18 February 2019

Textured labels create sensation


Textured labels for specialty foods and beverages Beautiful, textured labels at an affordable price printed on our Domino UV Digital Press With the only Domino UV Digital press in New England, Amherst Label can produce textured labels with patterns you can see and feel. Imagine the design possibilities! Ocean waves, sun rays, bricks, checkerboards, honeycombs, […]

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15 February 2019

Q&A with Sales Coordinator Jessica Ackerman


Jessica says, “The most meaningful thing about my job is helping my customers.” How would you describe your BACKGROUND? I am a customer service person. I have over 10 years of experience working with customers. I’m also a baker, with a professional certificate in Baking and Pastry from Lakes Region Community College. What would SURPRISE […]

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6 February 2019

Nye Hornor


Nye Hornor, VP of Sales and Marketing Nye says, “Turning around a job to help a customer meet a deadline or helping a co-worker come up with a solution is truly what makes my job meaningful.” Read on to get to know a little more about Amherst Label’s Nye Hornor. 1) How would you describe […]

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1 February 2019

Amherst Label renews commitment to green label printing


Amherst Label has applied for SGP Certification, replacing our LIFE environmental certification. Here’s what it’s all about. What does SGP mean? Sustainable Green Printing Partnership   Why SGP? Amherst Label earned environmental-certification in 2015 through the Tag and Label Manufacturers’ Institute (TLMI). At the time, we were one of only 19 companies in North America […]

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7 January 2019

Dawn Mahoney


Sales Manager Dawn Mahoney is pictured in our Digital Press Room with fellow manager Scott Vander-Heyden. Dawn says, “The best thing is the relationships I have made with customers and the part that we get to play in the success of their products….” Read on to get to know a little more about Amherst Label […]

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2 January 2019

Love your labels


3 SUM IPA. A play on words and symbols with lots of primary colors, Curtis Dopson’s design for this label is more geometric and abstract than his other label designs. His range is intentionally daring: “Even if someone is criticizing my label, at least they’re talking about us, hearing about us.” The exchange is all part of the […]

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11 December 2018

Ideas on Creativity and Innovation from TLMI


At the 2018 TLMI meeting this fall, Angela Calvetti Hornor and VP Nye Hornor from Amherst Label were very impressed with Josh Linkner’s presentation entitled “Harness Creativity & Innovation to Win.” Angela compiled her notes and Josh Linkner’s presentation links and shared the insights with Amherst Label employees at a Lunch & Learn in November. The […]

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14 November 2018

Amherst Label Team Focuses on Happiness


An educational program offered by the Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce in November echoes themes in Amherst Label’s Painted Picture Strategic Plan. Three members of the A-team attended the class and here’s what we learned. “When we are happier, we make fewer mistakes.” I bet that got your attention. On a Thursday evening in early […]

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31 August 2018

Labels have a role in 9/11 Memorial


Amherst Residents Rick and Libby Crocker honor 343 First Responders lost on 9/11 Save the date: 9/11 Memorial Tribute, Tuesday, September 11, 2018 6pm/Dusk Held at Rick and Libby Crocker’s home, 73 Boston Post Road, Amherst, NH Free, open to the public   Amherst Label was recently connected with a wonderful local 9/11 Memorial Tribute through […]

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18 July 2018

The Moving Wall


Amherst Label is proud to be part of this wonderful cause Edited 7/24, added these three photos by Bob Hug showing the Wall More Information about the Moving Wall coming to Amherst, NH When the Vietnam Memorial Wall comes to Amherst, NH, this week, employees of Amherst Label will visit alongside other residents of our region. […]

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21 May 2018

Observations on the Opening of the exhibit “Art & Innovation” at Amherst Label on Friday, May 18, 2018




Observations on the Opening of the exhibit “Art & Innovation” at Amherst Label on Friday, May 18, 2018 Photos by Bob Hug   Observed: Plenty of plaid. Overheard: more than one discussion about Bennington Battle Trail, the road where Stanley Hallett lived and painted. Noted: Curiosity about Amherst Label’s old, old press and its newest […]

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8 May 2018

Exhibit Opening Friday, May 18, 4-6pm by reservation




Art & Innovation: Celebrating Stanley Hallett’s Art and Amherst Label’s 40th Anniversary   When Amherst Label was founded in 1978, gas was 60 cents a gallon and label design was done by pasting up type and black and white line images for “camera-ready” art. Wilton artist Stanley Hallett had gained a following as an innovative impressionist painter […]

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12 April 2018

Understanding Thermal Differences




Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer Labels A guest blog from Sarah Thayer Simple, clear label printing…. explained simply and clearly! Amherst Label routinely produces beautiful, colorful, and eye-catching labels. Sometimes, though, a customer needs a simpler label: a blank label that can be run through a thermal printer, for example.  A thermal printer is great for […]

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19 March 2018

From Hobby to Business with Custom Labels




Custom labels are part of a dream come true for Jessica Ackerman and her family Left: Every day, Jessica helps other people get the labels they need for their products. Today, Amherst Label created custom labels for Jess. Many a New Englander has daydreamed about making their own maple syrup in a quaint little sugar […]

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20 February 2018

WHY AMHERST LABEL?




What sets us apart Download PDF Version of Why Amherst Label?/What sets us apart? • FAMILY-OWNED FOR 40 YEARS Going on our 4th generation! You don’t have to be related to someone to work here, but it sure happens a lot. • VETERAN-OWNED Our president is Nick Calvetti, US Army Ret. We love to serve Veterans […]

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20 February 2018

Celebrating the art of Stanley Hallett and our 40th anniversary




  “Stanley Hallett is your uncle?”  All these years later, I am still impressed. The Art of Francis Stanley Hallett, by Dawn Mahoney I am excited to talk about the artist Stanley Hallett today and explain his significance as well as to recount his family’s entrepreneurial spirit. The Wilton Center Artists’ Colony When I was in college, […]

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19 February 2018

Innovative solutions for our customers since 1978




A love of labels and people was at the heart of Amherst Label’s founding in 1978 so a Valentine’s Day kick-off for our 40th anniversary celebration was a perfect fit. The company gathered in the cafeteria in front of a new banner honoring “Art & Innovation,” both near and dear to the label makers. Virtually […]

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6 February 2018

We LOVE Wine Labels




Amherst Label’s outreach to Wineries and Distilleries during February, the month of LOVE   To receive your own sample kit with VAL’s wine labels and SAL’s whiskey labels, plus a handful of gleaming red hearts, click here.   Just in time for Valentine’s Day, two new characters have come on the scene to help demonstrate Amherst Label’s […]

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15 January 2018

VAL & SAL COME TO AL FOR LABELS




Introducing two new characters to AL’s circle of friends   Just in time for Valentine’s Day, two new characters have come on the scene to help demonstrate Amherst Label’s affection for producing labels for wineries and distilleries. The characters, VAL and SAL, are featured in a February promotion to wineries and distilleries called “VAL and […]

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15 December 2017

Labeling a Lovely Holiday Gift




Customer appreciation gifts with custom tag and labels The card shown here describes our intentions this holiday season—to thank our loyal customers and share with our neighbors. The project started as a simple gesture but involved many members of the Amherst Label team. Designed in marketing by Angela Hornor and Ruth Sterling (yours truly), the concept […]

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