About us

Smit Wet-end develops, manufactures and markets a full range of fatliquors and retanning agents for the leather processing industry.

Professionalism, passion and know-how are leading values in our company. These qualities support us in the search for innovative and sustainable techniques for the most demanding customers and fuel our commitment to improve and reach new goals.

Smit Wet-end serves clients in various industries, including automotive, fashion, garments and upholstery. With our own sales network, Smit Wet-end reaches all continents, establishing ourselves as a major player in the field of wet-end performance chemicals.

Smit has a 100% focus on leather, which distinguishes our company from our competitors. This means that we can excel in this knowledge area, both in terms of operational excellence and of product leadership and customer intimacy.

We love leather because it’s a very beautiful and natural material. For that reason, Smit is optimistic about the future of leather, knowing that we have to keep looking for improvements in the field of sustainability and environmental protection.

Our dedicated experts ensure you have exactly the wet-end performance chemicals you need in your leather manufacturing process. We are always ready to assist you.


Adding value for our customers. It is the daily drive for the team members to find solutions and really add value for our customers. That is why we work with the best people available in the leather industry.

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Safety & Health

Being a chemical company, safety and health are embedded in all of Smit & Zoon’s processes. Each of our plants has dedicated Safety, Health & Environmental (SHE) Officers.

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Quality & Compliance

Providing our customers a constant high quality is secured via sound management systems, vendor rating, traceability and quality checks in various stages throughout the production process.

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