Since 1973 Kemia Tau has been providing specialty synthesis chemicals for the leather manufacturing industry in manifold areas of the fashion (footwear, leather goods, clothing) and upholstery (home furnishings, automotive, aviation, nautical) markets.

Innovation-focused research and a profound knowledge of leather are the main ingredients behind Kemia Tau’s varied spectrum of solutions, which encompass the tanning process’ many phases and facets to successfully achieve specific client production goals.

Kemia Tau’s rigorous and pragmatic approach blends scientific know-how, Made in Italy artistry, chemical expertise and a sense of discretion to bring its clients’ technical and creative requirements to life.


The quality of Kemia Tau’s solutions is supported by special safety and control measures that cover the entire INDUSTRIAL cycle in full accordance with the REACH protocol, from raw to semifinished materials, all the way to the final product. Kemia Tau is ISO 9001:2015 certified.

Production headquarters is in the La Cassa – Turin complex, which extends over 860,000 sq.ft. and hosts six production sites, the Research and Development laboratories and the Application and Quality Control laboratories.

Thanks to the recent obtainment of Italian Custom’s authorization to perform import operations with domiciled procedure in accordance with articles 76-78 of the Reg. 2913/92/CEE and of articles 253-289 of Reg. 2454/93/CEE, Kemia Tau is able to handle customs procedures more quickly and simply by managing them in-house.

sapTo further maximise efficiency, Kemia Tau’s business and production processes have been supported for the last 15 years by one of the world’s leading management systems, SAP.

Level 3 Conformance to the ZDHC MRSL