Our Company

UNITAN is leader of the vegetable tannins industry due to its volume, product lines and quality. Its annual production reaches 40.000 tons, of which 90% is exported to more than fifty countries through a well established agent network. In its two factories, located in Chaco and Formosa, over five hundred people sustain this leadership and have achieved the ISO 9001:2008 certification that covers all the processes and quality control systems of the company.

Over a century of presence in the international markets could only be achieved by providing customers with the best results. UNITAN works restlessly to improve its products and widen its product lines. Our technicians and labs provide specialized support and technical service for each application.



UNITAN makes sustainable use of a raw material that is only found in our region. This raw material has unique characteristics and conveys indisputable advantages to all our products.

UNITAN represents and distributes several world-class companies such as Curtin (Spain), 3M (USA), Figli di Guido Lapi (Italy) and Tannin Corp. (USA).

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Our Quality Policy

UNITAN SAICA leads for over 100 years the industrial sector. UNITAN members are committed to:

  • • Strengthening the image, prestige and quality of our products.
  • • Researching and developing new applications.
  • • Achieving our company’s sustained growth.
  • • Contributing to the development of over region and country.

Our Quality Principles aim to:

  • • Increase in our clients the confidence that our products and services exactly fulfill the agreed specifications within the applicable normative frame.
  • • Generate innovative products with features that provide viable solutions and help our clients to become more competitive.
  • • Strengthen our commercial network in order to give our clients better service and greater satisfaction.
  • • Use prevention, planning and training as incremental and continuous improvement tools.
    • Reinforce an attitude of responsibility in each activity.
    • Maintain all the organization involved in the fulfillment of these objectives and policies.
    • Hold quality, security and fulfillment of environmental regulations as cornerstones of our management.

UNITAN SAICA / Paseo Colón 221 piso 10 / (C1063ACC) Buenos Aires ARGENTINA / Tel. fax: (5411) 4331 5540 / Contact: alm@unitan.net