19 February 2020

Q&A with Shane Beaton, Account Executive




“Going above and beyond my customers’ expectations is my main goal. There is no greater satisfaction than when a customer recognizes this effort and recommends me to other businesses.” Shane joined the Amherst Label team recently and we asked him to answer a few questions about himself…. How would you describe your background? Since I […]

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12 February 2020

Stock Options




Exploring the important role stock choice plays in the success of a label project There’s a lot to a label… beyond the visible printed image. Sometimes the best way to get the label of your dreams is to exercise stock options. Pardon that pun, but label stock choices can make a big difference in the […]

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17 December 2019

Popcorn, custom-labeled and perfectly popped




SITTING DOWN TO WATCH a good show with a bucket of popcorn is a special time—whether at a theater or in the comfort of our living rooms. Our imaginations are captured. We suspend reality for a time and—just for a moment—anything is possible. Perfectly Popped Popcorn Some of us have tried to make popcorn at […]

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5 November 2019

Saluting Veterans




At Amherst Label we believe, “Every label tells a story.” And for Veterans Day, 11/11, we have the privilege of printing a terrific label telling a story we are proud to share. US Coast Guard Veteran Doug Bogle brewed a unique batch of American Pale Ale for the upcoming national holiday. The label reads, “Thank […]

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9 October 2019

Amherst Label’s Jess Ackerman hopes to deliver a truckful of love to CHaD in November.




The first adorable stuffed animals were placed in the little red wagon at the entrance to Amherst Label by the company’s president, Nick Calvetti. He had gone out shopping the night before to select just the right snuggle buddies for the kids at Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD). Long recognized for his acts of kindness, […]

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30 August 2019

Amherst Label’s commitment to learning




Ben Franklin commented nearly 250 years ago, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” As a printer and business person, Franklin might be astounded at the technological advancements in the business world today. Never has the world changed so fast with so many opportunities (demands!) to learn new things. What we learn today may […]

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28 June 2019

Amherst Label VP applies himself to service projects in New Orleans




Just back from a week of service I caught up with Amherst Label VP Nye Hornor the first morning after he returned from a service trip to New Orleans with his 16-year-old daughter Carolyn and her youth group. “Powerful. Life-changing. Energizing.” Three words Nye used to sum up the experience. The sixteen New Hampshire kids […]

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19 June 2019

A textured label laid-out-in lavender




We often talk about taking the pain and stress out of label ordering so when it came time to choose seeds to share this spring, lavender seemed like a good choice. The pretty plant with delicate purple blossoms inspired our label-covered envelope. We literally laid-it-out in lavender, as the old phrase goes. The Egyptians used […]

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18 June 2019

Inspired By A Label




Red, white and blue American flags surround the common in Colonial Amherst, NH, on Flag Day. The Flag Day 5k race starts and finishes at the idyllic church overlooking the green—a church where people in the area have experienced weddings, funerals and baptisms whether or not they go there on Sundays. So the scene is […]

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11 June 2019

2019 Business Leader of the Year: Amherst Label’s Nick Calvetti




The keynote speaker at the 2019 Souhegan Valley Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner and Awards Celebration, Wendell Davis of the Small Business Association, had some lofty ideas to share about America’s entrepreneurial spirit. Citing French philosopher Alex de Tocqueville, Davis asserted that, “The pursuit of happiness is a necessary component of a successful society.” Davis […]

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