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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1 December 2017

5-Senses Approach to Label Promotion




What is AL’s favorite mint? Hmmm…  Fresh as a peppermint, Amherst Label’s December promotion poses the question, “What’s AL’s favorite mint?” For a fellow named AL with a spotted pup named Pal, AL-toids are the obvious choice. Ahead of the Christmas rush, the mailing team at Amherst Label shipped out dozens of packages of Altoids this week […]

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6 October 2017

AMHERST LABEL WELCOMES THE NEXT GENERATION Celebrating National Manufacturing Day




Thanks to our talented co-worker Bob Hug, we have some great photographic memories to go along with the experience of hosting these bright, enthusiastic 6th graders from Milford Middle School for Manufacturing Day 2017. 2017: Amherst Label, a family-owned business in the Milford area since 1978, is conducting its third annual Manufacturing Day, Thursday, October 5, […]

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