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Great attendance of operators at the Finikem stand of Simac Tanning Tech 2019. Merit of various novelties proposed by the Tuscan company specialised in the development of chemical products for finishing leather, including the new “UH Line” dedicated to the furnishing sector. “This line is specifically created for the home furnishing sector – tell us […]
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.
The Dutch company presents an innovative technology based on silicon polymers that could be the new benchmark for water-repellent treatments. Lionel Champanhet, senior technical manager of Stahl, explains to us differences and advantages
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.
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.
Founded in 1981 in Castelfranco di Sotto (Pisa), in the heart of the Tuscan tanning district, Dermacolor specialises in the production of chemical auxiliaries for the wet tanning phases and for the finishing of leathers.
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.
Dietrich Tegtmeyer is Vice President at Lanxess. He started his long career as a chemist in 1989 and today is one of the most well-known leather experts in the world.
With Enrico Gastaldello, we discover the strengths of a company that operates all over the world
A chemical and tannery company distinguished for its innovation and creativity
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.
The Tuscan chemical-tanning company stands out for its attention to innovation: the most recent successes and new projects are on the horizon
A mixed group of companies, research centre and university is developing new technologies for the production of metal-free tanned leather
The metal-free tanning process developed by KLF Tecnokimica is technically – and economically – one of the most interesting and complete solutions available on the market today.