Amorim Cork Composites is part of Corticeira Amorim, the world’s leader in the cork industry.

Type Company
Founded 1963
Company Size 660
Member Type
Founders Américo Ferreira de Amorim
Headquarters 4535, Portugal
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Amorim Cork Composites is part of Corticeira Amorim, the the world’s biggest cork processing group and makes an unparalleled contribution to the business, market, economy, innovation and the sustainability of the entire cork industry. Founded in 1870, the company soon realised the infinite potential of this 100% natural raw material, transforming it into a widely-appreciated object in the context of an open, curious, alert, informed and prosperous society. With 4350 workers worldwide, Corticeira Amorim has made unprecedented investments in research & development, innovation and design, perfecting a portfolio of products, objects and solutions with high added value, which meet customer needs, anticipate and go beyond market trends and the expectations of some of the world’s most technological, ground-breaking and demanding sectors, including aerospace, automobile, construction, sports, energy, interior design, still and sparkling wines and spirits, among many others. The constant concern for choosing, adopting and reinforcing sustainable development practices has made the company one of the world’s most sustainable businesses. Full adherence to circular economy principles also contributes to this status. Corticeira Amorim conducts recycling programs in the four corners of the world. 63% of its energy needs are met from renewable sources (biomass) and its waste recovery rate is higher than 90%. It owns 29 FSC-certified industrial units, runs environmental education programmes and aims to plant 17 million cork oak trees over the next ten years, within the framework of the Forestry Intervention Project.
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Headquarters 4535, Portugal

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