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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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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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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