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News 25 . Oct . 2016
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Corticeira Amorim presents its Sustainability Report

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

14 . Jun . 2017
About Amorim Cork Composites

Amorim Cork Composites is a world-renowned company with a long legacy of achievements in aerospace, transportation, construction and sustainable green products using cork. At our Innovation and R&D centre, we are always searching for new and high performance solutions.Targeted towards the LVT flooring industry’s ne…

06 . Jul . 2017
About Amorim Cork Composites

Amorim Cork Composites is a world-renowned company with a long legacy of achievements in aerospace, transportation, construction and sustainable green products using cork. At our Innovation and R&D centre, we are always searching for new and high performance solutions.

Articles 10 . Oct . 2017
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About Amorim Cork Composites

Amorim Cork Composites is a world-renowned company with a long legacy of achievements in aerospace, transportation, construction and sustainable green products using cork. At our Innovation and R&D centre, we are always searching for new and high performance solutions.

About Us 27 . Sep . 2016
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Corticeira Amorim

Corticeira Amorim is the largest world producer of cork products and the most international of Portuguese companies. It leads the whole sector, contributing to the economy and innovation of the cork industry, unlike any other. With its origins dating back to 1870, the company soon became aware of the endless potential…

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António Amorim wins the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2018

The main category of the Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2018, an initiative that in Portugal is organized by E&Y/ Expresso, was attributed to António Rios de Amorim, Chairman and CEO of Corticeira Amorim.

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Why Amorim Cork Composites?

Amorim Cork Composites combines decades of experience with cutting-edge technology. We are proud to say that ACC has developed a wide range of underlays to satisfy all market needs. ACC underlays are extremely versatile, allowing them to be used with many types of flooring. Made from a variety of raw materials, Amorim…

03 . Apr . 2017
Work at Amorim Cork Composites

Achieving the impossible is what drives our company. Every day we’re confronted with challenges that we respond to in a unique and distinctive manner. We have a team of 600 employees, distributed across several regions of the world , which means that multiculturalism is a fundamental pillar of our Human Resources strat…

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Amorim Cork Composites receives an Honourable Mention from the Kaizen Institute

Amorim Cork Composites launched a Kaizen project in order to increase its industrial contribution margin. The initiative has already delivered positive results and the company recently received an Honourable Mention in the Kaizen Lean Awards, in the category, 'Excellence in Productivity'.

News 31 . Oct . 2018
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i.cork factory, the new Amorim Cork Composites’ innovation pilot plant

i.cork factory is Amorim Cork Composites’ new innovation centre, entirely dedicated to research and development that valorises the use of cork, determining precisely the right amount of cork that, in conjunction with other materials, can bring value to different business sectors.

03 . Jul . 2017
Pedro Maria Pinho, Amorim Revestimentos

Cork is a sustainable raw material offering a unique set of characteristics (acoustic and thermal insulation, impact resistance, etc) which adds value to the final product when incorporated in a flooring product. In our specific case, our proprietary cork-based technology – Corktech - is a key differentiator of the Wic…

About Us 27 . Sep . 2016
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Amorim Cork Composites

We strive daily to reinvent the world: we recycle, reuse and reinvent entirely natural and organic materials. And thus do we invent a new world.

05 . Jul . 2018
Amorim Rubber Flooring

Cork Rubber and Rubber products for different applications.

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
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Amorim ACM52

ACM52 is a new certified deck covering with the Wheelmark symbol. The IMO/MED Wheelmark certification guarantees the ongoing commitment to product quality and safety to customers for sea-going yachts, offshore and passenger vessels including cruise ships.

Case Studies 10 . Oct . 2018
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The Amorim group's participation in the project was also widely reported In Portugal.

Following the success at the Tate Modern, the installation may be visited at the Bundeskunsthalle in Bonn, Germany, in the framework of the Playground Project, until 28 October 2018; as well as in the Copenhagen Contemporary, the Danish capital’s centre of contemporary art, until December 30, 2018. Throughout the vario…

14 . Dec . 2016
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News 28 . Sep . 2016
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Dan Thomas visited the premises of Amorim Cork Composites

Amorim P50 is a key component for ensuring the safety of the astronauts.

27 . Sep . 2016
Amorim Cork Composites

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26 . Jul . 2017
Amorim Nature 130 and 190, natural infill with a very low percentage of small particles

Amorim Nature 130 and 190 are natural infill for artificial turf based on cork granules between 1 and 2mm. Cork infills from Amorim contain only top-quality material (and no filler) and are wear resistant. With Amorim Nature 130 and 190 we are making the installation process simpler (to introduce cork infill into artif…

08 . Jan . 2019
Amorim

The Amorim Group is one of the largest, most entrepreneurial and dynamic multinationals of Portuguese origin. Its origins were in the cork business, back in 1870 and today it is the world leader in the sector. Guided by a vision of sustained growth, the Group has engaged in the diversification of its business in sector…

14 . Dec . 2016
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Articles 28 . Jul . 2017
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Amorim Provides Solutions to Multi-Family Building Code IIC Ratings With LVT

A few years back, before LVT was on the front page of every publication related to the flooring industry, we had an inquiry from a company in regards to an impact sound solution for vinyl plank flooring.

News 28 . Nov . 2016
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Amorim Cork Composites’ employees take part in the planting of 2000 cork oaks

The reforestation was carried out under the "Common Forest" project of Quercus, which has been ensuring the planting of thousands of native trees, since 2011.

News 18 . Apr . 2019
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Amorim Cork Composites Infills awarded RAL quality certificate

Cork Infills meet requirements of standards RAL-GZ 944 and DIN-EN 15330-1

Articles 14 . Sep . 2017
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Amorim Provides Solutions to Multi-Family Building Code IIC Ratings With LVT

A few years back, before LVT was on the front page of every publication related to the flooring industry, we had an inquiry from a company in regards to an impact sound solution for vinyl plank flooring.

News 13 . Jan . 2017
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Snowboard with Amorim cork wins ISPO BRANDNEW 2017 prize

Snowboard with Next Core© technology developed by the Swiss company "Anticonf" which integrates Amorim cork, has just won one of the most renowned awards within the sporting goods industry, the ISPO BRAND NEW 2017.

News 25 . Oct . 2016
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U.Porto and Amorim Cork Composites have brought 40 researchers together to reinvent cork

The initiative got the company and researchers to work side by side, making clear both parties’ willingness to collaborate in projects that promote cork as a raw material.

08 . Jan . 2019
MATERIA, Cork by Amorim

MATERIA, a collection of objects for daily use made of cork and in which the design assumes a fundamental role, was born from the challenge laid down by Corticeira Amorim to Experimentadesign for the exploration of new approaches to cork. In some pieces, cork is complemented by other materials, but is always the main c…

27 . Sep . 2016
Amorim cork composites management policy (1)

The main activity of Amorim Cork Composites is the production of cork granulates and composite cork. In the business area in which the company operates, the satisfaction of customers as well as of other stakeholders is decisive for the sustainable development of the Organisation, in which continuous improvement is a de…

News 11 . Dec . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites is a partner in the development of an ecological solution to ensure the healthy balance of surface waters.

Amorim Cork Composites and Bluemater have established a partnership to develop a cork floating island – which is natural, resilient and visually appealing.

News 15 . May . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites develops a new composite for 3D molding technology.

Amorim Cork Composites has established partnerships with Swedish entrepreneurs, who have extensive experience in the wood industry and master 3D molding techniques with a long tradition in Scandinavia.This is a two way process where we combine our knowledge in cork raised through research, experimentation and over 140…

News 25 . Oct . 2016
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Curated by experimentadesign, this collection produced by Amorim Cork Composites now includes 24 items designed by 12 national and internati…

TIPSY is the latest item to be included in Amorim Cork Composites MATERIA collection - a set of new cork products that can be seamlessly and functionally integrated into our everyday lives.

News 30 . Jan . 2017
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How do you rate the support of the Amorim Cork Composites team throughout the process?

The support provided by Amorim is second to none. This is a team that will go the extra mile to achieve something that is seemingly impossible. It’s a pleasure working with people that take such pride in what they do, and that offer a service and a product that is truly environmentally friendly.

26 . Jul . 2017
Amorim Shock Pads for Artificial Turf

Reinventing the performance of synthetic fields and enhanced athlete safety.

News 02 . Feb . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites is going to hit aerospace again, this time with United Launch Alliance (ULA) and Ruag Space.

Next-generation launch rockets of ULA, using composite primary structures supplied by Ruag Space, are going to incorporate Amorim’s ablative thermal solution P50. Under the name Vulcan, these ULA launch rockets will replace Atlas and Delta Launchers, currently using Amorim's product. Fairing shell with Amorim P50 ablat…

News 07 . Dec . 2017
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How do you rate the support from the Amorim Cork Composites team throughout the process?

I would say it has been extremely smooth working with the Amorim Cork Composites team throughout the development process, everyone has been super professional, patient and responsive to my queries. I am very appreciative of the support I have received, which ultimately contributed to the success of the project.

Case Studies 13 . Oct . 2016
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CP’s entire fleet of Alfa Pendular trains was remodelled, with the integration of cork solutions from Amorim Cork Composites specifically de…

The project presented by EMEF - Empresa de Manutenção de Equipamento Ferroviário S.A primarily aims to increase passenger comfort and safety and reduce energy consumption through improved sound insulation and reduced carriage weight due to incorporation of Amorim Cork Composites' AluCORK® flooring solutions. Projects o…

ACC na Web Social 25 . Oct . 2016
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At Amorim Cork Composites we're fully aware of how new digital platforms are changing the way we share knowledge and create new conversation…

When choosing to be present on online social networks, it's important that Amorim Cork Composites employees understand what is recommended and expected, both professional and personally on these channels. On social media, your updates are usually searchable, accessible to a global audience, and can influence not only y…

News 01 . Jun . 2017
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Nitrocork is a new range of products developed by the renowned brand Bahí&Güell in partnership with Amorim Cork Composites.

It is the first range of products that uses cork as an insulating material to cook food using liquid nitrogen.Cork is the best material for thermal insulation purposes and Bahí&Güell came up with this idea: Why not take advantage of this exceptional material for cooking purposes? Amorim Cork Composites was the idea…

Case Studies 05 . Feb . 2018
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Amorim Cork Composites, BASF Korea and A-Road develop an elastic cork flooring for playgrounds.

The play-and-play area at Jayang's nursery in Seoul, South Korea, was one of the first places to receive the new, safe and comfortable eco-friendly cork flooring developed by A-Road - a Korean flooring company - in partnership with BASF Korea and Amorim Cork Composites. The solution has been specially designed for publ…

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
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You’re very familiar with the fact that Amorim has been working with NASA as a technology partner since the beginning of space exploration.…

I’m extremely proud to have had the opportunity to be part of our country’s space program including the amazing opportunity to fly on the Space Shuttle on four occasions. And to know that Amorim cork played such a critical role in the thermal protection system of the Solid Rocket Boosters makes me so thankful to Amorim…

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Brochure | About Cork | EN

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19 . Jun . 2017
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Brochure | Cork at Tate Modern

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29 . Jun . 2017
Case Studies 03 . Oct . 2016
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Knoll – the world-leading North American manufacturer of modern furniture for the home and office – has rediscovered cork as a raw material…

Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland designed the Porto and Lisbon cork tiles included in the Beller Collection from Spinneybeck, which chose Amorim Cork Composites to produce these decorative modules that guarantee thermal and acoustic insulation performance. The collection won the #MetropolisLikes prize in NeoCon…

Articles 03 . Oct . 2016
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T&D industry trends and requirements have put great demand for low noise equipment with good long term performance. Amorim Cork Composites a…

It is very often that “just putting some rubber” to isolate structures create an inefficient or even a vibration isolation problem, without taking into account the characteristics of the whole system; such as media environment and temperature, material stiffness adjusted to the application load, surface area, material…

27 . Sep . 2016
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Discover all the news about Amorim Cork Composites and all the cork sector.

Articles 03 . Oct . 2016
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Cork, a sustainable realm of visuals and performance

Amorim has been encouraging designers to envision and explore another world.

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
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Metamorphosis

A pioneering project developed by experimentadesign in partnership with Amorim, based on the unique properties of cork.

News 22 . Sep . 2017
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New patent: Printing heating circuit systems in cork

Amorim Cork Composites is a member of the consortium responsible for the patent of a totally innovative system.

News 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.

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Shock Pad

Amorim Shock Pads for Artificial Turf

27 . Mar . 2018
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The Acousticork Vibration Isolation range from Amorim Cork Composites offers solutions with an excellent compromise between damping and insulation.

27 . Sep . 2016
Circular Economy

Amorim Cork Composites has always been committed to ensuring the transition from a linear economy of “take, make and dispose” to a circular economy.

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Terms of Use

By acscesing Amorim Cork Composites, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of use, and are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws.

23 . May . 2018
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Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
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Final Decking Materials

Amorim Decking Materials are a combination of incomparable functionality and luxurious aesthetics, bound together in a natural cork composite.

Articles 21 . Jul . 2017
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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.

27 . Sep . 2016
Case Studies

Find here the selection of Amorim Cork Composites cases studies and find the way we are improving this sector.

News 15 . Feb . 2017
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Several exhibitors presented also new concepts with cork.

Over the years, designers from all over the world have been working together with Amorim Cork Composites to create magnificent design concepts, which have contributed to raise awareness to this unique material.

Case Studies 05 . Feb . 2018
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Renovation of Tangstedt’s football pitch consisted of installation of an artificial turf system with artificial turf, backing layer, shock absorbing pad, sand and 100% cork infill - Amorim Nature 130.

Case Studies 14 . Oct . 2016
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McNamara’s cork Surf board

Amorim Cork Composites is developing cork surfboards for the Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara.

Careers 03 . Apr . 2017
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At Amorim Cork Composites, we believe that our success depends on the talent of our employees.

As a result, through the Cork Potential Internship Programme, we assume the daily challenge to identify talented young people who can play an important role in the future of our teams and be a driving force behind the growth of our organization.

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Amorim Cork Composites hosted this year’s General Assembly of the MMFA - Multilayer Modular Flooring Association.

During the 2-day event, latest trends, sales, materials, technologies, new product categories, certification, and research were extensively debated by 75 professionals from leading European flooring companies and their suppliers. Participants discussed the state of the art in this industry and future trends, new develo…

News 18 . Sep . 2018
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New cork objects designed by Gisela Simas

Congonhas lamp and Dora coffee table mark the beginning of a partnership between the studio Original Practical Design Limited (OPD) and Corticeira Amorim, which supported the designer in development of these new cork-based items.

25 . Oct . 2016
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Articles related to your expertise or where your opinion is valued are a good starting point. Balance it with content published by Amorim Cork Composites on Linkedin.

News 28 . Mar . 2017
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The installation, “Blocks”, shown in the 2017 edition, was made possible through the support from Corticeira Amorim and the British Council in Israel.

Articles 22 . Jun . 2018
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The Amorim Cork Composites-developed cork infills combine a certified origin with the materials’ durability and comfort for users.

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Amorim Cork Composites USA was the cork supplier for these extraordinary design pieces proving that cork is an excellent material for furnishings because of its flexibility, warm feeling and advanced moulding techniques.

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Protection against substrate moisture

The underlay protects the floor from moisture effects that may appear on the substrate. Amorim Cork Composites also offers options with integrated vapor barriers, which prevent the circulation of moisture through the subfloor.

05 . Apr . 2018
100% natural, reusable and recyclable

Amorim Cork Composites extensive experience in the footwear industry, together with its clients and partners, has led to a high technical specialization of its products, positioning the footwear industry as a strategic business.

05 . Apr . 2018
100% natural, reusable and recyclable

Amorim Cork Composites extensive experience in the footwear industry, together with its clients and partners, has resulted in an increased technical specialization of its products and positioned the footwear industry as a strategic business.

News 24 . Apr . 2017
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With support from Corticeira Amorim, a temporary cork house has been installed in the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation’s outdoor amphitheatre.…

The artist Ricardo Jacinto has created a temporary cork residence, which will be inhabited by the pianist Marino Formenti, who will sit at the piano, play, sleep, eat and live. Ricardo Jacinto talked about the architectural project, explaining that "it’s the result of an invitation to design a temporary house for the p…

29 . Jun . 2017
Power equipment noise emissions have become significant contributors to urban noise pollution, Amorim’s solutions are cork rubber based elas…

Cork plays a significant role in the elastomer and is directly responsible for the damping function, commonly designated as the energy loss factor, while the rubber matrix takes care of the isolation, together they are the ideal combination when considering vibration and noise reduction solutions especially at resonanc…

11 . Apr . 2017
MEAS Quarterly Meeting

Amorim Cork Composites attended the latest Middle East Acoustic meeting, where our sales and technical team made a brief presentation on how cork can be part of the solution to improve materials performance. As a case study, the Amorim Cork Composites team described how cork can improve underscreed's static stiffness w…

News 08 . Jan . 2019
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Learn about our new Multilayer Panel Simulator and how this tool can help your business.

The new Multilayer Panel Simulator (MPS) is a tool developed by Amorim Cork Composites to simulate the acoustic performance of a multilayer panel, with two main approaches:

Case Studies 13 . Sep . 2018
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Cork at the heart of the wall covering

The wall coverings and panels created by Submaterial place a wool felt layer - of variable thickness according to the references - over a 3-mm cork backing provided by Amorim Cork Composites.   The backing used by Submaterial is based on cork agglomerate produced from waste derived from the manufacture of wine corks or…

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
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A wide range of memo boards

Amorim Cork Composites has various different options on offer for memo boards in different materials. In addition to classic memo boards in cork with a pine frame, we also offer memo boards with maps, magnetic boards, boards for writing on with chalk, as well as mixed models that combine these elements with cork.

Panels and Composites 28 . Aug . 2018
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Core Materials for Multilayer Structures & Panels

Amorim multilayer panel materials are a combination of cork in selected elastomeric compound matrix to yield specific performances ranging from thermal insulation, noise reduction to fire resistance whilst maintaining the reduced surface weight, depending on the requirements of the final application.

Panels and Composites 28 . Aug . 2018
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Final Decking Materials

Amorim Decking Materials are a combination of incomparable functionality and luxurious aesthetics, bound together in a natural cork composite. Cork is 100% natural, reusable and recyclable. Whether from an environmental, social or economic perspective, it’s one of the world’s most versatile materials.

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How did you come up with the right formula to respond to this project’s requirements?

With support from ITeCons, the experience of Secil and very positive support from Amorim. As a result of these combined efforts, also with the assistance of the engineers of my team, we managed to achieve this result.

11 . Apr . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites develops specific compound formulations for acoustic insulation and vibration isolation which offer highly insulating or dampening materials in compliance with a wide range of environmental conditions and chemical resistance levels.

02 . Jul . 2017
Double Belt Press (DBP) Technology

Our mission is to be a one stop shop for flooring manufacturers where they can find innovative and added-value solutions with competitive prices and compatibility with their production process.The vision in this segment is for Amorim Cork Composites to be associated with innovation, trust and uniqueness. With the Doubl…

Case Studies 09 . Mar . 2018
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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…

Case Studies 14 . Nov . 2018
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Campana Brothers: “Cork has been an incredible experience.”

Known for often working with natural and sustainable raw materials, this is the first time that the Campana brothers have worked with cork. The original pieces were developed with the support of Corticeira Amorim, who played an advisory role and supplied the different types of cork used in the collection.   The project…

28 . Nov . 2018
António Lemos

Lg Indústria de Calçado, Lda   "We started using cork at the suggestion of Kankura Golf, a company that sells golf shoes that incorporate premium materials, such as leather and waterproof lining materials. Kankura decided to develop new cork-based products for this season, with support from Amorim. Cork gives the shoe…

29 . Jun . 2017
Ease of assembly

Amorim VC collars & washers should be used in any system that requires treatment due to rigid fastener connections such as bolted vibration pads or fan connection assemblies. The 3mm collar wall and 4mm washer thickness are made of VC1047 vibration control elastomer and designed to withstand the presence of oils an…

05 . Feb . 2018
Lightness and thermal benefits

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…

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
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Window Frame Applications

Providing comfort with reduced energy use is the real energy benefit of efficient window assemblies. Low U-factors (rate of heat loss) are required to reduce heat loss through window assemblies, especially in colder climates where larger window assemblies are used for greater sunlight exposure. The U-factor performance…

Case Studies 27 . Feb . 2019
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Technology meets design

Once the prototype was tested and optimized, the two parts that make up the cover of the Rion chair were produced from cork provided by Amorim Cork Composites using CNC machining. Through a computer-aided arm, this technology allows to change the material’s geometry and to easily create bent parts or complex three-dim…

18 . Apr . 2019
Uma ampla gama de memo boards

A Amorim Cork Composites dispõe de diversas opções de memo boards em vários materiais. Além do clássico memo board de cortiça com moldura de pinho, oferecemos também memo boards com mapas, magnéticos e adaptados para a escrita com giz, bem como modelos mistos que conjugam estes elementos com a cortiça.

18 . Apr . 2019
That’s why we have created the Cork Inside seal

When blended with other materials, in high technological formulae, cork may not be so visible. That's why we have created cork Inside. A seal that assures that, even if you don't see it, cork is present in the optimal amount in our products, rigorously tested by Amorim Cork Composites’ innovation and engineering teams.…

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How would you describe this year's MMFA General Assembly?

Our meeting in Porto was a big success. We had two compact days packed with project work in our technical and market development groups, with intensive discussions and highly interesting lectures. The locations at the Hotel Solverde and at Amorim were just perfect. – And so was the organization by the Amorim team in Po…

08 . Jan . 2019
Where to buy

The products from the decoration, home and office ranges of Amorim Cork Composites are available for purchase at museum shops, interior design and furniture stores, as well as a range of online outlets. Construction materials, do-it-yourself products and leisure products are sold in specialist stores.

Case Studies 27 . Sep . 2016
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European Space Agency’s (ESA) IXV.

The Ablative Thermal Protection System is part of the Intermediate Experimental Vehicle (IXV) by integration of Amorim’s P50 cork composite in the project. It has been introduced in order to protect the structure of IXV from the effects of the thermal environment starting from the stand-by on ground phase, up to the at…

Articles 03 . Oct . 2016
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Temperature and resistance are only part of the equation.

A gasket material suitability is defined by a variety of application factors shown in adjacent diagram. The common perception that the temperature and chemical resistance must be assured are only part of the equation. Amorim Cork Composites systems approach ensures joint integrity by considering the multiple variables…

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The innovative solution, developed within the framework of the OSIRYS project for better air quality in buildings, has already been applied in buildings in Spain and Estonia. The European Commission has considered that the OSIRYS project - which included Amorim Cork Composites' Innovation Department - is a success stor…

Case Studies 23 . Mar . 2018
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Infills applied by: GOTEC Sportsysteme

GOTEC Sportsysteme showed great satisfaction regarding the quality of the cork-based infill supplied by Amorim Cork Composites for this project. The installation process was carried out without difficulties and the final result meets the goals of the company and the club in terms of final aspect and conditions for sp…

12 . Apr . 2017
Project Overview

Midmac approved and solely used Amorim’s Expandacork Type II for its expansion joint filler in most areas where application requires this solution. In other areas Midmac used a Bituminous impregnated joint filler type, aided by Amorim Cork Composites Expandacork Type II, and executed by highly skilled workers. Qatar Fo…

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An endless movement

The new product line - consisting of a coffee table and lamp - is inspired by the wing of a Boeing 737-800 jet, and aims to convey a sense of continuous movement.   Presentation of these two works in one of the world’s most important design events, marks the beginning of a partnership between the studio Original Practi…

27 . Sep . 2016
CoMMUTe

CoMMute project has developed a prototype of modular and multifunctional floating flooring for regional and intercity railway coaches, 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 ther…

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Future prospects

The underlay solutions of Amorim Cork Composites currently encompass 60-65% of the market, with a tendency to increase. The business area which covers sports flooring is a world of opportunities for the dissemination and application of underlay products. A considerable increase in markets like South America, Brazil, In…

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Respect for people

The studies undertaken[1] thus far indicate that the use of turf with artificial infills, specifically SBR rubber, entails no health hazards. However, players and the community are often concerned about the risk of oral intake, inhalation or skin contact with potentially hazardous elements contained in rubber particles…

Case Studies 29 . Nov . 2018
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The new proposals by Gisela Simas were launched at the prestigious Milan Design Week, which took place in April 2018, in the scope of the Ri…

The Dora coffee table and the Congonhas lamp are the first cork furniture pieces to be created by the Brazilian designer Gisela Simas. The pieces arose from a partnership between the Original Practical Design Limited (OPD) studio, founded and managed by the designer, and Corticeira Amorim, who has supported Gisela Sima…

12 . Apr . 2017
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Suvarnabhumi Airport is built on virgin land, 24 km east of Bangkok. The completion of the first phase of the project, which included 56 boarding gates and 64 common spaces, resulted in a 563,000 square metre terminal, with capacity for 45 million passengers. The forecast maximum capacity after gradual expansion will b…

04 . Jul . 2017
Innovative solutions fulfilling the market requirements.

NRT Core layers are a result of our proactive innovation capacity (product development) facilitated for a personal relationship with the key industry players. Amorim Cork Composites offers remarkable solutions for waterproof core layers combining a natural raw-material with other eco-friendly materials and fulfilling t…

Articles 16 . Oct . 2016
Articles
Reduction of costs in the transport industry

The Amorim Cork Composites, business unit of the Amorim Group, is committed to the development and manufacture of technical, environmentally friendly products based on cork, for numerous industries and applications.  The rail industry is one of the strategic segments of the company, where innovation and creativity in t…

28 . Jun . 2017
Reinventing how cork engages the world of flooring.

At Amorim Cork Composites, we use cork as the basic raw material and as the differentiating factor in the production of both composites and materials to be used in the production of each of the several layers that make up a flooring system (top layer, inlay, core layer and pre-attached underlayment), and of accessories…

News 16 . Feb . 2017
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The iconic Palais de Tokyo in Paris was the stage for an artistic intervention where cork emerges as the decisive element in the performativ…

The initiative – opened from 12 till 18 December 2016 – was part of the “Carte Blanche” project second edition, offering spaces in the palace to creations by renowned artists. The artist featured at this “Carte Blanche” is Tino Seghal, who in turn has called on several fellow artists, including the performance artist I…

News 16 . May . 2017
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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…

News 06 . Nov . 2017
News
About MATERIA

By combining cork’s unique personality and sensory characteristics with a challenging design perspective, MATERIA is a collection of objects that fluidly and functionally fit into any contemporary environment and experience. Curated by experimentadesign, the collection is designed by 12 international designers and stud…

News 15 . Apr . 2018
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By combining innovative engineering and cork, the consortium formed by Amorim Cork Composites, Critical Materials, PIEP and ISQ has developed a new Earth re-entry capsule (ERC) for the European Space Agency (ESA), that will transport soil samples from Mars back to Earth. The challenge involved the design and production…

11 . Apr . 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 re…

Case Studies 06 . Feb . 2019
Case Studies
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…

Articles 11 . Oct . 2016
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These commercial dynamics increasingly apply to new business segments and are not confined to the fashion industry. Inspirations and trends in the fields of decoration, new consumer electronic products, the car industry and even smartphone applications are constantly changing and, therefore, the "next thing" automatica…

08 . Jan . 2019
The companies

Amorim Cork CompositesAmorim Cork Composites is a world leader in cork composite materials with a long track record of achievements using cork in demanding industries such as construction, flooring, sport surfaces, aerospace, automotive, panels and composites, power industry, seals and gaskets, consumer goods, furnishi…

08 . Jan . 2019
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James Irvine Born in London, James Irvine graduated in 1984 from the Royal College of Art, London. In the same year he moved to Milan. From 1984 to 1992, he was a design consultant for Olivetti design studio Milan, under the direction of Michele De Lucchi and Ettore Sottsass. In 1987 he worked for one year at the Toshi…

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