Ironwood Clay Company (ICCI) is excited to celebrate its 30th anniversary this year. In that time, founder and president Rodger Upton has grown the Vancouver-based business from one to over 30 employees, becoming the world’s leading cosmetic supplier of Canadian Glacial Clay.

Glacial Oceanic Clay is a unique and rare Canadian natural resource. Why? Because you can only find it in one place in the world - along the Pacific Coast of Canada. Ironwood Clay Company is the largest and most trusted supplier of this natural raw material. Ironwood Clay Co. Inc. has been licensed and operating since 1988 [link to article on ‘celebrating 30 years’] and operates in the highest of standard complying with all covenants put in place by the various government agencies.

Glacial Oceanic Clay is a natural ingredient used to make personal care products. It can only be found along the Pacific North Coast of Canada, making it a rare and special addition to skin and hair care formulas. Glacial Clay is used most often in clay masks, but there are many other opportunities to formulate with Glacial Oceanic Clay—read on to learn more.

You want to create a skincare brand but you are not sure what manufacturing service is right for you: private label or contract manufacturing. While the result of both processes is the same, to produce quality skincare products that your customers will love and purchase, there are key differences between private label manufacturing and contract manufacturing. 

450 - 3771 Jacombs Road, Richmond, BC

V6V 2L9, Canada



30+ years of quality sourcing & personal care manufacturing

Since 1989, Ironwood is the world’s leading supplier of Glacial Oceanic Clay and OEM manufacturer of clay-based products, based in Vancouver Canada.

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