Smit & Zoon to use Beet Pulp as an alternative to chemical ingredients in leather production
Thanks to research by Wageningen Food & Biobased Research in close collaboration with Smit & Zoon, the production of leather can become more sustainable. The research has shown that pectins from sugar beet pulp are suitable as bio-based ingredients in the production of leather.
Smit & Zoon achieves highest level of ZDHC certification
We are proud to announce that Smit & Zoon has received the highest level of ZDHC certification, proving that our products meet all requirements connected to Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC).
Leather Naturally starts funding for METCHA year 2
Leather Naturally announced the success story of their Global Marketing Campaign METCHA and started the funding for the second year of this campaign that was launched in July 2019.
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.
Announcement new website
On November 22, with due pride, the three new online environments of Smit & Zoon were launched: SmitZoon.com, SmitWet-end.com and Codyeco.com. 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.
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.
Smit & Zoon to present new product passport at ACLE 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.
Smit & Zoon hands out scholarship fund to Shaanxi University of Science & Technology
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.
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.
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.