Smit & zoon: first leather chemical company to use lignin modified polyphenolic leather chemicals
Weesp, the Netherlands, September 27, 2017 - Smit & zoon just filed a European patent application for ‘lignin modified polyphenolic leather chemicals’. This makes Smit & zoon the first leather chemical company to use lignin modified polyphenolic in its products. Smit & zoon’s product development team is currently testing lignin-based products.
July 31, 2017 – Smit & zoon announced today that Dirick von Behr has been appointed to Strategical Leather Specialist. In this role he will play a key role in guiding the company towards new, innovative products and processes to make the leather value chain more sustainable.
Product Passport supports tanneries in reducing their environmental footprint
May 30, 2017 – Smit & zoon just announced the commercial launch of the ‘Smit & zoon Product Passport’; an easy to use overview with data on the performance of Smit & zoon’s wet-end chemicals on both leather and on the environment.