The Lahore and Sialkot labs benefit from a strong aftercare division, in addition, the Lahore lab will also specialise in physical testing services for new products. With the addition of these new labs, Stahl aims to meet the most stringent requirements for shoe upper, leather and synthetic garments, leather goods and upholstery throughout Pakistan.

“We now have a fully equipped Lab in Lahore and we cover the entire process from soaking to finish, both for wet-end and finishing. Not only the leather division is well represented, but performance coatings is a stronghold too,” says Tuncay Deriner, Managing Director SIPL and IPB Region, Stahl.

The Application Lab in Sialkot will cater for clients in the region. “After Karachi and Lahore, the Sialkot addition is the third Application Lab in Pakistan. This is fully in line with our position as industry leader in the wet-end, leather finish, shoe finish and performance coatings”, said Muhammad Anwar Iqbal, SPPL Director.

Stahls’ global presence comprises of several Centres of Excellence, 11 R&D centres, 13 manufacturing sites and 38 Application Labs.