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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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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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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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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