Blending Nature and advanced technology
It is the only player in the cork industry to own a non-profit landmark organisation for promoting research and knowledge about wine: the Amorim Academy.
Corticeira Amorim is the largest world producer of cork products and the most international of Portuguese companies. It leads the whole sector, contributing to the economy and innovation of the cork industry, unlike any other.
With its origins dating back to 1870, the company soon became aware of the endless potential of this 100% natural raw material, transforming it into a choice item in the context of an informed society, aware of the environmental problems that result from their consumption-related choices.
With a multi-million Euro R&D investment per year, Amorim has applied its specialist knowledge to this centuries-old traditional culture, developing a vast portfolio of 100% sustainable products that are used by blue-chip clients in industries as diverse and demanding as wines & spirits, aerospace, automotive, construction, sports, interior and fashion design.
Its signature is on the most unlikely everyday objects, Olympic sports equipment, organic solvents, high profile global works, state-of-the-art road and railway projects, spacecraft… Within the panorama of contemporary creation, it challenges designers, scientists and architects to explore the endless potential of cork and through it, to dazzle the world.
Amorim is a company with a clear business strategy, which operates in over one hundred countries in all continents and on the stock market.
It is at the forefront of industry, technology and sustainability. It makes the cork viable in a unique manner, and as a result, the preservation of the cork oak forest, a unique example of green economy, which is based on a balance between economic, social and environmental issues. The constant concern to adopt and reinforce sustainable development practices makes Corticeira Amorim one of the most sustainable companies in the world.
With almost 150 years leading the sector, Amorim distinguishes itself by its quality profile, innovation and exemplary performance. Anywhere in the world.
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As a raw material, the cork encompasses a large group of unmatched features. At the same time, it is fully biodegradable, renewable, recyclable, reusable and able to circulate continuously in the economy.