Monday, October 31, 2011

Lamboo partnership with Western Structures

Lamboo Inc. has partnered with Western Structures, the leader in providing glulam beams and other structural building materials for the US and Eastern Asian commercial construction market. Western Structures, Inc. established in 1989, is a manufacturer of custom, top-quality glulam beams now offering Lamboo as a new species selection. Western Structures says, “Glulams made with Lamboo components will be “off the charts” in terms of strength and durability.”

Western has carved a name for themselves among builders, architects and developers all over the world.  Western Structures products can be found in high profile projects and residences across the United States. In Japan, where quality is revered and demanded, Western is the leading US exporter of custom beams.  

A Lamboo glulam is a beautiful structural component, devoid of knots but rich with color and character.  Western Structures is able to manufacture virtually any size or length of this product and are confident that a structure made with Lamboo will be in a class all by itself.

Western Structures is an APA certified mill.  Western is also approved for other markets including Japan’s JAS Certification.  Their entire production line is geared to deliver the best quality product within an industry-leading turnaround time. The facility, based in Eugene, Oregon, is both flexible and efficient.  Since 1989 Western has continuously upgraded their equipment, added new machinery and expanded the original footprint of the plant.

Western offers services--whether in design, fabrication or technical support--that sets their company apart from other competitors.  Western Structures looks at every project with an enthusiasm not readily found these days and is passionate about their business and yours, too.

Lamboo Inc. is striving to build a sustainable future in the architecture industry. 
In this mission we are looking for strong partner companies to join us in this endeavor. 

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Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Pier 1 Imports taking advantage of Lamboo's high performance products

Pier 1 Imports in a mission of building high quality sustainable facilities has chosen Lamboo for refits and new construction of U.S. stores using Lamboo awning and door systems. With the highly renewable resource of bamboo, Pier 1 is staying environmentally responsible through the use of Lamboo products while ensuring that their stores will not only have long lasting stable systems, but will also stay aesthetically pleasing for their customers.

ImageOne Industries is utilizing the LAMBOO® ELEMENTS™ series in the Pier 1 awnings systems. These exterior grade components and panels feature proprietary manufacturing processes & bonding agents to resist moisture and last throughout harsh environments. These components are on average 20% more stable than hardwoods and up to 40% more stable than softwoods such as pine or douglas fir. Lamboo products attain all low V.O.C. guidelines by LEED (USGBC)  and do not produce off-gassing in production or application. 

Kolbe Windows & Doors is using the LAMBOO® VUE™ series to develop and install long lasting door systems for Pier 1. Lamboo Inc. as the leader in the technologies and manufacturing of performance based engineered bamboo, will be providing these components designed specifically for the window and door systems of Pier 1. LAMBOO® VUE™ components have great thermal properties, strength, durability, and contain water resistant attributes that make it ideal for this project's requirements of high performance with superior aesthetics.

Lamboo is happy to work with Pier 1 Imports as well as collaborating with other major retailers and companies that have initiatives to establish strong and environmentally friendly systems.

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Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Lamboo Elite Featured In Super Yacht Times & Superyacht Design!

The Lamboo Elite product series consists of engineered bamboo panels, components, and veneer that were fabricated for the nautical industry. Lamboo Elite products are a sustainable alternative to woods and plastic composites used within yacht and ship designs, and provide extremely high performance properties in stability, weathering longevity, and fire resistance. The Elite panels & veneer have the ability to be stained or dyed to match almost all colors, and can accept high gloss finishes specific to project requirements exceptionally well.

Processing Lamboo takes 15 percent less embodied energy than wood and 300 percent less energy than steel and aluminium production. Due to Lamboo’s patented process and the natural qualities of bamboo, this material will not warp as some hardwoods do under extreme temperature, climate and humidity changes. Lamboo is actually 20 per cent more stable than wood in moisture and temperature changes, 10 times stronger than wood in tension and on average three times stronger mechanically. Featuring flame retardant proprietary adhesives that resist moisture and microbes, the Lamboo Elite products are perfectly suited to the extreme environments experienced on board superyachts.

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Monday, October 24, 2011

Lamboo partnership with Dover Windows & Doors

Lamboo Inc. has partnered with Dover Windows & Doors through Belle Haven Specialties. Dover offers a variety of products and through this partnership, they now have a new species selection, Lamboo, an engineered structural bamboo. Dover supplies premium products and can offer an extremely wide range of flexibility to match any design palette.

Some of the applications that Dover offers are the following:  
  • Curtain Wall Systems
  • Tilt/turn casements
  • European Overlay doors
  • Lift-slide doors
  • Multi-fold Doors
  • Open Corner & Pocketing doors
  • French Casements
  • Hinged doors
  • Pivot doors
  • Curved Units
  • Exterior cladding

 Lamboo's technology and sustainability allows it to add an additional 4 LEED credits to the existing LEED accredited window and door systems. LEED, Leadership in Engergy and Environmental Design, is one of the most nationally recognizable Green Building certification systems created by the USGBC. Lamboo Inc is continuing its initiative to make environmental change through renewable resources, longer lasting products, and innovative partnerships.

With the combination of Dover's designs and Lamboo's technology, innovation and sustainability are achieved for every window & door system.  

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

LAMBOO® Elite™ - Partnership With Splinakis Ship Designs

LAMBOO® Elite™ - Nautical Bamboo Panels and Veneer

Lamboo Inc. has partnered with Splinakis Ship Design within the nautical industry for mega-yacht designs and interiors reaching for sustainability. Andrea Splinakis, in below picture, is the owner of Splinakis Ship Design that is based out of Italy with other locations in Nigeria and Korea. With this partnership in place, ships and yachts can reach a greater potential by implementing products like LAMBOO® ELITE™ nautical grade bamboo within projects to achieve a "green", modernly designed yacht or ship.

LAMBOO® ELITE™ Series consists of our engineered bamboo panels, components, & veneer designed specifically for the aviation and nautical industry. LAMBOO® ELITE™ material is a premium, higher performing product for custom applications in nautical and aviation interiors and includes proprietary adhesives that resist moisture as well as embedded flame retardants. LAMBOO® ELITE™ Panels & Veneer are able to be stained or dyed to match most colors, and can accept high gloss finishes specific to project requirements. Vertical and Horizontal Grain Lamboo weighs in at approximately 38lb/ft3 (608kg/m3) while Strand Grain Lamboo weighs in at 42lb/ft3 (673kg/m3). LAMBOO® ELITE™ grade panels are up to 30% more stable in moisture and temperature changes, have a similar density to other exotic hardwoods, and can be fabricated using conventional woodworking equipment.

ur technology includes: Species selection, adhesive selection, proprietary thermal modification, and performance based engineering processes. These processes make LAMBOO® ELITE™ panels uniquely ideal for the aviation & nautical markets. Our panels and veneers are available with various high performance backers as required for the application including: Aluminum Honeycomb, fiberglass, plastics, aluminum, stainless steel, and fiber reinforced plastics, as well as fire rated sub-straights as required for aviation applications. All of our panels, veneer and components come ready for finishing and installation.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Pacific Architectural Millwork & Lamboo Inc.

 Lamboo Inc has partnered with Pacific Architectural Millwork to create an innovative design accompanied by Lamboo technology in windows and storefront systems. Lamboo’s LVB material has recently been showcased through Pacific Architectural Millwork in a storefront system at the International Builders Show 2010 in Las Vegas. Lamboo LVB window and door component materials are manufactured with exterior grade adhesives and are superior to many other materials through the use of a select bamboo species and other proprietary lamination processes.

Lamboo LVB technology’s integration into a window or door system attains higher uniformity and mechanical consistency while achieving contemporary aesthetic qualities for today’s innovative architects and designers. With the designs of Pacific Architectural Millwork, and the technology of Lamboo, innovation is at its highest by bringing such a structurally stable, aesthetically appealing end product.

Pacific Millwork can achieve a very broad number of products that can fit well with any project. They offer custom products such as: Folding View-Walls, Lift & Slide View Walls, Windows, Swing Doors, Entry Doors, HFX Sliding View-Wall, And Storefront Systems.

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Monday, October 17, 2011

NanaWall® Systems, the leader in opening glass wall technology, introduces the first folding door system in the U.S. to feature custom-crafted frames of Lamboo® Vue™ laminated bamboo. This stunning new offering embodies the essence of green design: the Energy Star-Certified NanaWall® folding door system incorporating the most ecologically responsible wood alternative material on the market today.

“We chose Lamboo® because our customers requested more ecologically responsible material to use in LEED®  certified projects,” said Ebrahim Nana, president of NanaWall® Systems.  “We already offer FSC wood but Lamboo takes the concept one step further and is recognized as a rapidly renewable resource by the U.S. Green Building Council.”

Lamboo® products meet criteria for 2011 "CALGreen" A4.405.4  (Use of building materials from renewable sources) and contribute to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification under MR Credit 6 - Rapidly renewable materials, IEQ Credit 4.4 - Low-emitting materials; ID Credit 1 - Innovation in Design (Environmentally Preferable Material), and ID Credit 2 - Innovation in Design (Life Cycle Assessment / Environmental Impact). 

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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Dynamic Windows & Lamboo, Inc.

One of the most important architectural elements in a custom home is the design of the windows and doors. With this understanding in mind, Dynamic Architectural Windows & Doors, Inc. set out with a clear focus; to offer individually designed, high quality, engineered and tested windows and doors with a reliable lead time.

They specialize exclusively in architect-designed luxury residential projects and historical replacements, supplying signature estate homes and landmark buildings across the continent and internationally. Our proven, engineered windows and doors span every conceivable style and operation, from classic traditional European designs to sleek modern geometrical creations.

Dynamic combines the flexibility and attention to detail of a traditional custom mill work shop, with the production efficiencies of a mass producer. Our 110,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art manufacturing plant utilizes a combination of computer operated machinery and manpower to compress lead times and enhance accuracy. This combination of size and sophistication makes Dynamic uniquely able to meet the requirements of large scale, complex custom orders in a cost effective and timely manner.

By blending sophisticated technology, software and industry expertise, Dynamic offers a value to clients that goes far beyond simply supplying windows and doors. As one of the few custom manufacturers with nationwide coverage Dynamic has refined the process of working at a distance.

Integration of Lamboo products with the quality and innovation of Dynamic brings to the market a superior line of stronger longer lasting systems for the future.

For additional information visit Lamboo's and Dynamic's websites or email

Monday, October 10, 2011

Lamboo at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the "Yachting Capital of the World" will host the 52nd Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show on October 27-31, 2011. Show exhibits range from yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts. A wide variety of boats and sea vessels will be on display including runabouts, sportfishers, high performance boats, center consoles, cabin cruisers, flats boats, skiffs, express cruisers, sailing yachts, motor yachts, bowriders, catamarans, ski boats, jet boats, trawlers, inflatables, canoes, and extraordinary superyachts.

Lamboo Inc. will be attending the 2011 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show to showcase the LAMBOO® ELITE™ series which consists of our premium engineered bamboo panels, components, & veneer designed specifically for the aviation and nautical industry. At the show Lamboo will be displaying sample material to show attendees to demonstrate the superior qualities of Lamboo products. The unmatched strength, sustainability, and aesthetics of the ELITE series is a prime example of the innovation showcased at Fort Lauderdale Boat Show! 

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Fort Lauderdale show please contact us at

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Lamboo Research & Development

Lamboo Inc. research and product development has officially been underway since January of 2003, but was initiated by our staff with over 65 years of combined bio-material research and testing experience from similar industries. Through testing and species analysis, Lamboo has identified 4 out of 1600 bamboo species that have superior cellular structure, mechanical properties and optimal yield characteristics. Test results show that bamboo has high tensile strength, high stability, and excellent compression properties. The average modulus of elasticity is higher than any wood species which gives Lamboo the performance to attain more uniformity while achieving in longer spans.

Lamboo R&D encompasses multiple levels of analysis including: Species, Growth Cycle, Carbon Sequestration, Climate, Regions, Adhesives, Manufacturing, and Logistics. Lamboo’s proprietary lamination process and technology, positions us to be as sustainable as our products.

As market trends show designers are looking for innovative products to fulfill the requirements of future projects. Products must be stronger, environmentally friendly, and long lasting. Lamboo Inc. can meet those design needs while offering the versatility of 3 Grain types, 3 solid color choices, and stain matching capabilities to ensure high quality aesthetics as well.

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Monday, October 3, 2011

Lamboo, Inc.- Leaders in Engineered Bamboo Structural Components

Lamboo, Inc. is an environmentally conscience company that offers superior quality and service for all of our clients regardless of the scope or size of the project. In order to maintain a high level of excellence we have developed partnerships to customize our logistics to fit each and every order to assure that the needs of the customer are met whether the client be a innovative home builder to a mega-yacht designer and everywhere in between. We strive to offer the most efficient, economical, and environmentally friendly multi-modal transportation for our products in order to keep costs low for the consumer and limit our impact on the environment.

We aim to source our materials from the nearest location possible to fit our clients’ needs. Sourcing is available from Africa, Central and South America, China, India, and Vietnam to ensure the most sustainable logistics for your projects worldwide. Lamboo Inc. is truly an  international company in regards to Lamboo standards of quality being universal throughout our operations. Building successful business relationships is only one aim of Lamboo as we strive to maintain our social and environmental responsibilities with our foreign partners to ensure our company is positive on society. Here at Lamboo we understand that people and the environment are our most precious resources and must be cared for in order for us to succeed as a company.

For additional information about Lamboo the company or 
any of our products please visit our Website.