Smit & Zoon hands out scholarship fund to Shaanxi University of Science & Technology
Smit & Zoon hands out scholarship fund to Shaanxi University of Science & Technology, Xi'An China
Smit & zoon, global manufacturer of leather processing products, today announced that it has handed out a scholarship fund to Shaanxi University of Science & Technology in Xi’an, China. The University will use this fund for research on sustainable leather manufacturing.
Hans van Haarst, CEO of Smit & zoon, says: “China is an important market for us and we are therefore keen to support Chinese tanneries in meeting the ever stricter rules and regulations in the area of sustainability. This is in line with our ambition to make the leather value chain more sustainable. The research Shaanxi University has been doing in the area of leather manufacturing is of a very high level and we are therefore pleased to be able to contribute to further research thanks to this scholarship. I congratulate Prof. Wang and his team on their great work so far and look forward to working with them towards a more sustainable leather industry.”
Smit & Zoon makes a difference @ 35th India International Leather fair: Focuses on Upcycling for the leather Industry
The 35th India International Leather fair took place in Chennai from 31 Jan – 3 Feb 2020.
Smit & Zoon jointly with our authorised partners Leer Group participated promoting both SMIT & CODYECO brands and how these brands can make a difference for our customers and for the world around us. The leathers on display were developed focusing on upcycling all from lower selections, slow moving leathers from Indian origin procured from domestic tanneries.
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