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Case Studies 02 . Dec . 2020
Case Studies
Outdoor work out in a safe environment

Nordic Surface, Corkeen brand master for the Swedish market, together with Glänta Design, a company specializing in outdoor gyms, has developed an outdoor maintenance circuit for the most recent project by the real estate developer Klövern, in the city of Solna. The space has three distinct areas for working out with…

Articles 14 . Nov . 2018

27 . Sep . 2016
Environmental and Social Benefits

Perfectly adapted to the warm climate and arid soil, cork oak forests protect against erosion and resulting desertification.

30 . Nov . 2020
A naturally positive brand

Is there anything better than the sound of children laughing while playing and having fun on a playground?   This is the essence of Corkeen: cork with a cheerful and keen spirit like that of children.  A comfortable, safe system in the event of a fall that protects the environment to provide today's children with a b…

26 . Jul . 2017
The right surface

Corkeen is the retained fall protection system for playgrounds produced in cork. The Corkeen system has two layers of cork: a flexible base layer and a firm top layer. This means that the coating will maintain its characteristics even after several years of use, acting as an effective shock absorber protecting against…

News 15 . Apr . 2021
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An experienced group within the sports surfaces and playgrounds industry founded Eco Top. Since 2008, this team has been accumulating experience, looking for and improving, over time, innovative solutions and products to offer to the market. The excellent knowledge of the properties of each type of surface and the grow…

Why Cork 27 . Sep . 2016
Why Cork
What is Cork

100% natural, reusable and recyclable, cork is, whether from the environmental, social or economic perspectives, one of the world’s most versatile materials.

27 . Sep . 2016
NRK – Norway

Cork from Portugal can host an environmental solution on Norwegian playgrounds   New solution will be tested on playgrounds as a replacement for environmentally harmful rubber. See more

27 . Sep . 2016
Preservation of the cork oak forest

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 o…

News 27 . Sep . 2019
For a more sustainable way to play

"An exciting material that can solve the micro plastic challenge", so the jury justified its choice of the winner in the innovation competition organized by IVL with funding from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency. The competition is part of the work towards a more sustainable use of plastic and has taken plac…

Case Studies 17 . Dec . 2020
Case Studies

Cork was an interesting solution and the Corkeen system is now being tested to assess its durability, as well as its resistance to the harsh Norwegian weather. The municipality also intends to study the total carbon footprint of this solution in order to ensure that it is the best option from an environmental perspecti…

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
Facts and Curiosities
The Cork Oak is Portugal's National Tree

At the end of 2011, the cork oak was unanimously established as Portugal's National Tree. This classification is directly related to the economic, social and environmental performance that it represents to the country. Around 23% of Portugal's forest area is made up of cork oaks, which support the country's main indust…

Facts and Curiosities 12 . Oct . 2016
Facts and Curiosities
How important are cork oak forests?

Cork oak forests contribute to the preservation of biodiversity and the survival of many indigenous animal species, some of which in danger of extinction. Equally important is its role in capturing CO2, the regulation of the hydrological cycle and restraining environmental and social desertification.Cork oak forests fo…

Case Studies 17 . Dec . 2020
Case Studies
Children's playground in Lisbon is the first Corkeen project in Portugal

The children's playground at Espaço Monsanto, in Lisbon, is the first facility in Portugal to receive Corkeen, an innovative retained fall protection system for playgrounds made of natural cork, developed, and produced by Amorim. Located in the largest Portuguese forest park, the playground has about 90 m2 and has bee…

30 . Jul . 2020
3. Exclusions

This Warranty shall not apply in any of the following cases: 3.1. IMPROPER OR INADEQUATE INSTALLATION. Installation not made in children playgrounds, not made according to procedures and without using the approved Corkeen Products or improper or not recommended refurbishment (in each case as set forth in the Corkeen…


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