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Case Studies 14 . Sep . 2020
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USA Dining Table and Sideboard

CHALLENGE: Produce a dining table and sideboard with deep veins, from a single sheet of natural stone.   LOCATION: USA   Stone thickness: 5mm     Cork thickness (NL10): 15mm   NATURAL STONE: Estremoz white marble

Articles 13 . Oct . 2016
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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 19 . May . 2017
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Your participation in this year's MMFA's General Assembly brought to Europe, in this particular case, to Portugal, a very complete perspecti…

The Multilayered Flooring (MLF) business in North America has evolved in quite a different way than it has in Europe. Firstly, we really never saw much traction with the LVT on HDP/MDF that has been the dominant MLF product in Europe. Secondly, we did see the very explosive growth of Polymer-based cores, initial with w…

News 03 . Jul . 2017
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Amorim Cork Composites USA was the cork supplier for these extraordinary design pieces proving that cork is an excellent material for furnishings because of its flexibility, warm feeling and advanced moulding techniques.

05 . Jul . 2022
Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind underlay delivers great benefits in all flooring installations

When applied under a floor, an underlay provides more comfort, protection, and longevity to the final floor, guaranteeing even greater energy efficiency and acoustic insulation. The underlay Go4cork Blend with Nike Grind is an excellent option for customers looking to achieve a balance between performance and environme…

05 . May . 2017
ANSI

The American National Standards Institute. They set USA standards, that in acoustics are usually VERY different to the International (IEC) standards and are often incompatible.  The ANSI sound level meter standard is ANSI S1.4-1983 (R2006). ANSI standards can be bought on-line from http://webstore.ansi.org

10 . Jul . 2019
ANSI

The American National Standards Institute. They set USA standards, that in acoustics are usually VERY different to the International (IEC) standards and are often incompatible.  The ANSI sound level meter standard is ANSI S1.4-1983 (R2006). ANSI standards can be bought online from http://webstore.ansi.org

21 . Apr . 2022
ANSI

The American National Standards Institute. They set USA standards, that in acoustics are usually VERY different to the International (IEC) standards and are often incompatible.  The ANSI sound level meter standard is ANSI S1.4-1983 (R2006). ANSI standards can be bought online from http://webstore.ansi.org

21 . Apr . 2022
Linoleum

Einer der ersten elastischen Böden, der im 18. Jahrhundert eingeführt wurde. Hergestellt aus Leinöl, Gummis, Kork oder Holzstaub und Pigmenten, wird Linoleum nicht mehr in den USA hergestellt. Oft wird der Begriff falsch verwendet, um elastische Vinylböden zu beschreiben.

News 30 . Jan . 2017
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Lars Beller talks about how the opportunity and inspiration arose to create the Porto and Lisboa cork tiles for the Beller collection, by Sp…

Inspired by techniques used in the traditional moulding of shoe soles, Lisboa and Porto are acoustically absorptive composite cork wall tiles composed of 16” square modules that are easily installed with a special pressure-fit rail system. Their design references Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer’s ceramic tiles, wher…

27 . Sep . 2016
Cork Infill - V2

This product is a new generation of composite material incorporating cork. It is implemented as an innovative solution for use in artificial grass pitches: its application is similar to that of a substrate, replacing traditional recycled rubber pellets. V2 significantly reduces the surface temperature of the pitch, hav…

News 10 . Feb . 2021
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Do you feel there are differences between how cork is perceived by designers and consumers, depending on where you are?

There will always be different perceptions, especially in the countries where one exhibits. Certain design fairs specialise in exhibiting only collectible high-end design, where others focus on commercial products. Most European exhibitors or retailers will have a better understanding of the products presented due to t…

News 27 . Jul . 2022
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30 years of the Nike Grind project What began as a grassroots initiative in 1992 to repurpose shoes headed for landfills is now a global sustainability program that helps transform manufacturing scrap and end-of-life shoes into recycled Nike Grind materials. Rubber, foam, fiber, leather and textiles are collected and r…

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