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Three Organisations Join ZDHC

November 14, 2019

This month, the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme welcomes three new contributors from the Value Chain Affiliate category. By joining, these...

Three Organisations Join ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme


This month, the ZDHC Roadmap to Zero Programme welcomes three new contributors from the Value Chain Affiliate category. By joining, these organisations commit to the Programme’s vision of widespread implementation of sustainable chemistry.

With the addition of the three new organisations, the total number of ZDHC Contributors is now 138 from 24 locations. For the full list click here.

Latest additions to ZDHC’s Value Chain Affiliates:

New ZDHC Contributors from the Chemical Industry:

TRUMPLER GROUP was founded in Worms in 1868 to supply chemicals to the local tanneries. Still in family ownership, the company has grown to become a valued supplier to the leather industry worldwide. Today TRUMPLER GROUP employs nearly four hundred people with daughter companies in Italy, Spain, China, Mexico and Brazil and agents servicing more than one hundred countries. Trumpler’s traditional strengths in beamhouse chemicals, retanning agents, fat liquors and dyes have been further augmented by the acquisition of Langro-Chemie, the highly regarded producer of leather finishes. TRUMPLER GROUP now offers the complete spectrum of leather chemicals from beamhouse through dyehouse to finishing, supported by an international team of highly qualified and experienced leather technologists serving customers all over the world.

New ZDHC Contributors from the Textile Industry:

Smart Shirts Limited is a subsidiary company of Sunrise Group. The Sunrise Group is a multinational corporation which integrates a vertical supply chain from yarn spinning, fabric weaving and finishing, garments manufacturing, to import and export trading. Sunrise is one of the leading designers and manufacturers for premium formal and casual wear. Sunrise owns sales network spreads across countries and areas including Hong Kong, New York, Dallas, Seattle, London, Shanghai, Changsha, Zhejiang and Vietnam, which enables them to provide their customers with one-stop services and solutions at high quality and efficiency.

Further, we are delighted to have one of our long-standing Contributors, American & Efird LLC, elevating their contribution to the group level. American & Efird LLC now operates as part of the Elevate Textiles portfolio of brands, including Burlington, Cone Denim, Gütermann, and Safety Components. Elevate Textiles is a newly formed collection of top textile companies focused on innovation, sustainability, and heritage craftsmanship.  Elevate offers advanced, high quality products and mission critical textile solutions across vast industries.