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Porquê a Cortiça? 19 . Feb . 2021
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Sustainability

Cork, sustainable by nature

05 . Jul . 2018
Sustainability

We offer a range of patterns and colors that make a singular design statement while helping preserve the environment. Our product is a high quality recycled rubber or cork-rubber material made using scrap rubber from the recycling of truck tires and virgin rubber materials, saving energy, reducing oil consumption and k…

13 . Jun . 2023
5. Sustainability

Cork is a material of natural origin, sustainable and renewable, extracted from the bark of the cork oak tree, without harming the tree. These characteristics make cork yoga props an option that respects the environment and is fully aligned with a more conscious lifestyle.

21 . Aug . 2023
Cork sealing solutions to increase the sustainability of the final applications

How Amorim Tech Seal contributes to a more efficient sealing, while improving the system’s overall sustainability?

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Corticeira Amorim presents its Sustainability Report

Corticeira Amorim publishes its ninth Sustainability Report for 2014 and 2015.

04 . Nov . 2021
The sustainability factor

Depending on the specific type of application, several materials in the market, with a synthetic or inorganic base, are competing with cork. Rubber- or foam-based materials have dominated the world market, since they combine performance with low costs. However, the situation has been changing over recent years, due to…

08 . Nov . 2021
The sustainability factor

Depending on the specific type of application, several materials in the market, with a synthetic or inorganic base, are competing with cork. Rubber- or foam-based materials have dominated the world market, since they combine performance with low costs. However, the situation has been changing over recent years, due to…

27 . Jul . 2023
4. Sustainability

Cork is a 100% natural, reusable and recyclable raw material. Studies show that for every ton of cork produced, the cork oak forest sequesters up to 73 tons of CO2. Produced from the bark of the cork oak tree without any trees being felled during the process, cork can be used for a variety of highly technological produ…

20 . Nov . 2018
2. Sustainability

Cork is a renewable and recyclable product, of a 100% natural origin. As tree bark, cork contributes to CO2 retention. During the production process of the infill, all generated waste is reusable and, in the end-of-life treatment of a turf system, cork is the type of infill that releases the lowest amount of CO2.

13 . Nov . 2019
Cork: sustainability and technical performance in expansion joints

Amorim Cork Composites' cork-based solutions for expansion joints in concrete structures, combine performance, low maintenance and sustainability, and also complies with the construction industry’s stringent quality standards.

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…

13 . Aug . 2018
Environmental Sustainability

100% natural, reusable and recyclable, cork is one of the most versatile materials in the world, from an environmental, social or economic perspective. In addition to cork, all materials used in the production of our underlays are based on the concept of the circular economy. Therefore when looking for a solution that…

29 . Nov . 2018
Sustainability and technology

For Gisela Simas, who, in the last years, has been working mainly with wood, the possibility of exploring a raw material like cork in the design of furniture, lighting and design pieces was an old dream, and it is especially important to Gisela as the designer enjoys working with natural and sustainable materials.

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…

28 . Sep . 2018
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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.

07 . Jan . 2020
Cork Inside: a seal that guarantees sustainability and performance

When cork is not visible in a Go4cork product, this seal guarantees that it is present in the right quantity to offer the best results.

25 . Jul . 2017
It is at the forefront of industry, technology and sustainability

Its signature is on the most unlikely everyday objects, Olympic sports equipment, organic solvents, high profile global works, state-of-the-art road and railway projects, spacecraft... Within the panorama of contemporary creation, it challenges designers, scientists, and architects to explore the endless potential of c…

09 . Aug . 2019
Versatility with sustainability in mind

Cork's visual and sensorial appearance, it's reliability, durability, sense of comfort and safety and ecological features will inspire you to shape a whole new sustainable world. No other energy-efficient material performs so well and with such quality. And not only it is eco-friendly, but also it is good for your heal…

14 . Dec . 2016
Corticeira Amorim Sustainability 2023

Corticeira Amorim Sustainability 2023

14 . Dec . 2016
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14 . Dec . 2016
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Underlayments reaffirm the commitment to Sustainability and the Circular Economy

The underlayments are an excellent option for customers who seek to strike a balance between performance and environmental sustainability.

14 . Dec . 2016
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Sustainability Presentation 2024 EN_PDF

14 . Dec . 2016
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Sustainability Presentation 2024 EN_PPT

01 . Sep . 2022
What challenges does EGGER face in terms of sustainability?

The demand for sustainable products is growing, and it is good to see that customers are focusing on this topic. As a manufacturer, our main challenge is to meet the growing demand for sustainably produced inputs and raw materials such as packaging, glue, PEFC wood, etc., which makes purchasing increasingly challenging…

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Sustainability Report Corticeira Amorim 2022 | EN

Sustainability Report Corticeira Amorim 2022 | EN

05 . Dec . 2022
MONOCAB OWL, sustainability meets innovation

The MONOCABs, a compact and autonomous monorail vehicle, is yet another example of the ongoing revolution in the mobility sector. It is a further example of the role that cork will play in this paradigm shift, offering a countless range of sustainability attributes to means of transport. It also fosters well-being and…

05 . Dec . 2022
Cork is increasingly being chosen by architects and designers, by virtue of its natural characteristics. In your opinion, should sustainabil…

As cities continue to grow, bio-diversity loss is increasing. As an architect and designer, I feel it is important to counter this trend by re-introducing living organisms, such as plants, into urban spaces. One way to do this is by embedding them into our architecture. Living organisms are able to capture carbon and p…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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This action forms part of the company's Sustainability Program, the "Natural Choice".

Vila de Mora, in the district of Évora, recently welcomed 80 volunteers of Corticeira Amorim who planted 2000 cork oaks, thus increasing the forest area of Portugal's National Tree. Herdade da Barroca, a property of Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Mora, was the scene of the initiative that directly involved the community…

12 . Apr . 2021
By joining the ReVALUE program, you are helping value the entire product as a raw material and thereby building a more sustainable planet. J…

We are part of the Global 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders We are member of the Business Council for Sustainable Development  We are strategic aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations  We have multiple products with Negative Carbon Balance

26 . Apr . 2022
Performance and sustainability

In addition to the performance of Amorim Tech Seal products, the choice of a solution based on cork and rubber was also motivated by the fact that cork is a natural and sustainable material. ​ The sector has been increasingly focused on the end-of-life impact of vehicles, looking for materials that can be recycled and…

12 . Dec . 2017
Cork is a natural, 100 percent recyclable and environmentally friendly product. Were these characteristics important for your decision? Is s…

Yes, of course, sustainability was one aspect of cork that attracted me to the material. Cork is not only sustainable in its production but since it is a relatively lightweight material, it requires much less energy to transport and install. The fact that there is almost zero waste in the cork manufacturing process was…

22 . Oct . 2021
AcoustiCORK

Building comfort with sustainability

18 . Nov . 2022
Whether on land, in the air or water, cork’s properties, combined with Amorim Cork Composites' expertise, can respond to the great mobility…

Ensuring transport sustainability is an increasing concern for companies and citizens. Global awareness of this concern has led car manufacturers to progressively choose raw materials that guarantee a symbiosis between performance and sustainability. The sector’s biggest companies are now investing in more environmenta…

04 . Apr . 2022
Cork at the service of design and sustainability

Raw materials of natural origin, such as cork which is 100% natural, recyclable and renewable, are an innovative and sustainable option for creating functional goods, with aesthetic concern, that accompany us at home, at work and during leisure time. It is estimated that for every ton of cork produced, cork oak forests…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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Sustainability is more than a trend.

Cork, one of the most sustainable materials in nature, presented its charm at the 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.  The Scandinavian market continues to be a trend se…

Blog 25 . Jul . 2017
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Cork is a natural, 100% recyclable and environmentally-friendly product. Were these characteristics important to your decision? Is sustainab…

Cork is an amazing and unique material, and its set of unique properties is almost too good to be true. The interesting thing is that it’s not just the material itself that is environmentally friendly; the whole process, from extraction to processing to manufacturing, has been tailored to have as little impact on natur…

30 . Oct . 2018
Cork solutions for structural parts

Increase performance and sustainability with cork based solutions

25 . Jul . 2017
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07 . Apr . 2022
Let’s Cork Together ​

Bringing cork and sustainability to your ideas

08 . Apr . 2022
Let’s Cork Together ​

Bringing cork and sustainability to your ideas

08 . Apr . 2022
Let’s Cork Together ​

Bringing cork and sustainability to your ideas

08 . Apr . 2022
Let’s Cork Together ​

Bringing cork and sustainability to your ideas

11 . May . 2023
Central Peak - Luxury development, Hong Kong

Acousticork leverages performance and sustainability in the luxury real-estate development, Central Peak.

Blog 20 . Nov . 2019
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New Acousticork underscreed

U38 is designed for buildings with stringent acoustic requirements, ensuring performance and sustainability.

19 . Apr . 2023
Central Peak - Luxury development, Hong Kong

Acousticork leverages performance and sustainability in the luxury real-estate development, Central Peak.

05 . Jul . 2023
Galataport - Cruise Ship Terminal, Istanbul

World's first underground cruise terminal combines acoustic performance and sustainability with Acousticork.

05 . Jul . 2023
Galataport - Cruise Ship Terminal, Istanbul

World's first underground cruise terminal combines acoustic performance and sustainability with Acousticork.

18 . Dec . 2023
Nidapark Istinye - Residential Building, Istanbul

Innovation and Sustainability in Construction: Nidapark Istinye project incorporates Acousticork by Amorim solutions.

25 . Jul . 2017
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25 . Jul . 2017
Acoustic Insulation & Vibration Isolation

Materials designed with urbanization, acoustic environments, and sustainability in mind.

05 . Feb . 2018
Acoustic Insulation

Materials designed with urbanisation, acoustic environments and sustainability in mind.

06 . Aug . 2018
Are issues of the environmental impact of constructions and the sustainability of materials relevant? Why?

Yes. Scarcity of natural resources, global warming and environmental pollution are our main concerns in terms of sustainable development. Promoting green products is essential if this global mission is to be successful.

22 . Oct . 2021
Are issues of the environmental impact of constructions and the sustainability of materials relevant? Why?

Yes. Scarcity of natural resources, global warming and environmental pollution are our main concerns in terms of sustainable development. Promoting green products is essential if this global mission is to be successful.

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This vision has enabled the company to promote several characteristics of cork, with a clear focus on the performance, technology and sustainability of the materials that it produces.

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Cork once again chosen as elected material for the Serpentine Summer Pavilion

200m2 of cork respond to South African architecture collective Counterspace challenge to build a sustainability-focused installation.

25 . Oct . 2017
Cork: Different features for different applications

All products by Amorim Cork Composites rely on a sustainability model that has been perfected throughout the company’s history.

25 . Jul . 2017
A sustainable way to increase the performance of T&D applications

Curious to know how cork can contribute to the sustainability of a power transformer?

20 . Apr . 2022
A sustainable way to increase the performance of T&D applications

Curious to know how cork can contribute to the sustainability of a power transformer?

14 . Nov . 2018
The Brazilian designer duo has created a group of pieces of furniture that explores the beauty, versatility and sustainability of cork.

Called Sobreiro (cork oak), it is the first line of cork furniture created by the renowned Campana brothers. Made up of an armchair and three cabinets, the collection marked the participation of the Brazilian designers in the 2018 edition of Experimenta Portugal, an initiative of the Consulate General of Portugal in Sa…

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Cork solutions for a more sustainable energy sector

We are reinventing the energy sector with cork-based composite materials that enhance technical performance and promote sustainability

25 . Jul . 2017
Acousticork Underscreed U38

Performance, sustainability and a focus on the circular economy are the main features of U38 - the latest Acousticork underscreed that complies with stringent sound requirements.

09 . Mar . 2018
Entitties involved

SecilUniversity of CoimbraInstitute for Research and Technological Development for Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability (ITeCons)Cement Applications Development Centre (CDAC)

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8 – Be proud to protect the environment.

Adding to all these benefits, there is also environmental sustainability. Cork is a 100% natural and recyclable raw material.

27 . Jul . 2017
8 – Be proud to protect the environment.

Adding to all these benefits, there is also environmental sustainability. Cork is a 100% natural and recyclable raw material.

04 . Jun . 2021
25 . Jul . 2017
World leaders in sustainable products

Our raw material – cork - is one of the world’s most sustainable natural resources, in environmental, economic, and social terms. All our solutions are based on our sustainability policy, and are 100% recyclable and reusable.

31 . May . 2019
World leaders in sustainable products

Our raw material – cork - is one of the world’s most sustainable natural resources, in environmental, economic and social terms. All our solutions are based on our sustainability policy, and are 100% recyclable and reusable.

09 . Aug . 2019
Circles have no beginning or end. They represent eternity, expansion and time.

They regenerate themselves and new circles create the foundations that guarantee yet more circles. This incessant and almost utopian search for the infinite, transforms straight and mechanical lines into open curves that incorporate the harmony of sustainability and the boldness of innovation

22 . Oct . 2021
Underscreed U32

100% cork product | Green solution The perfect solution to strike a balance between energy efficiency, acoustic and thermal comfort, affordability and sustainability. - Natural, reusable and recyclable - Available in 6/3mm, 8/4mm and 10/5mm thickness

30 . May . 2019
Because it is a 100% natural and recyclable material, cork is one of the main raw materials used in the installation, Gardening Will Save Th…

Gardening Will Save The World is a space for experimentation and reflection on the social and environmental benefits of home gardens and vegetable gardens in cities, recreating a lush green space, with over 7,500 plants. Divided across two levels, the project combines traditional agricultural methods with the latest ag…

07 . Sep . 2023
One of the main challenges that the electric vehicle industry faces is to find sustainable materials to incorporate into their designs, in o…

Amorim Cork Composites has now launched an innovative range of multilayer systems that combine cork with other materials - such as mica, foam or aerogel - to create more sustainable, high-performance solutions. Cork is a 100% natural, reusable and recyclable material, and from an environmental, social or economic persp…

20 . Mar . 2023
Negative carbon balance

A life cycle assessment (LCA) conducted by Itecons – the Institute of Research and Technological Development for Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability - concluded that the three available sets of «Building Blocks» (with 20, 40 and 60 pieces) all have a negative carbon balance. The sets with 20 and 40 pie…

29 . Nov . 2023
ILLIANCE project

One of the projects involving Amorim Cork Composites is the ILLIANCE project - an innovation project for sustainability and industrialization, which focuses, among other things, on the development of new hydrogen solutions. This is an EU-funded project, involving players from different sectors, that aims to respond to…

31 . Jul . 2017
Matthias Windmöller, President of the MMFA

Cork is one of the fascinating hidden champions for so many sectors, I can’t even start to rank the most valuable characteristics.The diversity of applications – far beyond the flooring business – the top performance and also the important factor of sustainability makes cork probably one of the most amazing materials t…

21 . Apr . 2022
Matthias Windmöller, President of the MMFA

Cork is one of the fascinating hidden champions for so many sectors, I can’t even start to rank the most valuable characteristics.The diversity of applications – far beyond the flooring business – the top performance and also the important factor of sustainability makes cork probably one of the most amazing materials t…

22 . Oct . 2021
Intro

The acoustic insulation solutions are part of the Acousticork portfolio. Underscreed and wall bearing range offers the right cork-based product for medium to high acoustic demands, combining performance and sustainability.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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Solution

The IB Tower is an intelligent building that provides long-term sustainability, with minimal environmental impact. The controls integrated in the building allow it to optimize business operations and improve energy efficiency.

26 . Sep . 2018
8 – Be proud to protect the environment.

In addition to all these benefits, there is also environmental sustainability. Cork is a 100% natural and recyclable raw material. Compared to synthetic materials, the natural qualities of cork add unique benefits that contribute to high performance and comfort.

05 . Apr . 2022
An (even more) sustainable solar

The main properties of cork – such as impermeability, lightness, elasticity, compressibility and resilience - remain unchanged, ensuring the floater's performance. It should also be noted that, for each ton of cork produced, the cork oak forest can sequester up to 73 tons of CO2. This factor reduces the environmental i…

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Cork technology is in a strong position to make an important contribution to a cleaner, greener cruise ship industry, with greater IMO compliance. ACM52 is a new multifunctional product for interior deck covering with IMO certification that combines outstanding technical and functional performance with impeccable susta…

05 . Jul . 2022
Negative Carbon Balance

According to a recent analytic study conducted by EY, Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind has a negative carbon balance of -5.6kg CO2 eq/m2. The associated carbon sequestration promoted by the cork oak forest exceeds the CO2 emissions from production.   Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind is an excellent option for customers that…

05 . Jul . 2022
Negative Carbon Balance

According to a recent analytic study conducted by EY, Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind has a negative carbon balance of -5.6kg CO2 eq/m2. The associated carbon sequestration promoted by the cork oak forest exceeds the CO2 emissions from production. Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind is an excellent option for customers that ai…

07 . Dec . 2018
Project Objective

The development of the new cork concrete solution was produced through a partnership between Amorim Cork Composites, the Cement Applications Development Centre (CDAC), Secil, the Institute for Research and Technological Development for Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability ( ITeCons) of the University of…

25 . Jul . 2017
A sustainable and high performance solution

In addition to the appropriate functioning of the building and its envisioned uses, it also has a strong concern for environmental and sustainability issues, and Acousticork Underscreed, as a recycled material, fits perfectly with these premises. It is made from recycled car and truck tires, part of a recycling and rec…

22 . Oct . 2021
A sustainable and high performance solution

In addition to the appropriate functioning of the building and its envisioned uses, it also has a strong concern for environmental and sustainability issues, and Acousticork Underscreed, as a recycled material, fits perfectly with these premises. It is made from recycled car and truck tires, part of a recycling and rec…

16 . Nov . 2022
Did you know that…

…cork achieves the technical performance required by the market while maintaining its sustainability credentials, given that cork oak trees are important natural carbon retainer? It is estimated that per each ton of cork produced, the cork oak forest can sequester up to 73 tons of CO₂.

Case Studies 25 . Jul . 2017
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Introducing a new material category to create Beller Collection was Spinneybeck’s goal to design a different and innovative line of products. The materials for all the collections are critically selected to attend demanding clients. In this context, cork came up as an excellent material with the great benefit of versat…

25 . Jul . 2017
The materials in the construction area have undergone constant improvements over time. This evolution is due to the non-conformist spirit of…

The need to create priorities ranges from the more traditional - such as impermeability, stability, visual requirements - to the most recent fields, which relate to energy, sustainability, thermal, and acoustic issues. Cork, as a multifaceted product, can meet the demands of today's markets through its natural properti…

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30 years of the Nike Grind project What began as a grassroots initiative in 1992 to repurpose shoes headed for landfills is now a global sustainability program that helps transform manufacturing scrap and end-of-life shoes into recycled Nike Grind materials. Rubber, foam, fiber, leather and textiles are collected and r…

25 . Jul . 2017
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These forests are a perfect example of the balance between preserving the environment and sustainable development - just the fact that no tree is felled during the stripping of the cork is a unique case in terms of sustainability. They are the foundations of an economy of the future. Revolving around cork oak culture i…

26 . Sep . 2019
Why Cork?

“The idea is to produce cork-based shoes because we believe in the properties of cork such as its lightweight and sustainability, but we also really appreciate that the material comes from Europe and not from somewhere else requiring long-distance transportation. Cork is also a nice material to work with; it's easy to…

Blog 23 . Jun . 2021
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It is in bustling New York that the first Google Store comes to life. In contrast to the city’s frenetic pace and the concrete colors, cork was the material chosen for development of the store’s items of furniture, bringing a sense of calm to the Great Apple and fostering a perfect symbiosis between Nature and Technolo…

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Concerning cork, which characteristics do you value most? Do you agree that cork is the past, present, and future material of the flooring b…

The diversity of applications – far beyond the flooring business – the top performance, and also the important factor of sustainability makes cork probably one of the most amazing materials to work with. The presentations we all had at the Amorim plant were extremely impressive. Cork is one of the fascinating hidden ch…

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Could you share with us the US-MFAssociation’s main goals for the future?

The MFA’s primary goal is to establish consensus-based standards for this new category of flooring. Not only are we working on performance standards, but we are also developing safety and sustainability standards. The American consumer wants transparency. And with transparency comes confidence. Ultimately, if you want…

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PRIMAL Soles use cork to make the world's first 100% recyclable shoe insoles. This project is at an early stage - aimed at contributing to the sustainability of the planet - but it has already received an award from the Financial Times in the Responsible Business Education Awards. We talk with David Even, the project’s…

01 . Aug . 2017
Food contact

Amorim Cork Composites develops a product suitable for the food industry   Aware of the need to permanently update itself, Amorim Cork Composites is now launching a line of “Food Contact” materials, consisting of products suitable for being in contact with food. These solutions, made of cork, a 100% natural and recycl…

28 . Mar . 2018
Cork-based solutions: one of the main pathways for development

The museum structure itself attracts at least as much attention as the art works on display. It is a spectacular building carved out of former grain silos, dating back to 1920, which now house the Zeitz Museum and a 28-room boutique luxury hotel designed by the renowned UK architect, Thomas Heatherwick. In today’s worl…

22 . Oct . 2021
Cork-based solutions: one of the main pathways for development

The museum structure itself attracts at least as much attention as the art works on display. It is a spectacular building carved out of former grain silos, dating back to 1920, which now house the Zeitz Museum and a 28-room boutique luxury hotel designed by the renowned UK architect, Thomas Heatherwick. In today’s worl…

13 . Apr . 2023
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For batteries sealing, was developed a solution that combines the properties of cork with silicone. This solution complies with the UL-94 V0 requirement, that determines the flammability of a material, and features a compression set below 40% for 50% deflections, as well as resistance to wear, UV radiation and ozone. G…

18 . Mar . 2020
Amorim cork composites management policy (1)

Amorim Cork Composites’ main activity is the production of cork granules and cork composites.  In its context, customer satisfaction and the satisfaction of the remaining stakeholders is decisive for the sustainable development of the Organisation, which takes on continuous improvement and availability of the necessary…

27 . Mar . 2023
3. Think long-term (and protect the planet)

Finally, when evaluating the various flooring and underlayment options, remember that the goal is for the floor of your home to remain in good condition for several years. That is why it is important to choose products that guarantee the floor’s durability over time, as is the case with cork underlayments. In addition,…

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…

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Presented for the first time in Venice Design, held in the context of La Biennale di Venezia 2017, the Curcubita lamps enabled the designer…

The designer Tiago Sá da Costa was inspired by the appearance, sustainability, flexibility, and versatility of cork to create Curcubita. Presented for the first time in Venice Design, held between May 13 and November 26, in the context of La Biennale di Venezia 2017, the Curcubita lamps enabled the designer to discover…

22 . Oct . 2021
Urbanisation is a megatrend, one of the major pathways of development

With it, the importance of quality acoustic environments for human well-being continues to grow. People around the globe are more aware of the impact that acoustics have on their daily lives and expect higher quality acoustic experiences. On the other hand, trends in sustainability, recycling and circular economy requi…

25 . Jul . 2017
Urbanisation is a megatrend, one of the major pathways of development.

With it, the importance of quality acoustic environments for human well-being continues to grow. People around the globe are more aware of the impact that acoustics have on their daily lives and expect higher quality acoustic experiences. On the other hand, trends in sustainability, recycling and the circular economy r…

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Taking advantage of the precision of CNC moulding technology, 1,500 diamond-shaped cork modules have been used to build an impressive 13-met…

The cork blocks were moulded using CNC technology and were then combined, one by one, to test the construction format. After assembly of the test version, the structure was disassembled and the modules were transported to the store where they were re-combined, in less than 10 days, creating an impressive arch that welc…

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More green shipping and greater IMO compliance

“Safe, secure and efficient shipping on clean oceans” is future-proof. Indeed, this guideline set down by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) provides the framework for the construction and operation of ships that will become established in global markets. The “strategic goals for marine technology”, formulat…

25 . Jul . 2017
CorkAL

This project aims to create an innovative frame system, based on the development of aluminum profiles with thermal cut that break with the traditional concept of aluminum windows. Contrary to the majority of solutions available on the market, thermal cutting will not be carried out using polyamides or other materials d…

17 . Apr . 2018
Further information about Be Brasil:

Any visitor to Milan's Design Week (held in Milan between April 17-22) upon entering the Brazilian space, located on Via Maroncelli 14, will journey through time in the company of Brazilian design : from modernist masters such as Oscar Niemeyer, Lina Bo Bardi and Sérgio Rodrigues to the contemporary highlights of Gusta…

27 . Mar . 2023
Cork, the ideal material for gas sealing solutions

Cork’s thermal and chemical resistance and impermeability to liquids and gases make it the ideal raw material to develop sealing solutions. In addition to complying with the different technical specifications of gas systems, cork helps reduce the system's carbon footprint, which is essential in order to attain sustaina…

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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Underlay: simple, but efficient An underlay is a layer of material applied during the installation process between the concrete layer (or the previous flooring) and the final flooring. It is an element that is out of sight, but whose presence is felt with every step. With an underlay, the sound of children jumping and…

21 . Mar . 2023
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According to a recent study conducted by the consultancy firm, EY, Acousticork T10 Essence and T10 Essence with a vapour barrier underlayments have a negative carbon balance of -18.6 kg CO₂ eq/ m2 and -18.0 kg CO₂ eq / m2, respectively. Acousticork T56 Endurance underlayment with a vapour barrier has a negative carbon…

24 . Nov . 2023
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A Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) study conducted by Itecons confirms that Acousticork by Amorim U36 and U38 underscreeds have a negative carbon balance. These innovative solutions, produced by Amorim Cork Composites, contribute to the performance of the flooring solutions where they are applied, in terms of acoustic insul…

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