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Amorim Sports has always been committed to ensuring the transition from a linear economy of “take, make and dispose” to a circular economy.
Developing sustainable solutions for sport systems from a green or circular economy
Amorim Cork Composites offers the perfect solutions for sport surfaces that require high resilience and user comfort and safety. Gyms, tartan race tracks, stadiums and other sports centres are already using our solutions as a final floor or as part of a floor system with more complex requirements, such as artificial tu…
Bringing back a part of nature to the artificial turf system
The use of natural cork or cork combined with other materials as an infill is favoured due to corks’ many positive proprieties, such as: low density (insulation properties with low heat absorption when exposed to sunlight), high elasticity (because of the large share of air that fills its cell structure), high strength…
Excellent performance is not only determined by the infill material or the type of grass but also by your choice of shockpad.
Excellent performance means different things for different stakeholders, such as: athletes, installers, turf manufacturers, designers or regulatory entities. Amorim Sports has an extensive knowledge about cork and its goal is to develop new materials that fulfil market requirements, the system’s performance and that p…
- Lower water absorption - Conserves temperature during winter - Decay resistant - High elasticity and compression resistant - Fast and easy installation - At the end of the turf system’s working life, the existing Amorim Sports in situ shockpad can be reused in a new system
Meet the new Expanded cork Insitu Shockpad from Amorim Sports
Amorim Sports supplied 8 tons of the cork-based infill, Amorim Nature 130, certified in accordance with RAL GZ 944 (for natural infill). During the installation process, Amorim Sports responded to all the contractor’ doubts concerning the installation steps, entry into service and maintenance guidelines.
A new artificial turf system for a 40-year old clay pitch
After 40 years of use, the FC Gleidorf-Holthausen’s football pitch, in Schmallenberg (Germany), is now more sustainable. Amorim Sports supplied the infill component for this eco-friendly project, with the cork-based Amorim Nature 130, in a project that also involved Schmitt Sportstättenbau and Polytan, two companies th…
Nature and high performance in artificial turf systems
Amorim Nature 130 - a cork-based natural infill for artificial turf - was the solution chosen for renovation of the football pitch of Tangstedt Sports Club, near Hamburg.
Infills applied by: GOTEC Sportsysteme
GOTEC Sportsysteme showed great satisfaction regarding the quality of the cork-based infill supplied by Amorim Cork Composites for this project. The installation process was carried out without difficulties and the final result meets the goals of the company and the club in terms of final aspect and conditions for sp…
Schöneiche, near Berlin, is known as the “Forest City”. The framework of this project was to install a sustainable football pitch, with eco-friendly components, avoiding microplastics. The project consists of partial rebuilding of the old artificial football pitch, with microplastic-free infills, supplied by Amorim Sp…
Artificial turf pitch in Scandinavia with natural cork infill - a great example of international cooperation
Amorim Sports and Polytan Denmark built together the new artificial turf pitch free of microplastic for the Vipperöd Boldklub. More comfortable and safer for athletes, it is easier to maintain and meets the highest technical FIFA standards.
Amorim Sports’ first project in South America
The Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in Lima (Peru) was searching for a solution for their newest artificial turf field for football. The main challenge was to fulfill the FIFA requirements and, at the same time, to avoid unnecessary health issues or environmental pollution by reducing synthetic material. Another mai…
Respect for people
The studies undertaken thus far indicate that the use of turf with artificial infills, specifically SBR rubber, entails no health hazards. However, players and the community are often concerned about the risk of oral intake, inhalation or skin contact with potentially hazardous elements contained in rubber particles…
The Amorim Sports' developed cork infills combine a certified origin with the materials’ durability and comfort for users.
It is at the forefront of industry, technology and sustainability
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 co…
Cork or cork-based infills and shock pads reinvent artificial sports turf systems, whi-le promoting sustainability and the circular economy.