Heath Ceramics, LTD
California, United States
Heath Ceramics is a Bay Area ceramics manufacturer. We produce dinnerware and tile, which we sell in our local showrooms and online, along with handcrafted furniture and home goods from other small-scale makers. Founded in 1948 by Edith and Brian Heath, Heath Ceramics has grown from a small-scale pottery studio into an institution under the leadership of husband and wife team, Robin Petravic and Catherine Bailey. We pride ourselves on being a design-led organization that crafts our entire catalog of ceramic ware locally in the Bay Area, where we operate two factories, an office, and a showroom. Since the beginning, Heath has always been committed to making our ceramic products and running our business in ways that support our people and the planet. Edith Heath’s earliest ceramics were designed to be fired at a lower temperature than the standard—an energy-saving practice we continue to this day. We source our clay and manufacture our products in California, which keeps our carbon footprint light, and we recycle clay and water from our manufacturing process right back into the factory. In more recent decades, we have developed living wage and employee stock ownership opportunities that support our entire staff.
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