Saving the world in style.
Bamboo54 Inc. is a wholesale company based within the distribution hub of Los Angeles, California. Our bamboo roots started in year 1999, the very first to pioneer the bamboo culture in the United States. Our diverse bamboo product line is a testament to our design, experience, and knowledge of using bamboo as a sustainable resource long before others who followed in our footsteps! Our bamboo products are produced by village craftsmen using skills taught from their ancestors past down from generations to generations. Resulting products are of warmth, caressed with human interaction and personal touch that exudes natural beauty and character. Our factory is located near An Hoa Village in the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. To many in this area, working with bamboo is their primary source of income. We’re both grateful and humble to be able to provide jobs for these individuals in hopes it will lead to better opportunities for their future.
Our 25,000+ s.f. warehouse facility affords us an effective and reliable implementation of the Just-In-Time distribution model. With an active customer list of thousands and corporate clients around the world, we continue to provide the very best in service and dedication. Our skilled workforce and unique management style ensures direct personal and competent attention. We understand fads and trends within the retail industry and use such influences from around the world to bring that bit of culture to your shopping experience.
Throughout the eastern cultures, bamboo has been a symbol of serene inspiration, as Buddha himself preferred it in his house. The many uses of bamboo are varied and numerous, almost anything can be made from it, with imagination as its only limit. There are some 1,500 species of bamboo grown throughout the world today, basically prevalent in every continent except Antarctica. Although categorized into the grass family, it can reach 150 feet in height and 1 foot in width.
Advantages of Bamboo
strong, durable, stable, and flexible
possess a tensile strength stronger than steel
bamboo homes were the only ones left standing in a 1992 earthquake in Limon, Costa Rica
hardness comparable to maple wood
one of the fastest growing plants on earth
some species grows 2 inches per hour
matures to harvest in about a year
trees take decades to produce the same amount of material
60-hectare plot of bamboo equals 500 hectares of rainforest
sustainable and renewable
like grass, it grows from the base up
trees die at harvest, bamboo doesn’t, just keeps on growing
root system remains between harvests
hold soils together, prevent erosion, and stop rain run-off.
a natural water treatment plant
ability to utilize water pollutants as a fertilizer
transforms harmful elements into useful materials
is extremely tough
was the closest surviving life after nuclear detonation in Hiroshima
grows in many diverse regions
no need for toxic chemical treatments
Using bamboo instead of wood conserves tropical forests, stimulates healthy agriculture, and nurtures sustainable life. Bamboo is both beauty and brawn all in one; its elegance redefines their surroundings while serving to promote inner peace and spiritual contentment. At Bamboo54, we know that the environment is both beautiful and important. Bamboo..good for us all. Grow it. Live it. Use it. Love it.