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45 results found innovation

03 . Apr . 2017
Innovation and creativity

Innovation is part of Amorim Cork Composites’ DNA and underpins the future sustainability of our business. We value creative, inspiring, action-oriented people who enjoy critical thinking.

27 . Sep . 2016
Innovation Culture

A strategic vector of competitiveness.

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.

27 . Sep . 2016
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Innovation

02 . Jul . 2017
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…

About Us 27 . Sep . 2016
About Us
Innovation and Design

More than any other player in the market, Corticeira Amorim made unparalleled investments in innovation and design, developing a portfolio of high added value products and solutions, which anticipate market trends and surpass the expectations of some of the most demanding industries in the world.

10 . Oct . 2018
Commitment to innovation and development

Aware of cork’s potential, Amorim Cork Composites has made a major investment in innovation and development and is often presented as a case study in the field of sustainable construction.   Amorim Cork Composite solutions are so comprehensive that it is possible to include them in almost all stages of building constru…

About Us 27 . Sep . 2016
About Us
Innovation is our attitude and driving force.

Like the Sun, soil and water have driven the Cork Tree to spread its branches as high and in the most diversified ways possible, we too feed on Ideas. We feed on ideas, to thrive with innovation. That's how we always find something new to do with cork. The cork not incorporated into the stopper industry represents the…

Careers 03 . Apr . 2017
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Marta Reinas

"By completing my internship as part of my master's degree, followed by a professional internship, I was able to gain a new perspective on the cork industry, and the processes, development and operation of a multinational company. Now, as a member of the company's staff, I’m still constantly learning and improving and…

27 . Sep . 2016
Case Studies 06 . Feb . 2019
Case Studies
Creativity and innovation in Portuguese architecture and craftmanship

The shop’s arch is inspired by the arches of the São Bento train station in Porto, whose architectural project was presented in the same year as the brand was created – 1887. The arch creates a kind of tunnel that visitors can pass through, appreciating the hand-designed iconic packages while immersing themselves in th…

Case Studies 31 . May . 2017
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Innovation in deck construction for passenger vessels with cork technology.

Today there is chronic pressure on shipyards’ and shipowners’ margins, while the IMO guidelines call for “safe, secure and efficient shipping on clean oceans”. At the same time, passenger numbers are growing globally, as are new builds and ship modernisations.If the building and operation of passenger vessels are to be…

News 06 . Jun . 2017
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05 . Apr . 2018
Fashion

We're innovating in the global footwear industry with comfortable and natural materials, with an attractive appearance leading to innovation in shoe design.

News 15 . Apr . 2018
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12 . Apr . 2017
Contractor

Fosroc Thailand LimitedFosroc is a world leader in the delivery of tailored constructive solutions for virtually any type of construction project, combining high quality products, expert technical support, customer service and innovation.

News 06 . Dec . 2017
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What do you think about cork moulding techniques?

Cédric: These will help the material explore new applications. Klas: I think this is a key factor to creating new business options, and I believe this is the most interesting innovation for cork, especially for Studio Corkinho.

News 12 . Dec . 2017
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What do you think about cork moulding techniques?

Cédric: These will help the material explore new applications. Klas: I think this is a key factor to creating new business options, and I believe this is the most interesting innovation for cork, especially for Studio Corkinho.

09 . Mar . 2018
METSTRADE 2018

The METSTRADE Show is the world’s largest trade exhibition of marine equipment, materials and systems. It is the only truly international B2B exhibition for the marine leisure industry and have served as a platform for innovation, market developments and networking since our launch in 1988.

11 . Apr . 2017
WorldBuild India

The first edition of WorldBuild India showcased the latest products, technologies and innovations available in India's booming building & construction market. It covered building materials, architectural engineering innovations and technologies that appeal to key decision makers and opinion makers in the architectu…

18 . Apr . 2019
Circles have no beginning and no end.

They represent eternity, expansion, and time. They renew themselves, one circle leading to the next. This incessant and almost quixotic search for infinity transforms straight, mechanistic lines into open curves that embody the harmony of sustainability and boldness of innovation.

Articles 10 . Oct . 2017
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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.

06 . Jul . 2017
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.

14 . Aug . 2018
Join Us at Acosutex 2018

Visit us at stand XXXX at the region’s leading international trade event for the contruction industry. Be inspired by new solutions and ideas at acoustex. An extensive supporting programme provides new input. Test the presented products, services and innovations directly on site and try them out as you like. Schedule a…

03 . Jul . 2017
Edwin Lingg, Li&Co

For us, cork is a very important aspect of the business. We have been producing cork floors for 29 years and we have a strong relation with this natural product and its evolution. Cork is very important since it differentiates us from other producers. We place a priority on cork in our innovation processes. When we thi…

News 25 . Oct . 2016
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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…

News 25 . Oct . 2016
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For Nuno Terrível

For Nuno Terrível, innovation director of ACC, “this overture to universities is absolutely critical, principally to the University of Porto, taking into account the historical relationship we have. ACC has a strategy for networked development and we want to continue to open this strategy to you. We want you to think a…

Articles 21 . Jul . 2017
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Novel applications for cork.

All products by Amorim Cork Composites rely on a sustainability model that has been perfected throughout the company’s history. Based on the use of waste from the cork stopper industry and powered by a strong capacity for innovation, resilience and ingenuity, we have discovered several novel applications for cork throu…

News 19 . May . 2017
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After this MMFA's initiative, how would you describe the event and what are the main conclusions that you are taking with you?

The recent MMFA event in Porto, Portugal was the best industry conference that I have attended in my 35 years in the flooring industry!  The quality of the presentations, the attitude of cooperation and sharing, and the outstanding hospitality and planning were exceptional. I found that the different players involved i…

05 . Apr . 2018
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Cork is a natural material with an attractive appearance leading to innovation in shoe design. Cork components are used by several famous brands to present novelties based on a lightweight and comfortable material.  Highly dependent on fashion demands, we have developed our cork garments for heel covering, uppers, and…

04 . Jul . 2017
Innovative solutions fulfilling the market requirements.

NRT Core layers are a result of our proactive innovation capacity (product development) facilitated for a personal relationship with the key industry players. Amorim Cork Composites offers remarkable solutions for waterproof core layers combining a natural raw-material with other eco-friendly materials and fulfilling t…

08 . Jan . 2019
Closely related to Nature

Amorim Cork Composites produces cork and Matceramics produces ceramics. Although not immediately obvious, there are many more factors which bring them together, than those which set them apart. Finding links between one material and the other is both a challenging and rewarding exercise, since discovery takes us down p…

14 . Jun . 2017
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…

Case Studies 04 . Oct . 2016
Case Studies
Solution

The items of the METAMORPHOSIS exhibition, developed by a group of naturally talented persons, open up a new range of products and applications. The invited professionals joined their technical vision with artistic sensibility and the knowledge they have of the market, creating solutions where cork intersects with vari…

News 06 . Nov . 2017
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About MATERIA

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…

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…

Articles 16 . Oct . 2016
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Reduction of costs in the transport industry

The Amorim Cork Composites, business unit of the Amorim Group, is committed to the development and manufacture of technical, environmentally friendly products based on cork, for numerous industries and applications.  The rail industry is one of the strategic segments of the company, where innovation and creativity in t…

News 30 . Jan . 2017
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Cork is a natural, 100% recyclable and environmentally-friendly product. Were these characteristics important for your decision? Is sustaina…

Cork is an amazing and unique material, and its set of unique properties is almost too good to be true. The interesting thing is that it’s not just the material itself that is environmentally friendly; the whole process, from extraction to processing to manufacturing, has been tailored to have as little impact on natur…

News 17 . Apr . 2018
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Further information about Be Brasil:

Any visitor to Milan's Design Week (held in Milan between April 17-22) upon entering the Brazilian space, located on Via Maroncelli 14, will journey through time in the company of Brazilian design: from modernist masters such as Oscar Niemeyer, Lina Bo Bardi and Sérgio Rodrigues to the contemporary highlights of Gustav…

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…

Case Studies 14 . Oct . 2016
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Project Description

Amorim Cork Composites is developing cork surfboards for the Hawaiian surfer Garrett McNamara. These cork surfboards are specifically designed to successfully surf amazing sized waves never ridden before. This project was launched in 2013 with a view to designing high efficiency surfboards making use of Portuguese raw…

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