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29 results found health

05 . Apr . 2018
Health & Orthopaedic

High comfort performance, lightweight, compression recovery, warm feeling, excellent thermal insulation and hypoallergenic.

19 . Apr . 2022
Health & Orthopaedic

High comfort performance, lightweight, compression recovery, warm feeling, excellent thermal insulation and hypoallergenic.

02 . Jan . 2019
Noise and health

Although not everyone reacts to sound in the same manner, noise is considered to be any unwanted sound which causes an unpleasant or bothersome feeling in the human ear. Continuous exposure to excessive levels of noise contributes to an increase in stress levels and has an impact on our well-being, making it difficult…

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…

05 . Apr . 2018
Health & Orthopaedic

Reduce and prevent foot illness.

19 . Apr . 2022
Health & Orthopaedic

Reduce and prevent foot illness.

Case Studies 05 . Feb . 2018
Case Studies
feature: Cleanliness & Health

Cleanliness and Health

Case Studies 23 . Mar . 2018
Case Studies
feature: Cleanliness & Health

Cleanliness & Health

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…

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News 17 . Apr . 2019
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Green Construction

The main constituent of ACM52 is cork, which is 100% natural, reusable and recyclable. A sustainable product that guarantees protection against risks to human health and the environment, in compliance with current REACH regulations, contributing to energy savings.

Mobility 09 . Mar . 2018
Mobility
Green construction

The main constituent of ACM30 and ACM52 is cork which is 100% natural, reusable and recyclable, it is a sustainable product that guarantees protection against risks to human health and the environment, complying to current REACH regulation, contributing to energy savings.

06 . Aug . 2018
Do you think that sound insulation is important in the daily lives of users of buildings?

Recent research has revealed that sound insulation is closely linked to productivity and concentration. Environments with poorer acoustic conditions affect people’s health and increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

02 . Jul . 2019
Versatility with sustainability in mind

Cork's visual and sensorial appearance, it's reliability, durability, sense of comfort and safety and ecological features will inspire you to shape a whole new sustainable world. No other energy-efficient material performs so well and with such quality. And not only it is eco-friendly, but also it is good for your heal…

News 22 . Sep . 2017
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Use of natural cork in footwear dates back to the Roman era. Since the early 1930’s natural cork slabs have been used to make shoe platforms and orthopaedic components, the “star” performer in the field of foot health and comfort. For many decades, cork has been the simplest, best quality and most lightweight option, i…

Articles 18 . May . 2018
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Respect for people

The studies undertaken[1] thus far indicate that the use of turf with artificial infills, specifically SBR rubber, entails no health hazards. However, players and the community are often concerned about the risk of oral intake, inhalation or skin contact with potentially hazardous elements contained in rubber particles…

27 . Sep . 2016
Food contact

Amorim Cork Composites develops a product suitable for the food industry   Aware of the need to permanently update itself, Amorim Cork Composites is now launching a line of “Food Contact” materials, consisting of products suitable for being in contact with food. These solutions, made of cork, a 100% natural and recycl…

27 . Sep . 2016
Commitment to the Forest Custody Chain

We favour the use of cork from well-managed forests, certified through the forest certification system from the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®- C022338), and/or the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes (PEFC). We do not sell FSC or PEFC certified products containing the following categories…

News 11 . Dec . 2017
News
Amorim Cork Composites is a partner in the development of an ecological solution to ensure the healthy balance of surface waters.

Amorim Cork Composites and Bluemater have established a partnership to develop a cork floating island – which is natural, resilient and visually appealing.

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…

News 04 . Jun . 2021
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“The accelerated transition to a circular bioeconomy, based on improving the efficiency of the use of cork throughout the production process, including the remarkable 100% use of the material, is central to the future success of Corticeira Amorim”. She underlines: “Forest for Change, which will also address questions o…

Articles 09 . Aug . 2019
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2. It makes a difference in the lives of people who depend on it Cork is an important social and economic development factor for Western Mediterranean countries, enabling people to continue living and working in arid and semi-arid areas. In addition to thousands of direct jobs, the cork oak forest generates various oth…

News 28 . Sep . 2016
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Dan Thomas, a retired NASA astronaut, visited the premises of Amorim Cork Composites, in Trevor (USA), to honour the employees of the compan…

According to the American - who spent 43 days, 8 hours and 13 minutes in space spread over four missions - the Amorim P50 product is a key component for ensuring the safety of the astronauts and he partly owes his own life to it. "I would not be here, whole and healthy, if you had not guaranteed that all was well made…

News 15 . Sep . 2017
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On the verge of Mars colonization and deep space exploration over the coming decades, how do you think your experience as an astronaut has c…

Even though the Space Shuttle and International Space Station programs were focused exclusively on Earth orbit missions, what we have learned and the experience gained will be a tremendous help as we head to Mars and explore deep space. Much of the technology we will be using in the new Space Launch System rockets is d…

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