MeadWestvaco provides packaging solutions and products to the food and beverage, media and entertainment, personal care, cosmetic and health care industries. It also offers consumer and office products and specialty chemicals. It manages all of its forestland in accordance with the internationally recognized forest certification standards. It offers research, design, manufacturing and distribution services to its clients. Headquartered in Richmond, Va., it has other locations in 25 states in the United States and 30 countries around the world. The company has more than 20,000 employees with skills and abilities in a variety of areas, including chemistry, sales, marketing, maintenance, design, engineering, finance, manufacturing, human resources and administration.