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32 results found footwear

09 . Oct . 2018
Footwear

Solutions for the manufaturing industry.

Porquê a Cortiça? 31 . Jan . 2024
Porquê a Cortiça?
Footwear

• Amorim Footcork® Evolution: -8,2 kg CO₂eq/ m2

Blog 26 . Oct . 2017
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Improving footwear with thermoforming

FootCork® solutions are strongly dedicated to new cork-based solutions for the entire footwear industry.

07 . Feb . 2019
New thermoformable cork material with recycled foam fosters a new generation of footwear materials

Amorim Footcork® Evolution delivers sustainability and innovation, responding to the need of the footwear industry to use more efficient and sustainable materials in its production process.

Blog 06 . Feb . 2023
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How do you view the development of the footwear industry over recent years?

The footwear sector is a multi-billion industry that continues to grow, year-on-year, because it fulfils an essential need: comfort. However, it has an undeniable impact on our planet. Over 300 million pairs of shoes are thrown away every year and this affects our planet’s health, biodiversity, and our health as well. …

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!

09 . Oct . 2018
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Testimonials

What do our partners have to say about the use of cork in the footwear industry?

09 . Oct . 2018
Abrasion resistance

The ability of a footwear material to withstand wear, due to abrasion.

19 . Apr . 2022
Abrasion resistance

The ability of a footwear material to withstand wear, due to abrasion.

01 . Aug . 2017
Other raw materials

Amorim Cork Composites goes further in systematic use of sub-products, namely by using sub-products from the footwear, automotive and packaging industries.

04 . Jan . 2024
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As well as using cork not utilized in the wine cork industry, we also use by-products from other sources, such as the footwear, automotive, and packaging industries.

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…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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"Academia to Business"

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

Blog 27 . Jul . 2022
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Amorim Cork Composites has launched a new underlay Go4Cork Blend, with a negative carbon balance, that combines cork composites with EVA foam, using recycled scraps from Nike’s footwear manufacturing process – called Nike Grind.

24 . Apr . 2019
Cork Inside by Amorim and Circular Economy

Nothing is wasted. Everything is valued.Several products with Cork Inside by Amorim seal incorporate by products from other industries (industrial symbiosis) such as foams and other polymers from the footwear, automotive and packaging industries. Blending cork with these materials, we give new life to materials that wo…

Blog 20 . Nov . 2019
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Innovative from an environmental perspective

This underscreed is also innovative from an environmental perspective, given that in addition to cork - a naturally sustainable material - it solely uses waste from the footwear industry, in particular low density polyethylene foams. This industrial symbiosis process enables these materials to be recycled and reinforce…

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…

23 . Sep . 2022
Sustainability credentials and reduced carbon footprint are increasingly attractive

But that’s not all… CPCs are also being used in areas such as sports, packaging, footwear, and the automotive industry. For these applications, the material’s unique properties are valued - such as thermal insulation capacity, impact absorption, grip, anti-slip, lightweight or visual appearance. Additionally, the susta…

07 . Jan . 2020
New products, more circular economy

Waste from industries such as footwear, packaging, automobile or upholstery production are some of the non-cork materials that we incorporate in Go4cork products. We chose them because, in addition to enhancing the benefits of cork, they allow us to give new life to materials that would otherwise be destined for the la…

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…

09 . Aug . 2019
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Let us introduce you to Go4cork, a new brand of DIY cork products created especially for people who are always thinking of the next project for renovating or decorating their house or office, but are also concerned with the environment and value responsible consumption. With Go4cork it’s so easy to make small changes o…

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

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
products: metamorphosis

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

09 . Aug . 2019
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Because every choice counts, we've put together three tips for more sustainable interior design. These may be small steps, but they impact both your quality of life and the planet. Take note. 1. Give preference to natural lighting Make the most of daylight. Even if the size of your home’s windows or its exposure to th…

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