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22 results found footwear

05 . Apr . 2018
Footwear

Solutions for the manufaturing industry.

News 22 . Sep . 2017
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Improving footwear with thermomolding

FootCork® solutions are strongly dedicated to new cork-based solutions for the entire footwear industry.

05 . Apr . 2018
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News 20 . Sep . 2019
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05 . Apr . 2018
Abrasion resistance

The ability of a footwear material to withstand wear, due to abrasion.

27 . Sep . 2016
Other raw materials

Amorim Cork Composites goes further in systematic use of sub-products, namely by using sub-products from the footwear, automotive and packaging industries.

02 . Jul . 2019
circular text

As well as using cork not utilized in the wine cork industry, we also use by-products from other sources, such as the footwear, automotive, and packaging industries.

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 25 . Oct . 2016
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"Academia to Business"

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

18 . Apr . 2019
Cork Inside and Circular Economy

Nothing is wasted. Everything is valued.Several products with Cork Inside seal incorporate by products from other industries (industrial symbiosis) such as foams and other polymers from the footwear, automotive and packaging industries. Blending cork with these materials, we give new life to materials that would otherw…

News 20 . Nov . 2019
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Innovative from an environmental perspective

This underscreed is also innovative from an environmental perspective, given that in addition to cork - a naturally sustainable material - it solely uses waste from the footwear industry, in particular low density polyethylene foams. This industrial symbiosis process enables these materials to be recycled and reinforce…

Consumer Goods 08 . Jan . 2019
Consumer Goods
intro: leisure goods

From ski pistes to football stadiums, golf courses to the waves of the ocean, snowboards to footwear for athletes, nowadays cork has a place in numerous sports and leisure activities. Its 100% natural origin and characteristics such as lightness and durability also make it the ideal raw material for creating products t…

News 27 . Sep . 2019
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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…

Blog 03 . Jan . 2020
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New products, more circular economy

Waste from industries such as footwear, packaging, automobile or upholstery production are some of the non-cork materials that we incorporate in Go4cork products. We chose them because, in addition to enhancing the benefits of cork, they allow us to give new life to materials that would otherwise be destined for the la…

08 . Jan . 2019
The companies

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

Blog 03 . Jul . 2019
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Let us introduce you to Go4cork, a new brand of DIY cork products created especially for people who are always thinking of the next project for renovating or decorating their house or office, but are also concerned with the environment and value responsible consumption. With Go4cork it’s so easy to make small changes o…

Blog 10 . Sep . 2019
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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…

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
products: metamorphosis

The METAMORPHOSIS project brings together ten professionals from the fields of world design and architecture. Three of those invited are even winners of the Pritzker Prize: Álvaro Siza (Portugal), Eduardo Souto de Moura (Portugal) and Herzog & de Meuron (Switzerland). Also challenged to present different approaches…

Blog 03 . Jul . 2019
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Because every choice counts, we've put together three tips for more sustainable interior design. These may be small steps, but they impact both your quality of life and the planet. Take note. 1. Give preference to natural lightingMake the most of daylight. Even if the size of your home’s windows or its exposure to the…

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