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Vertically Integrated with Knowledge & Expertise

Amorim is the biggest world producer of cork products and one of the most international of all Portuguese companies, with operations in dozens of countries and all continents.

For more than a century it has been at the heart of this activity and has made a decisive contribution to the spread of cork throughout the world.

Vertical Integration without Owning the Forest

Direct presence in the countries that produce the raw material, in Portugal, Spain, Morocco and Tunisia (all situated in the cork forest zones), allowing diversification of sources and control of the flow of the raw material.

Direct presence in all the big wine-producing countries – USA, France, Australia, Italy, Spain, Portugal, South Africa, Chile, Argentina, Germany.

Research and development

Highly sophisticated Research and Development facilities subject to rigorous scientific procedures.

Customer Service

Sales and after-sales service integrated as to assure a high level of service to customers and the capacity to respond rapidly to their needs.

Amorim Cork America sales and management team provides expert knowledge to winemakers, quality assurance managers and wine marketers on all facets of wine cork closures.

Please take a moment to contact us and let us know how we can help you find the right wine cork for your particular application.

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Amorim Towards Sustainable Development

Amorim is recognized as a global leader in sustainable business practices. Founded in 1870 by the Amorim family, the company has grown to become the largest producer of natural cork wine cork closures in the world.

The emergence of a new paradigm – the viability of the activities carried out from a standpoint that simultaneously incorporates the economic, social and environmental aspects of these activities – has determined the growing importance of the contribution of every actor, whether a company or a consumer, to building a better world.

In this area, Amorim, in addition to benefiting from a gift of Nature – transforming a natural raw material, extracted cyclically from the trees without harming them, promoting the economic and social sustainability of areas at risk of desertification, making available high value added products that maintain the unique and intrinsic characteristics of cork, in an integrated transformation process that practically does not produce waste – has regulated its activity by adopting and strengthening sustainable development practices.

In 2007, the company became the first cork supplier in the world to receive FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council™) certification from the Rainforest Alliance for its natural cork closures. These prestigious certifications are your guarantee that corks grown and manufactured under this accreditation meet the highest standards of sustainable, socially responsible forestry practices. Amorim and its subsidiaries are an integral part of a conservationist effort to guarantee the survival of hundreds of thousands of cork trees throughout the Mediterranean Basin, a natural and renewable resource that plays a key role in CO2 retention, in preserving biodiversity and in combating desertification.

Sustainability Reports

Amorim Sustainability Report 2008PDF Format | 9.0mb

Amorim Sustainability Report 2007PDF Format | 1.3mb

Amorim Sustainability Report 2006PDF Format | 3.7mb

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