Why partner with DRG?

Custom label manufacturer

We reduce your costs, keep your lines running & continually strive for excellence in customer experience.

Local representation, local fulfillment, competitive prices and a commitment to keep the lines running — this is how DRG becomes your most reliable packaging supplier. Nothing makes us more passionate than seeing DRG’s labels, instruction sheets and tags being used by the best companies in the world.

Top 10 reasons DRG is the premier durable 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. We are here to keep your lines running.

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. Recertifying our ISO certification assures you we have a world class quality system and organization.

See our certifications

3. Sustainability

DRG's sustainability

We strive to be true stewards of the planet.  Although our organization naturally struggles with sustainable options we get creative in material selection, thoughtful transportation and a commitment to avoid the landfill.

Our sustainable model

4. Local Service & Fulfillment

DRG's Local Service & Fulfillment

We are where you are — with friendly, reliable, bilingual representation. Arizona-based manufacturing with locations & representation in Ciudad Juarez, Nogales, Chihuahua, Mexicali, Hermosillo, Obregon and Tijuana.  Challenge us to expand into your new region.

Improve your logistics

5. Managed Services

DRG's managed services

To be world class you must think world class.  We offer Vendor Managed Inventory, Vendor Owned Inventory and Just in Time delivery of your durable labels & instruction sheets. You set your mins and maxs....we assure you are never line down.

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. Whether Flexographic, Screen Print, Digital, Letterpress or Offset we have an option for your organization.

See our equipment

7. Materials and Equipment

DRG's broad selection of materials & production volumes

We have access to a variety of materials including Vinyls, BOPP, polyester, polyimides and other speciality materials.  This coupled with DRG's expertise in UL, specialty equipment & in house engineering services makes us your ideal durable label & instruction sheet supplier.

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 dominate in the durable goods, consumer goods, produce, automotive, ADM, contract manufacturing, wire harness assembly, medical and grocery markets. Challenge us to expand past any current market of ours.

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!