The foundation of Patco Custom Labels dates as far back as 1967 when Dick and Dave Patton started Patco, Inc. in Durham, North Carolina. As a family-oriented business, Patco quickly became a key partner for manufacturers throughout the state. Providing custom printed labels, packaging tapes, polyethylene bags and a whole lot more, Patco sustained success well into the 21st century. Much of this success was due to a commitment to personal customer service.

After working in the family business for many years, Brett and Evelyn Patton formed Patco East, Inc. in 2000. The newly established location in historic Wake Forest helped better serve the customer base in eastern North Carolina. Patco East continued the philosophy of customer commitment by providing quality products, expert knowledge, and personal customer service. During the .com revolution of the early 2000’s, Patco East also built a national online identity with the creation of  As a pioneer in the online custom printed label market, Labelbrokers quickly established a strong foothold by continuing its customer-first approach.

In order to more accurately convey its mission, Patco East/Labelbrokers evolved into Patco Custom Labels.  Proudly serving all industries in Wake Forest, North Carolina and beyond.  While the name is slightly different, the commitment to providing quality products, expert knowledge, and personal customer service remains.