Product Development

S&V Labs has an expert in-house product development team. Whether customizing stock formulas or starting from scratch, we’ll design a market-timely product or product line to meet your needs. We specialize in an array of personal and home care products, including:

  • Functional aromatherapy
  • Natural ingredients
  • Leading edge effervescent technology
  • Tableting technology
  • Clear glycerin and opaque vegetable soap bars
  • Sparkle or pearl suspension
  • Silicone technologies
  • Active ingredients
  • Matching home fragrance collections

Our product development team, in partnership with you, can lay out your options and help you choose the right style and feel for your product. Our team includes:

  • Award-winning Design Consultants including graphic artists, packaging engineers and marketing experts with access to branded sales-trend information.
  • R&D Chemists, compounders and fillers that can blend the latest technology with time-tested natural ingredients and package your product in a variety of container styles. All products are developed to be in compliance with global ingredient labeling requirements.
  • Quality Assurance Group to make sure your product delivers its promise and remains both attractive and functional for the consumer.
  • Administration Support to provide trademark search, project management, bills of material, production planning, EDI setup and shipping documentation.

Smith & Vandiver’s full-service, exclusive brand development includes:

  • Help defining the market and developing the concept.
  • Selecting the best product mix.
  • Developing a distinctive style and image with containers and graphics.
  • Selecting formulas, fragrances, colors and additives.
  • Writing copy and providing CTFA compliant labeling information.