First utilised centuries ago as wine stoppers, cork has developed into a key material in many industries including construction, high-technology and even fashion. In its several forms - natural, composition, granulated and rubber/cork - cork's attributes cannot be found in any other single source, making it superior to many synthetic substitutes and an essential element for many purposes.
Cork can be adapted to various products specifications and techniques and many of its uses may be invisible to our eyes. Cork is really an all-purpose problem solver for a vast number of purposes:
Engineers, architects, builders, scientists, fashion designers, interior designers and manufactures of housewares, sporting goods and leisure products select cork because it is the best material for their unique and demanding applications.
Thanks to their superb properties, cork products have entered our everyday lives.
Pictured Right: Element Cherry Cork Flooring