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11 . Nov . 2019
Amorim Cork Composites' cork-based solutions for expansion joints in concrete structures, combine performance, low maintenance and sustainab…

Buildings, bridges, highways, dams or airports. There are numerous large-scale concrete structures whose durability and safety depend on correct installation of expansion joints. Expansion joints are structural building elements that are positioned between concrete slabs or between concrete connections to other materia…

News 07 . 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…

11 . Apr . 2017
Construction

Technical sustainable solutions with high performance and durability for demanding construction systems.

10 . Oct . 2018
02 . Jan . 2019
31 . Oct . 2018
News 19 . Mar . 2018
News
European Commission considers OSIRYS a success story

Innovative cork-based solution for construction improves buildings' air quality.

Blog 10 . Oct . 2019
Blog
Cork for a greener and more sustainable home

If you are looking for eco-friendly and sustainable construction materials, cork can be the solution.

11 . Apr . 2017
12 . Apr . 2017
Materials

Technical sustainable solutions with high performance and durability for demanding construction systems

12 . Apr . 2017
Contractor

Fosroc Thailand LimitedFosroc is a world leader in the delivery of tailored constructive solutions for virtually any type of construction project, combining high quality products, expert technical support, customer service and innovation.

News 25 . Oct . 2016
News
"Academia to Business"

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

News 08 . Jan . 2019
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Considering a desired acoustic performance and base structural materials intended to be used. Based on this information the MPS simulator will define the best core solution constructions for your multilayer panel.

27 . Mar . 2018
The best solution for excellent impact noise and thermal insulation

After installation, the screed tends to “sink”, especially next to the walls of each room, due to reactions caused during the screed’s drying process. After years of use, including traffic and occasional heavy loads, the screed may also become thinner, and lead to unpleasant gaps next to the walls. A cork-based undersc…

Panels and Composites 09 . Mar . 2018
Panels and Composites
Cork technology is making an important contribution to a cleaner, greener shipping industry, with IMO compliance. Because our range’s main c…

Amorim Cork Composites primary decking solutions have the IMO/MED Wheelmark certification that guarantees our ongoing commitment to product quality and safety of customers for sea-going yachts, offshore and passenger vessels, including cruise ships.

News 15 . May . 2017
News
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We have gathered a team capable of delivering competitive solutions for large scale projects, encompassing mold construction, technical support in product industrialization and acoustic performance.Each shape is a new challenge and so we invite designers, architects and technical experts to join us on this exciting new…

Articles 10 . Oct . 2017
Articles
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 18 . Nov . 2019
Articles
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.

Case Studies 31 . May . 2017
Case Studies
Main goal

Demonstrate what cork and high-precision prefabrication can achieve in deck construction of four new luxury river yachts built by MV WERFTEN in Wismar, Germany, each with a deck area of around 2,000 m2 and the cork technology solution was used in 900m2.

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
intro: materiais de construção

Particularly suited to application on walls (exterior, interior and cavity walls), expanded cork agglomerate and cork boards with different materials represent a solution offering ecological and sustainable construction with excellent thermal and acoustic insulation properties.

02 . Jul . 2019
intro- Insulation boards

Particularly suited to application on walls (exterior, interior and cavity walls), cork boards, using different materials, represent a solution offering ecological and sustainable construction with excellent thermal and acoustic insulation properties.

Articles 13 . Oct . 2016
Articles
Need for Underlays

The growing demand of citizens for large urban centres mainly has to do with the incessant search for more satisfying living, conditions. This has given rise to the rural exodus. It became necessary to build upwards, as a result of this overcrowding. This gave rise to the first apartment buildings of small family homes…

Articles 18 . Nov . 2019
Articles
Need for Underlays

The growing demand of citizens for large urban centres mainly has to do with the incessant search for more satisfying living, conditions. This has given rise to the rural exodus. It became necessary to build upwards, as a result of this overcrowding. This gave rise to the first apartment buildings of small family homes…

Blog 03 . Jan . 2020
Blog
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.

Cork is a very special material. Natural and eco-friendly, it is fully reusable and recyclable, making it a sustainable and environmentally friendly option. Along with benefits for the planet, it has unique features that also make it special for people. Reliable, durable and highly versatile, it can be used to create f…

21 . Feb . 2019
Project overview

The construction of a supermarket from Biedronka chain on the ground floor of a new residential and commercial building in Szczecin, Poland, required a high efficiency solution to ensure silence and comfort in all 118 apartments of the complex. The preferred choice was the installation of Acousticork range underscreed…

02 . Jul . 2019
Cork with you, every day.

We bring cork to your life. We’re with you every day, whether you’re looking for a solution for a quieter and more comfortable environment, whether it is a construction work or looking for a natural and unique element to complete your home or workspace design.

Case Studies 09 . Mar . 2018
Case Studies
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…

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…

News 26 . Sep . 2019
News
Awarded with RIBA's Stephen Lawrence 2019

Cork House's innovative character caught the eye of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), that awarded the project with the prize Stephen Lawrence 2019, an award for experimental architectural talent, celebrating projects with a construction budget of less than £1 million.   Marco Goldschmied, the founder o…

27 . Sep . 2016
At Amorim Cork Composites we see innovation as a strategic vector of competitiveness.

In our innovation team, our mission is to systematically develop solutions that allow us to be competitive and explore strategic areas where the characteristics of cork are highly valued by clients and consumers, adding value to the organisation and its shareholders.We believe our innovation processes will be more effe…

News 06 . Jun . 2017
News
Safety, energy efficiency, natural materials and more sustainable products.

These are the key characteristics of Osirys - an international project that aims to improve buildings’ energy efficiency and indoor air quality. Inevitably cork is one of the project’s core features, with solutions supplied by Amorim Cork Composites and Amorim Isolamentos. The result is a set of eco-innovative material…

News 30 . Jun . 2017
News
High performance materials for high loads in isolation systems.

Growing population in urban areas has increased the need to make the standards and norms with regards to control of noise and vibration more stringent. The market is responding to this demand and two new solutions capable of withstanding high loads have just been launched. VC1005 and VC1006 Acousticork, from Amorim Cor…

11 . Oct . 2018
High performance materials for high loads in isolation systems.

Growing population in urban areas has increased the need to make the standards and norms with regards to control of noise and vibration more stringent. The market is responding to this demand and two new solutions capable of withstanding high loads have just been launched. VC1005 and VC1006 Acousticork, from Amorim Cor…

News 17 . Apr . 2019
News
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Designed in compliance with stringent fire, smoke and toxicity standards, ACM52 has exceptionally low thermal conductivity, thereby offering damping performance with acoustic benefits. Extremely lightweight – it is 2 to 5 times lighter than conventional decking – it provides comfort and performance while reducing the c…

Articles 16 . Oct . 2016
Articles
Description and functionality

When Amorim Cork Composites added cork and rubber as the core material applied to sandwich wood panels (CPA - acoustic plywood) this was an innovative solution to reduce noise and vibration in interior floors for trains. The combination of viscoelastic material (such as cork) in a sandwich panel contributes greatly to…

Blog 03 . Jul . 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…

Articles 28 . Jul . 2017
Articles
Amorim Provides Solution to Multi-Family Building.

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.Before the Great Recession, our focus in marketing sound control underlay products was the condominium market, which…

Articles 14 . Sep . 2017
Articles
Amorim Provides Solution to Multi-Family Building.

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.Before the Great Recession, our focus in marketing sound control underlay products was the condominium market, which…

22 . Jan . 2020
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…

Articles 18 . Nov . 2019
Articles
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…

Articles 18 . Nov . 2019
Articles
Amorim Provides Solution to Multi-Family Building.

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.Before the Great Recession, our focus in marketing sound control underlay products was the condominium market, which…

Articles 11 . Oct . 2016
Articles
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On the theme of "trends and shifts in paradigm”, it should be noted that cork itself is today a fashionable material, widely recognised as such by media figures and influential people from around the world.  Cork is, besides an unbeatable option in terms of sustainability (an increasingly valued requirement), a mouldab…

News 15 . Apr . 2018
News
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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…

Case Studies 29 . Sep . 2016
Case Studies
The IB Tower building is an iconic landmark: an impressive building that changed the skyline of Kuala Lumpur.

At 274 metres tall, it is one of the tallest buildings in the city. The IB Tower of 60 floors, designed by the award-winning company Foster + Partners, combines category 1 office space with luxury apartments that have multiple services included. The complex is a balanced model, both for business and leisure, perfectly…

08 . May . 2017
Project Overview

The IB Tower building is an iconic landmark: an impressive building that changed the skyline of Kuala Lumpur. At 274 metres tall, it is one of the tallest buildings in the city. The IB Tower of 60 floors, designed by the award-winning company Foster + Partners, combines category 1 office space with luxury apartments th…

Case Studies 13 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
Solution

Weighing about 40% lower – in comparison with similar alternative thicknesses available in the market – the ALUCORK® system will make it possible to reduce energy consumption and expenses for this type of high-speed trains, thus constituting a more advantageous option in environmental and economic terms. Produced using…

Blog 31 . Jul . 2019
Blog
It’s easy to do it yourself with cork

In these cases, cork is ideal for improving rooms’ thermal and acoustic insulation, reducing interior noise and helping to save energy. You can take advantage of these benefits by installing a cork underlay or floor base and applying expanded cork agglomerate or cork boards to the walls. Placed between the floor and t…

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