MOSO®: World leading in bamboo
MOSO® is the leading supplier of high quality bamboo products in more than 50 countries. With 20 years’ experience in the relatively young bamboo industry, MOSO International is the pioneer in innovative bamboo solutions for indoors and outdoors. MOSO® is recognised as the global A-brand in bamboo because of its focus on sustainability, product quality and innovation.
MOSO® principle 1: sustainability
ecology is more than a fashion statement
We believe MOSO® bamboo is one of the most promising alternatives in the required shift to a sustainable society. It grows faster than any other plant in the world, yet has hardwood-like properties. These qualities make MOSO® bamboo the ideal alternative to tropical hardwood.
You may wonder, how sustainable is a product made in China, shipped all the way to the market? MOSO has put a lot effort in actually proving the ecological soundness of its products. All green claims are backed up by impact studies such as carbon footprint & LCA and eco-labels (BREEAM, LEED, FSC etc.) from independent institutes. Further reduction of our ecological footprint is an on-going process.
MOSO® principle 2: product excellence
product quality is crucial for the acceptance of a relative new product like bamboo
A key precondition for MOSO’s success has always been its control over the production process. This has never been easy because the production takes place in faraway China in a new industry. By establishing a professional organization there, the quality and availability of the MOSO® products is always safeguarded. Unlike many other European companies sourcing in China, our inspectors inspect more than just the end product. They are involved in the production process from A to Z. Production in ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified facilities further guarantees compliance with strictest health, safety and environmental regulations. MOSO® International BV gives, depending on the type of product, a product guarantee for a period of up to 30 years.
MOSO® principle 3: innovation
innovation is the key for bamboo as a mature, hardwood alternative
MOSO has always focused on innovation. A famous example is the 200.000 m2 curved ceiling panel for the Madrid airport, until today the largest bamboo project in the world. Here MOSO was the first to come up with a flexible, fire resistant bamboo board. Since we started in 1997 it was clear that for a lot of applications the right bamboo product did not yet exist. Based on the unique, versatile qualities of this resource, MOSO has always played a leading role in developing new solutions in bamboo. Another example is the technology to treat bamboo for outdoor use: MOSO® Bamboo X-treme®.
“to become the world’s leading company in high quality bamboo solutions for durable indoor and outdoor applications”
Developed in Europe, produced in China
For more than 20 years MOSO® has been working with several manufacturers to produce high quality bamboo products that match the MOSO® brand requirements. This involves co-production, consisting of joint investments, product development and training of personnel. By working very closely together with selected manufacturers, MOSO® safeguards top quality standards in their production processes. All products are checked and verified during and after production by the Chinese MOSO® team that currently consists of 20 employees. In addition, MOSO® certifies all products at the highest level fitting the strictest construction, environmental and sustainability standards to ensure that they are healthy and meet the highest market requirements.
We are constantly looking for partners/manufacturers who can meet our strict requirements and match our aim for long term relationships. MOSO® China employees provide continuous training and support to help manufacturers meet the high standards. MOSO® products and production are controlled by the Research and Development department, which constantly studies how to innovate and improve in quality and compliance with the highest standards and valid legislation in the countries where the product is sold. If a MOSO® manufacturer does not (or no longer) meet the high requirements, the partnership ends.
All MOSO® test reports and certifications are applicable for MOSO® products only and are owned by MOSO International BV, not by the partner manufacturers. All MOSO® products are delivered with a clear warranty, backed up by our Dutch company, which has been in existence for more than 20 years. If you want the best results in your projects, do not improvise nor jeopardize, demand the best quality, demand MOSO® bamboo products.