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29 . Nov . 2023
Cork sealing solutions for hydrogen

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

07 . Sep . 2023
Multilayer cork solutions to improve the thermal protection of EV batteries

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

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.

11 . Jul . 2024
Cork solutions for better performance

By choosing cork composite solutions instead of 100% rubber solutions, we not only contribute to a more environmentally friendly system, but also add the specific benefits of cork to the solution - such as natural resilience, flexibility and low lateral extrusion. By opting for Amorim T&D solutions, manufacturers c…

05 . Jun . 2024
Cork solutions for better sealing performance

Long-term ageing assessments have revealed that rubber seals often suffer from local fractures, bending and warping, due to lateral flow and thermal expansion. By contrast, Amorim Tech Seal cork composite joints retain their shape and have very low extrusion, preserving the integrity of the seal over time. This durabil…

09 . Aug . 2019
Cork-rubber Solutions

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems.

30 . Oct . 2018
Cork solutions for structural parts

Increase performance and sustainability with cork based solutions

22 . Oct . 2021
Cork-based solutions: one of the main pathways for development

The museum structure itself attracts at least as much attention as the art works on display. It is a spectacular building carved out of former grain silos, dating back to 1920, which now house the Zeitz Museum and a 28-room boutique luxury hotel designed by the renowned UK architect, Thomas Heatherwick. In today’s worl…

28 . Mar . 2018
Cork-based solutions: one of the main pathways for development

The museum structure itself attracts at least as much attention as the art works on display. It is a spectacular building carved out of former grain silos, dating back to 1920, which now house the Zeitz Museum and a 28-room boutique luxury hotel designed by the renowned UK architect, Thomas Heatherwick. In today’s worl…

21 . Aug . 2023
Cork sealing solutions to increase the sustainability of the final applications

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

13 . Apr . 2023
Rolls Royce chooses cork solutions for the world’s first all-electric plane

The «Spirit of Innovation», the world’s fastest all-electric plane (image 2), used cork agglomerates in the insulating coating of its battery box. A cork solution was chosen because of the need to find a material for the battery case that was not only structurally robust, but also lightweight and extremely fire resista…

02 . May . 2022
High performance cork solutions for EV Batteries

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

02 . Jun . 2023
A sustainable way to increase the performance of T&D applications

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

02 . Dec . 2022
Cork components reduce the carbon footprint of flooring solutions

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

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Cork Solutions & Manufacturing Processes

We mold cork with different materials which are available on the market, like wood veneer, bio based materials or polyester fibres. Find our solutions and processes that we provide to furnishing industry.

30 . Oct . 2018
Mobility cork solutions for visual and structural parts

Reinventing mobility with innovative cork-based solutions for cars, trains, caravans, buses and many others.

19 . Jun . 2023
Increase RIP Bushing performance with cork solutions

Amorim T&D solutions are being used by RIP Bushing manufacturers due to their unique characteristics. Due to cork’s characteristics - in particular, the compression and recovery features – our solutions serve as excellent stress/dimensional absorbers during the resin impregnation process, accounting for compression…

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

Its negative carbon footprint, low thermal conductivity and sealing capacity, together with resistance to extreme temperatures and a high damping capacity are characteristics that make cork a raw material with enormous potential for this sector.  From electric mobility to wind and solar energy, Amorim Cork Composites e…

27 . Mar . 2023
Cork, the ideal material for gas sealing solutions

Cork’s thermal and chemical resistance and impermeability to liquids and gases make it the ideal raw material to develop sealing solutions. In addition to complying with the different technical specifications of gas systems, cork helps reduce the system's carbon footprint, which is essential in order to attain sustaina…

06 . Apr . 2023
Why choose a cork-based underlayment instead of a 100% foam solution?

Cork underlayments are more durable over time compared to foam-based solutions

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.

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…

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…

Blog 26 . Oct . 2017
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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…

25 . Jul . 2017
Power equipment noise emissions have become significant contributors to urban noise pollution, Amorim’s solutions are cork rubber based elas…

Cork plays a significant role in the elastomer and is directly responsible for the damping function, commonly designated as the energy loss factor, while the rubber matrix takes care of the isolation, together they are the ideal combination when considering vibration and noise reduction solutions especially at resonanc…

20 . Apr . 2022
Power equipment noise emissions have become significant contributors to urban noise pollution, Amorim’s solutions are cork rubber based elas…

Cork plays a significant role in the elastomer and is directly responsible for the damping function, commonly designated as the energy loss factor, while the rubber matrix takes care of the isolation, together they are the ideal combination when considering vibration and noise reduction solutions especially at resonanc…

Blog 09 . Mar . 2018
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The idea of using this innovative solution, combining cork and concrete, in the Lisbon Cruise Terminal was developed in the framework of the…

The Metamorphosis project resulted from an invitation made by Experimentadesign to several architects and designers to think about new ways of using cork. Architects were asked to use cork in construction solutions, if possible. This challenge came at the same time that I was developing a project for the Cruise Termina…

30 . Oct . 2018
Cork solutions for interior components

With an attractive look and warm and soft touch, cork is an innovative material for interior vehicle components.

10 . Oct . 2018
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25 . Jul . 2017
Our mission

To value cork, designing sustainable composite solutions for multiple applications.

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09 . Aug . 2019
Building Materials

Improve thermal and acoustic insulation, reduce noise and save energy with expanded cork solutions,

26 . Oct . 2020
High end solutions. Nature’s perfection.

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

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.

22 . Oct . 2021
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The Acousticork Vibration Isolation range from Amorim Cork Composites offers solutions with an excellent compromise between damping and insulation.

10 . Jul . 2018
One Two Three Swing! on tour

SUPERFLEX’s installation incorporates innovative cork solution

20 . Nov . 2018
4. Reduction of surface temperature

Since cork has low heat absorption when exposed to light, cork-based or cork infills reduce the turf’s surface temperature by up to 30%, when compared to other infill solutions, ensuring conditions for comfortable use, all year round.

24 . Oct . 2019
Cork for a greener and more sustainable home

If you are looking for eco-friendly and sustainable construction materials, cork can be the solution.

07 . Dec . 2018
Lisbon Cruise Terminal

Development of a concrete solution with cork for application in Lisbon Cruise Terminal.

09 . Mar . 2018
Lisbon Cruise Terminal

Development of a concrete solution with cork for application in Lisbon Cruise Terminal.

19 . Mar . 2018
European Commission considers OSIRYS a success story

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

09 . Aug . 2019
Mission

To value cork, designing sustainable composite solutions for multiple products and applications.

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.

22 . Oct . 2021
U32

U32 Green solution | 100% cork product

23 . Sep . 2022
Circular Economy

Amorim Cork Composites has always been committed to ensuring the transition from a linear economy of “make, use and dispose” to a circular economy of “make, use, recycle and re-use”. The company has therefore been using other materials in addition to cork, in particular synthetic foams sourced from other industries. In…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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"Academia to Business"

During the session, those present had the opportunity to learn more about the characteristics of cork, and the way in which it is integrated into a range of solutions. This universe of applications in areas such as construction, furniture, footwear, or the transport industry demonstrates the personality of this raw mat…

08 . Apr . 2022
Sustainable by nature

As a leader of the cork industry, sustainability, technology and innovation are intrinsic pillars of our culture and strategy. We focus on R&D that result in products and solutions with unparalleled advantages, including reducing the carbon footprint of the end product, saving energy or water, cleaning the environment…

20 . Jul . 2018
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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…

18 . May . 2018
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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…

25 . Jul . 2017
EcoTrain: light, fast, eco-efficient

As an eco-efficient solution, lightweight and comfortable, cork is a fundamental element for increasing thermal and acoustic comfort, reducing weight and optimizing energy consumption. The solutions of Amorim Cork Composites are applied on the flooring, partitions, and side panels of the EcoTrain, contributing to the c…

01 . Aug . 2017
Underlay solutions for floors

We recently launched a set of solutions for application under floating and LVT floors. These solutions combine cork with recycled material, ensuring the mechanical, thermal, and acoustic performance that our clients require so they can achieve highly demanding performance.

25 . Jul . 2017
World leaders in sustainable products

Our raw material – cork - is one of the world’s most sustainable natural resources, in environmental, economic, and social terms. All our solutions are based on our sustainability policy, and are 100% recyclable and reusable.

31 . May . 2019
World leaders in sustainable products

Our raw material – cork - is one of the world’s most sustainable natural resources, in environmental, economic and social terms. All our solutions are based on our sustainability policy, and are 100% recyclable and reusable.

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.

04 . Jun . 2024
Delignit AG (ISIN DE000A0MZ4B0), a leading manufacturer of ecological wood-based products, and Amorim Cork Composites, a business unit of Co…

With the increase in demand for electric vehicles and the pressure to reduce their environmental impact, manufacturers are seeking more sustainable materials that maintain performance and safety in battery systems. FiberCork, ensures that the product not only performs exceptionally but also actively contributes to carb…

08 . Apr . 2022
Various finishes

Cork is a natural material with unique sensory attributes such as its appearance and soft touch. To protect it from external elements such as humidity, abrasion and stains, we suggest several coating solutions that respect these properties and make goods produced with cork very resistant and durable.

05 . Jul . 2022
Performance over time

Sustains up to 4x more weight than PE foam solutions*   When compared to other solutions, our underlayment perform better over time. In general, cork has a higher compressive strength and compressive creep due to its resilience, which means that cork completely recovers its thickness after being compressed and preserve…

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…

05 . Jul . 2022
Performance over time

Sustains up to 4x more weight than PE foam solutions*   When compared to other solutions, our underlayment perform better over time. In general, cork has a higher compressive strength and compressive creep due to its resilience, which means that cork completely recovers its thickness after being compressed and preserve…

23 . Mar . 2018
Advantages

Using a cork infill brings back a part of nature to the artificial turf systems. Cork is a natural and ecological material that offers several advantages if compared with the traditional infill solutions, namely the reduction of maintenance costs, the more natural aspect and feel, the absence of environmental toxicity…

Blog 14 . Jan . 2019
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Learn more about our new Multilayer Panel Simulator and how this tool will help your business

The new Multilayer Panel Simulator (MPS) is a tool developed by Amorim Cork Composites to simulate the acoustic isolation of a multilayer panel, focusing on two main solutions:

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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Product

The product used in the design of this work was cork agglomerate. This material is easily moldable, resulting in geometrically different solutions that harmoniously coexist in the same space.

02 . Dec . 2022
The use of cork for a ground-breaking design

Cork also makes an active contribution to the vehicles’ unique, ground-breaking and innovative design, while increasing high levels of sustainability and reinforcing circular economy practices. Moreover, the cork solution used in both cars is combined with recycled materials, using thermoforming techniques. It is desig…

25 . Jul . 2017
Molded cork-rubber collars and washers provide an effective and simple solution to flanking paths produced by the usage of rigid connections…

Untreated connections often result in vibration flanking paths, propagating vibration throughout the structure through the bolt to the surrounding area resulting in structural borne noise.

25 . Jul . 2017
RIP cork rubber Inlay is a practical solution for the RIP Condenser/Bushing technology manufacturing process.

It serves as an excellent stress/dimensional absorber during the resin impregnation process, absorbing contradicting dimensional changes. Due to the expansion of the internal metal conductor and the contraction of the external RIP isolator during the curing process, preventing cracking of the resin insulator and reduci…

20 . Apr . 2022
Molded cork-rubber collars and washers provide an effective and simple solution to flanking paths produced by the usage of rigid connections…

Untreated connections often result in vibration flanking paths, propagating vibration throughout the structure through the bolt to the surrounding area resulting in structural borne noise.

20 . Apr . 2022
RIP cork rubber Inlay is a practical solution for the RIP Condenser/Bushing technology manufacturing process.

It serves as an excellent stress/dimensional absorber during the resin impregnation process, absorbing contradicting dimensional changes. Due to the expansion of the internal metal conductor and the contraction of the external RIP isolator during the curing process, preventing cracking of the resin insulator and reduci…

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.   …

14 . Jun . 2019
Thermal protection with cork

Amorim Cork Composites’ participation in the project will support the development of simulation processes and the structural design with the production of thermal protection components. The company's mission includes the creation of a new cork-based solution – Spatulated Thermal Protection System (TPS) - which can be a…

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…

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The underlay Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind aims to have a positive impact on the environment by creating a sustainable solution based on circular economy principles. The new solution is based on a formulation that aims to provide high performance of the underlay, due to the unique characteristics of cork as a raw mater…

Case Studies 07 . Feb . 2018
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Benefits

Cork infill is an eco-friendly option, reduces the turf’s maintenance general costs and offers advantages for the users compared to other types of filler, in terms of its neutral odour, more natural appearance and touch, absence of toxicity and reduction of surface temperature by up to 30% compared to other solutions.

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…

22 . Oct . 2021
Durability and performance over time

Sustainable and highly durable and performing solutions made of agglomerated cork to assure sound insulation, improve thermal comfort, and protect the floor of any space.  Cork is a common denominator used in all our underlayments. When applied beneath a flooring system, a cork-based underlayments provides greater comf…

05 . Apr . 2022
An (even more) sustainable solar

The main properties of cork – such as impermeability, lightness, elasticity, compressibility and resilience - remain unchanged, ensuring the floater's performance. It should also be noted that, for each ton of cork produced, the cork oak forest can sequester up to 73 tons of CO2. This factor reduces the environmental i…

22 . Oct . 2021
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The acoustic insulation solutions are part of the Acousticork portfolio. Underscreed and wall bearing range offers the right cork-based product for medium to high acoustic demands, combining performance and sustainability.

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…

06 . Aug . 2018
In your opinion, what is the best way to minimize impact noise in buildings? Do you believe that cork-based materials can be part of the sol…

Vibration isolation is the most effective way to reduce structure-borne noise. Cork-based materials are highly resistant and, in addition to enabling vibration insulation, they also have good damping effects. Indoor acoustic performance is a key factor in increasing quality of life and I believe that cork-based materia…

22 . Oct . 2021
In your opinion, what is the best way to minimize impact noise in buildings? Do you believe that cork-based materials can be part of the sol…

Vibration isolation is the most effective way to reduce structure-borne noise. Cork-based materials are highly resistant and, in addition to enabling vibration insulation, they also have good damping effects. Indoor acoustic performance is a key factor in increasing quality of life and I believe that cork-based materia…

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…

22 . Oct . 2021
Acousticork Products have Carbon Balance Negative

Underlayments Acousticork have a negative carbon balance, when taking into account the CO2 sequestered by cork oak forests and the emissions associated with the industrial process.   Elevate the comfort, protection, and durability of your flooring with our sustainable and high-performing cork-based solutions: Acousti…

25 . Jan . 2022
Adding value to cork in a competitive, differentiated and innovative way

The integration of cork inside the MINI Strip is thus another achievement in line with Corticeira Amorim's mission: adding value to cork in a competitive, differentiated and innovative way, in perfect harmony with Nature. In other words, fostering the development of sustainable products, practices, and solutions. While…

14 . Apr . 2022
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Amorim Cork Composites, Corticeira Amorim’s business unit that develops products, solutions and applications for some of the most sophisticated industries in the world, is celebrating the successful test flight of a groundbreaking electric plane that used Amorim Cork Composites materials in its battery system.

08 . Jan . 2020
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The result of the work developed by the ten designers was presented to the public, for the first time, in Lisbon, at the design and architecture biennial, EXD’13, and it included not only proposals where cork was the only raw material used, but also solutions that combined cork with materials such as concrete, metal or…

24 . Jun . 2024
Why is cork the best option

Compared to 100% foam underlayments, cork solutions are more durable, resistant and eco-friendly. The latest tests, including dynamic load and creep tests, have demonstrated that cork underlayments deliver better performance results. For more detailed information, please visit the page https://corknaturallydurable.com/…

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…

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…

25 . Jul . 2017
Evolution of the types of underlay

The first solutions in this market were primarily made of paperboard and wood chipboards. The improvement and fine-tuning of safety standards led to the creation of better performing alternative solutions. At that time, foams took a foothold in the market (made from oil industry waste) and, almost simultaneously, the f…

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Natural beauty. A solution prepared to withstand the demands of everyday life

Moulding techniques have made it possible to combine cork’s natural characteristics - such as lightness, elasticity and softness to the touch – to provide a feeling of well-being, natural beauty and comfort inside the car. In view of cork’s unique resilience, compressibility and resistance to friction this solution is…

31 . Oct . 2018
Market focus

With a total area of 850 m2, the new facility is located next to the main premises of Amorim Cork Composites. The i.cork factory will develop its activity in line with the market, seeking to create solutions that can respond to the needs of various business sectors - always with cork and the circular economy at the epi…

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…

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…

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…

25 . Jul . 2017
Long term durability with easy installation

The use of Amorim Expandacork will provide a positive contribute allowing the construction elements to contract and expand, consequentely avoiding cracks and lowering its maintenance ratio. Selecting the right material to apply to expansion joints is critical to ensure safety and durability in construction. Cork-based…

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…

25 . Jul . 2017
Catarina Gonçalves

"At Amorim Cork Composites, in a project in which we were looking for new raw materials in order to develop new products, I had the opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary team and learn new information management tools. The environment is challenging and continually encourages us to seek out new solutions, think…

31 . May . 2019
Marta Pacheco

Industrial Director To be at Amorim Cork Composites is to guarantee that every day we have a new challenge, which sustains the desire to continue working more and better with this team of great professionals. I admire our ability to adapt to the different demands of the market, which proves that we are a company that c…

05 . Jan . 2023
Materials used

The underscreed chosen for the Center for Islamic Civilization was U85, from Amorim’s Acousticork range.   Produced with circular economy materials, it consists of agglomerated cork mixed with recycled polyurethane foam and a layer of recycled rubber to insulate impact noise from the floating screed.   The use of waste…

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What do you like most about this raw material?

The first thing is its versatility, but I believe that the most fascinating thing about cork is its overall journey - from the way that it is cultivated and harvested to its processing for different solutions in different areas of activity – including, in my case, use in an item of furniture that will last for decades.…

07 . Apr . 2022
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To this end, we combine all our knowledge and experience about cork with a highly qualified technical follow-up in the development of products for the home, office and leisure sector.  From choosing the most appropriate technologies and work processes for each project, we work closely with the customer to offer the mar…

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Goals

This project is underpinned by three essential objectives. The first is to develop new concepts, in which we collaborate with brands, developing exclusive cork products to be integrated within their collections, or through the creation of solutions, as a complement to the customer's product, such as packaging for wine…

09 . Aug . 2019
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.

18 . Nov . 2022
Cork as a differentiating element in structural materials

In addition to cars, Amorim Cork Composites also offer cork solutions for buses, trains and planes, used in their interiors, side and top panels, flooring and also battery components for cars and planes. This is driven by common objectives: to improve thermal insulation and fire resistance, reduce noise and make struct…

Why Cork 31 . Jan . 2024
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From the origin of the raw materials to the factory gate: what is the environmental impact of Amorim Cork Composites' products?It was this question that we wanted to answer by individually analyzing some of our products. All the solutions under study presented a negative carbon balance, when considering the CO2 sequest…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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Main goal

Demonstrate what cork and high-precision prefabrication can achieve in deck construction of four new luxury river yachts built by MV WERFTEN in Wismar, Germany, each with a deck area of around 2,000 m2 and the cork technology solution was used in 900m2.

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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A sensorial experience at APQHome – MAAT, by Ana Pérez-Quiroga.

A series of cork-based technical solutions from Amorim Cork Composites are used in the APQHome – MAAT project that, until October 19th, offers an immersive experience inside the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT). This is Ana Pérez-Quiroga's most extensive artistic project to date, comprised by a domesti…

04 . Jun . 2021
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This paved the way to the partnership with Corticeira Amorim, that provided technical support and supplied solutions based on cork, as a 100% natural, ecological, renewable, recyclable and reusable raw material, that embodies the ethos of the Global Goals to protect people and planet. Moreover, Corticeira Amorim's sust…

25 . Jul . 2017
CorkAL

This project aims to create an innovative frame system, based on the development of aluminum profiles with thermal cut that break with the traditional concept of aluminum windows. Contrary to the majority of solutions available on the market, thermal cutting will not be carried out using polyamides or other materials d…

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Based on a strong culture of innovation, we develop highly efficient solutions and incorporate by-products from other industries - such as foams, polymers and rubbers - into our processes, giving them a second life, since they would normally be deposited in landfills.   Examples include Footcork® Evolution and Underlay…

26 . Oct . 2020
Lisbon Outdoor Raised Floor

CHALLENGE: Develop a solution for a natural stone raised floor.   LOCATION: Lisbon, Portugal   AREA: 19m2    Stone thickness: 10mm     Cork thickness (NL10): 15mm   NATURAL STONE: Lioz Abancado limestone

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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Safety, energy efficiency, natural materials, and more sustainable products.

These are the key characteristics of Osirys - an international project that aims to improve buildings’ energy efficiency and indoor air quality. Inevitably cork is one of the project’s core features, with solutions supplied by Amorim Cork Composites and Amorim Isolamentos. The result is a set of eco-innovative material…

25 . Oct . 2017
Reinventing and innovating

The flooring market is a highly competitive one that is oriented towards solutions and developments that contribute to low maintenance costs and that are cost effective and eco-friendly without forsaking the design. If, on the one hand, cork solutions provide a positive response to such demands, on the other hand, it i…

17 . Jul . 2024
The increase in electric vehicle production and the expansion of renewable energy storage have driven demand for materials that offer not on…

In order to respond to these challenges, Amorim Cork Composites has developed Amorim ETP700, a material with unique properties that is positioned as an essential solution for the next generation of electric batteries.

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…

13 . Aug . 2018
Environmental Sustainability

100% natural, reusable and recyclable, cork is one of the most versatile materials in the world, from an environmental, social or economic perspective. In addition to cork, all materials used in the production of our underlays are based on the concept of the circular economy. Therefore when looking for a solution that…

25 . Jul . 2017
Amorim T&D is the brand of engineered sealing materials specifically designed and tested for power transmission and distribution equipment,…

Unique blends of cork and select rubbers produce materials indicated for flat sealing applications, that due to reduced side flow, allow for larger contact areas and higher compression ratios which guarantee an effective sealing barrier against potential flange surface imperfections, distortions and leakage paths. Exte…

07 . Jan . 2020
When cork is not visible in a Go4cork product, this seal guarantees that it is present in the right quantity to offer the best results.

Cork is a very special material. Natural and eco-friendly, it is fully reusable and recyclable, making it a sustainable and environmentally friendly option. Along with benefits for the planet, it has unique features that also make it special for people. Reliable, durable and highly versatile, it can be used to create f…

20 . Apr . 2022
Amorim T&D is the brand of engineered sealing materials specifically designed and tested for power transmission and distribution equipment,…

Unique blends of cork and select rubbers produce materials indicated for flat sealing applications, that due to reduced side flow, allow for larger contact areas and higher compression ratios which guarantee an effective sealing barrier against potential flange surface imperfections, distortions and leakage paths. Exte…

16 . Apr . 2018
Materials used in manufacturing underlays

Today, there are many options when it comes to choosing the right underlay materials. From natural substances such as cork to rubber, PE foams (non-cross linked/cross linked), PP foams, XPS, PUR, PUM, etc., selecting the right material will give your floor more longevity.   Here is a brief comparison of the performance…

10 . May . 2018
Materials used in manufacturing underlays

Today, there are many options when it comes to choosing the right underlay materials. From natural substances such as cork to rubber, PE foams (non-cross linked/cross linked), PP foams, XPS, PUR, PUM, etc., selecting the right material will give your floor more longevity.   Here is a brief comparison of the performance…

04 . Jan . 2024
We have always been circular

Amorim Cork Composites, the company that owns Go4Cork, has always been committed to ensuring the transition from a linear economy of “take, make and dispose” to a circular economy. The idea of a cycle at the heart of the circular economy is also clearly present in the solutions we offer: we want to continuously creat…

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…

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…

16 . Sep . 2019
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Do it yourself with Go4cork With the Go4cork line of decorative products, it is very easy to get down to work and cover one (or several) walls of your house with cork. For this purpose, we offer two types of solutions: decorative panels and multipurpose cork rolls. The decorative panels in agglomerated cork come in fou…

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…

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…

Blog 28 . May . 2021
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Cork has been used in the industry for many years, correct? Can you give some examples of the type of applications?

Exactly. Cork has been used in the Energy sector for a long time, in particular in the T&D Transmission and Distribution area (Power or Distribution Transformers). Cork is used as a sealing element, where unique combinations of cork and selected rubber create materials suitable for flat sealing applications which,…

09 . Aug . 2019
Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind

Flooring Underlayment for High Durability Sound Insulation The new solution is based on a formulation that aims to provide high performance of the underlayment, due to the unique characteristics of cork as a raw material: durability, comfort, impermeability, thermal, acoustic and anti-vibration insulation.

21 . Apr . 2022
A kraft paper carrier for the pre-attached underlayment

A paper kraft carrier is available to laminate to the cork backing, improving the tensile strength, the client’s production process efficiency and the final floor value proposition. This sustainable and natural solution will improve the homogeneity of the adhesion of the pre-attached underlayment to other layers of the…

31 . Jul . 2017
A kraft paper carrier for the pre-attached underlayment

A paper kraft carrier is available to laminate to the cork backing, improving the tensile strength, the client’s production process efficiency and the final floor value proposition. This sustainable and natural solution will improve the homogeneity of the adhesion of the pre-attached underlayment to other layers of the…

25 . Jul . 2017
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On the theme of "trends and shifts in paradigm”, it should be noted that cork itself is today a fashionable material, widely recognised as such by media figures and influential people from around the world.  Cork is, besides an unbeatable option in terms of sustainability (an increasingly valued requirement), a mouldab…

22 . Oct . 2021
Urbanisation is a megatrend, one of the major pathways of development

With it, the importance of quality acoustic environments for human well-being continues to grow. People around the globe are more aware of the impact that acoustics have on their daily lives and expect higher quality acoustic experiences. On the other hand, trends in sustainability, recycling and circular economy requi…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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The items of the METAMORPHOSIS exhibition, developed by a group of naturally talented people, open up a new range of products and applications. The invited professionals joined their technical vision with artistic sensibility and the knowledge they have of the market, creating solutions where cork intersects with vario…

12 . Dec . 2017
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The acoustic performance and esthetics of cork have captivated designer Gabriel Tan. When he was looking for a disruptive and high-performance material to design acoustic and decorative panels for two projects in Singapore, cork came up as the ideal solution. A total of 40 pieces were made for two interior projects.

20 . Jul . 2018
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Given its unique cellular structure, cork has a high shock-absorption capacity and thermal conductivity. These characteristics, together with a natural texture and appearance, make cork infills a non-aggressive solution for players, guaranteeing system performance and reducing wear and tear.

12 . Jul . 2018
Cork-Rubber products to make your life easier

Amorim Sportsfloor Cork-Rubber Flooring is an excellent solution for gym floors, either in the home or in commercial spaces. Easy to install and maintain, it is an extremely durable solution for a variety of applications.  With excellent resilience and vibration absorbing characteristics it has many possible uses beyon…

Blog 26 . Oct . 2017
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About Invisible Network

Invisible Network was a mobilizing project whose global objective was to develop a new generation of interactive products, based on concepts of invisible computing and ubiquitous computing. Invisible computing makes it possible to introduce new features into everyday objects, making them interactive and providing the c…

29 . Jan . 2024
Welcome to our events page

Welcome to our Events Page.Here you'll find a comprehensive list of all the trade shows, conferences, and events where our company will be participating throughout the year. We're committed to keeping our customers, partners, and followers informed about where they can find us and engage with us in person. From major i…

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…

Blog 20 . Nov . 2019
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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…

16 . Sep . 2019
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Underlay: simple, but efficient An underlay is a layer of material applied during the installation process between the concrete layer (or the previous flooring) and the final flooring. It is an element that is out of sight, but whose presence is felt with every step. With an underlay, the sound of children jumping and…

27 . Jul . 2023
Better acoustic insulation in a more sustainable material.

A high performance Heavy Mass Layer must ensure good acoustic and damping performance in different vehicles. With the ever-growing awareness to make the mobility industry more environmentally friendly, another feature joins this set of requirements: sustainability. This was how the MAC020 Heavy Mass Layer came to be. T…

27 . Sep . 2019
Awarded with RIBA's Stephen Lawrence 2019

ork House's innovative character caught the eye of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), that awarded the project with the prize Stephen Lawrence 2019, an award for experimental architectural talent, celebrating projects with a construction budget of less than £1 million.   Marco Goldschmied, the founder of…

05 . Jan . 2023
Applied solution

Amorim Expandacork Type II was chosen for application in the expansion joints of the buildings and other infrastructures of Taiwan Taoyuan airport’s new Terminal 3. The product is a cork-based solution for expansion joints that ensures excellent performance and low maintenance. Designed to fill the spaces between concr…

08 . Jan . 2019
The Corkfabrics product takes up a position of importance by presenting itself as a real alternative to traditional fabric.

Hence, it fills a market niche and is a viable solution for several applications. Like leather or suede, it provides a sophisticated look and luxurious touch and is a more practical option since there are no major product maintenance concerns. Cork is easy to clean (just wipe with a damp cloth) and it is highly resista…

09 . Aug . 2019
Cork with you, every day

We bring cork to your life. We’re with you every day, whether you’re looking for a solution for a quieter and more comfortable environment, whether it is a construction work or looking for a natural and unique element to complete your home or workspace design.

13 . Dec . 2017
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…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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High performance materials for high loads in isolation systems.

Growing population in urban areas has increased the need to make the standards and norms with regard to control of noise and vibration more stringent. The market is responding to this demand and two new solutions capable of withstanding high loads have just been launched. VC1005 and VC1006 Acousticork, from Amorim Cork…

11 . Oct . 2018
High performance materials for high loads in isolation systems.

Growing population in urban areas has increased the need to make the standards and norms with regard to control of noise and vibration more stringent. The market is responding to this demand and two new solutions capable of withstanding high loads have just been launched. VC1005 and VC1006 Acousticork, from Amorim Cork…

22 . Oct . 2021
High performance materials for high loads in isolation systems.

Growing population in urban areas has increased the need to make the standards and norms with regard to control of noise and vibration more stringent. The market is responding to this demand and two new solutions capable of withstanding high loads have just been launched. VC1005 and VC1006 Acousticork, from Amorim Cork…

22 . Oct . 2021
Solutions for different types of final flooring

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems. Our range of underlayment may consist of cork agglomerate or contain other recycled materials, such as PU, Recycled Rubber or EVA. Compared to synthetic materials, cork is the right choice when looking for a solution that guarantees performance but is also sust…

10 . Dec . 2021
Solutions for different types of final flooring.

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems. Our range of underlayment may consist of cork agglomerate or contain other recycled materials, such as PU, Recycled Rubber or EVA. Compared to synthetic materials, cork is the right choice when looking for a solution that guarantees performance but is also sust…

09 . Aug . 2019
It’s easy to do it yourself with cork

In these cases, cork is ideal for improving rooms’ thermal and acoustic insulation, reducing interior noise and helping to save energy. You can take advantage of these benefits by installing a cork underlay or floor base and applying expanded cork agglomerate or cork boards to the walls. Placed between the floor and t…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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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…

08 . Jan . 2019
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The last object James Irvine designed for Amorim has, in his own words “a little story: it recalls a wonderful dinner by the sea, with such amazing talk about wine and some incredible vintage port. So, I started thinking that these wonderful bottles need to be cuddled and carried with the greatest of care. That is how…

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 19 . Aug . 2020
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Cork has many qualities, especially when we think that no technologically produced material can offer as many and as diverse attributes. But what should be highlighted in this material that is so complete and versatile? Marco Sousa Santos has no doubts: “Its plastic and its mechanical nature. Plastic - due to its textu…

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…

07 . May . 2024
Underscreed 2

In this project, U85 underscreeds from the Acousticork by Amorim range were used. When applied to the floor between the structural slab and the screed during construction, they significantly reduce the propagation of impact noise through the building structure. The selection of this solution is in line with the hotel's…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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If you had to highlight two major advantages of cork, which ones would you choose?

One of the things that I find really fascinating about cork is that, in many ways, it acts like a very dense memory foam. It always bounces back to its original form after being subjected to mechanical pressure. This unique trait is a result of its iconic hexagonal cellular structure that also gives the material the ab…

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