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Opened in February 2014, and now with several new clients and a successful brand launch, GERTRUDE’s OZ Manufacturing Company is set to soar. OZ MFG. COMPANY is a division of GERTRUDE, INC., a full service, independent global innovation, brand development, advertising, and marketing services consultancy. OZ MFG. COMPANY further extends 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.

Showcasing OZ MFG. COMPANY’s expertise in well-crafted design, the division launched with a new website and a series of mesmerizing brand films (featured on the site) inspired by Metropolis, Fritz Lang’s 1927 epic film about an industrialist vision of the future.

OZ MFG. COMPANY is currently working with several clients including Mead Johnson Nutrition and Around The Bend Beer Co.

OZ Manufacturing Company is led by Founder, Chief Creative Officer Otis D. Gibson, and President, Heather Knapp.

“The positive reception of OZ by our clients worldwide has been a testament to their ongoing trust in GERTRUDE for our global branding expertise,” said GERTRUDE & OZ MFG. COMPANY Founder, Chief Creative Officer. Adds GERTRUDE & OZ MFG. COMPANY President, Heather Knapp, “It is a clear signal that these services are an important cornerstone for the future of our core brand development and innovation business.”

OZ MFG. COMPANY Brand Film credits include:

Otis D. Gibson – Founder, Chief Creative Officer
Heather Knapp – President

Optimus Design – http://design.optimus.com
Donnie Bauer – Creative Director, Design, Animation, Edit, Production
Luis Mayora – Production
Mike Ciacciarelli – Executive Creative Director
Jonathan Desir – EP of Design/VFX

Future Perfect Music – http://FuturePerfectMusic.com/
Maxwell Gosling – EP/Partner
Victor Magro – Composer / Partner