The latest news

Royal Smit & Zoon mourns the loss of Martin Heise

With great sadness, we announce the loss of Martin Heise. Martin passed away on December 9th after a long period of illness.

Royal Smit & Zoon

After officially receiving the predicate “Royal” in September we are proud to present our new Royal Smit & Zoon logo. Also, we will carry the name Royal Smit & Zoon in our communication.

Awarded scholarship Link to Progress by Smit & Zoon

Today, we want to share with you the story of a girl who became a woman. Her name is Atyang Daphine, a girl from Uganda, who got awarded a scholarship by Link to Progress to study from 2017-2020.

Prince Charles

Prince Charles advocates leather at G20 in Rome

He wished “people knew the value” of ethically-produced leather in the “circular economy” over plastic or “strange spun” synthetic material.

Environmental sustainability

Environmental Sustainability Explained in two webinars

Smit & Zoon invites you to join two webinars on the topic of Sustainability and LCA. Register for free.

Royal Smit & Zoon receives EcoVadis GOLD CSR Rating

We are proud to announce that Royal Smit & Zoon has received an EcoVadis GOLD medal. With this recognition, Royal Smit & Zoon belongs to the top 7% of all companies rated by EcoVadis.

Smit & Zoon goes to White Milano

Hommy Diaz is given an international platform in the heart of the fashion industry: Italy. His capture collection will be exhibited at WHITE MILANO during the September Fashion Week in Milan, Italy, September 23 – 26, 2021.

Smit & Zoon becomes Micro-Fresh’s partner for leather

Smit & Zoon has obtained exclusive distributorship for the use of Micro-Fresh products on leather worldwide – excluding the United States of America.

DesertSpring, leather tanning based on sea buckthorn

A joint venture between Smit & Zoon, venture building studio Enviu and SN Botanicals resulted in a game changing plant-based innovation for environmentally friendly leather tanning.

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.