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Discover what is cork ?

cork is natural

CORK IS 100% NATURAL

What is cork made of is ‘simply’ the bark of the Cork Oak tree. But there’s nothing simple about Cork! Men, with all its technology and studies, could not yet create a product that could resemble or substitute cork in all its greatness and excellence.

waterproof cork

CORK IS WATERPROOF

Our tablet sleeves are perfect to keep your tablet safe and sound against adverse weather conditions. Cork ages without deteriorating due, mainly to its resistance to moisture.
The suberin (a waterproofing waxy substance) present in the cell walls makes cork practically impermeable to liquids and gases.

cork is a resistant meterial

IT IS A RESISTANT MATERIAL

Our production is sturdy and will last for a lifetime even if you carry them daily on your jeans’ pocket. Thanks to its honeycomb structure.
Cork is highly abrasion resistant and has a friction coefficient.

cork is a renewable source

RENEWABLE NATURAL RESOURCE

Cork is 100% sustainable product. To harvest the cork no Oak tree needs to fall. The harvesting is done by specialized professionals and no tree is damaged during the process.
In the following 9 years after each harvesting the cork Oak will regenerate its bark and the cork will acquire a smoother texture. Considering the life of an Oak tree is on average of 200 years, each tree can be harvested around 17 times.

 

Our production unit is in Portugal which is the world’s largest producer of cork. The cork comes from the bark of the cork and by law, the extraction can be made only once after every 9 years.

The national assembly approved a draft resolution that declared the cork oak as “national tree” on 21st December, 2011.