Diversified Labeling Solutions

About Diversified Labeling Solutions

DLS Label ManufacturingOur story begins in 1985 when our founder, Bob Hakman, decided to start a company focused on providing high quality, custom printed tape to the distributor market. Not long after the company was founded, Bob identified a growing demand for barcode pressure sensitive products. Thus, Diversified Labeling Solutions (DLS) was born.

What he didn’t realize was that what he was starting in a 1,550 square foot facility would become one of the largest independently owned label companies in the country. Today, DLS is a leading labeling solutions provider with over 160 team members; four locations: Illinois, Georgia, Texas and Nevada; and over 240,000 square feet of production space. Most importantly, through all that growth, the company has never lost sight of its mission to exclusively meet the needs of distributors and value added resellers.

Our vision

At Diversified, we pride ourselves in partnering with distributors like yourself, to help you grow your sales. We understand our success is based on your success as you have built valuable, lasting relationships with your clients and need a solid business partner to fulfill your manufacturing and distribution commitments.


We remain focused on several areas that provide the following benefits to you:

  • We sell through the distributors and value added resellers only so, as a client, you know we are your partner, not your competitor.
  • Our experienced team of estimators and technical support personnel will always assist you in coming up with the best solutions to labeling problems. We put you in the best position to close the deal.
  • Prompt, cost effective pricing, reliable delivery, and high quality allow us to be a resource to you. You are assured that when you work with us, both you and your clients will benefit.
  • We are committed to investing in new equipment, technologies, systems and personnel. By staying on top of key industry trends and always focused on growth, we remain ahead of the business curve; and that means you do as well.
  • Our motto is “We Only Succeed When You Do.” We live by that motto everyday as we work hard to support your efforts and help you capitalize on label opportunities.

Let us show you how our team at DLS can help you grow your label business, increase profits, and solidify your long term relationships with your clients.