Making Labels and Decals Since 1971
Dec-O-Art was founded in 1971 by Charles Dosmann. He saw great potential in the production of warning and information labels for the local recreational vehicle and manufactured housing industries. He opened shop in a 800 square foot former neighborhood grocery store hoping to earn enough money to support his family of nine children. His modest goal was soon realized and surpassed. Business increased quickly and several of Charles’ sons soon joined the company.
Dec-O-Art flourished over the years and enjoyed a steady expansion of both the physical facilities and the variety of printing services the company was able to offer. Upon Charles’ retirement in 1988, the second generation of Dosmanns took over the management of the family business. Under the supervision of Tony, Dan, Carl, Fred, and Ron, the once tiny shop with a single employee grew to encompass a 30,000 square foot complex, with 60 dedicated employees, and partnerships with a nationwide network of more than a thousand customers. Today, the third generation of the Dosmann family is participating in the ownership of the company, with Nathan Dosmann proudly carrying on the family tradition.
Much has changed since Charles began printing decals in the early seventies, but Dec-O-Art’s commitment to excellence has remained a constant guiding force through the years. The Dosmanns attribute Dec-O-Art’s success to its employees and customers and have chosen to put teamwork, uncompromising standards of quality and customer service as the highest priorities of their company.
Dec-O-Art determined many years ago that an investment in its employees is an investment in the future of the company so it utilizes a participative management style and provides on-going training programs for its employees. The company promotes employee participation in continuous process improvement and encourages innovation, instilling a sense of pride and ownership in all of its team members. As a result, employees demand quality and enjoy the challenge of attaining ever-higher production and service standards. Dec-O-Art’s customer-centric view of business is the impetus behind the company’s popular “On Time and Right Each Time or We Pay” product and service guarantee. The company’s goal is not just to meet its customers’ needs… it strives to exceed them.
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Need labels right away so your line doesn’t shut down? We can produce and ship many decals and labels in 24 hours.
We offer flexible programs to fit your needs – including Kanban systems.
We’ll ship your products on the confirmed shipping date of your order or we’ll discount that product by 3 percent per working day for every day we are late (maximum discount is 30 percent).
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY
“It’s funny – I’ve been in this business for 12 years and there are companies that don’t respond. I know I may not be the biggest customer you have, or will ever have; however, your service has made me feel that way. If I could get my staff [from sales to production] to give that feeling to my customers I will become your biggest customer. Thanks and I look forward to working with you in the coming days.”