Why partner with DRG?

Custom label manufacturer

We help large companies cut costs & create efficient supply chains

Local service, local fulfillment, and proven processes — this is how DRG helps our clients create world-class supply chains. Nothing makes us more passionate than seeing DRG’s labels and tags being used by the best companies in the world.

Top 10 reasons DRG is the premier enterprise labeling solutions provider

1. Our Team

the DRG team

Our "label heroes" are dedicated to providing an outstanding customer experience, through face-to-face interactions and the best possible prices.

Meet the DRG Team

2. Quality & Compliance

DRG's quality and compliance

DRG stays up-to-date with today's standards around ISO, UL, cUL, and CSA. We also offer photo quality printing.

See our certifications

3. Sustainability

DRG's sustainability

We inspire a culture of sustainability awareness through leadership, education, support, and advocacy to help our organization reduce its impact on the planet. We only have one, so let's protect it.

Our sustainable model

4. Local Service & Fulfillment

DRG's Local Service & Fulfillment

We are where you are — with friendly, reliable, bilingual representation. Arizona-based, DRG services clients throughout the U.S. and provides local service and fulfillment in Mexico.

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5. Managed Services

DRG's managed services

Our locally available fulfillment and warehousing programs include VMI/VOI and JIT, which significantly reduces our clients’ inventories.

VMI & Kanban details

6. Printing Technologies

DRG's printing technologies

DRG’s broad range of equipment means we can provide you with cost-savings and strategic recommendations.

See our equipment

7. Materials and Equipment

DRG's broad selection of materials & production volumes

From vinyl to polyimide, DRG has expertise in all labeling and packaging materials. With a wide variety of possible combinations, having access to material is the difference between having one or many options.

See label solutions

8. Our Partners

DRG's partners

Our partners are at the core of what we can offer to our customers. Just as we maintain close relationships with our end users, we maintain close communication with our partners to provide the most competitive, innovative products in the market.

Preferred partners

9. Our Markets

DRG's markets include industrial, automotive, electronics, and more

We work with all types of companies in all types of markets, including industrial, automotive, electronics, electrical, and appliances.

Consolidate your suppliers

10. Fast Turnaround Times

DRG's same-day proofs for our customers

Contract Manufacturers and OEM's need to see and approve proofs, samples, PPAPS, or First Articles in a timely manner. You can count on DRG's teams to turn those around quickly.

Faster supply chains

Our Proven Process: The DRG Way

Our process has been carefully refined over the last 30 years, through collaboration with our suppliers, employees, industry, and our partner manufacturers and maquiladoras. At the core of our process is collaboration and a deep understanding of your business needs to reduce lead times, prototype to production times, costs, and unnecessary business costs such as expedites.

Partnering with DRG assure that you're developing a world-class supply chain that:

Here’s how our process works:

Assess & Evaluate

  • Understand your goals
  • Identify specific parts, volumes, and spend
  • Understand quality and compliance requirements
  • Collect samples, drawings, graphics, and specs
  • Understand Managed Services requirements (Kanban / Consignment / JIT / EDI)

Quote & Target

  • Review initial pricing and lead times
  • Understand Fit, Form, Function – PPAP – FAIR process
  • Value engineer (new materials and constructions)
  • Consolidate printed parts (labels, tags, manuals & instruction sheets, wire markers, polyimides)

Prototype & Sample

  • Establish an evaluation timeline and participants
  • Obtain timely feedback
  • Gain internal support and approval to move forward

Spec / PPAP / FAIR

  • Begin PPAP/FAIR/Internal spec’ing for production of parts
  • Discuss current coverage and prioritize transfer parts
  • Agree upon and set up fulfillment model

Production / Fulfillment / Go-live

  • Establish managed services where applicable (Kanban/Consignment/JIT)
  • Begin production of prioritized / low coverage parts
  • Establish Quarterly Business Review dates

QBRs

  • Evaluate DRG and client performance
  • Set 1, 2, 3-year goals and milestones
  • Continue to establish deeper vendor / customer relationships throughout organization
  • Win together!