DRG Technologies raises minimum wage to $13 for all employees

Contributed Photo: DRG Technologies in Safford

New wage effective next payroll with more than 45 employees and their families to benefit from the new, higher pay

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SAFFORD – DRG Technologies announced today it is increasing its minimum wage to $13 for all full-time, part-time, and temporary employees – effective on its next payroll. The new $13 minimum wage will benefit more than 45 DRG employees, and their families.

“DRG Technologies has been making millions of dollars of investments in its Safford plant in recent years; from equipment and software to processes. This move is another investment, specifically in our most valuable asset, our people, as we continue to strive for greatness,” said Daren Riley, CEO of DRG Technologies.

Employees will continue to receive DRG’s generous benefits, including:

  • Medical insurance
  • 401k matching
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Educational reimbursement and bonuses
  • Fitness center and cell phone discounts

Among DRG’s recent investments have been spending millions of dollars on state-of-the-art flexographic label printing presses and finishing machines, implementing a new best-in-class ERP software system, and starting LEAN projects which are improving DRG’s working environment. With more than 90 employees in Safford, DRG is one of the top companies to work for in Safford and Graham County. It offers significant opportunity for advancement in advanced manufacturing and white-collar jobs. It makes critical label and tag components used by many Fortune 500 companies. To learn more about working at DRG, click here.

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