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Excellent customer satisfaction results Codyeco/Kemiter

Codyeco / Kemiter recently conducted a Customer Satisfaction Survey in order to gain more insight in the customer experience within Codyeco and Kemiter.

Smit & Zoon achieves Ecovadis SILVER CSR Rating

We are proud to announce that Smit & Zoon has received 62 points in the Ecovadis Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) rating, earning a SILVER award. With a score higher than 90% of all of the EcoVadis assessed companies, we have once again proven to belong to the absolute top in sustainability-related activities.

Fashion trends Codyeco fall – winter 2019/2020

A desire for innovation with a classic taste is what you can sense inside the Codyeco showroom, where today the new Fall-Winter 2019/2020 collection dedicated to Fashion & Luxury Industry customers was presented. All the displayed items are available to be viewed by customers.

Smit & Zoon wins EY Family Business Legacy Award 2018

Weesp, The Netherlands, October 3rd – Smit & zoon won the EY Family Business Legacy Award of 2018 on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018. This is an oeuvre prize that rewards and recognizes the qualities of exceptional entrepreneurs from family businesses in the Netherlands.

Fashion Trends Summer 2019

Leather has always been considered the undisputed queen of fashion, a noble and fascinating material thanks to its remarkable characteristics of resistance, durability and elegance.

New agent: Introducing Leer Group

We are pleased to announce that Leer group has joined as our latest authorised partner, focusing on technical solutions for our customers in India. It is a collaboration of experienced leather technologists with a combined experience in the leather industry of well over a hundred years.

Smit & Zoon published CSR Report

Global leather chemicals manufacturer Smit & zoon announced today the publication of its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, highlighting the company’s environmental and social performance for 2017.

Smit & Zoon at Lineapelle: summer 2021 showcased in Milan from 19 -21 February

Let's meet : PAV 18, G42

New sales manager for Middle East, Afrika & selected EU countries

Johnny Mokbel has joined as per December 1st, 2019 as a new area Sales Manager for Middle East, Africa and selected countries as Greece and Turkey. In Turkey and Egypt Johnny will be the sales manager for the Codyeco brands whereas in other countries Johnny will be the sales manager for both Codyeco and Smit brands for our wet end and finishing product lines.

Smit & Zoon expands ZDHC certification to Chinese production facilities

We are proud to announce that Smit & Zoon has expanded its ZDHC certification to include the product range from the Chinese production facilities, proving that our products meet all requirements connected to Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC).

Announcement new website

On November 22, with due pride, the three new online environments of Smit & Zoon were launched:, and All three websites are published in English; the Italian version of the Codyeco website will follow.

Codyeco Shines at Lineapelle / Simac Tanning Tech

Codyeco prides itself in always creating innovative products that are also considered original as well as having the ability to make the usage of leather more versatile.