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Sustainable Products

for interior and exterior applications

Bamboo flooring in passive energy house

Renewable products with high performance

ChemAxis Lifestyle supplies new generation sustainable products for flooring, decking and terracing, cladding and facades, garden and street furniture and many other applications. Our products are produced from modified wood or strand bamboo - renewable resources providing improved lifetime performance, weather resistance and reduced maintenance costs. In addition to the sustainable nature of these products, they offer enhanced qualities that include hardness, durability and longevity

Product news and applications

Solid strand woven bamboo flooring in colour coffee in Zürich, Switzerland

BauNetz Wissen

Modern bamboo flooring

Flooring made from a rapidly renewable material.
Article in German

Strand woven bamboo hardwood flooring in Dresden, Germany

Renewable products

A plant with many commercial applications

For tough and resistant flooring, terraces and furniture.

Engineered bamboo flooring

Bamboo flooring

Ideal for low energy housing

An economical and long lasting bamboo floor contributes to the sustainability and energy efficiency of the low energy house and lends an attractive and natural appearance.

strand woven bamboo boxes

Bamboo deco-Boxes

Tailor made

Evergreen Lifestyle strand woven bamboo deco articles are hand made from high density bamboo in Switzerland.

Wide board oak flooring planks in Zug, Switzerland

Special oak flooring

Wide-board flooring

24cm Wide-board oak flooring planks provide a warm and natural country appearance either in traditional oiled country cottage style or alternatively in minimalistic modern style.

Bamboo hardwood flooring

Stylish high performance bamboo flooring

Extremely hard flooring

High density strand woven bamboo is characterised by extreme hardness, compression strength and impact resistance.

Solid strand woven bamboo hardwood flooring

Changi Airport

Solid strand woven bamboo flooring

It really paid off to install strand woven bamboo flooring in the terminal 3 of Changi airport.

Bamboo flooring in Lucerne, Switzerland

Hard, Tough and Stylish

For new builds and renovations

High performance strand woven bamboo flooring for commercial and private applications.

Strand woven click bamboo flooring

Football fans stroll on strand woven bamboo

Bamboo flooring in World cup stadium

Strand woven bamboo flooring in Cape Town soccer stadium

Bamboo for durable flooring, decking and furniture


Bamboo products

Bamboo is the world’s fastest growing plant and through this represents a rapidly renewable resource. Accordingly, this giant tropical grass is rapidly establishing itself around the globe as an architectural and building resource. In addition to favourable aesthetic and ecological considerations, there are a number of other factors which speak for bamboo: no other natural material possesses more elasticity, hardness and stability, while being extremely light weight. This provides many design and functional options for bamboo. So selecting a bamboo floor can be considered responsible and acting in the interest of the environment.

Bamboo "wood"

Bamboo wood is produced by gluing together strips of bamboo either horizontally or vertically to yield bamboo-wood with a wide strip or alternatively narrow strip appearance. This can be further processed into flooring, panelling and furniture which will have a characteristic bamboo appearance including regular bamboo nodes.


An alternative manufacturing procedure is based on slicing bamboo culms into very thin strips, which are subsequently treated and compressed into extremely massive and dense bamboo-wood beams. This product, known as strand woven bamboo, displays qualities of extreme hardness and density and provides hard, resistant and long lasting flooring, panelling and decking. This type of bamboo-wood can be produced in colours ranging from light natural through to dark woody tones and its striations and patterns are much more wood like, than bamboo like.


Bamboo flooring nonallergic - ecological - robust!

On a daily basis, we spend much of our time in close contact with the flooring at home and the work place. Here bamboo can offer an attractive and high quality alternative to hardwoods, whose world-wide stocks are limited. Bamboo flooring is produced from mature four to five year old bamboo culms, which are sliced finely and subsequently air and kiln dried. By pressure-steaming and heating, the sliced bamboo strips are cured to the desired colour. The warm colours achieved are appealing and the resulting durable flooring provides a familiar warm and secure ambience.


Why strand woven bamboo?

  • Suitable alternative to endangered tropical woods.
  • Similar appearance and surface feel as hard wood flooring, but with several superior characteristics.
  • Environmentally neutral – bamboo is renewable within 5 years in comparison with hard woods at 60 years.
  • Durable, harder and as resistant as tropical hardwoods.
  • Suitable for both private and commercial buildings, which are subject to high traffic.
  • Higher wear resistance
  • Good interior air quality – strand woven bamboo is allergen and CFC-free.
  • Significantly better priced than tropical hardwoods.

Bambusprodukte


Strand woven hardwood bamboo flooring, glued down

Strand woven bamboo flooring

Natural light colouring

The manufacturing process retains the natural colouring of the bamboo fibres. The resulting colour, "Natural" has a light bamboo colour, which can vary a bit due to local environmental conditions including seasonal temperature, rainfall and general weather conditions and the time of the year in which the bamboo is harvested.

Strand woven bamboo flooring planks

Country atmosphere

A rustic selection

Strand woven bamboo flooring planks can also be sorted to provide a lively rustic appearance.

Bamboo flooring in city apartment

Natural tone

Ideal for apartments

Light and airy for city living

Strand woven bamboo floor in Felmeilen, Zürich

A classy dark "wood floor"

Colour coffee, specially dark selection

Steaming of the raw bamboo fibres results in the development of warm dark wood colours. This colouration permeates continuously right through the bamboo wood and is permanent.


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Contact, further information and price offers

Since 2006 ChemAxis has specialized on the supply of bamboo flooring, including hard strand woven bamboo flooring products. Please send us your queries about products and supply for Switzerland, Germany, Austria and neighbouring countries by web form, E-mail or telephonically at +41 41 377 4075.