Tradition and future
QUIMSER was founded in 1966 by Mr. Salvador Esquerra Romeu, who started alone the trade activity of chemical products for the leather industry. He began the activity in the heart of the tanning leather area of Igualada town, one of the most traditional and prestigious places with greatest activity production in leather tanning sector all around Europe.
Soon afterwards he moved to a small facility located in Òdena, nearby Igualada, where he started to produce the first powder products for the manufacture of sole with vegetal tanning. In the mid seventies QUIMSER started to build, in the industrial area Pla de la Masia, the fisrt of the two wharehouses that nowadays, after having several transformations and enlargements, QUIMSER has.
The incorporation of new staff and new facilities gradually enabled the expansion of its product range, from liqueurs chromium, mixtures of productos in powder form, liquid and fatliquors, until a full range of specialities for all the phases of tanning and finishing leather industry.
In 1984 is incorporated the current commercial company QUIMSER as a corporation (sociedad anónima), owned by the family of its founder.
QUIMSER is nowadays a deeply-rooted family company that exports 60% of its production.