In the footwear industry, everybody loves the distinctive look and luxurious feel of leather. Leather production processes have always been a battle between quality and sustainability. This has been especially true in the last few years as were we have become increasingly aware of what we are wearing. This has led to increasing demand for high-quality leather that is sustainable at the same time. Proviera® – Probiotics for Leather™ and the sustainable Stahl EasyWhite Tan™ tanning system fully meet this development. Proviera® – Probiotics for Leather™ solutions for the beamhouse contain a powerful consortium of biochemicals derived from probiotics. Using this unique probiotic formulation, tanners are able to produce high-quality leather, whilst reducing the effluent load significantly.
Stahl EasyWhite Tan™
This solution enables the creation of high-quality leather for footwear without compromising product quality and usability. It enables tanners to produce all types of metal-free leather to meet standard leather product specifications and more. With this innovative tanning system, frontrunner Stahl is leading the way to a more sustainable footwear industry.
Moreover, the award winning Stahl EasyWhite Tan™ system also simplifies the tanning process, resulting in time and energy savings. The use of fewer chemicals, salt and water reduce the environmental impact. Thanks to its pearl white appearance, Stahl EasyWhite Tan™ is not only suited for dark-colored leather, but also for white and light colorings that last. On top of that, the tanned leather shows an extremely high skin tolerance. Taking all the product benefits into account, Stahl EasyWhite Tan™ is ideal for fashionable shoes and accessories. Combined with the leather finishing you want, the possibilities in look and feel are endless.
Fashion designer Hans Ubbink about Stahl EasyWhite Tan™
The experiences of clients are key to show the possibilities and results of products. International fashion designer Hans Ubbink shares his experiences with Stahl EasyWhite Tan™. This internationally known Dutch designer has always been conscious about the impact of fashion production on the environment. In the video below, he talks about his beliefs and vision for a future-proof fashion industry with Stahl EasyWhite Tan™.
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