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08 . Apr . 2022
Cork

Cork is the bark of the cork oak (Quercus Suber L.). 100% natural, renewable, reusable and recyclable, cork is, whether from an environmental, social or economic point of view, one of the most versatile materials in the world, and can be used in various processes and sectors.  It is estimated that for every ton of cork…

13 . Jun . 2023
Cork

From cork yoga balls to blocks, through rollers, wedges and eggs, Go4Cork offers a full range of cork yoga props that combine robustness and sustainability. Practitioners can thereby excel with beautiful, useful and nature-friendly props.

20 . Jun . 2019
25 . Jul . 2017
Cork

Cork is a completely natural raw material, with unique properties which give it an unrivalled character.

08 . Apr . 2022
Why work with cork?

Let’s Cork Together

25 . Jul . 2017
What is Cork

100% natural, reusable and recyclable, cork is, whether from the environmental, social or economic perspectives, one of the world’s most versatile materials.

05 . Jul . 2018
Cork-rubber Flooring

Cork-rubber products for different applications

20 . Nov . 2018
12 . Mar . 2019
Cork chair cover

Cork offers additional comfort to your aluminium chair.

17 . Nov . 2022
Amorim's cork reaching for the moon

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

24 . Apr . 2019
Cork Inside by Amorim

When cork isn't completely visible, this seal guarantees that the product contains cork in the optimal amount, giving the required performance.

25 . Jul . 2017
Cork Oak Forest

From all the cork oak forests, approximately 340 000 tonnes of cork are harvested each year.

19 . Apr . 2022
Cork Yoga Mat

The Cork Yoga Mat is a combination of a foam bottom and a smooth natural cork top layer, offering perfect cushioning and a non-slip surface with the perfect grip.

28 . Sep . 2018
Cork in acoustic wall coverings

Cork backing is used in wall covering panels to increase soundproofing.

Blog 08 . Sep . 2021
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“The versatility of cork is fascinating”

Designer Christian Watson uses cork in his first furniture collection.

Blog 27 . Sep . 2019
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Cork is art at the Venice Biennale

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

27 . Sep . 2019
Cork House: a sustainable and awarded project

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

10 . Oct . 2018
Sustainable construction: the role of cork

Cork is one of the main materials that have been gaining prominence in the area of sustainable and eco-efficient construction.

08 . Jan . 2020
Cork at Nova SBE

Cork coats the walls of the Américo Amorim auditorium at the recently-inaugurated campus of the Nova School of Business & Economics.

29 . Nov . 2018
Cork pieces by Gisela Simas

The Brazilian designer chose cork to create two new pieces of furniture, a coffee table and a lamp.

26 . Oct . 2017
Tate Modern embraces cork

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

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.

12 . Jul . 2018
09 . Oct . 2018
Cork in comfort and fashion of footwear

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

19 . Apr . 2022
Cork in comfort and fashion of footwear

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

25 . Jul . 2017
What is the world cork production?

The world cork production is 340 000 tons per year, 55% of which is from Portugal.

25 . Jul . 2017
How do cork oaks grow?

The cork oak may be sown, planted or propagate spontaneously, which is often the case in cork oak forests, thanks to the acorns that fall on the ground.

09 . Aug . 2019
Creative ideas for decorating with cork

Cork provides colour, texture and a natural and organic look to your surroundings. Find out how to use it for decorating your home or office.

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.

22 . Oct . 2021
Insulation with cork in the Zeitz Museum

Acousticork cork underlay and agglomerated cork and rubber underscreeds are the materials responsible for the excellent insulation characteristics of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.

28 . Mar . 2018
Insulation with cork in the Zeitz Museum

Acousticork cork underlay and agglomerated cork and rubber underscreeds are the materials responsible for the excellent insulation characteristics of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.

01 . Aug . 2017
Cork mindset

Cork, as part of the world’s forests, helps maximize carbon sequestration and consequently counters global warming and climate changes. Cork is the bark of Quercus Suber L. and is renewed every nine years. Amorim Cork Composites is also using sub-products from cork stoppers production as raw material. This value-chain…

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.

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork 3D Molding - Unleashing Creativity

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

18 . Nov . 2022
Cork on the path towards the mobility of the future

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

16 . Apr . 2018
WHY CORK?

Cork is a 100% natural material that has a honeycomb-like structure of microscopic cells filled with an air-like gas and coated mainly with suberin and lignin. One cubic centimeter of cork contains about 40 million cells. It has a closed-cell structure, making it lightweight, airtight and watertight. Cork is an amazing…

10 . May . 2018
WHY CORK?

Cork is a 100% natural material that has a honeycomb-like structure of microscopic cells filled with an air-like gas and coated mainly with suberin and lignin. One cubic centimeter of cork contains about 40 million cells. It has a closed-cell structure, making it lightweight, airtight and watertight. Cork is an amazing…

25 . Jul . 2017
Preservation of the cork oak forest

It makes the cork viable in a unique manner, and as a result, the preservation of the cork oak forest, a unique example of green economy, which is based on a balance between economic, social, and environmental issues. The constant concern to adopt and reinforce sustainable development practices makes Corticeira Amorim…

27 . Jul . 2017
Multipurpose Cork-rubber Flooring

Cork-rubber and rubber products for different applications

18 . Dec . 2020
Why cork?

As curator of The Bridge Collection, my goal was to connect the museum and the collection in an engaging and accessible way and, on a broader spectrum, to connect the physical exhibition with the narrative and the history of the collection. In this sense, I tried to bring together art and ecology. Cork offers both, bei…

26 . Sep . 2019
Why Cork?

“The idea is to produce cork-based shoes because we believe in the properties of cork such as its lightweight and sustainability, but we also really appreciate that the material comes from Europe and not from somewhere else requiring long-distance transportation. Cork is also a nice material to work with; it's easy to…

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.

Blog 16 . Feb . 2018
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Cork floating islands treat wastewater

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

13 . Apr . 2021
The true value of cork oak forests

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

Blog 25 . Aug . 2020
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Studio Corkinho: Suspending time with cork

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

25 . Jul . 2017
Other applications of cork

As a result of technological advances and strong investment in R&D+I, the applications of cork are increasingly surprising, from its use in construction and architecture, in design, in the manufacture of clothing, jewelry and footwear, in furniture, decoration, health and cosmetics, in energy production, pollution…

14 . Nov . 2018
Campana brothers create furniture made of cork

Collection includes an armchair and three cabinets made using various types of cork.

Blog 26 . Oct . 2017
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New patent: Printing heating circuit systems in cork

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

09 . Aug . 2019
Why choose cork for your home?

Cork is environmentally friendly and a highly versatile material when used for interior decoration. But that’s not all. Read this article to find out seven good reasons why you should have it with you every day.

16 . Sep . 2019
Choose cork for a simple and contemporary decor

Naturally sourced materials such as cork, are an excellent choice to create comfortable and relaxed environments that make us feel at home. Try using it on walls or as a small detail and let it surprise you.

20 . Jul . 2018
Cork: 100% natural

Although artificial infills are considered environmentally-friendly, cork is a more sustainable option. Cork is a 100% recyclable material, where nearly all industry waste produced is reusable. This helps to minimize greenhouse gases and reduce the carbon footprint. Choosing a cork infill means choosing a solution that…

18 . May . 2018
Cork: 100% natural

Although artificial infills are considered environmentally-friendly, cork is a more sustainable option. Cork is a 100% recyclable material, where nearly all industry waste produced is reusable. This helps to minimize greenhouse gases and reduce the carbon footprint. Choosing a cork infill means choosing a solution that…

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…

04 . Apr . 2024
Vamper GmbH bets on cork to improve the comfort of new motorhomes

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

13 . Nov . 2019
Cork: sustainability and technical performance in expansion joints

Amorim Cork Composites' cork-based solutions for expansion joints in concrete structures, combine performance, low maintenance and sustainability, and also complies with the construction industry’s stringent quality standards.

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…

07 . Jan . 2020
Cork Inside: a seal that guarantees sustainability and performance

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.

10 . Oct . 2018
Cork is the central element in the installation by the Danish collective SUPERFLEX

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

24 . Jun . 2024
Extend the lifespan of your floor with sustainable cork underlayments.

By choosing cork, you can achieve significant savings and contribute to a more sustainable future.

Blog 21 . Jun . 2021
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Ai Weiwei: cork elected to create original work

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

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

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

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork under the spotlight of Stockholm Furniture Fair

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

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork becomes art in the Palais de Tokyo

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

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

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

Blog 02 . Aug . 2017
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Cork Thermal Protection Heat Shield for Mars Spacecraft

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

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork presented in New York at 5th Avenue

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

13 . Mar . 2024
HYK Outdoors unveils new teardrop camper with cork as the core material

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

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 . Jun . 2018
Cork as a damping material

Due to its closed, cellular structure, filled with air, cork has a higher loss factor than rubber, which is essential for damping and consequent energy dissipation. Our specific polymer formulations and the addition of cork, with its unique compressibility and recovery features, enhance the material’s high loss factor.…

22 . Oct . 2021
Cork as a damping material

Due to its closed, cellular structure, filled with air, cork has a higher loss factor than rubber, which is essential for damping and consequent energy dissipation. Our specific polymer formulations and the addition of cork, with its unique compressibility and recovery features, enhance the material’s high loss factor.…

08 . Jan . 2019
The ultimate innovation in cork transformation

Natural Textile fibers TechnologyThe fusion of polymeric layer over agglomerated cork. Adaptable and FlexibleProvides the sophisticated look and luxurious feel of soft leather or nubuck suede with the unique features of cork. Use of lamination/gluing technologyEnables it to be applied to highly flexible and durable mat…

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.

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.

13 . Apr . 2023
New cork solutions to protect electric vehicle batteries

Cork’s low density with its reduced thermal conductivity and resistance to high temperatures, make it ideal for the development of components for EV batteries. In addition, cork’s cushioning and sealing capacity makes it suitable for various applications, inside and outside the battery.

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…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork house in the Gulbenkian Foundation during a 20-day concert

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

30 . Oct . 2018
Mobility Cork Venners

Cork is a natural and sustainable option for the various elements that make up the vehicle's interior, such as door linings, the interior console or the dashboard. In addition to their sophisticated look and the comfort they provide, our materials are able to respond to the wear and tear caused by everyday use.

Blog 09 . Nov . 2020
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Cork used inside Mazda’s new 100% electric car

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

04 . Nov . 2021
Cork can be found anywhere

Beyond the microscopic level and focusing on practical issues, cork can be found in a newly-purchased apartment, in our company’s office building, or in the public building across the street, without us even realising it. It may be between the walls and under our noses, or rather under our feet. At the ground level, co…

08 . Nov . 2021
Cork can be found anywhere

Beyond the microscopic level and focusing on practical issues, cork can be found in a newly-purchased apartment, in our company’s office building, or in the public building across the street, without us even realising it. It may be between the walls and under our noses, or rather under our feet. At the ground level, co…

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

Integrated in the dashboard, sun visors and doors, cork is a natural raw material that provides the German brand's car with comfort, water resistance, thermal and acoustic insulation, and anti-vibration.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork reducing weight in river cruise ships

A primary cork decking used in a 6* river cruising ship built by MV WERTFEN for the Genting Group. The result? Better navigation performance and a significant reduction in the installation time.

18 . Sep . 2018
New cork objects designed by Gisela Simas

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

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork lamps to illuminate La Biennale di Venezia

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

25 . Jul . 2017
McNamara’s Cork Surf Board

Amorim Cork Composites developed cork surfboards for the Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara.This project was launched in 2013 with a view to designing high efficiency surfboards making use of Portuguese raw materials and technology. In partnership with Mercedes-Benz and Amorim, the project was started in the last quarter…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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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.

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…

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…

16 . Mar . 2020
Portuguese cork in the spotlight in one of the world's leading design exhibitions

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

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.

Blog 14 . Jun . 2021
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Cork once again chosen as elected material for the Serpentine Summer Pavilion

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

Blog 18 . Apr . 2019
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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

25 . Jul . 2017
Cork: a universe of possibilities one step away from the consumer

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

30 . Oct . 2018
Cork: sustainability, comfort and performance in mobility

Given the rising importance of sustainability in the mobility sector, there is growing demand for more sustainable materials in vehicle manufacture, in order to reduce the sector's environmental impact. Cork is a 100% natural and recyclable material that can be used instead of plastics, foams and other materials that a…

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…

Blog 28 . May . 2021
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What materials currently compete with cork?

Depending on the field of application, we find different materials that can compete with cork. For example, in the case of electric mobility, the most commonly-used materials for thermal management and sealing are silicone sponges, polyurethane foams and ceramic materials (micas). In the T&D Transmission and Distri…

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…

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…

Case Studies 06 . Feb . 2019
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Claus Porto’s first store outside Portugal is in New York - and it’s made from cork

1,500 diamond-shaped cork pieces create a fascinating 13-metre long arch

25 . Jul . 2017
Cork oak forests are natural CO2 retainers, the major cause of global warming

It is estimated that every year cork oak forests retain up to 14 million tons of CO2, a sizeable contribution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the main cause of climate change.

Blog 23 . Jun . 2021
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Why did you suggest using cork?

I advocated for the using of cork, because it is one of the healthiest materials on the planet. Cork is a healthy material, from the perspective of the natural system’s health / renewability, from the perspective of human labor and paying fair wages to all those involved in the supply chain, and from the perspective of…

Blog 19 . Aug . 2020
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Marco Sousa Santos: Cork should be used for its mechanical characteristics

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

Blog 12 . Feb . 2021
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With so many materials to choose from, why cork?

As a product design studio we are constantly looking for unique and sustainable materials to work with.   Cork is certainly one of the most sustainable materials in the world with a large variety of applications and available grades.   Cork is not often seen or used within high-end product design, it was therefore impo…

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

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

21 . Apr . 2022
Cork inlay, where comfort meets beauty

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

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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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'.

20 . Jul . 2018
Does cork infill limit granulate agglomeration?

When subject to higher temperatures or increased pressure, non-organic infills, particularly EPDM, tend to soften or agglomerate, creating granules. These agglomerates are hazardous for players and increase the likelihood of injuries. Furthermore, if the performance infill is agglomerated, it loses optimal performance…

Blog 06 . Feb . 2023
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What part does cork play in this project?

Cork is almost synonymous with our product. All our cork is sourced from Amorim and recycled at Amorim where it makes its way back into the production cycle in the form of our iconic lower section of the sole. Cork offers incredible natural benefits that no industrial process has yet been able to achieve. It is a mater…

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…

Case Studies 07 . Feb . 2018
Case Studies
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…

09 . Aug . 2019
Cork Pure

Cork Pure

09 . Aug . 2019
Cork memoboards

Cork memoboards

04 . Jun . 2024
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30 . Oct . 2018
Cork solutions for structural parts

Increase performance and sustainability with cork based solutions

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.

25 . Jul . 2017
31 . May . 2019
09 . Aug . 2019
Cork-rubber Solutions

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems.

27 . Mar . 2023
Cork. Naturally Durable.

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

18 . Apr . 2018
Cork on mission to Mars

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

12 . Dec . 2017
Cork acoustic panels in Singapore

Interview with Gabriel Tan, designer.

14 . Dec . 2016
Cork and Nature

Cork oak forest

23 . Sep . 2022
Cork Polymer Compounds: A game-changer

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

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

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

19 . Apr . 2022
Cork grows in orthopaedic and comfort footwear

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

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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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.

22 . Oct . 2021
8 Reasons for using a cork underlayment

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

25 . Jul . 2017
Cork, a sustainable realm of visuals and performance

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

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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McNamara’s cork Surf board

To develop Corecork surfboards, specifically designed to meet the unique characteristics of big waves and to fulfil McNamara’s needs.

27 . Jul . 2017
7 Reasons for using a cork underlayment

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

09 . Aug . 2019
MULTIPURPOSE ADHESIVE CORK ROLL

Multipurpose Adhesive Cork Roll

08 . Jan . 2019
A new perspective on cork

By your side, while working, relaxing or enjoying a meal with family and friends. Light and unpretentious, the items in the MATERIA collection fit perfectly into your daily routine.

04 . Apr . 2022
25 . Jul . 2017
Amorim Cork Composites

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Why Cork 31 . Jan . 2024
07 . Apr . 2022
Let’s Cork Together ​

Bringing cork and sustainability to your ideas

08 . Apr . 2022
Let’s Cork Together ​

Bringing cork and sustainability to your ideas

Blog 09 . Mar . 2018
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"I think that cork is extraordinary!"

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

Case Studies 07 . Feb . 2018
Case Studies
Cork applied in artificial turf systems

Cork infill applied in the soccer field of the Tangstedt Sports Club's soccer field in Germany.

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?

04 . Jun . 2021
"Cork seemed the obvious choice"

In relation to the choice of cork, Jack Headford explains: “During development of the project, it became obvious that we needed to work with materials that convey a sense of empathy and robustness within the forest. Cork seemed the obvious choice, due to its wooden tones and smooth texture, and its inherent sustainable…

05 . Dec . 2022
Cork gives life to sustainable vertical gardens

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

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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.

10 . Jul . 2018
Campana Brothers present their first collection of cork furniture

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

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Innovative cork project improves air quality in buildings

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

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…

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Cork Inside seal

As such it is a Cork Inside product. Recently created, the Cork Inside seal is applied in Amorim Cork Composites’ products in which cork is mixed with other materials to enhance its characteristics, although not immediately visible. In these cases, the presence of the Cork Inside seal guarantees to consumers that cork…

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Cork presented in new installation of MAAT in Lisbon

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

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.

16 . Nov . 2022
Vibration and noise control in T&D

Case studies on the benefits of cork in electrical production and distribution networks

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

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

02 . May . 2022
Cork at the service of wind energy

The wind power sector is one of the areas that benefits from the lightness and low thermal conductivity of cork to ensure the proper functioning and durability of energy production structures. Cork is applied to the large blades of wind turbines to prevent damage caused by the structural vibration of the equipment. It…

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Recycled cork and new products

The cork oak forest helps preserve biodiversity and guarantees the survival of many native species, some of which are endangered. It is also equally important as a carbon sink, and ensures regulation of the water cycle and water retention, and helps prevent desertification and depopulation of rural areas. Recycling, in…

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..

18 . Nov . 2019
4 pieces in cork that you’ll want in your home

Discover Go4cork trays, place mats, trivets and coasters.

25 . Jul . 2017
Mega cork installation in the inauguration of the Natural History Museum in Tel Aviv

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

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

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

26 . Sep . 2018
8 Reasons for using cork underlays when renovating your home

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

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Your work is all about cork? Why cork?

Cédric: It's about cork, but not as you know it. Working with the perception of how people look at cork to create a renewed awareness of its richness. Cork is a unique material, but it's mainly used in similar applications - for interior or decorative use. We want to ennoble it, give it an artful touch, by taking advan…

04 . Dec . 2019
Cork for a naturally-inspired environment

If you have doubts about which material to choose for your office, choose cork. In addition to being functional and visually appealing, cork accessories also have the advantage of introducing an element of natural origin to your office, creating a mild and quiet environment that invites you to work. In this article, fi…

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…

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.

05 . Dec . 2022
Cork is contributing to Germany’s ongoing revolution in its rural railway lines

Used on the floor of the MONOCABs - a project that aims to offer a second life to existing railway lines in Germany’s rural areas - cork endows lightness, comfort and thermal, acoustic and anti-vibration insulation to the vehicle.

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Snowboard with Amorim cork wins ISPO BRANDNEW 2017 prize

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

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…

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What is the perspective of the North American flooring industry on cork?

The North American market sees cork as a value-added product and as a sustainable product. But it is not yet a mainstream product. Most of the cork used in the US is for industrial applications. That will change as the demands of the market change. Of course, we [the US] are the world’s biggest users of cork wine stopp…

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…

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

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

09 . Apr . 2021
The soft texture and lightness of the cork,

The soft texture and lightness of the cork, the tactile sensations of both materials, the sense of harmony thereby achieved, were only revealed during the key moments of this journey of discovery. After we’ve seen them together, we can’t imagine them any other way.

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

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

21 . Apr . 2022
Walking comfort, freedom of design, silent and warm thanks to cork

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

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Cork: a natural raw material, numerous environmental advantages

When cork is used in the development of a product, this means that all the environmental advantages associated with this raw material are also integrated in the product. Cork is 100% natural and has unique, unparalleled properties: it is light, impermeable to liquids and gases, elastic and compressible, offers thermal…

17 . Apr . 2018
New cork objects designed by Gisela Simas are presented during Milan Design Week

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

31 . Oct . 2017
Cork is being part of the news. What do you think that hasn't been said yet about cork in the space industry?

Cork… it’s not just for use on Planet Earth! Just as cork has been such an important component of the thermal protection of nearly every rocket launched from Earth, I expect it will find similar applications when we are visiting other moons and planets in our solar system and eventually launching rockets back home from…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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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 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…

05 . Jul . 2022
Flooring underlayment with cork by Amorim and Nike Grind EVA foam

Amorim underlayment made with Nike Grind provides long-term performance. Cork’s resilience offers the ability to support loads without breaking the cells and keeps the initial thickness, thereby maintaining performance during the entire lifetime of the building. On the other hand, cork has a good compensating ability f…

05 . Jul . 2022
Flooring underlayment Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind - EVA foam and cork

Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind underlayment provides long-term performance. Cork’s resilience offers the ability to support loads without breaking the cells and keeps the initial thickness, thereby maintaining performance during the entire lifetime of the building. On the other hand, cork has a good compensating ability…

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Concerning cork, which characteristics do you value most? Do you agree that cork is the past, present, and future material of the flooring b…

The diversity of applications – far beyond the flooring business – the top performance, and also the important factor of sustainability makes cork probably one of the most amazing materials to work with. The presentations we all had at the Amorim plant were extremely impressive. Cork is one of the fascinating hidden ch…

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How do you follow the evolution of cork-based materials and systems in this specific market (Noise & Vibration)?

Cork-based materials have been used in other industries for many centuries. The current challenge in the building acoustics market is to present these cork-based materials to architects and consultants who can then apply them in the design of their buildings in order to reduce impact noise.

22 . Oct . 2021
How do you follow the evolution of cork-based materials and systems in this specific market (Noise & Vibration)?

Cork-based materials have been used in other industries for many centuries. The current challenge in the building acoustics market is to present these cork-based materials to architects and consultants who can then apply them in the design of their buildings in order to reduce impact noise.

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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 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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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…

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How and when did you have the idea of using this raw material (cork) to create the Beller Collection?

It all started in January 2015 when Benjamin Pardo, executive vice president at Knoll, reached out to me. Both he and Roger Wall, president of Spinneybeck, had been interested in adding cork products to the Knoll and Spinneybeck collection. During their preliminary research they had come across some of my earlier work…

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.

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…

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…

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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…

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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…

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Acousticork: the sound of silence

The Acousticork underscreed range by Amorim Cork Composites includes solutions with different thicknesses produced from agglomerated cork, cork with recycled polyurethane and recycled rubber.

22 . Oct . 2021
Acousticork: the sound of silence

The Acousticork underscreed range by Amorim Cork Composites includes solutions with different thicknesses produced from agglomerated cork, cork with recycled polyurethane and recycled rubber.

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…

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Design is one of the main ways to enhance the unique characteristics of cork. Hence, Corticeira Amorim challenged experimentadesign to commi…

The design process of the items created combines functionality and relevance (an essential concern of the modern world), with keen sensitivity for the dynamics of use. The MATERIA collection, by joining the sensory characteristics and the unique personality of an ancient material - cork - with the challenging perspecti…

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Cork, sustainable by nature

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Cork and Comfort.

Footcork is recognized for its innovative nature and continuous reinvention. It is also accompanied by an easy management and transformation process. Key characteristics, such as lightweight, warmth, breath ability and good compression/recovery properties provide remarkable performance in terms of comfort.

19 . Apr . 2022
Cork and Comfort.

Footcork is recognized for its innovative nature and continuous reinvention. It is also accompanied by an easy management and transformation process. Key characteristics, such as lightweight, warmth, breath ability and good compression/recovery properties provide remarkable performance in terms of comfort.

25 . Jul . 2017
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Material Category Granulated Cork

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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.

22 . Oct . 2021
Our process:

1. Extract cork / sourcing of circular economy materials  | 2. Grinding cork / grinding circular economy materials  | 3. Cylinder agglomeration  | 4. Split rolls | 5. Laminate vapor barrier foil  | 6. Packaging

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1. Extract cork / sourcing of circular economy materials  | 2. Grinding cork / grinding circular economy materials  | 3. Cylinder agglomeration  | 4. Split rolls | 5. Laminate vapor barrier foil  | 6. Packaging

28 . Nov . 2018
António Salazar - CEO Kankura Golf

Using cork brings several key advantages. For example, cork offers comfort and thermal inertia, which is very important in footwear used for golf, given that golfers may face very cold temperatures in the winter and a lot of heat in the summer. Moreover cork is a material with tremendous elasticity, cushioning the impa…

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

SUPERFLEX’s installation incorporates innovative cork solution

31 . Jul . 2017
Core Layer

Dimension Stability through a cork compound

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Dimension Stability through a cork compound

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Dimension Stability through a cork compound

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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Jasper Morrison, British product designer

Cork is a material which is certainly worthy of attention in design. Its appeal lies in the combination of its old-world appeal and new-world technical capabilities.

08 . Jan . 2019
Aro - Miguel Vieira Batista

Aro is a centerpiece as well as a statement, a bold affirmation of cork's personality.

08 . Jan . 2019
Lasca - Marco Sousa Santos

Aro is a centerpiece as well as a statement, a bold assumption of cork's personality.

07 . Dec . 2018
Lisbon Cruise Terminal

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

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.

24 . Jan . 2022
Installation Process

How to install a cork underlay with glue?

24 . Jan . 2022
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How to install a cork underlay with glue?

22 . Oct . 2021
Underlayments for Wood-based Floor

Agglomerated cork underlayment for impact noise, and thermal insulation.

22 . Oct . 2021
U36

U36 Circular economy product - Cork inside No rubber

17 . Nov . 2016
Corkwall : protecting your house as the cork protects the tree.

An eco-friendly final coating that can be used for different purposes, ranging from new construction, renovation of external façades to the decoration of internal walls and ceilings.

07 . May . 2024
Underscreed: more silence and more comfort

Recognised for their acoustic and thermal properties, Acousticork by Amorim underscreeds were integrated into the hotel's construction to effectively reduce the transmission of impact noise between rooms, guaranteeing a quiet and comfortable environment for guests. Incorporating cork-based underscreeds into this type o…

19 . Apr . 2023
Underlayment: more silence and more comfort

To meet the high standards of acoustic performance expected in the project , a cork underlayment with recycled rubber was applied to the entire area. Achieving the mission of constructing a sustainable green building, and providing a living place with high quality and harmonized indoor enviroment.

11 . May . 2023
Underlayment: more silence and more comfort

To meet the high standards of acoustic performance expected in the project , a cork underlayment with recycled rubber was applied to the entire area. Achieving the mission of constructing a sustainable green building, and providing a living place with high quality and harmonized indoor enviroment.

24 . Jan . 2022
Installation Process

How to install a cork underlay with a vapor barrier?

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How to install a cork underlayment with a vapor barrier?

25 . Jul . 2017
Multiple Solutions for the Power Industry

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

20 . Apr . 2022
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Cork composites extend the lifetime of components in electrical power plants and distributions networks.

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

Cork has a unique cellular structure that cannot be technologically replicated.

10 . Dec . 2018
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Material category Underscreed   Material reference Acousticork cork underscreed with recycled rubber

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Material category Underscreed   Material reference Acousticork cork underscreed with recycled rubber

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100% natural, reusable and recyclable

Cork has a unique cellular structure that cannot be technologically replicated.

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

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Underscreed: more silence and more comfort

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

24 . Jan . 2022
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How to install a cork underlayment with a pre-attached vapor barrier?

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How to install a cork-based underscreed without a pre-attached foil barrier?

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

04 . Dec . 2019
Create a space for organization and inspiration with a memo board

Made of cork or other materials, memo boards easily adapt to any environment and are very useful and practical for a more organized daily routine.

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Serpentine Gallery Pavillion 2012

Over 80 m3 of cork to cover the entire underground space, projected by the Herzog & de Meuron architectural office and the artist Ai Weiwei.

22 . Oct . 2021
Acousticork natural base materials for demanding applications

The blend of cork granules and various polymers results in a diversified portfolio of materials for acoustic insulation and vibration control. A cork-based Acousticork material guarantees performance durability with stable material properties over the entire service life of the product.

25 . Jul . 2017
Multiple solutions for building and infrastructure construction

The blend of cork granulates and various polymers results in a diversified portfolio of materials for acoustic insulation and vibration control

18 . Apr . 2022
Thermal protection solutions, for the aerospace industry

Ablative materials made with cork have the capacity to absorb a large amount of heat, forming a layer that acts as an insulator

31 . Jul . 2017
Polyurethane

A type of finish used on hardwood to protect it from damage. A type of binder used on agglomeration of cork layers for a flooring system.

08 . Jan . 2019
Par

Fitting comfortably into your hand, these shakers rely on the cork component for upright support, a good hold and an airtight control of the content.

08 . Jan . 2019
Pinha

Cork's low thermal and electrical conductivity ensures that you can handle the lamp shade in perfect safety.

08 . Jan . 2019
Tipsy

Tipsy is balance and art, like the work of a dancer, with a touch of irony. It is the warmth of cork, influencing the environment with the sweetest, Simplest significance.

22 . Oct . 2021
MS-R0

Cork and Recycled Rubber __ Optimum load (MPa): 0,3 - 1,4 Maximum load (MPa): 8

21 . Apr . 2022
Polyurethane

A type of finish used on hardwood to protect it from damage. A type of binder used on agglomeration of cork layers for a flooring system.

06 . Nov . 2017
Elegance to the finest detail

Stow It is more than an object made out of cork, it’s the fusion of contemporary design with pure functionality.

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…

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…

25 . Jul . 2017
The High Performance Alternative to Synthetic products.

Acousticork vibration control portfolio is the high performance alternative to synthetic products.The quietness of the forest is something that cork can also bring to our cities.

25 . Oct . 2016
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26 . Oct . 2020
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STORK stands for stone and cork and combines different, but highly appreciated, intrinsic characteristics from both natural materials.

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…

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:

08 . Jan . 2019
Bathtub fun and other aquatic adventures are guaranteed with Bote.

Consisting of a cork hull and a plastic add-on piece (a sail, a row of engine chimneys or a cabin) Bote is your ticket to plenty of imaginative seafaring.

21 . Apr . 2022
Top Layer

Amorim NRT Top Layer is a component of high density cork designed for direct and digital printing, allowing a customized design. Amorim NRT Top Layer has a Negative Carbon Footprint.

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…

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…

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…

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.

25 . Jul . 2017
Impact attenuation for light and heavy rail applications

Cork engineered compounds are designed for use as rail pads, baseplate, under sleeper pads and ballast mats. Available in a wide variety of thicknesses these materials provide different degrees of impact attenuation, for light and heavy rail applications, in slab and ballast track, used as well in special track works s…

08 . Jan . 2019
Gelo

This lidded ice bucket lined with a plastic inner casing capitalizes on cork's thermal insulation properties coupled with its unique texture. It maintains the low temperature inside, while the outer surface retains its natural warmth and pleasing, soothing feel.     So let the drinks flow and the good times roll.

08 . Jan . 2019
Six

Made of agglomerated cork, in the ideal dimension to perfectly accommodate six bottles, six will be a witty help to any wine collector: by absorbing impact, protecting the wine bottles while moving, or simply displaying the precious nectars… As James would say: Cheers! Alla Salute! Saúde!...

06 . Mar . 2024
Impact attenuation for light and heavy rail applications

Cork engineered compounds are designed for use as rail pads, baseplate, under sleeper pads and ballast mats. Available in a wide variety of thicknesses these materials provide different degrees of impact attenuation, for light and heavy rail applications, in slab and ballast track, used as well in special track works s…

08 . Jan . 2019
Rufo

Rufo is all bam and no noise. This young percussionist's dream is guaranteed to entertain while keeping the peace with parents and neighbors alike. An alternative take on the acoustic properties of cork (known for its excellent insulation capacity), Rufo introduces a softer soundscape in the shape of a near weightless,…

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…

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

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

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…

08 . Jan . 2019
Senta

Senta is a contradiction on 4 legs: the possibility to sit down while on the move, to harmonize your nomadic and contemplative instincts. A fool-proof, pack & carry stool you can assemble and use anywhere, Senta fits 4 wooden legs into a cork seat that is both sturdy and flexible, making for a comfortable sitting s…

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…

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…

08 . Jan . 2019
A seductive piece that makes you wonder who exactly is drawing the line.

An attractive piece that makes you wonder who exactly is drawing the line.   A textured cork body mounted on either 36 or 4 pencil-legs, which makes for two different configurations and drawing patterns, Furo can be dismantled for easy storage or to, literally, cut down on its artistic outbursts. Visually striking and…

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…

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…

08 . Jan . 2019
Amorim

The Amorim Group is one of the largest, most entrepreneurial and dynamic multinationals of Portuguese origin. It started out in the cork business back in 1870 and today is the world leader in the sector. Guided by a vision of sustained growth, the Group has engaged in the diversification of its business in sectors and…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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In order to meet the new GRI directives, in version 4, Corticeira Amorim built a materiality matrix based on the results of the stakeholder consultation (performed in 2015) and on the importance of the different sustainability topics for the company. As a result of the materiality analysis, the most important topics fo…

25 . Jul . 2017
Building Purpose

The pads – an engineered compound with cork and natural rubber - from Acousticork range are designed to optimize sound and impact insulation in floor construction and achieve resonance frequencies of 6 to 10Hz when correctly installed.  When integrated within a floating floor system, VC1000’s pads are used to obtain ve…

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…

22 . Oct . 2021
Building Purpose

The pads – an engineered compound with cork and natural rubber - from Acousticork range are designed to optimize sound and impact insulation in floor construction and achieve resonance frequencies of 6 to 10Hz when correctly installed.  When integrated within a floating floor system, VC1000’s pads are used to obtain ve…

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…

05 . Jun . 2018
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Upon being named "Entrepreneur of the Year", António Amorim congratulated the other nominees - João Mirada, Luís Miguel Sousa, Luís Moura e Silva, Mário Ferreira, Nuno Sebastião and Rui Miguel Nabeiro/Manuel Rui Nabeiro - revealing that "It was a pleasure and an honour to share this nomination with so many distinguishe…

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