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10 . Oct . 2018
Nature protection

Nature protection

19 . Apr . 2022
Close to nature

Close to nature

09 . Apr . 2021
Sustainable by nature:

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

08 . Apr . 2022
Sustainable by nature

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

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

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

09 . Aug . 2019
G4C_MDS VB_EN_Nature

G4C_MDS VB_EN_Nature

09 . Aug . 2019
G4C_MDS_EN_Nature

MDS - Go4cork Nature

23 . Mar . 2018
feature: Performance thanks to nature

Performance thanks to nature

09 . Oct . 2018
Nature's comfort in every step

Cork has proved throughout decades its remarkable comfort performance. Cork aids in a better pressure distribution, producing a cushioning effect whilst simultaneously allowing feet to breathe and controlling foot temperature. Our products enhance foot comfort by providing excellent shock absorption, cushioning, ground…

19 . Apr . 2022
Nature's comfort in every step

Cork has proved throughout decades its remarkable comfort performance. Cork aids in a better pressure distribution, producing a cushioning effect whilst simultaneously allowing feet to breathe and controlling foot temperature. Our products enhance foot comfort by providing excellent shock absorption, cushioning, ground…

30 . May . 2019
Dialogue between nature and technology

A horticultural laboratory was created on the ground floor to explore innovative techniques for growing vegetables and herbs in urban settings. The technologies used include vertical cultivation, using aeroponics, and other forms of hydroponic cultivation (without soil), as well as LED lighting to accelerate plant grow…

Blog 23 . Jun . 2021
Blog
Cork, a perfect symbiosis between Nature and Technology in the first Google Store

Cork, a perfect symbiosis between Nature and Technology in the first Google Store

Porquê a Cortiça? 19 . Feb . 2021
Porquê a Cortiça?
Brochure | Sustainable by nature | EN 2023

Brochure | Sustainable by nature | EN 2023

29 . Mar . 2022
Data Sheet - Underlay Nature VB - Go4cork EN

Data Sheet - Underlay Nature VB - Go4cork EN

04 . Jan . 2024
Respect for nature

100% natural, reusable and recyclable, cork is one of nature’s most extraordinary products. When harvesting cork bark, no trees are cut down, and the process is even beneficial, since a stripped cork oak absorbs on average five times more carbon dioxide during the natural process of regeneration than a regular cork oak…

05 . Jan . 2023
Inspired by nature

With a total area of 640,000 m2, the new Terminal 3 will incorporate an air terminal, two large access corridors to the boarding gates and a multifunctional building, that will permit connections to Terminal 2. The architectural project, by the studio Rogers Stirk Harbor + Partners, is inspired by Taiwan's landscapes,…

21 . May . 2024
Environmental Footprint Analysis Report | Amorim Sports · Nature infills

Environmental Footprint Analysis Report | Amorim Sports · Nature infills

Blog 18 . Apr . 2019
Blog
Amorim Nature infills are environmentally safe

In practice, obtaining this certificate guarantees that Amorim Nature infills are environmentally safe, meeting the German institute’s rigorous quality standards. Compliance with standard RAL-GZ 944 also ensures that the products and their production process will be monitored and assessed regularly by external, indepen…

09 . Apr . 2021
Closely related to Nature

Amorim Cork Composites produces cork and Matceramics produces ceramics. Although not immediately obvious, there are many more factors which bring them together, than those which set them apart. Finding links between one material and the other is both a challenging and rewarding exercise since discovery takes us down pr…

Case Studies 07 . Feb . 2018
Case Studies
Nature and high performance in artificial turf systems.

Amorim Nature 130 - a cork-based natural infill for artificial turf - was the solution chosen for renovation of the football pitch of Tangstedt Sports Club, near Hamburg.

14 . Dec . 2016
Cork and Nature

Cork oak forest

26 . Oct . 2020
Stork Projects

Technology meets nature

25 . Jul . 2017
12 . Apr . 2021
Sustainable by Nature

Know more about our Sustainable approach and commitment.

Why Cork 31 . Jan . 2024
09 . Oct . 2018
Fashion

Nature inside innovative and glamorous shoes.

19 . Apr . 2022
Fashion

Nature inside innovative and glamorous shoes.

25 . Jul . 2017
05 . Jul . 2022
Bringing nature to your home

Cork is an amazingly versatile material and, when combined with Nike Grind EVA foam, delivers great benefits in all flooring installations. This huge range of attributes fulfills the needs of the final floor, whatever they may be. The new solution is based on a formulation that aims to provide high performance to the u…

05 . Jul . 2022
Bringing nature to your home

Cork is an amazingly versatile material and, when combined with Nike Grind EVA foam, delivers great benefits in all flooring installations. This huge range of attributes fulfills the needs of the final floor, whatever they may be. The new solution is based on a formulation that aims to provide high performance to the u…

19 . Jun . 2023
Cork: where nature and technology meet

Amorim T&D solutions developed for the power industry are based on specific polymer formulations with cork. Cork is a 100 % natural, renewable and recyclable raw material whose characteristics include elasticity, vibration control, chemical resistance, shock absorption, flexibility, impermeability to liquids and th…

09 . Aug . 2019
Sustainable decoration: 3 ideas for putting it into practice right away

Want to make your home more welcoming and nature-inspired? Follow these tips.

09 . Oct . 2018
Footcork is nature providing a better quality of life

Cork is abundantly used in orthopedics and podiatry applications. It has proved to reduce and prevent foot illness, resulting in a better quality of life. Orthopedic soles and other components are intended to correct, relieve and better distribute the pressure and shape in the interface between shoe and foot. Cork is a…

13 . Nov . 2019
E-book Cork, using nature to fill the gap

Its performance is particularly interesting after several compression cycles, as can be seen from the results of the test conducted by Amorim Cork Composites, available in this e-book.

19 . Apr . 2022
Footcork is nature providing a better quality of life

Cork is abundantly used in orthopedics and podiatry applications. It has proved to reduce and prevent foot illness, resulting in a better quality of life. Orthopedic soles and other components are intended to correct, relieve and better distribute the pressure and shape in the interface between shoe and foot. Cork is a…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
Blog
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.

25 . Jul . 2017
Noise

Interference of an electrical or acoustical nature. Unwanted, bothersome, or distracting sound.

30 . Oct . 2018
Noise

Interference of an electrical or acoustical nature. Unwanted, bothersome, or distracting sound.

20 . Apr . 2022
Noise

Interference of an electrical or acoustical nature. Unwanted, bothersome, or distracting sound.

Blog 19 . Aug . 2020
Blog
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.

13 . Jun . 2023
Discover the Go4Cork collection of yoga props

Inspired by nature and the harmony and serenity transmitted by yoga, Amorim Cork Composites has developed a range of essential accessories for practising this activity, entirely made from cork.

08 . Apr . 2022
Circular Economy Materials

We combine cork with other surplus raw materials from other industries that would otherwise be landfilled, causing high environmental impact.  We incorporate the ideal amount of cork, ensuring a response to market demands while continuing to take care of nature.

ACC na Web Social 25 . Oct . 2016
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Accurate Information

All update on our official social media channels are approved by the marketing team to ensure accurate information and brand positioning.  Considering the real time nature of these channels, we may not have resources to validate all information provided and thus encourage you to provide feedback and help us build a mor…

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. This pioneering teardrop design reflects HYK Outdoors' commitment to enhancing the harmony between campers and nature.

25 . Jul . 2017
Which endangered species depend on the cork oak forest?

The most endangered species is the Iberian lynx, only found in Portugal and Spain and considered to be critically endangered. According to the WWF - World Wild Fund for Nature, the total number of surviving Iberian lynx in these two countries is lower than 150 adult individuals. Among the endangered species of the Medi…

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…

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…

Blog 21 . Jun . 2021
Blog
Brainless Figure in Cork

Unlike a traditional sculpture, the preparatory work for Brainless Figure in Cork (91 x 81 x 148 cm) involved a CNC cutting machine to guarantee technical precision. A craftsman then sculpted several details that could only be fine-tuned using manual methods. As in the cork cycle, this artistic project is born from the…

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

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

Blog 25 . Aug . 2020
Blog
About Studio Corkinho

The studio recycles cork waste to produce original new product ranges, including flower vases, bowls, "vide poches", placemats and many other 100% natural and organic interior design objects. The goal is achieve a strong connection between nature, the object, interior design and architecture.

25 . Jul . 2017
Responsability

For us, the importance of the responsibility of contributing today for the future is an essential objective. Thus, we incorporate various raw materials into our products which aim to innovatively respond to competitive market demands, as well as create advances and cutting edge procedures which grant the final consumer…

Blog 12 . Dec . 2017
Blog
About Studio Corkinho

The studio recycles cork waste to produce original new product ranges, including flower vases, bowls, "vide poches", placemats and many other 100% natural and organic interior design objects. The goal is achieve a strong connection between nature, the object, interior design and architecture. In addition to 100% cork-b…

01 . Sep . 2022
Given this increased demand for more environmentally friendly products, is sustainability an important topic in your industry?

Yes. We will see a growing market for sustainable products in the future. In addition to architectural features such as style, space requirements and furnishings, ethical aspects are also becoming increasingly important for people.  Customers are looking for natural building materials (if possible derived from circular…

25 . Jul . 2017
Project Overview

This building in the University of Science and Technology in Krakow is a multi-purpose building. Building a TV studio on the 2nd floor without provoking noise-related complaints required a floating floor system to be installed. Furthermore, modern floor designs tend to be lighter in weight and include longer spans, and…

08 . Jan . 2019
Lasca

Like a polished pebble from a riverbed, lasca's softly rounded form and rich texture reintroduce the look and feel of nature into your own environment. Featured in different sizes and shapes, lasca functions as a support or work surface. Steadier than a tray, more practical and less restricting than a table, you can us…

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…

22 . Oct . 2021
Project Overview

This building in the University of Science and Technology in Krakow is a multi-purpose building. Building a TV studio on the 2nd floor without provoking noise-related complaints required a floating floor system to be installed. Furthermore, modern floor designs tend to be lighter in weight and include longer spans, and…

22 . Oct . 2021
Sustainable materials with a performance capable of solving all noise-related issues

Acoustics is one of the most important criteria when it comes to insulation, as noise might be a discomfort factor in buildings. Noise easily spreads throughout buildings using its’ elements as sound transmitters. The solution found to reduce noise impact and improve thermal insulation properties is decoupling the elem…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
Blog
Tell us a bit about the inspiration and history behind the choice of the names for the tiles (Porto and Lisbon)?

The Porto tiles are actually inspired by industrial surfaces and architecture found in the city of Porto, ranging from factory ceilings and corrugated steel roofs to folding doors and rusty shutters. The patterns and surfaces come across as familiar, creating the perfect neutral backdrop for both small and large spaces…

26 . Apr . 2022
Cork-rubber composite solutions specifically designed to produce the most suitable materials for sealing

Amorim Tech Seal's priority are the automotive, heavy duty and gas industries. As a result of continuous investment in R&D, we have developed a very diversified portfolio of sealing solutions for these areas. We work closely with our customers to develop sealing joints adapted to the requirements of each project. O…

Blog 09 . Nov . 2020
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Texto2

According to Tomiko Takeuchi, the project manager for Mazda’s new model, “cars are no longer just used to transport passengers from point A to point B. It is therefore vital to increase pleasure during the trip. In other words, make sure that people enjoy the time they spend in the car”. Placing cork inside the vehicle…

Blog 27 . Jul . 2022
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The underlay Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind aims to have a positive impact on the environment by creating a sustainable solution based on circular economy principles. The new solution is based on a formulation that aims to provide high performance of the underlay, due to the unique characteristics of cork as a raw mater…

19 . Apr . 2023
General project presentation

Central Peak is a luxury real-estate development located in the eastern zone of the island of Hong Kong. Set in the midst of a natural haven, this project covers a residential area of 181,000 m2 and consists of 5 blocks of 7-storey buildings and 19 villas. The project offers geographical advantages. Every detail has be…

11 . May . 2023
General project presentation

Central Peak is a luxury real-estate development located in the eastern zone of the island of Hong Kong. Set in the midst of a natural haven, this project covers a residential area of 181,000 m2 and consists of 5 blocks of 7-storey buildings and 19 villas. The project offers geographical advantages. Every detail has be…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Optimisation of carrying capacity

Lightweight construction with cork technology reduces the deck weight of passenger vessels by 30% to 50%, thereby enabling a larger passenger and/or cargo capacity. Depending on their objectives and requirements, ship operators can use this weight advantage to enhance equipment, comfort, catering or on-board entertainm…

02 . Jun . 2023
How to begin?

We are currently undergoing a revolution, focused on the transition of different industries to greener products and processes to ensure the sustainability of planet Earth. The T&D industry plays an important role in ensuring the transition to cleaner energy. Amorim Cork Composites, as part of Corticeira Amorim, con…

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…

20 . Jun . 2019
Bernard DuBois

Adopting a rigorous and analytical approach, Bernard Dubois draws on different tendencies to create coherence and combine opposite trends in the history of architecture. Regardless of the project’s nature, the vocation of Bernard Dubois's architecture is to be informative, contextual, and fundamentally cultural. His ar…

23 . Sep . 2022
Led by innovation, we have developed a range of cork bio composites that offer the mouldability of plastics and the lightness and sustainabi…

Cork, the outer bark of the cork oak tree, is an extraordinary material that can be applied in a wide array of different situations in our daily lives. From its gentle touch to its thermal and acoustic insulation properties, this 100% natural, renewable, and recyclable raw material is one of the world’s most versatile…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Solution

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

25 . Jul . 2017
body - sustainable realm

The cork oak is the only tree whose bark regenerates, acquiring a smoother texture following each harvest. To participate in the harvesting of cork is an experience of a life time, and the start of an endless journey of discovery, where one´s senses are continuously granted with nature’s symphony. Over its history, Amo…

08 . Jan . 2019
Experimentadesign

As a cultural non-profit association, experimentadesign is a content generating platform geared towards the promotion of design and its role as an operating tool for positive change and mediation in contemporary society. Known for its flagship project - the EXD Biennale – experimentadesign celebrated its 10th anniversa…

14 . Apr . 2022
Douglas Campbell

Douglas Campbell, Technical Director for Electroflight, explained: “The battery case was an extremely challenging piece of engineering, as the entire powertrain is connected to the front of the aircraft. The battery case is therefore doing an extremely important job, not just providing containment in the case of a batt…

09 . Aug . 2019
Cork highlights that match your style

In addition to more technical applications, cork can also be used to create a nature-inspired, gentle and organic environment. For example, have you ever thought of covering that white living-room wall with cork? With different finishes and textures, cork roll or self-adhesive cork paneling is easy to apply and immedia…

05 . Dec . 2022
You used cork for your project “Vertical Grounds”. Why did you choose this raw material and how did you apply it?

The ecological role of cork and its primary molecule, suberin is to serve as a protective barrier for the tree’s roots and other vascular systems. Cork is anti-microbial and hydrophobic and therefore seemed to be an ideal natural material to replace plastic in greenwall systems. After experimenting with cork at UCL’s B…

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…

25 . Jul . 2017
Privacy Policy

Amorim Cork Composites, S.A. Commitment The protection of privacy and personal data is a fundamental commitment of Amorim Cork Composites, S.A. to the customers ("Customers") of its products and services. Amorim Cork Composites, S.A. (Corticeira Amorim), S.A. advises you to read this Privacy Policy and its updates.  …

24 . May . 2018
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1- Amorim Cork Composites (Corticeira Amorim) undertaking Amorim Cork Composites (Corticeira Amorim) makes a fundamental commitment to its Stakeholders to uphold their privacy and protect their personal data. Amorim Cork Composites (Corticeira Amorim) encourages you to read this Privacy Policy and its respective update…

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