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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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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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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6 September 2017

What makes Amherst Label great




We really apply ourselves Our slogan, “We really apply ourselves” could be the topic of a daily blog. Here’s a little story about yesterday by Ruth Sterling, Marketing Manager In my first night training to be in the rotation of night shift managers, after two+ years in marketing here, I learned a lot about Amherst Label.  I […]

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1 August 2017

Amherst Label Google display ads 2017




As Amherst Label launches our first ever digital marketing program partnering with Google Adwords, these are the first round of our display ads. This page is not published in our website navigation; you can only get here by having this link. Bookmarking this page for future reference is recommended.             […]

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28 July 2017

Amherst Label in the Community




A beautiful day for the Blessing of the Bikes Often at Amherst Label we are asked to help good causes by providing labels at cost or at no cost. This special request came to Jim Cutler, Fire Chief of Wilton, who was very happy to provide labels for the Blessing of the Bikes. We received […]

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17 July 2017

Amherst Label, NH Made & Product Labeling




Amherst Label’s … expertise in labeling requirements are ideal for start-ups and new product lines. Dawn W. Mahoney, Sales Manager at Amherst Label Inc., was elected in July to the board of trustees for New Hampshire Made, the State’s nonprofit identity and marketing program. Amherst Label has participated in NH Made as a service member since 1998, one […]

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10 July 2017

Award-winning Label Printer




“Of the more than 2,200 entries received, yours was chosen as exemplifying the highest standards in the printing industry.”   The following message was received by our VP of Manufacturing last month. June 16, 2017 Dear Scott: Congratulations! I am pleased to inform you that the judges of the 2017 Premier Print Awards have bestowed […]

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12 June 2017

The story of AL, Amherst Label’s Ambassador




Amherst Label’s Very Special Agent The story of our adorable AL character is a fun one. In the summer of 2014, after developing a strategic plan called a “painted picture,” Amherst Label began focusing on outreach to customers at a level unprecedented here. In order to reach the painted picture goals, we realized that  Amherst […]

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6 June 2017

Label Manufacturer Touts Internships




Something interesting happens when a decades-old manufacturer of high quality labels welcomes a high school rookie into the organization for a semester. The business gets the opportunity to view itself through the fresh eyes of a neophyte. By teaching a young person what we do, we see areas for improvement. We question things she questions. We open […]

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