We are a technology and manufacturing company in New Jersey founded in 1998.


Our Technology

Salvona’s proprietary technology platforms include nano-spheres, sub-micron spheres, microspheres, invisible soluble patches, and biodegradable devices.

Salvona’s technologies are being used in products such as:

  • Underarm antiperspirant applicators
  • Dermatological anti-acne products
  • Skin exfoliators
  • Body & skin treatments for anti-aging and atopic dermatitis
  • Shampoos and conditioners
  • Lotions, serums, and creams
  • Leave-on skin and hair treatments
  • Spa and wellness products
  • Air care products
  • Antiseptics
  • ...and many, many more

Our Facility

Salvona’s headquarters is located in Hamilton, Central New Jersey, approximately 75 minutes south of New York City and 50 minutes north of Philadelphia. Conveniently located just off exit 7A on the New Jersey Turnpike, the company occupies a headquarters suite with an office complex, state of the art product development facility, QA/QC analytical laboratory, pilot production plant, and GMP production facility for sub-micron and microspheres. Large-scale production, all of which is done under cGMP FDA regulations, is currently outsourced to approved contract manufacturers.

Company Strategy

Salvona is focused on manufacturing advanced encapsulation systems used to formulate innovative and highly functional products with unique features, including long-lasting release, triggered release, and targeted delivery. The encapsulation technologies are designed to address production and application issues, such as stability of raw materials, formulation practicality, and user compliance.

We pride ourselves on efficiency, flexibility, and customer service that goes above and beyond. We work to meet each customer's needs, from raw materials to turnkey products.

Salvona is privately owned and operates in partnership with ZSCHIMMER & SCHWARZ CHEMIE GmbH.

Our CEO

Dr. Sam Shefer is the founder and CEO of Salvona Technologies LLC. He has earned over 80 patents and won the Nano 50 Award from “Nanotech Brief” for the top 50 technologies that have had a significant impact on the business. Dr. Shefer earned a BS and MS in Biochemistry and PhD in Bio-chemical Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel, as well as a a PhD in Biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He has over 20 years of experience with developing commercial products based on microspheres for pharmaceutical and industrial applications and is highly regarded in the field of cosmetic chemistry.

Dr. Sam Shefer is the founder and CEO of Salvona Technologies LLC. He has earned over 80 patents and won the Nano 50 Award from “Nanotech Brief” for the top 50 technologies that have had a significant impact on the business. Dr. Shefer earned a BS and MS in Biochemistry and PhD in Bio-chemical Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel, as well as a a PhD in Biology from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He has over 20 years of experience with developing commercial products based on microspheres for pharmaceutical and industrial applications and is highly regarded in the field of cosmetic chemistry.