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Royal Predicate for Smit & Zoon
On the occasion of our 200th anniversary, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands has granted Smit & Zoon the Royal predicate.
Mr. Geanderson Oliveira appointed as new Business Director Americas
We are pleased to inform you that Mr. Geanderson Oliveira will be appointed Business Director Americas effective 1st of July 2021.
Codyeco introduces Titanium Dioxide Free White pigment
Codyeco is introducing an innovative white pigment into the market of leather finishing called BASETONE WHITE TI-FREE.
Hommy Diaz is the winner of the Design Challenge
With his functional and fashionable slip on sneakers it was Hommy Diaz who got awarded the first place.
An impression of Queen Máxima’s visit to Smit & Zoon
We have been honored to receive a visit of Her Majesty Queen Máxima to our company in Weesp on Wednesday afternoon, 26th May. Have a look at the photos.
Queen Máxima visits Smit & Zoon in Weesp
We are proud to announce that Her Majesty Queen Máxima will be visiting Smit & Son in Weesp on Wednesday afternoon, 26 May. The reason for the visit is the 200th anniversary of our company.
Codyeco achieves highest level of ZDHC certification
We are proud to announce that our subsidiary Codyeco has received the ZDHC Level 3 certification.
Smit & Zoon chooses for sustainable pension fund
Thinking and acting sustainable, also when it comes to the pension fund for our employees. Find out why we have chosen for a.s.r.
Smit & Zoon releases 2020 CSR Report
Leather chemicals manufacturer Smit & Zoon has published its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report for 2020, highlighting the company’s environmental and social performance.
ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines
End of January 2021, ZDHC published an addendum to the ZDHC Wastewater Guidelines Version 1.1. While the original guidelines were only aimed at textile production, this new addendum expands the scope to include the leather industry.
Condition of hides & skins during and after lockdown
How to work with longtime resting pickled and tanned hides/skins in most suitable way? Pickled skins would last longer due to the natural fat content.  Find out what chemicals to use on which skins for the best result.
Update of the leather industry
Global trade numbers are showing that furniture upholstery almost outperformed 2019 or on similar levels. Next is an automotive market which shows differences globally. As with automotive but also for leather goods and footwear China has been a key area where the economy has rebounded faster and better. The rest of the world is still flagging.  

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