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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).

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.

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.

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 . 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.

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…

05 . Jul . 2018
Cork-rubber Flooring

Cork-rubber products for different applications

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

Jayang Play and Play Space - South Korea.

13 . Dec . 2017
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.

31 . Jul . 2017
22 . Oct . 2021
Flooring Solutions

Underlayments

Blog 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.

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.

02 . May . 2022
29 . Mar . 2022
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19 . Apr . 2022
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31 . Jul . 2017
Build a final flooring thinking about customers feelings

Cork’s normal temperature is very close to the human body, it therefore feels warm to the touch and the cork surface transmits a smooth touch. As pre-attached underlayment, agglomerated cork is perceived since the first interaction with the floor and it is arousing positive feelings that are associated to cork.However,…

21 . Apr . 2022
Build a final flooring thinking about customers feelings

Cork’s normal temperature is very close to the human body, it therefore feels warm to the touch and the cork surface transmits a smooth touch. As pre-attached underlayment, agglomerated cork is perceived since the first interaction with the floor and it is arousing positive feelings that are associated to cork.However,…

13 . Aug . 2018
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.

19 . Apr . 2022
Brochure Flooring Solutions - Laminate and Based Wood Floors - EN

Brochure Flooring Solutions - Laminate and Based Wood Floors - EN

26 . Sep . 2018
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.

14 . Sep . 2017
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.

Blog 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.

Blog 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…

25 . Jul . 2017
25 . Oct . 2017
09 . Aug . 2019
Cork-rubber Solutions

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems.

22 . Oct . 2021
Underlayment

Solutions for different types of final flooring.

12 . Jul . 2018
31 . Jul . 2017
21 . Apr . 2022
25 . Jul . 2017
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

22 . Oct . 2021
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

25 . Jul . 2017
21 . Mar . 2023
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 . 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.

31 . Jul . 2017
31 . Jul . 2017
21 . Apr . 2022
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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.

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.

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.

25 . Jul . 2017
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

22 . Oct . 2021
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

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.

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.

09 . Aug . 2019
Adhesives

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

26 . Oct . 2020
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.

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.

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.

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.

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…

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.

16 . Apr . 2018
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…

10 . May . 2018
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…

27 . Mar . 2023
Are you thinking about installing or changing the floor in your home? Find out what you should consider before moving forward, to ensure tha…

Flooring is a key element in any home. A beautiful, high-quality floor makes the space almost immediately more pleasant and welcoming, and it also has an impact on the decoration and our feeling of comfort.  So if you're going to install or renovate flooring in your home, you've probably already spent some time decidin…

25 . Jul . 2017
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
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…

Blog 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…

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…

Blog 26 . Oct . 2017
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About Invisible Network

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

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…

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

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

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…

Blog 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…

16 . Sep . 2019
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…

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

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

Blog 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
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 and…

Blog 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…

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

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

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…

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…

25 . Jul . 2017
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…

13 . Apr . 2021
Why is it important to assess ecosystem services in order to reinforce public perception and interest in the conservation of ecosystems and…

The concept of ecosystem services – which can be defined as nature’s contributions to people’s well-being – has been instrumental in increasing public awareness of the importance of the conservation and biodiversity of ecosystems. This concept introduces a perspective in which ecosystems and biodiversity are part of a…

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