Chennai, February 6, 2018
Specialty chemicals company Lanxess presented its comprehensive range of leather chemical products at the India International Leather Fair (IILF) in Chennai, India. On an exhibition space covering 135 square meters, the Leather business unit showcased its extensive portfolio for manufacturing leathers for the footwear, clothing, furniture and automotive industries. This included mineral and synthetic tanning agents, preservatives, retanning and softening technologies, dyes and numerous finishing and upgrading products.
In addition to articles such as shoes, bags and garments, which demonstrate the versatility of leather in application and processing, Lanxess also presented a model of a unique on-site manufacturing to create value from by-products directly in the tannery. Another highlight of the trade fair was a presentation of innovative and patented technologies for the production of water-repellent through to waterproof leather.
“Lanxess not only offers a unique combination of state-of-the-art technologies from its own research, but also innovative retanning systems that enhance the quality of the end products. In combination with our worldwide, competent technical support, customers are able to process hides and skins into high-quality leathers,” said Dr Thomas Brackemeyer, head of the Organic Leather Chemicals business line in the Lanxess’ Leather business unit.
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