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Synthol ZLS 246: Tailor made fatliquor for Zeo White

All-round fatliquor for exceptional inner softness and suitable for dry milled leather articles. Main fatliquor for Zeology tanned leather.

From Paris to New York: Zeology gets worldwide attention at fairs

The month July was packed with interesting fairs and exhibitions. Our team was present at Premiere Vision Paris, Lineapelle and Global Footwear Sourcing (part of Texworld) also in New York. Discover the highlights.

Codyeco and Nera at Phygital Sustainability Expo in Rome

We are happy to announce that our subsidiaries Codyeco and Nera will be present at the Phygital Sustainability Expo, the 11th and 12th July.

PUMA RE:SUEDE experiment

Sports company PUMA has started to distribute 500 pairs of its experimental RE:SUEDE sneaker to participants in Germany after recording strong interest for this compostability project.

Nera and SPOOR join forces at Première Vision Paris

Nera and SPOOR offer traceability, transparency, and sustainability from farm level to tanned leather.

200 Year Celebration Dinner Royal Smit & Zoon

Royal Smit & Zoon celebrated their 200 year anniversary with their most appreciated relationships in the Dutch Maritime Museum in Amsterdam.

Royal Smit & Zoon presents 2021 ESG Report

Leather chemicals manufacturer Royal Smit & Zoon has published its Environment, Social, Governance (ESG) report for 2021, highlighting the company’s environmental and social performance.

sustainable chemicals

Smit expands range of sustainable Wet-end chemicals

The launch of these products contributes to Royal Smit & Zoon’s mission, to create a more sustainable leather value chain, by using more bio-based products and lower emission rates.

World Leather Day – March 30th 2022

World Leather Day 2022 will be introduced on March 30 by Leather Working Group (LWG) and Leather Naturally (LN), with the aim of getting everyone talking about leather.

APLF Dubai: Royal Smit & Zoon hosts Reception

Let's RE-Connect in Dubai. Join our reception on March 29.

APLF Dubai: ILM Conference ‘Future Trends in a Post-COVID Leather Industry’

On March 29, Royal Smit & Zoon will host a conversation about 'Enabling positive change in the leather industry' during the half-day hybrid conference ‘Future trends in a post-Covid leather industry’ at APLF Dubai, co-organised by International Leather Maker and APLF.

Screened Chemistry Certification

Zeology is awarded with the ToxFMD Screened Chemistry® Certificate

Zeology, now awarded with the ToxFMD Screened Chemistry® Certificate, will be added to the partnering ZDHC brands’ shared Preferred Chemical List (PCL) and to CleanChain