Zschimmer & Schwarz is a company with global operations, headquartered in Lahnstein near Koblenz, Germany.
The company has been family-owned since its founding in Chemnitz, Germany in 1894. The core activities include the development, manufacture and delivery of tailor-made chemical auxiliaries for the leather, fur, ceramic, textile and fibers industries.
In addition, Zschimmer & Schwarz is one of the leading manufacturers of high-performance chemical specialties and auxiliaries for cosmetics and cleaning applications as well as phosphonates and polymer-based solutions.
The corporate group Zschimmer & Schwarz combines 28 companies in 16 countries on five continents, 20 of them with their own production facilities.
The two names Zschimmer and Schwarz are the inspiration for Z&S family charter, and guarantee a common promise: despite its growth, the company will never lose sight of its roots and, as a family business, it will always stand for a philosophy based on responsible business practices, long-term success and financial autonomy.
From the shareholders to the management and the individual employees, Z&S Group build on evolved values and chart a common course. It plans for generations ahead, not the next quarter.
With an emphasis on sustainable development, Zschimmer & Schwarz, as an independent company, produce innovative solutions that are tailored to the requirements of its clients.
TRUST + INNOVATION + TRADITION + RESPECT:
VALUES THAT CREATE VALUES.
True values never yield to fast-moving stock market trends, and are consistently high.
Our values have developed and grown over time, and proven themselves in our long history. Today, they guide our daily actions. They define our dealings with each other and our clients, the high demands we place on ourselves and our work. Our values give us a common understanding of what is at the heart of our company so we remain true to ourselves, combining economic success and innovative solutions with conscientious action and social responsibility.
This way, we are shaping a sustainable future that is marked by chemical progress, and offering the world precisely tailored products for all requirements and purpose – in other words: chemistry tailor-made.
ResponsibilityWe live up to our responsibility in the area of quality with strict controls. This ensure that we guarantee consistently high quality standards anytime, anywhere in the world. The certification of our quality management according to DIN EN ISO 9001 is a matter of course for us. Open and transparent communication with our clients is as important as our rigorous testing.We aim to play an important role in the chemical industry in the field of environmental protection and resource conservation. Modern security measures, as well as internal and external monitoring, ensure that our work processes protect the environment.
ResponsibilityWe reduce emissions and clean our wastewater in our own wastewaters treatment plants. We check our products for their environmental compatibility at every stage – from production to further processing.
Protecting the environment is not a burden for us, but part of acting on our sense of responsibility.
As a member of Responsible Care, we strive constant improvement in the areas of the environment, safety and health, regardless of legal requirements. With the RSPO Certification, we commit ourselves voluntarily to the use of sustainably grown palm oil.
ResponsibilityAs a system partner of bluesing®, Zschimmer & Schwarz stands for resource-efficient and environmentally production. Many of the chemical auxiliaries comply with GOTS and meet the OEKO-TEX® -Standard 100, which means they are certified sustainable and pollutant-tested. Strictly adhering to the ZDHC MRSL list eliminates potentially harmful chemicals from the supply chain.
Our self-understanding as Zschimmer & Schwarz involve acting responsibly in everything we do, not only fulfilling our duties, but thinking one step further for the benefit of all.
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