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

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

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…

14 . Dec . 2016
Corticeira Amorim Sustainability 2020

Corticeira Amorim Sustainability 2020

14 . Dec . 2016
Corticeira Amorim Presentation

Corticeira Amorim Presentation

14 . Dec . 2016
Corticeira Amorim Sustentabilidade 2020 (PT)

Corticeira Amorim Sustentabilidade 2020 (PT)

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11 . Oct . 2018
News 05 . Jun . 2018
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.

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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.

Notícias 11 . Nov . 2020

Case Studies 30 . May . 2019
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"More than finding new products, we aspired to make a unique and challenging reflection on the material, a catalyst to take cork to another level."  António Rios de Amorim, Chairman and CEO of Corticeira Amorim

News 19 . Aug . 2020

News 18 . Sep . 2018
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.

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
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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…

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.

News 24 . Apr . 2017
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…

23 . May . 2018
Privacy Date

1- Amorim Cork Composites (Corticeira Amorim) undertaking Amorim Cork Composites (Corticeira Amorim) makes a fundamental commitment to its Stakeholders to uphold their privacy and protect their personal data. Amorim Cork Composites (Corticeira Amorim) encourages you to read this Privacy Policy and its respective update…

27 . Sep . 2016
Privacy Policy

Amorim Cork Composites, S.A. Commitment The protection of privacy and personal data is a fundamental commitment of Amorim Cork Composites, S.A. to the customers ("Customers") of its products and services. Amorim Cork Composites, S.A. (Corticeira Amorim), S.A. advises you to read this Privacy Policy and its updates.  …

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…

News 17 . Apr . 2018
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…

News 27 . Sep . 2019
Cortiça nas artes

This isn’t the first time that cork has been used in the arts world or in the Venice Biennale, which this year is curated by Ralph Rugoff, director of the Hayward Gallery in London.   In 2017, the designer Tiago Sá presented the Curcubita cork lamps in the section, Venice Design. Also in 2017, Leonor Antunes incorporat…

28 . May . 2019

We’re part of Corticeira Amorim, the world's largest cork company and Portugal’s most international company. Amorim leads the entire cork industry, and makes a unique contribution to the cork sector’s overall value chain and innovation. Our culture is the vital link that binds us together and makes us special, in any b…

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…

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…

News 28 . Nov . 2016
This action forms part of the company's Sustainability Program, the "Natural Choice".

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

Blog 03 . Jul . 2019
Circular forever

Amorim Cork Composites, founded in 1963 by Corticeira Amorim and manager of the Go4cork brand, is an exemplary model of a circular economy. The company came into being to extract value from cork not used by the wine cork industry and recycle used wine corks. Since then, it has progressively expanded its circular profil…

Porquê a Cortiça? 19 . Feb . 2021
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Nature as the starting point for a sustainable future

Respect for nature is the essence of our existence. By promoting cyclical extraction of cork, without damaging the cork oak trees, Corticeira Amorim's activity ensures the viability of the cork oak forest, which is a natural and renewable resource, that offers numerous environmental, economic and social benefits. Studi…

News 06 . Nov . 2017

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…

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…

Blog 10 . Sep . 2019

Step 1: Go4cork products are produced mainly with unused cork from the cork stopper industry. When we think about cork, we almost automatically think about cork stoppers. However, the production of cork stoppers uses only around 30 % of this raw material. It was precisely to give new life to this industry’s unused cork…


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