Company

 Quality and experience since 1921

AS Spodrība rūpnīca JSC SPODRIBA is the largest manufacturer of household chemicals and cosmetics in Latvia. The dawn of Spodriba dates back to 1921. The Company has accrued more than 90 years of experience and successfully created products, which take an important role in many customers’ homes. Spodriba provides a large range of products, which include more than 200 household chemical and cosmetic products.

It is one of those companies in Latvia which has withstood the times of changes, maintained its activity and successfully started the process of growth and development. In 2007, Spodriba launched a new brand name: “Seal”, referencing the animal. Seals have always been considered as a symbol of water, cleanliness and pure nature. Another meaning of “seal” relates to the “seal stamp”, which expresses the historical meaning of the brand and symbolizes the quality of the products and proof values of the company.

 

Growth

In 2012, Spodriba became the first company in the Baltic states to produce ecological cleaning and cosmetic products, guided by the criteria of the official eco-label European Union – “Ecoflower”. It confirms that products are in accordance with the highest environmental standards. The Products are appreciated and recommended by the Latvian Asthma and Allergy Association.

Spodriba aspires to be responsible and highlights quality as the most important prerequisite in the process of manufacturing products, everyday work and mutual relations. The company operates in accordance with requirements of the international standards ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and observes the principles of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) in the manufacturing of cosmetics.

The company chooses environmentally friendly, raw materials in the process of manufacturing and creating new products and uses 100% green electric energy made in Latvia, positioning itself as a nature and human- friendly company. None of the products produced by Spodriba are tested on animals.

 

Certificates and nominations

There are the certificates and nominations received that speak for company’s green and innovative thinking: Seal zaļākais zīmols

  • 2nd place – “Export and Innovation Award 2012” category “Innovative Product”
  • “Swedish Business Award 2012”
  • “EU Ecolabel” certificates
  • Waste management “Zala josta” certificate
  • “Health award of the year 2013”
  • Confirmation of achievements in export 2015
  • 2nd place – “Export and Innovation Award 2016” category “Import Substitute Product”
  • The Greenest brand of Latvia 2017 – Seal
  • Certificate of “Green energy”

 

Mission, vision and values

Spodriba frequently takes part in social, sport, educational and charity events, including the support of kids, young people and families with a low income.
Over time, core values were defined:

Seal Eco ražotne

  • Producing products according to customer needs and wants;
  • Quality and environmentally friendly products at competitive prices;
  • Preserving traditions, adapting them to modern production methods;
  • Experience and progress in product development;
  • Cohesiveness and team spirit.

The mission of Spodriba is to create quality products at competitive prices, providing convenient and pleasant daily life for people while they take care of themselves, house and environment.

The vision of Spodriba is to become one of the leading manufacturers of high quality detergents and maintenance products in the European market.