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

Dawn Mahoney is pictured in our Digital Press Room with 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 Sales Rep Dawn Mahoney. […]

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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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17 May 2017

Direct Mail in omni-channel marketing

Observations from the recent NEDMA show about what’s new and what’s next in marketing   Anxiety, awe, wonder, fear. If you want a social media post to go viral, according to Neuromarketing expert Nancy Harhut, these are the feelings you want to inspire. And negative superlatives (the worst kind) outperform positive superlatives by 69%. Best […]

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16 May 2017

Textured Labels for Bee-Friendly Wildflower Packets

Our Domino Digital UV Press produces honey-comb textured labels for annual seed giveaway We are in year three of Amherst Label’s seed sharing campaign with the theme, “We’d love to help you GROW your business.” Year one was basil seeds with a pesto recipe from Papa Nick Calvetti. Year two we sent out sunflower seeds to […]

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9 May 2017

Textured labels create sensation

Textured labels for beverages Introducing 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! […]

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10 April 2017

Award-winning Label Printer

Nye Hornor, Andrea Philbrick and Cody Gardner accept awards on behalf of Amherst Label. One thing industrious people do NOT excel at is STOPPING to celebrate accomplishments. High-producing printers are no exception. It takes quite a bit of nagging by the marketing department to get award nominees from our customer service and production departments. Projects […]

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27 March 2017

Made in NH Labels and Products

Why you want to go to the Made in NH Expo each spring Originally written Friday, March 24, immediately after exiting the exhibit floor The Common Man chefs (locations in Concord, Merrimack and Lincoln) are serving up crab cakes accompanied by delectable sauces for $2 each, all proceeds benefit CASA, the nonprofit advocates for neglected children. […]

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21 February 2017

Goal-setting and Accountability in a Label Manufacturing Setting

  Could achieving goals really be as easy as pie? Here’s the 4-point premise discussed today at a Soup & Seminar program at Amherst Label. Make a pie chart with eight slices; one for each of the following: Family, Friends, Fun, House/Home, Growth, Health, Money and Work. Rate each slice on a scale of 1-10, […]

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13 February 2017

Custom Label Adhesives

Adhering to schedules and substrates You could say Jim Cutler is Amherst Label’s weather forecaster. In addition to his role as facilities manager in charge of plowing, the rooftop solar array, and maintaining the property, as purchasing manager, Jim gauges when suppliers will be able to deliver on-time and when a Nor’easter could derail production […]

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3 February 2017

Taking the pain out of ordering labels

At Amherst Label, our service philosophy is simple: identify your needs and provide the solution. We are the label company that makes life easier, helping you through ordering, designing, stock and adhesive selection, application and delivery. We take the pain out of label ordering. Our triple-tech approach to label manufacturing is one way we can do this. […]

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22 December 2016

Amherst Label Stands Behind Returning Veterans

Veteran Victory Farm One of five special programs for veterans managed by Veteran Homestead Inc. of Gardner, MA Amherst Label is veteran-owned and managed, and has been for more than three decades. We’ve seen good times and challenging times and do the best we can to help our customers and employees through whatever tough situations arise. Some […]

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29 November 2016

Noni’s Toffee Digital Labels a Sweet Success Story

Digital labels are perfect for Noni’s Toffee because Stephanie needs to add new lots and change information frequently. We can make changes for her and go right to press. No new plates. High-quality, beautiful labels in small quantities with no extra charges.—Nye Hornor Custom Labels for Specialty Foods With special permission, we can picture Stephanie Jay here. She keeps […]

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