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27 . Jul . 2017
Flooring

Reinventing how cork engages the world of flooring

22 . Oct . 2021
Flooring Solutions

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems

21 . Apr . 2022
Flooring Components

Unique technical components for flooring industry with Noise Reduction Technology (NRT).

31 . Aug . 2017
How to simplify the sound control for flooring applications in multi-family construction

Different types of assemblies and flooring have different needs and there is no single product that is appropriate for all types of flooring.

22 . Oct . 2021
How to simplify the sound control for flooring applications in multi-family construction

Different types of assemblies and flooring have different needs and there is no single product that is appropriate for all types of flooring.

31 . Jul . 2017
Laminate Flooring

Hard surface flooring utilizing a fiberboard core and Melamine wear layer that is available in blocks, planks, and squares and can be installed as individual units.

21 . Apr . 2022
Laminate Flooring

Hard surface flooring utilizing a fiberboard core and Melamine wear layer that is available in blocks, planks, and squares and can be installed as individual units.

10 . Dec . 2021
Full experience in the flooring industry

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems

22 . Oct . 2021
Acousticork – Flooring Solutions

Download the brochure and learn all about our range of underlayments for different types of flooring.

25 . Jul . 2017
Solutions for different types of final flooring

The flooring material which overlies the underlayment can be any of a variety of structures, such as non-glued laminate flooring, glued down wood, ceramic or natural stone or even a LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile), that are one of the biggest trends in the flooring market.   Acousticork soundproof underlayments range was desig…

Case Studies 07 . Feb . 2018
Case Studies
Elastic cork flooring for playgrounds

Jayang Play and Play Space - South Korea.

05 . Jul . 2018
Cork-rubber Flooring

Cork-rubber products for different applications

Articles 13 . Dec . 2017
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Why choose this underlay for your LVT flooring?

Choose Amorim ECO21dB to get the latest technology under your feet. Amorim ECO21dB dampens impact noise as well as footfall noise, improving the atmosphere in your home or office. The agglomerated cork and recycled EVA used are pressure resistant and reliably protect LVT flooring against damage.

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22 . Oct . 2021
Flooring Solutions

Underlayments

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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Flooring industry invests in new materials and technologies

The focus on new materials and technologies were considered to be directions that should be followed in order to foster a competitive landscape with major growth potential.

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Artigos 13 . Aug . 2018
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Sustainable materials for all types of flooring

Cork is the common denominator used in all our underlays. When applied beneath a flooring system, a cork-based underlay provides greater comfort, protection and longevity to the final floor, ensuring greater energy efficiency and better acoustic and thermal insulation.

Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
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2 – Say goodbye to flooring imperfections

A cork underlay protects your flooring against imperfections that might appear in the underfloor, eliminating the telegraphic effects caused by using the floor.This quality can also result in material and labour savings in many cases, eliminating the need for patching or repairing minor substrate defects.

22 . Oct . 2021
The company contacted us in regards to a solution for vinyl flooring.

It was a property manager, who owned well over 100,000 apartment units. The company had a problem. They had embarked on a program to replace the carpet and pad in the living and dining room areas of existing apartment units with vinyl plank (LVT) flooring.

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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How would you define the flooring industry nowadays?

The flooring market has been literally exploding during the last couple of years, and new products have been popping up like mushrooms. Although the sales figures are pleasing, the rapid pace of product development and the ensuing consequences are under close scrutiny by the MMFA, as they make the product spectrum for…

05 . Jul . 2022
Withstands repeated short-duration loads without changing the flooring’s long-term properties

Withstands repeated short-duration loads without changing the flooring’s long-term properties.

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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"The recent MMFA event in Porto, Portugal was the best industry conference that I have attended in my 35 years in the flooring industry."

Harlan Stone, president of the US-MFAssociation, was in Porto for this year’s MMFA General Assembly, where he presented his perspective on the US flooring market. We took the opportunity to interview him and talk about the flooring industry in general, about cork as a trendy and sustainable material, and about his goal…

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

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

09 . Aug . 2019
Cork-rubber Solutions

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems.

22 . Oct . 2021
Underlayment

Solutions for different types of final flooring.

25 . Jul . 2017
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25 . Jul . 2017
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

22 . Oct . 2021
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

Articles 25 . Jul . 2017
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31 . Jul . 2017
Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
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05 . Jul . 2018
Applications

Amorim Recycled Rubber Flooring should be considered anywhere traditional resilient flooring is used, but especially where extreme use and abuse is present.

06 . Jul . 2018
Applications

Amorim Recycled Rubber Flooring should be considered anywhere traditional resilient flooring is used, but especially where extreme use and abuse is present.

Applications 06 . Jul . 2018
Applications
Applications

Amorim Sportsfloor Recycled Rubber Flooring should be considered anywhere traditional resilient flooring is used, but especially where extreme use and abuse is present

05 . Jul . 2022
Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind

Cork is an amazingly versatile material and, when combined with Nike Grind EVA foam delivers great benefits in all flooring installations.

Articles 27 . Jul . 2017
Articles
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.

22 . Oct . 2021
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.

25 . Jul . 2017
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

22 . Oct . 2021
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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The dark tone of Amorim Cork Composites’ expanded cork agglomerate, used in the wall covering, also ensures a high level of acoustic performance for the lounge.   The cork-based flooring is supplied by Amorim Revestimentos.

31 . Oct . 2018
NVS: Noise and Vibration Simulator

Simulate online the different types of flooring combined with Acousticork solutions.

22 . Oct . 2021
NVS: Noise and Vibration Simulator

Simulate online the different types of flooring combined with Acousticork solutions.

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

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

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

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

22 . Oct . 2021
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.

News 26 . Oct . 2020
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Moisture Proofness

Cork composite layer allows suitable flooring installation, enhancing stone capacity to react to moisture.

25 . Jul . 2017
Solution Provider

EpufloorEpufloor is a global supplier of sports and industrial flooring. They offer a large range of sports equipment, installation equipments and engineering services.

22 . Oct . 2021
Solution Provider

EpufloorEpufloor is a global supplier of sports and industrial flooring. They offer a large range of sports equipment, installation equipments and engineering services.

09 . Aug . 2019
Underlayments

Download the brochure, and learn all about our range of underlayments for different types of flooring.

News 04 . Jun . 2021
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"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…

04 . Nov . 2021
A supermarket

Poland - a supermarket located on the ground floor of a new residential building. This required a highly efficient solution to ensure silence and comfort in the building's 118 apartments. An underscreed from the Accousticork range was applied across the entire floor of the commercial area. Applied to the flooring, this…

08 . Nov . 2021
A supermarket

Poland - a supermarket located on the ground floor of a new residential building. This required a highly efficient solution to ensure silence and comfort in the building's 118 apartments. An underscreed from the Accousticork range was applied across the entire floor of the commercial area. Applied to the flooring, this…

22 . Oct . 2021
How to install an underlayment?

To guarantee the attributes and benefits that an underlayment provides the final floor, the application process must be taken into account and followed step by step. To start with, pay attention to the type of flooring and underlayment that will be installed.

Articles 16 . Apr . 2018
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Every floor needs its underlay.

We are often asked if it is necessary to use another product underneath flooring. The answer is every floor needs an underlay. An underlay can really make a significant difference to a flooring system. So we think it's a MUST-have solution. The underlay plays a crucial role in the final floor solution. A proper underla…

Articles 10 . May . 2018
Articles
Every floor needs its underlay.

We are often asked if it is necessary to use another product underneath flooring. The answer is every floor needs an underlay. An underlay can really make a significant difference to a flooring system. So we think it's a must-have solution. The underlay plays a crucial role in the final floor solution. A proper underla…

Why Cork 25 . Jul . 2017
Why Cork
Is cork good for your health?

Yes. Research carried out by University of Porto reveal that cork has antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic properties. The University of Bordeaux II also discovered that cork stoppers pass those health-giving properties to the wine. Furthermore, when it is applied to flooring and footwear, cork contributes to improve post…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Main goal

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

News 09 . Mar . 2018
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What other applications can also benefit from this new solution?

I have only thought about applications related to construction, but in addition to walls, it’s possible to think about flooring and street furniture. For example, I can imagine street benches using this type of material, that should be very comfortable and much lighter.

13 . Nov . 2019
Underscreed: the efficiency of a structural solution

An underscreed is a resilient sublayer applied on the floor, between the structural slab and the screed, during the construction process. The placement of underscreed does not restrict the choice for the final flooring and can be used with wood, ceramic, laminated or resilient (LVT) floors. It is also compatible with f…

22 . Oct . 2021
Underscreed: the efficiency of a structural solution

An underscreed is a resilient sublayer applied on the floor, between the structural slab and the screed, during the construction process. The placement of underscreed does not restrict the choice for the final flooring and can be used with wood, ceramic, laminated or resilient (LVT) floors. It is also compatible with f…

News 26 . Oct . 2017
News
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…

About Us 25 . Jul . 2017
About Us
Inspiro, the state-of-the-art Siemens metro

Inspiro, the surface metro by Siemens, launched in Poland in 2012, was designed to be the most modern, efficient, and sustainable in its class. It is one of the lightest metros in the world as a result of the installation of the innovative AluCORK cork flooring by Amorim Cork Composites, which contributes to weight sav…

25 . Jul . 2017
CoMMUTe

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

News 18 . Dec . 2020
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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…

News 23 . May . 2022
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Underlayments Plus and Plus with vapor barrier (VB) Go4Cork by Amorim

The Underlayments Plus and Plus VB Go4Cork by Amorim are produced using a mixture of cork with other by-products, based on the best principles of the circular economy. The underlayments make a decisive contribution to the performance of the flooring solution, in terms of its load absorption capacity, acoustic insulatio…

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

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

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…

Mobility 30 . Oct . 2018
Mobility
Structural elements with cork for more sustainable and efficient mobility.

Today, building lighter boats, buses or trains to reduce the consumption of energy and other resources, making them more efficient, is one of the main challenges of the mobility sector. Amorim Cork Composites takes advantage of the natural lightness of cork to create innovative materials applicable to interior, side a…

News 27 . Sep . 2019
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Cortiça nas artes

This isn’t the first time that cork has been used in the arts world or in the Venice Biennale, which this year is curated by Ralph Rugoff, director of the Hayward Gallery in London.   In 2017, the designer Tiago Sá presented the Curcubita cork lamps in the section, Venice Design. Also in 2017, Leonor Antunes incorporat…

28 . Mar . 2018
The best solution for excellent impact noise and thermal insulation

After installation, the screed tends to “sink”, especially next to the walls of each room, due to reactions caused during the screed’s drying process. After years of use, including traffic and occasional heavy loads, the screed may also become thinner, and lead to unpleasant gaps next to the walls. A cork-based undersc…

22 . Oct . 2021
The best solution for excellent impact noise and thermal insulation

After installation, the screed tends to “sink”, especially next to the walls of each room, due to reactions caused during the screed’s drying process. After years of use, including traffic and occasional heavy loads, the screed may also become thinner, and lead to unpleasant gaps next to the walls. A cork-based undersc…

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

The unique properties of cork, together with Amorim Cork Composites' know-how in highly technological and specialized sectors of the industry, allow us to develop sustainable and innovative solutions for the mobility sector. As a result of a continuous investment in R&D, cork is now used in structural elements (suc…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
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Corticeira Amorim is one of the corporate partners of the project APQHome – MAAT and for the flooring, Ana Pérez-Quiroga, besides cork composites solutions, chose a solution with a white-toned cork visual, from Wicanders - Amorim Revestimentos’ premium brand.APQHome is a work of "total art" which aims to involve visito…

25 . Jul . 2017
Cork is the outer bark of the cork oak tree (Quercus suber L.).

100 percent natural, reusable and recyclable, cork is, whether from the environmental, social or economic perspectives, one of the world’s most versatile materials. It takes each cork oak 25 years before it can be stripped for the first time and it is only from the third stripping (at 43 years of age) that the cork, th…

Facts and Curiosities 25 . Jul . 2017
Facts and Curiosities
When does the first stripping take place?

The first stripping takes place when the cork oak is 25 years old and the trunk has reached a diameter of 70 centimeters, measured 1.3 meters from the ground. Subsequent stripping take place with an interval of at least nine years. Intervals of at least nine years, which means that the harvesting of the cork will last…

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