Tradition and future
QUIMSER was founded in 1966 by Mr. Salvador Esquerra Romeu, who started 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 the business moved to a small facility located in Òdena, nearby Igualada, where the production of the first powder products for the manufacture of sole with vegetal tanning. Started in the mid seventies QUIMSER built in the industrial area Pla de la Masia the first of the three wharehouses that nowadays, after having several transformations and enlargements, QUIMSER owns and operates.
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, to a full range of specialities for all the phases of tanning and finishing leather industry.
In 1984 Quimser was transformed into a corporation (sociedad anónima) with Mr. Salvador Esquerra famiy as shareholders
QUIMSER is nowadays a deeply-rooted family business that exports 60% of its production.