With a dynamic history of eco-friendly and diverse manufacturing, S&V Labs offers a unique range of services including concept creation, formula development, packaging design, QC laboratory, and more – all from the company’s two facilities in Watsonville, California.
Smith & Vandiver – a classic family business that employs in the neighborhood of 450 people – is proud to manufacture a wide variety of traditional and natural bath, body and skincare products. The S&V team is committed to keeping its footprint as small as possible while creating luxurious, cruelty free products, all while helping turn concepts into market-ready products.
The company’s green manufacturing facilities follow current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), is an FDA registered facility and carries NOP (certified organic) and NPA (natural) certifications. S&V is also a member of the Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program, and has been recognized by the State of California for its sustainable manufacturing practices.
While manufacturing environmentally safe products and packaging, the team is also proud to support area organizations and causes. Branded samples from tradeshows and showrooms are donated to women’s and homeless shelters. Locally, branded overruns go to Second Harvest, Grey Bears, Meals on Wheels and shelters. Products are donated to disaster relief groups, military service care packages, local Senior Centers and Toys for Tots. The company supports Save Our Shores, art programs for MODD (More Opportunities for the Developmentally Disabled) and Claraty Arts, all the while providing jobs and careers for over 450 people.