The celebration evening was attended by Smit & zoon’s key Chinese customers and local agents, distributors, and staff. Hans van Haarst, CEO, Smit & zoon, said during the event that he was very honoured to celebrate the milestone. “With our excellent team, our strong network, and the desire to offer Chinese tanneries high quality wet end and finishing products and excellent technical support, the past ten years have been successful for us. China is one of our most important markets and we are confident that in the years to come we can continue to support our Chinese customers in their aim to produce high quality, sustainable leather,” said van Haarst.

Located at the Nanjing Chemical Industrial Park (NCIP), the Smit & zoon plant in Nanjing, province of Jiangsu, started production in 2008 and adheres to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and OSHAS 18001 certifications, and Level II Certificate of Safety Standardisation.