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News 28 . May . 2021
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What are the reasons that justify the fact that cork still has a very limited presence in the energy sector?

If we look at the energy sector over recent decades, it appears that it is characterized by the intensive exploitation of fossil fuels, where, although cork was present, it did not have any factor that would make it a strategic material. Nowadays, the energy transition and the objective of carbon neutrality have create…

News 25 . Aug . 2020
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"STILL is our signature atmosphere."

Studio Corkinho, a multidisciplinary design studio based in Antwerp, focuses on cork’s sensory possibilities, centred on its purest expression, and elevates it to the category of a work of art. The simplicity of this material, and its umbilical connection to nature, provide a gateway to an atmosphere of stillness and t…

Articles 16 . Sep . 2019
Articles
Do you want a more efficient and comfortable home? Install an underlay

The sound of footsteps becomes less perceptible and you obtain a more durable and resistant floor while still saving energy.

25 . Jul . 2017
Marta Reinas

"By completing my internship as part of my master's degree, followed by a professional internship, I was able to gain a new perspective on the cork industry, and the processes, development and operation of a multinational company. Now, as a member of the company's staff, I’m still constantly learning and improving and…

Facts and Curiosities 25 . Jul . 2017
Facts and Curiosities
What is stripping?

Stripping is the ancient process of extracting the bark of the cork oak - the cork. Today, this work is still done by specialized professionals, with absolute precision, who use just a single tool: the axe. This delicate operation takes place between May and August, when the tree is at its most active time of growth an…

23 . Mar . 2018
Advantages

Using a cork infill brings back a part of nature to the artificial turf systems. Cork is a natural and ecological material that offers several advantages if compared with the traditional infill solutions, namely the reduction of maintenance costs, the more natural aspect and feel, the absence of environmental toxicity…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Main Goal

The main goal of this body of work is to demonstrate the versatility and potential of a material with centuries of history - cork - which is still used today in different areas because of its technical characteristics. Cork can simultaneously be light, strong, waterproof, an excellent insulator (thermal and acoustic) a…

Articles 27 . Jul . 2017
Articles
Choosing an underlayment that will guarantee the maximum in comfort and durability.

An underlayment is much more than just something you place under the flooring. An underlayment is part of a solid foundation, that can determine the satisfactory performance of the floor in terms of acoustical properties and comfort, as well as adding to the longevity of the floor. Even though it is not visible, it can…

Case Studies 12 . Mar . 2019
Case Studies
Radice Orlandini Design Studio

Established in 2008 by Andrea Radice (1979) and Folco Orlandini (1972), the Radice Orlandini Design Studio is a renowned Italian studio that has and still works for several prestigious brands such as Alivar, Caoscreo, Domitalia, Dorelan, Fast, Infiniti, Metalmobil, MyHomeCollection, Schuster and Skitsch. Remarkable for…

News 12 . Feb . 2021
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What about South African consumers? What is their perception and knowledge about the material?

The understanding of cork as a multiuse material in South Africa is certainly increasing, but it is still relatively limited to the wine industry and very rare in the product design industry. The experience I have gained by working with Architects, Interior Designers and some of our private clients shows that there is…

22 . Oct . 2021
Choosing an underlayment that will guarantee the maximum in comfort and durability.

An underlayment is much more than just something you place under the flooring. An underlayment is part of a solid foundation, that can determine the satisfactory performance of the floor in terms of acoustical properties and comfort, as well as adding to the longevity of the floor. Even though it is not visible, it can…

31 . Jul . 2017
Luxury vinyl tile flooring

It is an increasingly popular product and yet it does not have an established definition.  We hear LVT, LVP, and LVS among other acronyms. The acronym LVT is the most popular of the terms and used to identify “luxury vinyl tile flooring.” As luxury vinyl tile flooring came into popularity, flooring manufacturers and de…

21 . Apr . 2022
Luxury vinyl tile flooring

It is an increasingly popular product and yet it does not have an established definition.  We hear LVT, LVP, and LVS among other acronyms. The acronym LVT is the most popular of the terms and used to identify “luxury vinyl tile flooring.” As luxury vinyl tile flooring came into popularity, flooring manufacturers and de…

Articles 26 . Sep . 2018
Articles
If you are currently trying to decide on which flooring to use in remodelling your home, and if your main concern is the choice of look that…

An underlay is much more than just something you place under the flooring. The underlay is part of a solid foundation that can determine the floor’s performance in terms of acoustic properties and comfort, while also adding to its lifespan. Even though it is not visible, it can still be felt and perceived thanks to the…

News 09 . Mar . 2018
News
What is the potential of this new solution for the construction industry?

In the future, I’m thinking about using this concrete solution for construction of small buildings, because it delivers a high degree of insulation. Imagine a house made entirely of stone, except that the stone is actually concrete mixed with cork. Therefore, we have resistance capacity and insulation capacity in relat…

News 25 . Jul . 2017
News
Can we ask you to share MMFA’s plans for the future with us?

Our main goals are to continue our expansion by acquiring new members, to establish a close cooperation and mutual exchange with the MFA in the US, to promote clear structures and transparent markets – that includes the refinement of our MMFA statistics – and to improve our market intelligence. With a higher number of…

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
Case Studies
Optimisation of deck assembly and upstream processes

Since 2009, WOLZ NAUTIC has been pioneering in cork technology, significantly improving deck assembly in terms of man-hours, material costs, material handling and finishing.These advantages are made possible by the unique features of cork technology.Cork can be joined with conventional industrial adhesives and various…

24 . May . 2018
Privacy Date

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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