Smit & Zoon to present new product passport at ACLE 2018
Weesp, The Netherlands, June 18, 2018, Global leather chemicals manufacturer Smit & zoon will be present at the All China Leather Exhibition (ACLE) with a brand new collection of leather articles which showcase how Smit’s recent acquisition of Codyeco has strengthened the company and its offerings to its customers. Visit Smit’s stand at E3/B03 to have a look at the collection and meet the team.
One of the highlights at the Smit & zoon stand will be the launch of the new Smit & zoon Product Passport. In 2017 Smit published the first edition of this booklet that offers tanneries an easy to use overview with data on the performance of Smit product’s on leather and on the environment. This supports tanneries in choosing their chemicals wisely, thus reducing their environmental footprint and saving effluent treatment costs.
ACLE 2018 Collection
The ACLE 2018 collection includes an extensive range of shoe upper leather and upholstery leather made with the best that both Smit and Codyeco have on offer. Highlights include chrome free furniture upholstery leather made with the innovative retanning agent Syntan ZLR 100.
Hans van Haarst, CEO of Smit & zoon, says: “During the ACLE, we will show the result of the excellent collaboration between Smit’s and Codyeco’s technical teams: A brand new collection of high quality leathers for furniture upholstery and shoe upper leather. Both Smit & zoon and Codyeco are known for their high quality products, their excellent technical support, and their focus on research and development. Both companies have sustainability as an integral part of their strategy. All this will be demonstrated in our 2018 ACLE collection. China is an important market to us and we expect this collection to be highly appreciated by our customers in the Chinese market.”
The feeling of real leather determines the value
Hans van Haarst (CEO Smit & Zoon) in dialogue with the famous Dutch couturier and designer Mart Visser about the challenges the world faces at this moment, and be inspired by their incredible agileness, their energy and drive to keep a focus on the long term: to create a sustainable leather value chain.
A drop makes a difference!
Smit & Zoon wins EY Family Business Legacy Award 2018
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.
A dialogue between Smit & Zoon and EMMA Safety Footwear
Hans van Haarst (CEO Smit & Zoon) in conversation with Iris van Wanrooij (Program Manager CSR, EMMA Safety Footwear). Why sustainability is necessary in order to continue to exist and grow as an organization and to contribute to a better world.
A drop makes a difference!