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02 . Jul . 2019
Trendy

Likes to follow the fashion and design trends and always ready to adopt them.

15 . Jul . 2019
MULTIPURPOSE TILES TRENDY

Multipurpose Tiles Trendy

Articles 11 . Oct . 2016
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News 19 . May . 2017
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After this assembly, what would you point as the biggest flooring trends in Europe?

Rigid MMF products are becoming more and more popular, and we register a slow but constant growth of class 2 products (polymer core) in Europe. We also see a growing demand for water-resistant products which are perfect for use in different areas not only in private kitchens and bathrooms, but also in the commercial se…

News 06 . Jun . 2017
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Osirys Project

This project is a reference on the new trends in building and construction: composites, indoor air quality and positive life cycle assessment.

Blog 31 . Jul . 2019
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In recent years, talking about trends in decoration almost always involves talking about cork. Natural and sustainable, cork helps create we…

If you would like to try using cork to improve comfort or change your home décor, but don't know where to start, Go4cork can help you. Specialised in DIY cork products, Go4cork offers a wide range of items for people who like to get down to work and create their own interior design project, but are also concerned about…

Articles 03 . Oct . 2016
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T&D industry trends and requirements have put great demand for low noise equipment with good long term performance. Amorim Cork Composites a…

It is very often that “just putting some rubber” to isolate structures create an inefficient or even a vibration isolation problem, without taking into account the characteristics of the whole system; such as media environment and temperature, material stiffness adjusted to the application load, surface area, material…

News 22 . Sep . 2017
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FootCork® follows market trends and focus on customers' most challenging needs, developing and enlarging the FootCork® range with innovative…

As result of new EVA solutions, a practical and simple manufacturing process has been developed – thermoforming. This process is widely used in the footwear industry, mainly in orthopaedic components: material is heated to a pliable forming temperature, and then formed to a specific shape in a mould and trimmed to crea…

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.

11 . Apr . 2017
Polymers in Building Insulation

Polymers in Building Insulation conference again brought together expert speakers from across the supply chain to  evaluate and discuss the trends, challenges and opportunities facing the construction industry in  relation to thermal and acoustic insulation. “Blending cork with different polymers” was the subject take…

10 . Jul . 2019
We have the capability to supply products specifically designed for the customer’s process

The flooring manufacturers have the most produced panel dimension for flooring mainly because they are also producing MDF/HDM & because they are buying with a specific dimension.The flooring manufacturers focus highly on operational efficiency and technological developments. Because of this, they require material s…

News 27 . Sep . 2019
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New products and new tendencies

Incorporation of non-cork raw materials, and thereby promoting industrial symbioses with other companies, enables us to create new products and new trends, increasing the company's competitiveness, and generating differentiation that maintains cork as an essential and distinctive raw material.   This is a new strategy,…

News 13 . Mar . 2020
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Home Stories

Home Stories: 100 Years, 20 Visionary Interiors, which opened its doors on March , explores current interior design trends, while revisiting pioneering spaces. This journey across time highlights the social, political, cultural, urban and technical changes that have shaped Western interior design over the past 100 year…

11 . Apr . 2017
Solutions for different types of final flooring

The flooring material which overlies the underlay can be any of a variety of structures, such as non-glued laminate flooring, glued down wood, ceramic or natural stone or even a LVT (Luxury Vinyl Tile), that are one of the biggest trends in the flooring market.   Acousticork soundproof underlays range was designed to a…

22 . Jan . 2020
Amorim ECO21dB and the circular economy

Amorim Cork Composites has always defined its products and services to minimise waste, avoiding the “me-too” commodity game, while ensuring an adequate response to the latest market trends. Amorim ECO21dB is the result of market inputs (in performance terms), the company’s DNA (the core raw material) and the company’s…

05 . Apr . 2018
We’re innovating in the global footwear industry with attractive, comfortable and natural materials.

Cork is a natural, comfortable, lightweight and attractive material. It gives a touch of distinction and originality to the items into which it is incorporated, since it is a natural product. Footcork has its own digital fingerprint, which makes each pair of shoes unique. Cork skin can, for example, be used with its na…

Articles 18 . Nov . 2019
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Amorim ECO21dB and the circular economy

Amorim Cork Composites has always defined its products and services to minimise waste, avoiding the “me-too” commodity game, while ensuring an adequate response to the latest market trends. Amorim ECO21dB is the result of market inputs (in performance terms), the company’s DNA (the core raw material) and the company’s…

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…

27 . Mar . 2018
Cork-based solutions: one of the main pathways for development

The museum structure itself attracts at least as much attention as the art works on display. It is a spectacular building carved out of former grain silos, dating back to 1920, which now house the Zeitz Museum and a 28-room boutique luxury hotel designed by the renowned UK architect, Thomas Heatherwick. In today’s worl…

News 19 . May . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites hosted this year’s General Assembly of the MMFA - Multilayer Modular Flooring Association.

During the 2-day event, latest trends, sales, materials, technologies, new product categories, certification, and research were extensively debated by 75 professionals from leading European flooring companies and their suppliers. Participants discussed the state of the art in this industry and future trends, new develo…

Articles 21 . Jul . 2017
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Reinventing and innovating

The flooring market is a highly competitive one that is oriented towards solutions and developments that contribute to low maintenance costs and that are cost effective and eco friendly without forsaking the design. If, on the one hand, cork solutions provide a positive response to such demands, on the other hand, it i…

News 30 . May . 2019
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Bernard DuBois

Adopting a rigorous and analytical approach, Bernard Dubois draws on different tendencies to create coherence and combine opposite trends in the history of architecture. Regardless of the project’s nature, the vocation of Bernard Dubois's architecture is to be informative, contextual, and fundamentally cultural. His ar…

News 30 . May . 2019
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The development of reusable launcher vehicles is one of the aerospace industry’s biggest trends. The space shuttle – considered for many years to be a state-of-the-art vehicle - required expensive maintenance costs. However, recent developments, primarily led by US companies point once again in the direction of reusabl…

11 . Apr . 2017
Urbanisation is a megatrend, one of the major pathways of development.

With it, the importance of quality acoustic environments for human well-being continues to grow. People around the globe are more aware of the impact that acoustics have on their daily lives and expect higher quality acoustic experiences.On the other hand, trends in sustainability, recycling and the circular economy re…

10 . Jul . 2019
Reinventing and innovating

The flooring market is a highly competitive one that is oriented towards solutions and developments that contribute to low maintenance costs and that are cost effective and eco friendly without forsaking the design. If, on the one hand, cork solutions provide a positive response to such demands, on the other hand, it i…

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…

News 19 . May . 2017
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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…

10 . Jul . 2019
Cork inlay, where comfort meets beauty

The NRT technology allows the flooring manufacture to take advantage of the exclusive properties of cork as part of an unique engineered multilayer structure.A natural material with incomparable insulation and shock absorption features, cork provides superior comfort, noise reduction, thermal insulation and resistance.…

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