news – oz mfg. company turns four

OZ MFG. COMPANY Celebrates 4th Birthday

Celebrating its fourth year as GERTRUDE’s Design, Branding, and Production division, OZ MANUFACTURING COMPANY continues to “Design, Engineer, and Assemble With Love” — delivering exquisite brand development for a host of a-list brands, from identity, structural and packaging design, to websites, retail, and collateral. Some of OZ MFG. COMPANYs 2017 highlights included:

  • The Hershey Company – New product design, development, and packaging
  • Ketle One Vodka – Structural design for the global spirit’s barware, VIP, and lifestyle programming
  • Sonas Hospitality Co. – Identity, branding systems, and collateral for the refresh/relaunch of the family of Sonas properties including The Kerry Piper, Muldoon’s, Pete Miller’s Steak & Seafood, and Nevin’s Brewing Company
  • Midnight Pig Beer – Product development, identity, and design of the new-to-market, Prohibition-inspired craft beer owned by Sonas Hospitality Co.

Most recently, OZ also expanded its capabilities to included a full-service, design-driven production studio that provides Retouching, CGI, Development, Table Top Photography, Mechanicals, and LargeFormat Proofing. Several brands benefitting from OZ’s production offering have included MillerCoors, Procter & Gamble, and Midnight Pig Beer.

OZ MFG. COMPANY is a division of GERTRUDE, INC., a full-service, independent global advertising and marketing services consultancy. OZ MFG. COMPANY further extended the agency’s focus on innovation, strategy, and creative with a global team that specializes in corporate identity, brand management, product development, packaging, structural design, retouching, CGI / 3D imaging, and photography.

Feb 1st, 2018 also marks the 13th birthday of GERTRUDE, INC., and 2nd birthday of Experiential + Branded Architecture division RAYE.

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