The cork

how it is produced and quality of cork

cork oak

The plant

Harvesting begins when the plant is mature and is repeated every 10 years.

Thermo insulating

Cork is used by industry for its thermal insulation properties. It also has sound-absorbing properties.

Cork products

With the cork, numerous products are created, including stoppers, but also tiles and rolls for the covering of floors and walls.

The cork oak

It is a medium-sized, evergreen plant that finds its ideal climate in the Mediterranean basin.

Presents a very corrugated bark with which cork products are created. For the collection of cork the plant is peeled so the plant reforms its bark again until the next harvest.


The chipboard


Veneered wood and laminated wood


Wood species


OSB Oriented Strand Board Panels


Core plywood and plywood


Properties of wood

Portaombrelli design Luca Perlini

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