Tannery Magazines
Innovation is the key to success

Innovation is the key to success

Focusing on chemistry for leather processing, ICAP Leather Chem produces a complete range of quality products such as acrylic resins, polyurethane resins, urethane-acrylic polymers, lacquers, protein binders, pigments, oils, waxes, compounds.

We work for a more transparent supply chain

We work for a more transparent supply chain

Stahl is working on a wide range of projects linked to transparency and sustainability with several industry associations, universities and other partners. With 11 R&D centers around the world, employing almost 100 technical staff, Stahl’s product research is aimed at providing high performance solutions that reduce the environmental footprint.

First of all transparency

First of all transparency

With 197 years of history, the Dutch company Smit & zoon is a leading global supplier of wet-end and finishing leather chemicals for tanneries with focus on innovation and sustainability and a long-term vision.

We join forces to defend leather

We join forces to defend leather

Performing and absolutely safe products to protect the user and the environment. We are talking about GSC Group, a chemical-tanning company of Arzignano that operates on the international market with valuable and well-known brands such as Exel, Letex, Vandoni, Ber Chimica.

When waste becomes resource
Feb 07, 2019

When waste becomes resource

Over the years, the technological innovations introduced during the purification phase have significantly reduced sludge production to be disposed of. The flows involved are however still significant and for this reason we have worked to further reduce the volumes by studying their possible reuse.

Feb 07, 2019

There are still many stages in the drum departments for liming, tanning or dyeing operations where the operator must intervene manually in repetitive actions that are not without health risks. Moreover, these manual phases slow down the production cycle and represent a source of unforeseen events, which neither guarantee the repeatability of results nor the quality constancy.

Feb 05, 2019

Global leather chemicals manufacturer Smit & zoon celebrated 10 years of production in China during a festive gala dinner in Shanghai on August 30. Key Chinese customers attended the dinner as well as Smit’s local agents, distributors, and staff.

Feb 05, 2019

Among the latest initiatives of the Italian Leather Research Institute, in addition to scientific training there are important collaboration agreements with universities and supply chain associations