A word with Jacopo Marzolla and Silvana Manzoni from Zschimmer & Schwartz
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Q: Can you enter into details of the latest facts and numbers on what Zschimmer & Schwartz is today?
Silvana Manzoni (Product Manager Personal Care): The history of the Zschimmer & Schwarz group spans over three centuries: the group was founded on January 2nd 1894 when Max Schwarz and Otto Zschimmer transcribed their shop selling chemicals and colours as a trading company in the commercial register of Chemnitz, Germany. Since then, in over a century of activity, Zschimmer & Schwarz has become a major multinational group, which owns around 20 companies and employs more than 1,000 employees among Europe, Asia and America. The sector dealing with surfactants was established in 1931 with the sulfation of fatty alcohols. This technology has since then rapidly developed and expanded, especially at the Zschimmer & Schwarz Italiana SpA (ZSI) located in Tricerro (VC). In 1969 ZSI SpA has become one of the leading companies in the field of detergents and personal care both in Italy ...