Let’s create a socially and environmentally sustainable leather value chain, together

Royal Smit & Zoon is the world leading manufacturer of sustainable chemicals for leather manufacturing. We provide solutions for tanning, wet-end, finishing and beamhouse with our three main brands Smit, Codyeco and Nera. With various sustainable innovations we are offering true differentiators for the leather industry.

Royal Smit & Zoon is committed to continue to develop new products and solutions throughout our product offering as each drop makes a difference.

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Wet-end products for high renewability

Our innovative new renewable or bio-based (wholly or partially) leather chemicals provide excellent leather performance, have good biodegradability, can be easily handled by tanneries during the leather making process and can be processed well in the effluent treatment with a minimal environmental footprint.

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Whitepaper: Biodegradability and disintegration of leatherRead more

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