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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30 April 2019

Q&A with Outside Sales Rep Nicholas Kepka Calvetti


“Companies depend on us to do a great job,” says Nicholas. “When that’s understood and we are able to help people, to come through for them, that’s the best part. ” How would you describe your background? I went to WPI (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and have a degree in Management Engineering with a concentration in […]

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12 March 2019

“Every picture tells a story”


Photography exhibit at Amherst Label features highlights of Bob Hug’s 40-year career  “From Darkroom to Digital” is the title of Bob Hug’s new exhibit in the Amherst Label cafeteria. The opportunity to display his photos “accelerated Bob’s plans to frame his favorites” from decades of seeing things in his unique way and capturing them with […]

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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 professional. 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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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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