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10 . Jul . 2019
Flooring

Full expertise in cork flooring components and accessories for flooring manufacturers and distributors.

07 . Feb . 2022
Flooring Accessories

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems

21 . Apr . 2022
Flooring Components

unique technical components for flooring industry with Noise Reduction Technology (NRT)

07 . Feb . 2022
Flooring Accessories

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems

10 . Jul . 2019
Laminate Flooring

Hard surface flooring utilizing a fiberboard core and Melamine wear layer that is available in blocks, planks, and squares and can be installed as individual units.

21 . Apr . 2022
Laminate Flooring

Hard surface flooring utilizing a fiberboard core and Melamine wear layer that is available in blocks, planks, and squares and can be installed as individual units.

Articles 11 . Sep . 2018
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How to simplify the sound control for flooring applications in multi-family construction

Different types of assemblies and flooring have different needs and there is no single product that is appropriate for all types of flooring.

07 . Feb . 2022
Acousticork – Flooring Solutions

Download the brochure and learn all about our range of underlayments for different types of flooring.

22 . Jan . 2020
Why choose this underlay for your LVT flooring?

To guarantee the latest technology under your feet. Amorim ECO21dB improves acoustic properties not only in terms of impact noise but also footfall noise, thereby increasing quality of life.The agglomerated cork and recycled EVA used in the solution is pressure-resistant and provides reliable protection for the floorin…

07 . Feb . 2022
Flooring Solutions

Underlayments

10 . Jul . 2019
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Flooring industry invests in new materials and technologies

The focus on new materials and technologies were considered to be directions that should be followed in order to foster a competitive landscape with major growth potential.

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Articles 11 . Sep . 2018
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Sustainable materials for all types of flooring

Cork is the common denominator used in all our underlays. When applied beneath a flooring system, a cork-based underlay provides greater comfort, protection and longevity to the final floor, ensuring greater energy efficiency and better acoustic and thermal insulation.

Articles 28 . Jul . 2017
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2 – Say goodbye to flooring imperfections

A cork underlay protects your flooring against imperfections that might appear in the underfloor, eliminating the telegraphic effects caused by using the floor.This quality can also result in material and labour savings in many cases, eliminating the need for patching or repairing minor substrate defects.

21 . Apr . 2022
MMFA Verband der mehrschichtig modularen Fußbodenbeläge

Die MMFA Multilayer Modular Flooring Association ist eine Organisation, die führende Bodenbelagshersteller in Europa und deren Lieferanten vertritt. Der Verband wurde Ende Oktober 2012 in München von sieben europäischen Bodenbelagsherstellern gegründet. Der Sitz des Vereins ist Bielefeld, ebenfalls in Deutschland. Der…

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The company contacted us in regards to a solution for vinyl flooring.

It was a property manager, who owned well over 100,000 apartment units. The company had a problem. They had embarked on a program to replace the carpet and pad in the living and dining room areas of existing apartment units with vinyl plank (LVT) flooring.

Articles 14 . Sep . 2017
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The company contacted us in regards to a solution for vinyl flooring.

It was a property manager, who owned well over 100,000 apartment units. The company had a problem. They had embarked on a program to replace the carpet and pad in the living and dining room areas of existing apartment units with vinyl plank (LVT) flooring.

News 19 . May . 2017
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How would you define nowadays' flooring industry?

The flooring market has been literally ‘exploding’ during the last couple of years, and new products have been popping up like mushrooms. Although the sales figures are pleasing, the rapid pace of product developments and the ensuing consequences are under close scrutiny by the MMFA as they make the product spectrum fo…

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"The recent MMFA event in Porto, Portugal was the best industry conference that I have attended in my 35 years in the flooring industry."

Harlan Stone, president of the US-MFAssociation, was in Porto for this years' MMFA General Assembly, where he presented his perspective of the USA flooring market. We took the opportunity to interview him and talk about the flooring industry in general, about cork as a trendy and sustainable material for this industry…

14 . Aug . 2020
Withstands repeated short-duration loads without changing the flooring’s long-term properties

Withstands repeated short-duration loads without changing the flooring’s long-term properties.

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Underlayment

Solutions for different types of final flooring.

29 . Jul . 2019
Cork-rubber Solutions

Recycled and sustainable accessories for flooring systems.

07 . Feb . 2022
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

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Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

21 . Mar . 2022
Underscreed

High impact sound insulation in flooring screed application.

News 10 . Jul . 2018
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The dark tone of Amorim Cork Composites’ expanded cork agglomerate, used in the wall covering, also ensures a high level of acoustic performance for the lounge.   The cork-based flooring is supplied by Amorim Revestimentos.

31 . Oct . 2018
NVS: Noise and Vibration Simulator

Simulate online the different types of flooring combined with Acousticork solutions.

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.

10 . Dec . 2018
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.

21 . Mar . 2022
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.

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Moisture Proofness

Cork composite layer allows suitable flooring installation, enhancing stone capacity to react to moisture.

12 . Apr . 2017
Solution Provider

EpufloorEpufloor is a global supplier of sports and industrial flooring. They offer a large range of sports equipment, installation equipments and engineering services.

21 . Mar . 2022
Solution Provider

EpufloorEpufloor is a global supplier of sports and industrial flooring. They offer a large range of sports equipment, installation equipments and engineering services.

02 . Jul . 2019
Underlays

Download the brochure, and learn all about our range of underlays for different types of flooring.

News 04 . Jun . 2021
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"Cork seemed the obvious choice"

In relation to the choice of cork, Jack Headford explains: “During development of the project, it became obvious that we needed to work with materials that convey a sense of empathy and robustness within the forest. Cork seemed the obvious choice, due to its wooden tones and smooth texture, and its inherent sustainable…

07 . Feb . 2022
How to install an underlayment?

To guarantee the attributes and benefits that an underlayment provides the final floor, the application process must be taken into account and followed step by step. To start, pay attention to the type of flooring and underlayment that will be installed.

Articles 12 . Feb . 2018
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Every floor needs its underlay.

We are often asked if it is necessary to use another product underneath flooring. The answer is every floor needs an underlay. An underlay can really make a significant difference to a flooring system. So we think it's a MUST-have solution. The underlay plays a crucial role in the final floor solution. A proper underla…

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Why Cork
Is cork good for your health?

Yes. Research carried out by University of Porto reveal that cork has antioxidant and anti-carcinogenic properties. The University of Bordeaux II also discovered that cork stoppers pass those health-giving properties to the wine. Furthermore, when it is applied to flooring and footwear, cork contributes to improve post…

Case Studies 13 . Oct . 2016
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ALUCORK® flooring, from Amorim Cork Composites equips the new generation of high speed trains of the Portuguese train company CP – Comboios de Portugal. The project includes overall refurbishment of the ten trains included in the fleet of the Alfa Pendular service, in order to optimize passenger comfort and safety, and…

News 07 . Mar . 2018
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What other applications can also benefit from this new solution?

I have only thought about applications related to construction, but in addition to walls, it’s possible to think about flooring and street furniture. For example, I can imagine street benches using this type of material, that should be very comfortable and much lighter.

02 . Jan . 2019
Underscreed: the efficiency of a structural solution

An underscreed is a resilient sublayer applied on the floor, between the structural slab and the screed, during the construction process. The placement of underscreed does not restrict the choice for the final flooring and can be used with wood, ceramic, laminated or resilient (LVT) floors. It is also compatible with f…

News 22 . Sep . 2017
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About Invisible Network

Invisible Network was a mobilizing project whose global objective was to develop a new generation of interactive products, based on concepts of invisible computing and ubiquitous computing. Invisible computing made it possible to introduce new features into everyday objects, making them interactive and providing the co…

27 . Sep . 2016
CoMMUTe

CoMMute project has developed a prototype of modular and multifunctional floating flooring for regional and intercity railway coaches, using materials with low environmental impact.  This solution makes it possible to cut total installation costs and guarantees greater comfort for passengers by delivering improved ther…

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Is cork and ancestral drinking vessels a good combination?

The history of cork is intrinsically and romantically linked with wine and drinking vessels, from ancient times to the present day. When this project started, I visited Amorim Cork Flooring to analyze the variety of flooring options available, and later had the opportunity  to visit Amorim Cork Composites. The multitud…

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The sound of footsteps becomes less perceptible and you obtain a more durable and resistant floor while still saving energy. The answer to t…

You are in the process of building or renovating your house and, among the many options available, you have finally found the ideal floor for your decoration project. Whether you have chosen a ceramic, wood, vinyl or laminate flooring, did you know that applying an underlay before installing the final floor is critical…

News 23 . May . 2022
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Underlays Plus and Plus with vapour barrier (VB) Go4Cork by Amorim

The Underlays Plus and Plus VB Go4Cork by Amorim are produced using a mixture of cork with other by-products, based on the best principles of the circular economy. The underlays make a decisive contribution to the performance of the flooring solution, in terms of its load absorption capacity, acoustic insulation and hi…

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…

27 . Sep . 2016
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Today, building lighter boats, buses or trains to reduce the consumption of energy and other resources, making them more efficient, is one of the main challenges of the mobility sector. Amorim Cork Composites takes advantage of the natural lightness of cork to create innovative materials applicable to interior, side a…

News 27 . Sep . 2019
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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…

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…

21 . Mar . 2022
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…

News 01 . Jun . 2017
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Corticeira Amorim is one of the corporate partners of the project APQHome – MAAT and for the flooring, Ana Pérez-Quiroga, besides cork composites solutions, chose a solution with a white-toned cork visual, from Wicanders - Amorim Revestimentos’ premium brand.APQHome is a work of "total art" which aims to involve visito…

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…

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Why Cork
Cork is the outer bark of the cork oak tree (Quercus suber L.).

100 percent natural, reusable and recyclable, cork is, whether from the environmental, social or economic perspectives, one of the world’s most versatile materials. It takes each cork oak 25 years before it can be stripped for the first time and it is only from the third stripping (at 43 years of age) that the cork, th…

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
Facts and Curiosities
When does the first stripping take place?

The first stripping takes place when the cork oak is 25 years old and the trunk has reached a diameter of 70 centimetres, measured 1.3 metres from the ground. Subsequent stripping take place with an interval of at least nine years. Intervals of at least nine years, which means that the harvesting of the cork will last…

News 13 . Apr . 2021
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Why is it important to assess ecosystem services in order to reinforce public perception and interest in the conservation of ecosystems and…

The concept of ecosystem services – which can be defined as nature’s contributions to people’s well-being – has been instrumental in increasing public awareness of the importance of the conservation and biodiversity of ecosystems. This concept introduces a perspective in which ecosystems and biodiversity are part of a…

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