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08 . Apr . 2022
Cork

Cork is the bark of the cork oak (Quercus Suber L.). 100% natural, renewable, reusable and recyclable, cork is, whether from an environmental, social or economic point of view, one of the most versatile materials in the world, and can be used in various processes and sectors.  It is estimated that for every tonne of co…

News 30 . May . 2019
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Cork

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
Facts and Curiosities
Cork

Cork is a completely natural raw material, with unique properties which give it an unrivalled character.

08 . Apr . 2022
Why work with cork?

Let’s Cork Together

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Why Cork
What is Cork

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

Articles 14 . Nov . 2018
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7 reasons to choose cork infills

Main benefits of cork-based or cork infill

Case Studies 27 . Feb . 2019
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Cork chair cover

Cork offers additional comfort to your aluminium chair.

18 . Apr . 2019
Amorim Cork Inside

When cork isn't completely visible, this seal guarantees that the product contains cork in the optimal amount, giving the required performance.

Case Studies 13 . Sep . 2018
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Cork in acoustic wall coverings

Cork backing is used in wall covering panels to increase soundproofing.

News 27 . Sep . 2019
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Cork is art at the Venice Biennale

Cork once again inspired and was chosen by artists attending the Biennale.

News 08 . Sep . 2021
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“The versatility of cork is fascinating”

Designer Christian Watson uses cork in his first furniture collection.

News 26 . Sep . 2019
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Cork House: a sustainable and awarded project

Cork House is an innovative project that uses cork as its main building material.

Case Studies 30 . May . 2019
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Cork at Nova SBE

Cork coats the walls of the Américo Amorim auditorium at the recently-inaugurated campus of the Nova School of Business & Economics.

Case Studies 29 . Nov . 2018
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Cork pieces by Gisela Simas

The Brazilian designer chose cork to create two new pieces of furniture, a coffee table and a lamp.

News 04 . Oct . 2017
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Tate Modern embraces cork

Visitors to the "Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX: One Two Three Swing!" are now able to walk along a colossal cork installation.

News 22 . Feb . 2017
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The finest music … to the sound of cork

The initiative is the brainchild of Portuguese company, Audolici, which has launched Cork turntable mats.

News 01 . Oct . 2021
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EDP, Amorim Cork Composites and Isigenere create cork floater for solar park

Floaters mix cork with recycled polymers, with the ambition of achieving a neutral carbon footprint.

27 . Mar . 2018
Insulation with cork in the Zeitz Museum

Acousticork cork underlay and agglomerated cork and rubber underscreeds are the materials responsible for the excellent insulation characteristics of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.

21 . Mar . 2022
Insulation with cork in the Zeitz Museum

Acousticork cork underlay and agglomerated cork and rubber underscreeds are the materials responsible for the excellent insulation characteristics of the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa in Cape Town.

Articles 31 . Jul . 2019
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Creative ideas for decorating with cork

Cork provides colour, texture and a natural and organic look to your surroundings. Find out how to use it for decorating your home or office.

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

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

News 15 . May . 2017
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Cork 3D Molding - Unleashing Creativity

Amorim Cork Composites develops a new composite for 3D molding technology.

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.

10 . Jul . 2019
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.

21 . Apr . 2022
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.

News 13 . Apr . 2021
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The true value of cork oak forests

"Cork oak forests provide benefits to society, on average worth more than € 1300 / ha per year"

News 11 . Dec . 2017
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Cork floating islands treat wastewater

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

05 . Apr . 2018
Cork in orthopaedic and comfort footwear

As light as it is resistant. As natural as it is sophisticated. As traditional as it is timeless. Cork always makes for a perfect fit!

19 . Apr . 2022
Cork in orthopaedic and comfort footwear

As light as it is resistant. As natural as it is sophisticated. As traditional as it is timeless. Cork always makes for a perfect fit!

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
Facts and Curiosities
What is the world cork production?

The world cork production is 340 000 tonnes per year, 55% of which is from Portugal.

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
Facts and Curiosities
How do cork oaks grow?

The cork oak may be sown, planted or propagate spontaneously, which is often the case in cork oak forests, thanks to the acorns that fall on the ground.

27 . Sep . 2016
Cork mindset

Cork, as part of the world’s forests, helps maximize carbon sequestration and consequently counters global warming and climate changes. Cork is the bark of Quercus Suber L. and is renewed every nine years. Amorim Cork Composites is also using sub-products from cork stoppers production as raw material. This value-chain…

News 25 . Aug . 2020
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Studio Corkinho: Suspending time with cork

Still Room is a multi-purpose space inside Noorderpershuis, a 19th century piece of colossal brick architecture, in Antwerp, that uses cork in order to enhance the stillness of the place

Articles 12 . Feb . 2018
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WHY CORK?

Cork is a 100% natural material that has a honeycomb-like structure of microscopic cells filled with an air-like gas and coated mainly with suberin and lignin. One cubic centimetre of cork contains about 40 million cells. It has a closed-cell structure, making it lightweight, airtight and watertight. Cork is an amazing…

10 . Jul . 2019
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.

21 . Apr . 2022
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.

About Us 27 . Sep . 2016
About Us
Preservation of the cork oak forest

It makes the cork viable in a unique manner, and as a result, the preservation of the cork oak forest, a unique example of green economy, which is based on a balance between economic, social and environmental issues. The constant concern to adopt and reinforce sustainable development practices makes Corticeira Amorim o…

Case Studies 14 . Nov . 2018
Case Studies
Campana brothers create furniture made of cork

Collection includes an armchair and three cabinets made using various types 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.

Articles 09 . Aug . 2019
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Why choose cork for your home?

Cork is environmentally friendly and a highly versatile material when used for interior decoration. But that’s not all. Read this article to find out seven good reasons why you should have it with you every day.

Articles 11 . Sep . 2019
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Choose cork for a simple and contemporary decor

Naturally sourced materials such as cork, are an excellent choice to create comfortable and relaxed environments that make us feel at home. Try using it on walls or as a small detail and let it surprise you.

News 18 . Dec . 2020
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Why cork?

As curator of The Bridge Collection, my goal was to connect the museum and the collection in an engaging and accessible way and, on a broader spectrum, to connect the physical exhibition with the narrative and the history of the collection. In this sense, I tried to bring together art and ecology. Cork offers both, bei…

News 20 . Sep . 2019
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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…

11 . 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 comply with the construction industry’s stringent quality standards.

Case Studies 10 . Oct . 2018
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Cork is the central element in the installation by the Danish collective SUPERFLEX

London, Copenhagen and Bonn are the three venues of this installation, for which a new cork composite has been developed.

Articles 11 . Sep . 2018
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Cork-based underlays: the balance between performance and comfort

nstalling an underlay plays a critical role in improving the comfort and efficiency of buildings. Cork-based products are an excellent option for underlays.

Articles 03 . Jan . 2020
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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.

News 30 . May . 2019
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Cork integrated within programme for reusable space vehicles

RETALT - Retro Propulsion Assisted Landing Technologies - a project that includes Amorim Cork Composites.

News 26 . Jul . 2017
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Cork Thermal Protection Heat Shield for Mars Spacecraft

Cork is being used by Aerospace contractors working on the future spacecrafts that are expected to take humans to Mars and deep space in the coming decades.

News 03 . Jul . 2017
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Cork presented in New York at 5th Avenue

The window of the renowned fashion brand Saks Fifth Avenue presents the Lisbon Collection which has cork as the main material.

News 15 . Feb . 2017
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Cork under the spotlight of Stockholm Furniture Fair

The material library was the main stage for cork´s presentation, where designers and architects had the opportunity to be introduced to the science of nature.

News 16 . Feb . 2017
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Cork becomes art in the Palais de Tokyo

The iconic Palais de Tokyo in Paris was the stage for an artistic intervention where cork emerges as the decisive element in the performative language.

19 . Apr . 2022
Cork Yoga Mat

The Cork Yoga Mat is a combination of a foam bottom and a smooth natural cork top layer, offering perfect cushioning and a non-slip surface with the perfect grip.

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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TAP Premium Lounge, incorporating cork-based solutions, is distinguished in the A'Design Awards

The space incorporates various cork-based solutions - in particular wall coverings supplied by Amorim Cork Composites.

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Why Cork
Other applications of cork

As a result of technological advances and strong investment in R&D+I, the applications of cork are increasingly surprising, from its use in construction and architecture, in design, in the manufacture of clothing, jewellery and footwear, in furniture, decoration, health and cosmetics, in energy production, pollutio…

News 24 . Apr . 2017
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Cork house in the Gulbenkian Foundation during a 20-day concert

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.

Articles 18 . May . 2018
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Cork: 100% natural

Although artificial infills are considered environmentally-friendly, cork is a more sustainable option. Cork is a 100% recyclable material, where nearly all industry waste produced is reusable. This helps to minimize greenhouse gases and reduce the carbon footprint. Choosing a cork infill means choosing a solution that…

07 . Apr . 2021
Amorim Cork Composites

Amorim Cork Composites part of Corticeira Amorim, the world leader in the cork industry with a long track of achievements using cork in demanding industries such as construction, flooring, sports surfaces, mobility, energy sealing, consumer goods, furnishings, and footwear. We recycle, reuse and reinvent entirely natur…

News 11 . Nov . 2020
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Cork used inside Mazda’s new 100% electric car

Cork was chosen for the interior lining of the car because it is a sustainable and biodegradable raw material

Case Studies 31 . May . 2017
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Cork reducing weight in river cruise ships

A primary cork decking used in a 6* river cruising ship built by MV WERTFEN for the Genting Group. The result? Better navigation performance and a significant reduction in the installation time.

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.

News 16 . May . 2017
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Cork lamps to illuminate La Biennale di Venezia

Presented for the first time in Venice Design, held in the context of La Biennale di Venezia 2017, the Curcubita lamps enabled the designer to discover new ways to work with cork, resulting in a creative lighting game.

Case Studies 25 . Jan . 2022
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Amorim cork used inside the MINI Strip

Integrated in the dashboard, sun visors and doors, cork is a natural raw material that provides the German brand's car with comfort, water resistance, thermal and acoustic insulation, and anti-vibration.

08 . Jan . 2019
A new perspective on cork

Cork like you have never seen before. With a minimalist aesthetic, each piece takes advantage of the unique features of cork, in particular its tactile properties, to create beautiful objects that you want to have and use at all times.

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.

Case Studies 30 . May . 2019
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Cork: a natural and sustainable choice

Based on his commitment to work only with natural, sustainable or directly recyclable materials, Tom Dixon chose agglomerated cork to cover the floors and the stairway leading to the garden’s upper level. Cork is also used in the items of furniture that invite visitors to sit and contemplate the green surroundings. The…

Mobility 09 . Mar . 2018
Mobility
Visual cork materials

Cork is a natural and sustainable option for the various elements that make up the vehicle's interior, such as door linings, the interior console or the dashboard. In addition to their sophisticated look and the comfort they provide, our materials are able to respond to the wear and tear caused by everyday use. Thanks…

10 . May . 2018
Cork as a damping material

Due to its closed, cellular structure, filled with air, cork has a higher loss factor than rubber, which is essential for damping and consequent energy dissipation. Our specific polymer formulations and the addition of cork, with its unique compressibility and recovery features, enhance the material’s high loss factor.…

21 . Mar . 2022
Cork as a damping material

Due to its closed, cellular structure, filled with air, cork has a higher loss factor than rubber, which is essential for damping and consequent energy dissipation. Our specific polymer formulations and the addition of cork, with its unique compressibility and recovery features, enhance the material’s high loss factor.…

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.

08 . Jan . 2019
The ultimate innovation in cork transformation

Natural Textile fibers TechnologyThe fusion of polymeric layer over agglomerated cork. Adaptable and FlexibleProvides the sophisticated look and luxurious feel of soft leather or nubuck suede with the unique features of cork. Use of lamination/gluing technologyEnables it to be applied to highly flexible and durable mat…

02 . Jul . 2019
The Cork Inside seal guarantees that a product contains, in its cork formulation, a 100% natural and recyclable material with unique technic…

Cork Inside formulations combine cork with other materials and are developed and rigorously tested by Amorim Cork Composites' innovation and engineering teams. Cork Inside responds to stringent requirements and guarantees the performance required for its application.

News 13 . Mar . 2020
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Portuguese cork in the spotlight in one of the world's leading design exhibitions

In the scope of a partnership with Vitra Design Museum, Amorim Cork Composites has produced 3,200 agglomerated cork pieces for the exhibition, Home Stories: 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors.

07 . Feb . 2022
Cork composites for high performance

While cork has a higher loss factor than rubber – which is essential to the dampening function and consequent dissipation of energy – anti-vibration rubbers are isolative and offer very little damping. The combination of these two materials as a cork rubber composite brings added characteristics as a vibration isolatio…

Articles 11 . Oct . 2016
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Cork: a universe of possibilities one step away from the consumer

How cork became a favoured decoration element in furniture, upholstery, wall coverings, cushions and curtains.

News 14 . Jun . 2021
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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.

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

04 . Nov . 2021
Cork can be found anywhere

Beyond the microscopic level and focusing on practical issues, cork can be found in a newly-purchased apartment, in our company’s office building, or in the public building across the street, without us even realising it. It may be between the walls and under our noses, or rather under our feet. At the ground level, co…

28 . May . 2019
Work at Amorim Cork Composites

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 strategy. Innovation and the ability to generate new busin…

Case Studies 06 . Feb . 2019
Case Studies
Claus Porto’s first store outside Portugal is in New York - and it’s made from cork

1,500 diamond-shaped cork pieces create a fascinating 13-metre long arch

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.

News 19 . Aug . 2020
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Marco Sousa Santos: Cork should be used for its mechanical characteristics

Portuguese designer Marco Sousa Santos is one of the most respected figures in national design. With a contemporary look, often focused on daily life, it is in the elementary nature of materials and objects that he often finds inspiration. Cork is no exception.

09 . Mar . 2018
Cork: sustainability, comfort and performance in mobility

The unique properties of cork, together with Amorim Cork Composites' know-how in highly technological and specialised sectors of the industry, allow us to develop sustainable and innovative solutions for the mobility sector. As a result of a continuous investment in R&D, cork is now used in structural elements (su…

News 13 . Apr . 2021
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What materials currently compete with cork?

Depending on the field of application, we find different materials that can compete with cork. For example, in the case of electric mobility, the most commonly-used materials for thermal management and sealing are silicone sponges, polyurethane foams and ceramic materials (micas). In the T&D Transmission and Distri…

News 01 . Jun . 2017
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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 24 . Jun . 2021
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Why did you suggest using cork?

I advocated for the using of cork, because it is one of the healthiest materials on the planet. Cork is a healthy material, from the perspective of the natural system’s health / renewability, from the perspective of human labor and paying fair wages to all those involved in the supply chain, and from the perspective of…

27 . Sep . 2016
Cork oak forests are natural CO2 retainers, the major cause of global warming

It is estimated that every year cork oak forests retain up to 14 million tonnes of CO2, a sizeable contribution for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the main cause of climate change.

News 10 . Feb . 2021
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With so many materials to choose from, why cork?

As a product design studio we are constantly looking for unique and sustainable materials to work with.   Cork is certainly one of the most sustainable materials in the world with a large variety of applications and available grades.   Cork is not often seen or used within high-end product design, it was therefore impo…

10 . Jul . 2019
Cork inlay, where comfort meets beauty

The NRT technology allows the flooring manufacture to take advantage of the exclusive properties of cork as part of an unique engineered multilayer structure.A natural material with incomparable insulation and shock absorption features, cork provides superior comfort, noise reduction, thermal insulation and resistance.…

21 . Apr . 2022
Cork inlay, where comfort meets beauty

The NRT technology allows the flooring manufacture to take advantage of the exclusive properties of cork as part of an unique engineered multilayer structure.A natural material with incomparable insulation and shock absorption features, cork provides superior comfort, noise reduction, thermal insulation and resistance.…

10 . Jul . 2019
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…

Articles 22 . Jun . 2018
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Does cork infill limit granulate agglomeration?

When subject to higher temperatures or increased pressure, non-organic infills, particularly EPDM, tend to soften or agglomerate, creating granules. These agglomerates are hazardous for players and increase the likelihood of injuries. Furthermore, if the performance infill is agglomerated, it loses optimal performance…

News 01 . Sep . 2022
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What makes you choose Amorim Cork Composites?

If you want to produce something with cork composites in larger quantities in Europe, Amorim is the ideal partner. But we are not only talking about quantities. Taking a closer look at our partnership, Amorim helps us improve our products and our activities in the cork flooring business. With innovative products and fu…

About Us 27 . Sep . 2016
About Us
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.

Articles 16 . Oct . 2016
28 . May . 2019
Cork Potential Programme

We believe that our success depends on the talent of our employees.

29 . Jul . 2019
Cork-rubber Solutions

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems.

News 15 . Apr . 2018
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Cork on mission to Mars

Project cTPS – Crushable TPS - and Innovative Earth re-entry capsule forms part of the European Space Agency’s Mars exploration programme.

News 07 . Dec . 2017
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Cork acoustic panels in Singapore

Interview with Gabriel Tan, designer.

02 . Jul . 2019
Cork Light

Cork Light

09 . Aug . 2019
Cork memoboards

Cork memoboards

News 22 . Sep . 2022
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Cork Polymer Compounds: A game-changer

Led by innovation, we have developed a range of cork bio composites that offer the mouldability of plastics and the lightness and sustainability of cork.

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.

14 . Dec . 2016
Cork and Nature

Cork oak forest

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

To develop Corecork surfboards, specifically designed to meet the unique characteristics of big waves and to fulfil McNamara’s needs.

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.

News 07 . Mar . 2018
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"I think that cork is extraordinary!"

In this interview, the architect João Luís Carrilho da Graça talks about his emblematic work - the Lisbon Cruise Terminal - which uses an innovative solution that endows it with greater structural lightness: concrete mixed with cork.

Case Studies 05 . Feb . 2018
Case Studies
Cork applied in artificial turf systems

Cork infill applied in the soccer field of the Tangstedt Sports Club's soccer field in Germany.

05 . Apr . 2018
Cork grows in orthopaedic and comfort footwear

From the cork oak tree creating comfort in the footwear industry.

19 . Apr . 2022
Cork grows in orthopaedic and comfort footwear

From the cork oak tree creating comfort in the footwear industry.

News 27 . Apr . 2022
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ACC Design Studio: where cork and design unite

At Amorim Cork Composites, we place our experience and knowledge of cork at the service of creativity, through the design of different items in which this material makes a difference.

15 . Jul . 2019
MULTIPURPOSE ADHESIVE CORK ROLL

Multipurpose Adhesive Cork Roll

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

27 . Sep . 2016
Amorim Cork Composites

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News 21 . Jun . 2021
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Ai Weiwei: cork elected to create original work

Our raw material was used to create Brainless Figure in Cork, a sculptural self-portrait by the activist.

News 04 . Jun . 2021
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Portuguese cork in London Design Biennale 2021

Corticeira Amorim is the official Material Partner of Forest for Change - The Global Goals Pavilion at London Design Biennale 2021.

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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Campana Brothers present their first collection of cork furniture

Sobreiro is the new collection from the Brazilian designers, developed in partnership with Corticeira Amorim, Época and the European Capital of Furniture.

News 06 . Jun . 2017
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Innovative cork project improves air quality in buildings

Safety, energy efficiency, natural materials and more sustainable products.

News 21 . Mar . 2017
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Cork pouffes invite you to a break at the Skissernas Museum

There are three and they draw the attention of those who pass by one of the areas of the Skissernas Museum, in Sweden.

News 01 . Jun . 2017
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Cork presented in new installation of MAAT in Lisbon

A sensorial experience at APQHome – MAAT, by Ana Pérez-Quiroga.

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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"Cork slows heat transmission through the fairing and keeps the carbon structure below a critical temperature"

Cork was the material highlighted in the June 8 edition of the German journal VDI nachrichten.

News 14 . Apr . 2022
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Amorim Cork Composites materials used in Rolls Royce record-breaking all-electric plane

Amorim Cork Composites is celebrating the successful test flight of a groundbreaking electric plane that used Amorim Cork Composites materials in its battery system.

News 20 . Nov . 2019
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Cork Inside seal

As such it is a Cork Inside product. Recently created, the Cork Inside seal is applied in Amorim Cork Composites’ products in which cork is mixed with other materials to enhance its characteristics, although not immediately visible. In these cases, the presence of the Cork Inside seal guarantees to consumers that cork…

Articles 28 . Jul . 2017
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8 Reasons for using cork underlays when renovating your home

If you are currently looking to decide on which laminate flooring to use in the remodelling of your home choose, an underlays that will guarantee maximum comfort and durability.

News 02 . Nov . 2020
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Amorim Cork Composites’ products have a negative Carbon Balance

The Life Cycle Assessments analyzed different ACC products and concluded that they all have a negative carbon balance

News 28 . Mar . 2017
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Mega cork installation in the inauguration of the Natural History Museum in Tel Aviv

"Blocks" is the name of the mega installation by the designer Rona Meyuchas-Koblenz.

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.

09 . Mar . 2018
Brochure | Reinventing how cork engages the world | EN

Brochure | Reinventing how cork engages the world

11 . Apr . 2017
TDS Amorim Expanda Cork - Type II

TDS Amorim Expanda Cork - Type II

11 . Apr . 2017
TDS Amorim Expanda Cork - Type III

TDS Amorim Expanda Cork - Type III

29 . Apr . 2022
Cork at the service of wind energy

The wind power sector is one of the areas that benefits from the lightness and low thermal conductivity of cork to ensure the proper functioning and durability of energy production structures. Cork is applied to the large blades of wind turbines to prevent damage caused by the structural vibration of the equipment. It…

News 16 . Sep . 2019
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Recycled cork and new products

The cork oak forest helps preserve biodiversity and guarantees the survival of many native species, some of which are endangered. It is also equally important as a carbon sink, and ensures regulation of the water cycle and water retention, and helps prevent desertification and depopulation of rural areas. Recycling, in…

News 12 . Dec . 2017
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“It's cork, but not as you know it.”

Studio Corkinho is an Antwerp-based design studio, run by two young designers - Cedric Etienne and Klas Dalquist – whose company motto is “It's cork, but not as you know it.” In this interview, Cedric and Klas explain why they decided to channel their energies into producing innovative products with cork and their plan…

Articles 27 . Nov . 2019
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Cork for a naturally-inspired environment

If you have doubts about which material to choose for your office, choose cork. In addition to being functional and visually appealing, cork accessories also have the advantage of introducing an element of natural origin to your office, creating a mild and quiet environment that invites you to work.In this article, fin…

26 . Apr . 2022
Cork and rubber gaskets

National is a Swedish partner company of Amorim Cork Composites for sealing solutions focused on the automotive industry. As it specialises in heavy machinery, selected Amorim Tech Seal solutions to seal the fuel tank caps of tractors, trucks, and other heavy vehicles. ​ The rubber-applied cork gaskets fully matched th…

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…

29 . Apr . 2022
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

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New cork objects designed by Gisela Simas are presented during Milan Design Week

Rio + Design Milan 2018 is the name of the exhibition which, during Milan Furniture Salon (Salone Internazionale del Mobile), will present a major exhibition of works by over 60 Brazilian designers, as part of the event, Be Brasil.

07 . Apr . 2021
The soft texture and lightness of the cork,

The soft texture and lightness of the cork, the tactile sensations of both materials, the sense of harmony thereby achieved, were only revealed during the key moments of this journey of discovery. After we’ve seen them together, we can’t imagine them any other way.

10 . Jul . 2019
Walking comfort, freedom of design, silent and warm thanks to cork

The flooring industry demands freedom of design, silence and warmth. With NRT Inside, these requirements will be met. The air pockets in cork store heat, inviting you to go barefoot. Once again the cork closed cell structure is explored for the application benefit. Cork cells are tiny irregular pentagonal or hexagonal…

21 . Apr . 2022
Walking comfort, freedom of design, silent and warm thanks to cork

The flooring industry demands freedom of design, silence and warmth. With NRT Inside, these requirements will be met. The air pockets in cork store heat, inviting you to go barefoot. Once again the cork closed cell structure is explored for the application benefit. Cork cells are tiny irregular pentagonal or hexagonal…

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What is the perspective of the North America flooring industry about cork?

The North American market sees cork as a value-added product, and as a sustainable product. But it is not yet a mainstream product. Most of the cork use in USA is for industrial applications, that will change as the demands of the market change. Of course, we are the world's biggest users of cork wine stoppers so every…

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And why not cover an entire wall with cork?

If you like memo boards, covering a wall with cork rolls or panels may also be an interesting option. In the office, this creates a large space where you can take notes, outline projects and organise your work week. In the children's room, it’s the perfect place for kids to display their drawings and creations.

18 . Apr . 2022
“Cork slows heat transmission through the fairing and keeps the carbon structure below a critical temperature”

Cork was highlighted in the June 8 edition of the German journal VDI nachrichten

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Cork is being part of the news. What do you think that hasn't been said yet about cork in the space industry?

Cork… it’s not just for use on Planet Earth! Just as cork has been such an important component of the thermal protection of nearly every rocket launched from Earth, I expect it will find similar applications when we are visiting other moons and planets in our solar system and eventually launching rockets back home from…

News 19 . May . 2017
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Concerning cork, which cork characteristics do you value most? Do you agree that cork is past, present and future material for the flooring…

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 cha…

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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.

07 . Apr . 2021
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27 . Sep . 2016
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…

02 . Jul . 2019
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Floor underlay with cork by Amorim and Nike Grind EVA foam

Amorim underlay made with Nike Grind provides long-term performance. Cork’s resilience offers the ability to support loads without breaking the cells and keeps the initial thickness, thereby maintaining performance during the entire lifetime of the building. On the other hand, cork has a good compensating ability for u…

05 . Jul . 2022
Flooring underlay Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind - EVA foam and cork

Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind underlay provides long-term performance. Cork’s resilience offers the ability to support loads without breaking the cells and keeps the initial thickness, thereby maintaining performance during the entire lifetime of the building. On the other hand, cork has a good compensating ability for…

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…

06 . Aug . 2018
How do you follow the evolution of cork-based materials and systems in this specific market (Noise & Vibration)?

Cork-based materials have been used in other industries for many centuries. The current challenge in the building acoustics market is to present these cork-based materials to architects and consultants who can then apply them in the design of their buildings in order to reduce impact noise.

21 . Mar . 2022
How do you follow the evolution of cork-based materials and systems in this specific market (Noise & Vibration)?

Cork-based materials have been used in other industries for many centuries. The current challenge in the building acoustics market is to present these cork-based materials to architects and consultants who can then apply them in the design of their buildings in order to reduce impact noise.

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…

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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…

News 30 . Jan . 2017
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How and when did you have the idea of using this raw material (cork) to create the Beller Collection?

It all started in January 2015 when Benjamin Pardo, executive vice president at Knoll, reached out to me. Both he and Roger Wall, president of Spinneybeck, had been interested in adding cork products to the Knoll and Spinneybeck collection. During their preliminary research they had come across some of my earlier work…

Mobility 09 . Mar . 2018
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Green shipbuilding reaches cruise speed with the help of Amorim Cork Composites’ primary decking materials. Innovative and sustainable cork-…

The key factor in ensuring a negative carbon footprint is the cork oak forest itself - which is a carbon sink, responsible for retaining 73 tons of CO2 per ton of cork used for a typical application, which corresponds to 2,7 kilotons of CO2 retention.

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Based on the motto that “nothing is wasted, everything is valued”, the principles of the circular economy have been applied at Amorim Cork C…

In order to reinforce this proposal of ecological value based on a model of circularity, new product ranges are being updated, incorporating surplus raw materials from other industries, such as footwear, automobile, sports or upholstery production, whose final destination would otherwise have been landfilled. These mat…

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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…

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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…

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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…

20 . Apr . 2022
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…

02 . Jan . 2019
Acousticork: the sound of silence

The Acousticork underscreed range by Amorim Cork Composites includes solutions with different thicknesses produced from agglomerated cork, cork with recycled polyurethane and recycled rubber.

21 . Mar . 2022
Acousticork: the sound of silence

The Acousticork underscreed range by Amorim Cork Composites includes solutions with different thicknesses produced from agglomerated cork, cork with recycled polyurethane and recycled rubber.

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Design is one of the main ways to enhance the unique characteristics of cork. Hence, Corticeira Amorim challenged experimentadesign to commi…

The design process of the items created combines functionality and relevance (an essential concern of the modern world), with keen sensitivity for the dynamics of use. The MATERIA collection, by joining the sensory characteristics and the unique personality of an ancient material - cork - with the challenging perspecti…

05 . Apr . 2018
Cork and Comfort

Footcork is recognized for its innovative nature and continuous reinvention. It is also accompanied by an easy management and transformation process.

19 . Apr . 2022
Cork and Comfort

Footcork is recognized for its innovative nature and continuous reinvention. It is also accompanied by an easy management and transformation process.

27 . 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.

05 . Feb . 2018
Material Used

Material Category Granulated cork

12 . Apr . 2017
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Find here the most relevant projects on the cork sector.

02 . Jul . 2019
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27 . Sep . 2016
Structural materials

Structural elements with cork for more sustainable and efficient mobility.

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Our process:

1. Extract cork / sourcing of circular economy materials | 2. Grinding cork / grinding circular economy materials | 3. Cylinder agglomeration  | 4. Split rolls | 5. Laminate vapour barrier foil  | 6. Packaging

07 . Feb . 2022
Our process:

1. Extract cork / sourcing of circular economy materials | 2. Grinding cork / grinding circular economy materials | 3. Cylinder agglomeration  | 4. Split rolls | 5. Laminate vapour barrier foil  | 6. Packaging

28 . Nov . 2018
António Salazar - CEO Kankura Golf

Using cork brings several key advantages. For example, cork offers comfort and thermal inertia, which is very important in footwear used for golf, given that golfers may face very cold temperatures in the winter and a lot of heat in the summer. Moreover cork is a material with tremendous elasticity, cushioning the impa…

19 . Apr . 2022
António Salazar - CEO Kankura Golf

Using cork brings several key advantages. For example, cork offers comfort and thermal inertia, which is very important in footwear used for golf, given that golfers may face very cold temperatures in the winter and a lot of heat in the summer. Moreover cork is a material with tremendous elasticity, cushioning the impa…

10 . Jul . 2019
Core Layer

Dimension Stability through a cork compound

21 . Apr . 2022
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Dimension Stability through a cork compound

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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…

Case Studies 09 . Mar . 2018
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Lisbon Cruise Terminal

Development of a concrete solution with cork for application in Lisbon Cruise Terminal.

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.

08 . Jan . 2019
Aro - Miguel Vieira Batista

Aro is a centerpiece as well as a statement, a bold assumption of cork's personality.

21 . Apr . 2022
Erfahrungsberichte

Was Stakeholder über uns sagen - Bodenbelagskomponenten | Amorim Cork Composites.

07 . Feb . 2022
Installation Process

How to install a cork underlay with glue?

07 . Feb . 2022
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How to install a cork underlay with glue?

07 . Feb . 2022
U36

U36 Circular economy product - Cork inside No rubber

07 . Feb . 2022
Underlayments for Wood-based Floor

Agglomerated cork underlayment for impact noise, and thermal insulation.

17 . Nov . 2016
Corkwall : protecting your house as the cork protects the tree.

An eco-friendly final coating that can be used for different purposes, ranging from new construction, renovation of external façades to the decoration of internal walls and ceilings.

27 . Sep . 2016
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23 . May . 2018
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27 . Sep . 2016
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Find here the selection of Amorim Cork Composites cases studies and find the way we are improving this sector.

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Find here the most relevant articles on the cork sector and follow the entire industrial revolution around it.

14 . Sep . 2018
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29 . Jun . 2017
RIP Bushing Inlay

RIP cork rubber Inlay is a practical solution for the RIP Condenser/Bushing technology manufacturing process.

05 . Apr . 2018
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15 . Jul . 2019
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Enjoy the unique properties of cork, along with a wide range of practical and elegant accessories for use at home or in the office.

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19 . Apr . 2022
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20 . Apr . 2022
RIP Bushing Inlay

RIP cork rubber Inlay is a practical solution for the RIP Condenser/Bushing technology manufacturing process.

21 . Apr . 2022
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07 . Feb . 2022
Installation Process

How to install a cork underlay with a vapour barrier?

07 . Feb . 2022
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How to install a cork underlay with a vapour barrier?

17 . Nov . 2016
Reinventing The World

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28 . Jun . 2017
Multiple Solutions for the Power Industry

Cork composites extend the lifetime of components in electrical power plants and distributions networks

20 . Apr . 2022
Amorim T&D

Cork composites extend the lifetime of components in electrical power plants and distributions networks.

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

Cork has a unique cellular structure that cannot be technologically replicated.

10 . Dec . 2018
Material used

Material category Underscreed   Material reference Acousticork cork underscreed with recycled rubber

21 . Mar . 2022
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Material category Underscreed   Material reference Acousticork cork underscreed with recycled rubber

19 . Apr . 2022
100% natural, reusable and recyclable

Cork has a unique cellular structure that cannot be technologically replicated.

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
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Serpentine Gallery Pavillion 2012

Over 80 m3 of cork to cover the entire underground space, projected by the Herzog & de Meuron architectural office and the artist Ai Weiwei.

Case Studies 03 . Jan . 2019
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Underscreed: more silence and more comfort

To meet the high standards of acoustic performance expected in the project of the new Four Seasons building in Bangkok, a cork underscreed with recycled rubber was applied to the entire area of the hotel, including common areas. The flooring was then finished with laminated wood and ceramic material.

07 . Feb . 2022
Installation Process

How to install a cork underlayment with a pre-attached vapour barrier?

07 . Feb . 2022
Installation Process

How to install a cork underlayment with a pre-attached vapour barrier?

13 . Oct . 2017
download-app-teste

Over the years we have been developing cork´s moulding techniques, and thus providing the furnishing industry with the possibility to use cork in different shapes under a competitive framework.

07 . Feb . 2022
Acousticork natural base materials for demanding applications

The blend of cork granules and various polymers results in a diversified portfolio of materials for acoustic insulation and vibration control. A cork-based Acousticork material guarantees performance durability with stable material properties over the entire service life of the product.

11 . Apr . 2017
Multiple solutions for building and infrastructure construction

The blend of cork granulates and various polymers results in a diversified portfolio of materials for acoustic insulation and vibration control

18 . Apr . 2022
Thermal protection solutions, for the aerospace industry

Ablative materials made with cork have the capacity to absorb a large amount of heat, forming a layer that acts as an insulator

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Elegance to the finest detail

Stow It is more than an object made out of cork, it’s the fusion of contemporary design with pure functionality.

08 . Jan . 2019
Par

Fitting comfortably into your hand, these shakers rely on the cork component for upright support, a good hold and an airtight control of the content.

08 . Jan . 2019
Pinha

Cork's low thermal and electrical conductivity ensures that you can handle the lamp's shell in perfect safety.

08 . Jan . 2019
Tipsy

Tipsy is balance and art, like the work of a dancer, with a touch of irony. It is the warmth of cork, influencing the environment with the sweetest, Simplest significance.

10 . Jul . 2019
Polyurethane

A type of finish used on hardwood to protect it from damage. A type of binder used on aglomeration of cork layers for a flooring system.

07 . Feb . 2022
MS-R0

Cork and Recycled Rubber __ Optimum load (MPa): 0.3 – 1.4 Maximum load (MPa): 8

21 . Apr . 2022
Polyurethane

A type of finish used on hardwood to protect it from damage. A type of binder used on aglomeration of cork layers for a flooring system.

07 . Feb . 2022
Durability and performance over time

Sustainable, highly durable and performing solutions made of agglomerated cork to assure sound insulation, improve thermal comfort, and protect the floor of any space. Cork is a common denominator used in all our underlayments. When applied beneath a flooring system, a cork-based underlayment provides greater comfort,…

Mobility 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.

25 . Oct . 2016
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20 . Apr . 2022
Webinars

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

08 . Jan . 2019
Lasca

With its resistant, non-slippery cork body and earthy, elemental appeal, lasca's unobtrusive, grounding presence is equally at home by the pool, in a sunny patio or indoors.

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STORK stands for stone and cork and combines different, but highly appreciated, intrinsic characteristics from both natural materials.

22 . Sep . 2022
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The underscreed selected for application in the eMedia Investments building was the Acousticork U38. Made from cork and recycled polyurethane foam, it guarantees excellent impact noise insulation in new and refurbished buildings.   In addition to the thermo-acoustic insulation properties, the U38 has a high load capaci…

23 . Sep . 2022
Material used

The underscreed selected for application in the eMedia Investments building was the Acousticork U38. Made from cork and recycled polyurethane foam, it guarantees excellent impact noise insulation in new and refurbished buildings.   In addition to the thermo-acoustic insulation properties, the U38 has a high load capaci…

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:

08 . Jan . 2019
Bathtub fun and other aquatic adventures are guaranteed with Bote.

Composed by a cork hull and a plastic add-on piece (a sail, a row of engine chimneys or a cabin) Bote is your ticket to plenty of imaginative seafaring.

26 . Apr . 2022
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Amorim Cork Composites has been supplying high quality sealing gas materials for over 25 years to various national and international customers. ​ In addition to cork and rubber seals for natural gas and LPG systems, we are expanding our product range by offering solutions for hydrogen. This and other low-carbon gases r…

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According to an analytic study conducted by the consultancy firm, EY, the underlay Plus Go4Cork by Amorim has a negative carbon balance of -8.1kg CO2 eq/m². The carbon balance of the underlay Plus VB Go4Cork by Amorim is -7.8kg CO2 eq/m². By promoting carbon sequestration in the cork oak forest that is superior to the…

07 . Feb . 2022
Intro

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.

11 . Apr . 2017
Impact attenuation for light and heavy rail applications

Cork engineered compounds materials are designed for use as rail pads, baseplate, under sleeper pads and ballast mats. Available in a wide variety of thicknesses these materials provide different degrees of impact attenuation, for light and heavy rail applications, in slab and ballast track, used as well in special tra…

08 . Jan . 2019
Gelo

This lidded ice bucket lined with a plastic inner casing capitalizes on cork's thermal insulation properties coupled with its unique texture. It maintains the low temperature inside, while the outer surface retains its natural warmth and pleasing, soothing feel.   So let the tipple flow and the good times roll.

08 . Jan . 2019
Six

Made of agglomerated cork, in the ideal dimension to perfectly accommodate six bottles, six will be a witty help to any wine collector: by absorbing impact, protecting the wine bottles while moving, or simply displaying the precious nectars… As James would say : Cheers! Alla Salute! Saúde!...

29 . Apr . 2022
Thermal protection

Thermal protection is essential to minimise the risk of battery cells overheating, preventing thermal runway, ensuring the safety of vehicles and passengers. This is an area where cork has proved its worth, since it is used as a thermal shield in rockets and spacecraft, whose structure is subject to temperatures of ove…

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…

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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 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 range from the more traditional - such as impermeability, stability, visual requirements - to the most recent fields, which relate to energy, sustainable, thermal and acoustic issues. Cork, as a multifaceted product, can meet the demands of today's markets through its natural properties.

08 . Jan . 2019
Rufo

Rufo is all bam and no noise. This young percussionist's dream is guaranteed to entertain while keeping the peace with parents and neighbours alike. An alternative take on the acoustic properties of cork (known for its excellent insulation capacity), Rufo introduces a softer soundscape in the shape of a near weightless…

08 . Jan . 2019
Senta

Senta is a contradiction on 4 legs: the possibility to sit down while on the move, to harmonize your nomadic and contemplative instincts. A fool-proof, pack & carry stool you can assemble and use anywhere, Senta fits 4 wooden legs into a cork seat that is both sturdy and flexible, making for a comfortable sitting s…

08 . Jan . 2019
A seductive piece that makes you wonder who exactly is drawing the line.

A textured cork body mounted on 36 or 4 pencil-legs, which makes for two different configurations and drawing patterns, Furo can be dismantled for easy storage or to, literally, cut down on its artistic outbursts. Visually striking and mischievously inviting transgression, Furo is a seductive piece that makes you wonde…

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…

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In order to meet the new GRI directives, in version 4, Corticeira Amorim built a materiality matrix based on the results of the stakeholder consultation (performed in 2015) and on the importance of the different sustainability topics for the company. As a result of the materiality analysis, the most important topics fo…

12 . Apr . 2017
Project Overview

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…

12 . Apr . 2017
Building Purpose

The pads – an engineered compound with cork and natural rubber - from Acousticork range are designed to optimize sound and impact insulation in floor construction and achieve resonance frequencies of 6 to 10Hz.  When integrated within a floating floor system, VC1000’s pads are used to obtain very high airborne and impa…

21 . Mar . 2022
Building Purpose

The pads – an engineered compound with cork and natural rubber - from Acousticork range are designed to optimize sound and impact insulation in floor construction and achieve resonance frequencies of 6 to 10Hz.  When integrated within a floating floor system, VC1000’s pads are used to obtain very high airborne and impa…

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…

News 05 . Jun . 2018
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Upon being named "Entrepreneur of the Year", António Amorim congratulated the other nominees - João Mirada, Luís Miguel Sousa, Luís Moura e Silva, Mário Ferreira, Nuno Sebastião and Rui Miguel Nabeiro/Manuel Rui Nabeiro - revealing that "It was a pleasure and an honour to share this nomination with so many distinguishe…

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