow cut costs by eliminating…

24 . Jun . 2024
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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ACC Design Studio: where cork and design unite

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.

05 . Jun . 2024
It is essential to ensure effective and reliable sealing solutions, especially in domestic gas applications. Amorim Tech Seal - that incorpo…

Gas regulators are used in a wide range of everyday household appliances. Their principal function is to maintain a consistent and safe gas pressure within the system. Given the critical nature of this task, it is essential to choose the correct sealing solution, offering high performance and reliability. In this conte…

12 . Apr . 2021
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Separate the materials you want to send to the ReVALUE programme. Create a sample and send it to Amorim Cork Composites for evaluation. The quantities should be defined by Amorim Cork Composites' team.

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Several exhibitors also presented new concepts with cork.

Over the years, designers from all over the world have been working together with Amorim Cork Composites to create magnificent design concepts, which have contributed to raise awareness to this unique material.

02 . Dec . 2022
ACC Design Studio

The ACC Design Studio, from Amorim Cork Composites, 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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By choosing cork, you can achieve significant savings and contribute to a more sustainable future.

"Cork. Naturally Durable” - 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.

25 . Oct . 2016
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Articles related to your expertise or where your opinion is valued are a good starting point. Balance it with content published by Amorim Cork Composites on Linkedin.

25 . Jul . 2017
The greatest tribute regarding the adaptability of Cork Composites to any project is probably the amount of different projects we get involv…

The following case studies are a glimpse of how our materials and applications are being used in innovative ways.

04 . Apr . 2024
To ensure the successful execution of this project, Vamper GmBH turned to cork mobility GmbH, a company that has been working in partnership…

When deciding on the right cork product to be used in this (and other future projects for the conversion of leisure vehicles) in order to create a cosy and elegant environment for the leisure vehicles, the choice fell clearly on the material Amorim MNL051.

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02 . May . 2022
Innovation in solar energy

In the solar energy sector, Amorim Cork Composites has also been presenting innovative solutions that are important steps towards a more responsible energy production. One of these projects focuses on the development, in partnership with EDP and the Spanish company Isigenere, of a cork-based float for photovoltaic pane…

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Amorim Cork Composites USA was the cork supplier for these extraordinary design pieces proving that cork is an excellent material for furnishings because of its flexibility, warm feeling and advanced molding techniques.

09 . Oct . 2018
Footcork® Evolution

Evolution towards an eco footprint is a statement that Amorim Cork Composites believes in and shares, within the framework of development of Footcork® EVOLUTION developed by Amorim, a new thermoformable material produced from recycled and natural materials.

19 . Apr . 2022
Footcork® Evolution

Evolution towards an eco footprint is a statement that Amorim Cork Composites believes in and shares, within the framework of development of Footcork® EVOLUTION developed by Amorim, a new thermoformable material produced from recycled and natural materials.

09 . Oct . 2018
100% natural, reusable and recyclable

Amorim Cork Composites extensive experience in the footwear industry, together with its clients and partners, has resulted in an increased technical specialization of its products and positioned the footwear industry as a strategic business.

19 . Apr . 2022
100% natural, reusable and recyclable

Amorim Cork Composites extensive experience in the footwear industry, together with its clients and partners, has resulted in an increased technical specialization of its products and positioned the footwear industry as a strategic business.

13 . Aug . 2018
Protection against substrate moisture

The underlay protects the floor from moisture effects that may appear on the substrate. Amorim Cork Composites also offers options with integrated vapor barriers, which prevent the circulation of moisture through the subfloor.

02 . May . 2022
Cork solutions for a more sustainable energy sector

We are reinventing the energy sector with cork-based composite materials that enhance technical performance and promote sustainability

25 . Jul . 2017
Ambient noise

The composite of airborne sound from many sources near and far associated with a given environment. No particular sound is singled out for interest.

30 . Oct . 2018
Ambient noise

The composite of airborne sound from many sources near and far associated with a given environment. No particular sound is singled out for interest.

20 . Apr . 2022
Ambient noise

The composite of airborne sound from many sources near and far associated with a given environment. No particular sound is singled out for interest.

02 . Feb . 2023
Green shipbuilding reaches cruise speed with the help of Amorim Cork Composites primary decking materials. Innovative and sustainable cork-b…

The key factor in ensuring a negative carbon footprint is the genesis of the cork oak forest which is a carbon sink, responsible for retaining 73 tons of CO2 per ton of cork used for a typical application this corresponds to 2,7 kilotons of CO2 retention.

20 . Jul . 2018
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The Amorim Cork Composites-developed cork infills combine a certified origin with the materials’ durability and comfort for users.

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We are in the midst of a revolution as different industries migrate to greener products and processes to ensure the sustainability of planet…

Amorim Cork Composites has developed a range of cork composite solutions specifically designed for sealing applications, under the Amorim Tech Seal brand, that contribute to more efficient sealing, while improving the system’s overall sustainability.Cork is 100% natural, reusable and recyclable, making it one of the wo…

28 . Sep . 2018
Cork at the heart of the wall covering

The wall coverings and panels created by Submaterial place a wool felt layer - of variable thickness according to the references - over a 3-mm cork backing provided by Amorim Cork Composites.   The backing used by Submaterial is based on cork agglomerate produced from waste derived from the manufacture of wine corks or…

13 . Jun . 2023
Discover the Go4Cork collection of yoga props

Inspired by nature and the harmony and serenity transmitted by yoga, Amorim Cork Composites has developed a range of essential accessories for practising this activity, entirely made from cork.

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Why is cork so attractive when it comes to furnishings?

Cédric: First of all because of its natural appearance. Use of cork composites inspires us to adopt a straightforward contemporary language. Klas: Because it’s so familiar…it feels like home already.

22 . Oct . 2021
Development capacity

Amorim Cork Composites is driven by constant challenges and is therefore highly motivated to develop Taylor-made products, such as accessories for the flooring sector.  For that is important:  • Inclusion of cork • Technical feasibility • Dimension of the business

08 . Apr . 2022
Our key technologies

Cork can be transformed through various industrial processes that allow creating products with a high degree of perfection and detail. Learn about some of the technologies we work with at Amorim Cork Composites.

10 . Dec . 2021
Development capacity

Amorim Cork Composites is driven by constant challenges and is therefore highly motivated to develop Taylor-made products, such as accessories for the flooring sector.  For that is important:  • Inclusion of cork • Technical feasibility • Dimension of the business

04 . Jan . 2024
The Cork Inside seal guarantees that a product contains, in its cork formulation, a 100% natural and recyclable material with unique technic…

Cork Inside formulations combine cork with other materials and are developed and rigorously tested by Amorim Cork Composites' innovation and engineering teams. Cork Inside responds to stringent requirements and guarantees the performance required for its application.

31 . Jul . 2017
Double Belt Press (DBP) Technology

Our mission is to be a one stop shop for flooring manufactures where they can find innovative and added-value solutions with competitive price and compatible with their production process.The vision in this segment is for Amorim Cork Composites to be associated with innovation, trust and uniqueness. With the Double Bel…

31 . Jul . 2017
Top layer NRT 94 with negative carbon balance

Amorim Cork Composites commissioned an independent Carbon Footprint and Life Cycle Assessment study, that aimed to identify the environmental impact of Top Layer NRT 94. The study, which assessed the impacts of forestry management, transport of raw materials and production, concluded that Top Layer NRT 94 has a negativ…

09 . Mar . 2018
Lightness and thermal benefits

The development of the new cork concrete solution was produced through a partnership between Amorim Cork Composites, the Cement Applications Development Centre (CDAC), Secil, the Institute for Research and Technological Development for Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability ( ITeCons) of the University of…

26 . Apr . 2022
Cork and rubber gaskets

National is a Swedish partner company of Amorim Cork Composites for sealing solutions focused on the automotive industry. As it specialises in heavy machinery, selected Amorim Tech Seal solutions to seal the fuel tank caps of tractors, trucks, and other heavy vehicles. ​ The rubber-applied cork gaskets fully matched th…

26 . Apr . 2022
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Amorim Cork Composites has been supplying high quality sealing gas materials for over 25 years to various national and international customers. ​ In addition to cork and rubber seals for natural gas and LPG systems, we are expanding our product range by offering solutions for hydrogen. This and other low-carbon gases r…

21 . Apr . 2022
Top layer NRT 94 with negative carbon balance

Amorim Cork Composites commissioned an independent Carbon Footprint and Life Cycle Assessment study, that aimed to identify the environmental impact of Top Layer NRT 94. The study, which assessed the impacts of forestry management, transport of raw materials and production, concluded that Top Layer NRT 94 has a negativ…

24 . Apr . 2019
That’s why we have created the Cork Inside by Amorim seal

When blended with other materials, in high technological formulae, cork may not be so visible. That's why we have created Cork Inside by Amorim. A seal that assures that, even if you don't see it, cork is present in the optimal amount in our products, rigorously tested by Amorim Cork Composites’ innovation and engineer…

16 . Nov . 2022
The use of cork to achieve better results

The solutions developed by Amorim Cork Composites for the power industry are based on specific polymer formulations with cork. By combining cork with other materials, that are waste materials from other industries, we give life to new materials and create new products, while simultaneously taking care of the planet.   …

12 . Mar . 2019
Technology meets design

Once the prototype was tested and optimized, the two parts that make up the cover of the Rion chair were produced from cork provided by Amorim Cork Composites using CNC machining. Through a computer-aided arm, this technology allows to change the material’s geometry and to easily create bent parts or complex three-dim…

07 . Dec . 2018
Project Objective

The development of the new cork concrete solution was produced through a partnership between Amorim Cork Composites, the Cement Applications Development Centre (CDAC), Secil, the Institute for Research and Technological Development for Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability ( ITeCons) of the University of…

27 . Mar . 2023
But, what establishes a specific material as a good sealant?

A good sealant must essentially fulfil two functions: to join together and serve as a barrier.When applied to a flange, a sealant must prevent the passage of different types of gases or oils to other parts of the system, to guarantee its performance. In the case of gas systems, the choice of a good sealant becomes even…

30 . May . 2019
Cork: a natural and sustainable choice

Based on his commitment to work only with natural, sustainable or directly recyclable materials, Tom Dixon chose agglomerated cork to cover the floors and the stairway leading to the garden’s upper level. Cork is also used in the items of furniture that invite visitors to sit and contemplate the green surroundings. The…

25 . Jul . 2017
Crushable TPS

Development and functional testing of an innovative protection system that will simultaneously perform structural and thermal functions, allowing the re-entry process of space capsules to Earth to be simplified. This system will combine the capacity to absorb impact energy on landing and the capacity to support the the…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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The house includes cork provided by the companies, Amorim Cork Composites and Amorim Isolamentos. It uses 300 blocks of expanded cork agglomerate, a material used as the structural element of the house’s walls, together with several cork composite solutions, that cover the roof, floor and ceiling, in a total of about 2…

27 . Jul . 2017
Reinventing how cork engages the world of flooring

At Amorim Cork Composites, we use cork as the basic raw material and as the differentiating factor in the production of both composites and materials to be used in the production of each of the several layers that make up a flooring system (top layer, inlay, core layer and pre-attached underlayment), and of accessories…

07 . Mar . 2024
Due to the increasingly rigorous regulations on safety and sustainability of electrical transformers, an increasing number of companies in t…

However, greater vibration and noise control is required for any system intended for installation in residential areas. Amorim T&D's range of vibration control (VC) solutions can help mitigate this problem, while helping reduce wear and tear on the system's parts and its environmental impact.   Cork composites as a…

23 . Sep . 2022
Material used

The underscreed selected for application in the eMedia Investments building was the Acousticork U38. Made from cork and recycled polyurethane foam, it guarantees excellent impact noise insulation in new and refurbished buildings.   In addition to the thermo-acoustic insulation properties, the U38 has a high load capaci…

23 . Sep . 2022
Material used

The underscreed selected for application in the eMedia Investments building was the Acousticork U38. Made from cork and recycled polyurethane foam, it guarantees excellent impact noise insulation in new and refurbished buildings.   In addition to the thermo-acoustic insulation properties, the U38 has a high load capaci…

09 . Aug . 2019
Circular forever

Amorim Cork Composites, founded in 1963 by Corticeira Amorim and manager of the Go4cork brand, is an exemplary model of circular economy. The company came into being to extract value from cork not used by the wine cork industry and recycle used wine corks. Since then, it has progressively expanded its circular profile,…

22 . Oct . 2021
Building comfort with sustainability

Amorim Cork Composites develops specific compound formulations for acoustic insulation and vibration isolation which offer highly insulating or dampening materials in compliance with a wide range of environmental conditions and several construction applications. See below the possible applications of Acousticork materi…

31 . Oct . 2017
"NASA will continue to rely on your aerospace thermal protection materials".

Donald Thomas spoke with Amorim Cork Composites about the benefits of cork for the aerospace industry, his experience and contribution to space achievements and how he sees space exploration over the next decade. A fascinating interview to read, learn and dream.

23 . Mar . 2018
Infills applied by: GOTEC Sportsysteme

GOTEC Sportsysteme showed great satisfaction regarding the quality of the cork-based infill supplied by Amorim Cork Composites for this project. The installation process was carried out without difficulties and the final result meets the goals of the company and the club in terms of final aspect and conditions for sp…

25 . Jul . 2017
Temperature and resistance are only part of the equation.

A gasket material suitability is defined by a variety of application factors shown in the adjacent diagram. The common perception that the temperature and chemical resistance must be assured are only part of the equation. Amorim Cork Composites systems' approach ensures joint integrity by considering the multiple varia…

19 . Mar . 2018
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The innovative solution, developed within the framework of the OSIRYS project for better air quality in buildings, has already been applied in buildings in Spain and Estonia. The European Commission has considered that the OSIRYS project - which included Amorim Cork Composites' Innovation Department - is a success stor…

25 . Jul . 2017
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"Blocks" is a 50 m2 installation, built entirely with cork blocks. A total of 108 blocks of cork were used (940x640x20 cm), made from three different composites, thereby creating an informal seating area inspired by the topography of the surrounding natural setting. Rona Meyuchas- Koblenz explains, "I have developed…

20 . Mar . 2023
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Amorim Cork Composites and HAPE, the world’s leading producer of wooden toys, have joined forces to explore the cork toys market. This partnership has resulted in Korko - a joint venture that aims to respond to growing demand for safe, ecological and natural toys. One of Korko's toy collections - produced by Amorim Cor…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Optimisation of deck assembly and upstream processes

Since 2009, WOLZ NAUTIC has been pioneering in cork technology, significantly improving deck assembly in terms of man-hours, material costs, material handling and finishing.These advantages are made possible by the unique features of cork technology.Cork can be joined with conventional industrial adhesives and various…

28 . Nov . 2018
Luís Miguel Sá

MYORTHOPEDICS   “The incorporation of cork in the orthopaedic footwear market is extremely beneficial, because it ensures excellent quality, highly valued in our products, because it is a rich raw material, extremely easy to mould, and has the capacity to be a breathable material. It also delivers multiple advantages f…

09 . Aug . 2019
Intro text Mini Rolls

Explore the versatility of our multipurpose rolls for a variety of different applications. Cork-composite rolls are available in various thicknesses and sizes, with or without self-adhesive. Not only can they be applied to walls, but can also be used as an anti-slip liner for drawers or for handicrafts.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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European Space Agency’s (ESA) IXV.

The Ablative Thermal Protection System is part of the Intermediate Experimental Vehicle (IXV) by integration of Amorim’s P50 cork composite in the project. It has been introduced in order to protect the structure of IXV from the effects of the thermal environment starting from the stand-by on ground phase, up to the at…

Blog 17 . Apr . 2019
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Cork technology is in a strong position to make an important contribution to a cleaner, greener cruise ship industry, with greater IMO compliance. ACM52 is a new multifunctional product for interior deck covering with IMO certification that combines outstanding technical and functional performance with impeccable susta…

31 . Jul . 2017
MMFA Product Classes

Classification used by MMFA .Floating multilayer modular floor coverings are currently classified by MMFA as: Floating, multilayer modular floorings… Class 1:  HDF substrate with polymer layer (excl. lacquer only). Class 2:  Polymer or polymer-composite substrate with polymer layer and/or lacquer. Class 3:  All product…

21 . Apr . 2022
MMFA Product Classes

Classification used by MMFA .Floating multilayer modular floor coverings are currently classified by MMFA as: Floating, multilayer modular floorings… Class 1:  HDF substrate with polymer layer (excl. lacquer only). Class 2:  Polymer or polymer-composite substrate with polymer layer and/or lacquer. Class 3:  All product…

18 . Dec . 2020
Is cork and ancestral drinking vessels a good combination?

The history of cork is intrinsically and romantically linked with wine and drinking vessels, from ancient times to the present day. When this project started, I visited Amorim Cork Flooring to analyze the variety of flooring options available, and later had the opportunity  to visit Amorim Cork Composites. The multitud…

07 . Jan . 2020
Innovate with cork

Seeking to take cork’s unique profile even further, Amorim Cork Composites continually develops new formulas and composites that enhance this material’s natural properties and enable the creation of innovative products. Given that in some of these products cork is combined with other raw materials, it may not always be…

27 . Sep . 2019
Matthew Barnett Howland

Matthew Barnett Howland is an award-winning British designer, teacher, and researcher. In recent years, he has dedicated himself to the study of cork as a building material, looking for an alternative to conventional building systems. In the development of the Cork House project as a whole, he worked in partnership wit…

Blog 08 . Sep . 2021
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How does cork complement your furniture style?

I love to use as few elements as possible, and always try to achieve a harmonious balance between materials – including some man-made materials, such as metal, and other natural materials, such as wood, leather or cork. I always try to find the best raw materials, with the best possible quality. In this specific case,…

21 . Apr . 2022
Innovative solutions fulfilling the market requirements

Amorim Cork Composites is able to supply all the components of the floor, except the floor itself! Our experience has led to the development of unique technical components for flooring industry – Noise Reduction Technology (NRT).We are focusing on product innovation and has a reactive innovation capacity (adapting to m…

25 . Jul . 2017
Project Overview

Suvarnabhumi Airport is built on virgin land, 24 km east of Bangkok. The completion of the first phase of the project, which included 56 boarding gates and 64 common spaces, resulted in a 563,000 square meter terminal, with capacity for 45 million passengers. The forecast maximum capacity after gradual expansion will b…

02 . Dec . 2022
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Amorim NRT®62 cork components, with and without a vapor barrier, by Amorim Cork Composites, that have been especially developed for the flooring industry, make a positive contribution to lowering the carbon footprint of flooring manufacturers’ production processes. This is because Amorim NRT®62 cork-based components ha…

06 . Apr . 2023
Cork underlayments are more durable over time compared to foam-based solutions

Comparative tests show that cork underlayments ensure greater durability over time, compared to foam-based products in the same category. In addition to prolonging the floor’s initial characteristics and performance, cork underlayments deliver greater savings for the end consumer, avoiding the need for an early replace…

25 . Jan . 2022
Amorim cork is used inside the MINI Strip

Integrated in the dashboard, sun visors and doors, cork is a natural raw material, thus contributing to reduce the environmental footprint of this unique specimen custom-made by the German manufacturer, which features the signature of the British designer Paul Smith. Supplied by Amorim Cork Composites, cork also provid…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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The Serpentine galleries, in the heart of London, challenge renowned architectural firms every year to design and build temporary pavilions…

The raw material chosen for the 12th edition was cork. (Over 80 m3 [about 2,825 ft3] of this material was supplied by Amorim Cork Composites). The authorship of the work – which chose cork to cover the entire underground space - was by the Herzog & de Meuron architectural office and the artist Ai Weiwei. The beginn…

25 . Jul . 2017
Future prospects

The underlay solutions of Amorim Cork Composites currently encompass 60-65% of the market, with a tendency to increase. The business area which covers sports flooring is a world of opportunities for the dissemination and application of underlay products. A considerable increase in markets like South America, Brazil, In…

20 . Jul . 2018
Respect for people

The studies undertaken[1] thus far indicate that the use of turf with artificial infills, specifically SBR rubber, entails no health hazards. However, players and the community are often concerned about the risk of oral intake, inhalation or skin contact with potentially hazardous elements contained in rubber particles…

18 . May . 2018
Respect for people

The studies undertaken[1] thus far indicate that the use of turf with artificial infills, specifically SBR rubber, entails no health hazards. However, players and the community are often concerned about the risk of oral intake, inhalation or skin contact with potentially hazardous elements contained in rubber particles…

02 . May . 2022
Cork solutions to improve performance of EV batteries

The use of cork in the field of electric mobility is one of Amorim Cork Composites' most recent ventures, taking advantage of its know-how in developing high-performance solutions for such demanding sectors as the aerospace industry. Our priority is to offer solutions that protect the key component of electric vehicles…

04 . Jan . 2024
Go4cork's Eco-Design: Sustainable Evolution

Explore our range of cork-based home products at Amorim Cork Composites. Committed to sustainability, we are excited to introduce our new packaging solutions. Aligned with Corticeira Amorim's sustainability and carbon footprint targets, Go4cork has invested in eco-design of its product range. Besides introducing new pr…

14 . Nov . 2018
Explore the versatility of cork

In total, the Sobreiro collection is made up of four pieces that combine the beauty and versatility of cork: one armchair and three cabinets.   The armchair is completely made from natural cork blocks, reminiscent of a traditional wine stopper. Now the cabinets are made using different types of cork, such as expanded a…

02 . Jun . 2023
Better results in a more sustainable way

Amorim T&D cork composite solutions have been designed and specifically tested for transmission and distribution equipment, in order to meet the needs of each application. Incorporation of cork in the material endows the solution with excellent conformability and reduced lateral expansion, essential characteristics…

31 . Jul . 2017
Impact noise insulation as part of the system

The use of a NRT pre-attached underlayment acts like the traditional underlay, preventing the transmission of mechanical energy through the slab. The perfect energy attenuation is provided by the engineered combination of different cork granules, targeted to be underneath the MDF, plywood, staves, WPC's or polymer, or…

21 . Apr . 2022
Impact noise insulation as part of the system.

The use of a NRT pre-attached underlayment acts like the traditional underlay, preventing the transmission of mechanical energy through the slab. The perfect energy attenuation is provided by the engineered combination of different cork granules, targeted to be underneath the MDF, plywood, staves, WPC's or polymer, or…

25 . Jul . 2017
Project Overview

Midmac approved and solely used Amorim’s Expandacork Type II for its expansion joint filler in most areas where application requires this solution. In other areas Midmac used a Bituminous impregnated joint filler type, aided by Amorim Cork Composites Expandacork Type II, and executed by highly skilled workers. Qatar Fo…

21 . Mar . 2023
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Acousticork by Amorim has launched three products that have a negative carbon balance: T10 Essence, T10 Essence with a vapour barrier and T56 Endurance with a vapour barrier are more environmentally friendly solutions when compared to other products composed of 100% synthetic materials. These underlayments, produced by…

07 . Sep . 2023
One of the main challenges that the electric vehicle industry faces is to find sustainable materials to incorporate into their designs, in o…

Amorim Cork Composites has now launched an innovative range of multilayer systems that combine cork with other materials - such as mica, foam or aerogel - to create more sustainable, high-performance solutions. Cork is a 100% natural, reusable and recyclable material, and from an environmental, social or economic persp…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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products: metamorphosis

The METAMORPHOSIS project brings together ten professionals from the fields of world design and architecture. Three of those invited are even winners of the Pritzker Prize: Álvaro Siza (Portugal), Eduardo Souto de Moura (Portugal) and Herzog & de Meuron (Switzerland). Also challenged to present different approaches…

09 . Aug . 2019
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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…

16 . Sep . 2019
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Step 1: Go4cork products are produced mainly with unused cork from the cork stopper industry. When we think about cork, we almost automatically think about cork stoppers. However, the production of cork stoppers uses only around 30 % of this raw material. It was precisely to give new life to this industry’s unused cork…

24 . Nov . 2023
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A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study conducted by Itecons confirms that Acousticork by Amorim U36 and U38 underscreeds have a negative carbon balance. These innovative solutions, produced by Amorim Cork Composites, contribute to the performance of the flooring solutions where they are applied, in terms of acoustic insul…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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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…

The designer Tiago Sá da Costa was inspired by the appearance, sustainability, flexibility, and versatility of cork to create Curcubita. Presented for the first time in Venice Design, held between May 13 and November 26, in the context of La Biennale di Venezia 2017, the Curcubita lamps enabled the designer to discover…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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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 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…

18 . Apr . 2018
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By combining innovative engineering and cork, the consortium formed by Amorim Cork Composites, Critical Materials, PIEP and ISQ has developed a new Earth re-entry capsule (ERC) for the European Space Agency (ESA), that will transport soil samples from Mars back to Earth. The challenge involved the design and production…

Blog 23 . May . 2022
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According to an analytic study conducted by the consultancy firm, EY, the underlayment Plus Go4Cork by Amorim has a negative carbon balance of -8.1kg CO2 eq/m². The carbon balance of the underlayment Plus VB Go4Cork by Amorim is -7.8kg CO2 eq/m². By promoting carbon sequestration in the cork oak forest that is superior…

Case Studies 06 . Feb . 2019
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Taking advantage of the precision of CNC moulding technology, 1,500 diamond-shaped cork modules have been used to build an impressive 13-met…

The cork blocks were moulded using CNC technology and were then combined, one by one, to test the construction format. After assembly of the test version, the structure was disassembled and the modules were transported to the store where they were re-combined, in less than 10 days, creating an impressive arch that welc…

26 . Sep . 2018
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…

27 . Mar . 2023
2. Apply an underlayment for more comfort and durability

Although we focus a lot on the visual appearance of the new floor, choosing the right underlayment is just as important as choosing the right flooring. An underlayment is a layer of material applied between the concrete (or the previous floor if it's a renovation job) and the final floor during the floor installation p…

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