Product Stewardship

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Achieving and maintaining regulatory compliance of a food contact or packaging product can be complex, confusing, and daunting tasks for a company of any size. SME’s in-house professional staff of scientists, engineers, and project managers relieve that burden by bringing advanced expertise in federal and state regulations.

SME provides a full range of regulatory compliance and sustainability consulting services for food contact/packaging in the food and beverage industry and supply chain, and for consumer products industries worldwide.

Solutions-Based Approach

SME’s product stewardship solutions support regulatory compliance throughout the product life cycle with sustainability in mind, encompassing material selection, product design, manufacturing, product compostability, marketing, supply chain communications, product recyclability, and Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR).

We help clients implement and maintain chemical and food contact safety, quality systems, processes, and protocols to ensure full compliance while minimizing economic and environmental impacts. SME constantly monitors regulatory updates to ensure a seamless transition in complying with ever-changing regulations.  

Combining Advanced Science with Common Sense

We provide informed, expert guidance to solve scientific challenges and navigate a complex landscape of stringent regulations. Our focus is on assisting clients in meeting essential safety and regulatory requirements economically and responsibly.

SME provides on-call support for routine product safety, regulatory compliance, and management activities. We can deliver additional value by responding to inquiries or requests made by your customers and regulatory agencies.

SME as a Project Partner

SME’s highly qualified staff are a knowledgeable, collaborative team you can rely on, talk to, and be comfortable with. As a trusted project partner, SME will expertly guide you through even the toughest challenges.