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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13 May 2016

Amherst Label makes labels with sunshine. Really.




A 310-panel solar array was installed this winter on the roof of the Milford manufacturing plant, a facility ideally situated with southern exposure, a flat roof and few encroaching shade trees. Between energy savings, credits and rebates, Amherst Label’s management anticipates a three-five year return on investment. The Solar Story

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8 March 2016

A sizzling start to the day




Walking into Amherst Label this morning was as welcoming as walking into a bustling New England diner. The aroma of bacon and sausage and other good things cooking greeted us all at the front door and drew us to the cafeteria. There, three managers, Scott Vander-Heyden, Jim Cutler and Nye Hornor, were doing what they had […]

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29 February 2016

Meet AL, our Custom Label Ambassador




Introducing Amherst Label’s NEW Very Special Agent (not Tony Dinozzio) Posted by Marketing Manager Ruth Sterling The Painted Picture A year ago, Nye and Angela Hornor of Amherst Label went to the TLMI (Tag & Label Manufacturers) show and came home all excited about “painted pictures,” a strategic planning tool introduced by a speaker at […]

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29 February 2016

Do-it-yourself vs Custom Label Printing: When is it Time to Go Pro?




The appeal of DIY makes it a good starting place. But there comes a time when going pro saves time and money The selection of beautiful print-your-own labels at the nearby office supply super store can bring out the creativity in any entrepreneur with an interest in design. But how do you know when to […]

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29 February 2016

Custom Labels for Gillies Iced Coffee on-Tap




Beautifully crafted labels for an innovative product line              Posted 3.30.15 RS This standout series of labels demonstrates two grounding principles of Amherst Label. Well, three if you count that coffee pun. 1) Roots. As a third generation manufacturer of the highest quality labels, we respect solid roots and believe in […]

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14 September 2015

PIRATE TALK SPECIALTY PRINTING




Avast me hearties, all hands hoy! International “Talk Like a Pirate” Day is on the horizon and Amherst Label is ready to help you learn Pirate Talk. Arggh… Ahoy and avast me hearties. All hands hoy. Black spot ahead? Fly the Jolly Roger and shinny up the crows nest for booty galore and a duffel […]

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7 August 2015

TOP NH FAMILY-OWNED COMPANIES




Business NH Magazine Acknowledges Top Family-Owned Firms When Amherst Label celebrates something, we usually make it a label occasion. Our ranking in the Top NH Family-Owned Businesses by Business NH Magazine and the UNH Center for Family Business is a source of ongoing pride for us. Going on our fourth generation, family is very important […]

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1 August 2015

DOESN’T EVERYONE LOVE FAN MAIL?




In August, our ambassador AL put on his shades and became a “true blue fan” in our customer appreciation “FAN MAIL.” The envelopes for the mailing featured a large label which read: FAN-tastic. Enjoying the sunshine, gardens, beach, ball games, barbecues. Bring it on! Because around the corner is September which opens the door to… well, never […]

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7 July 2015

AMHERST LABEL VETERAN-TO-VETERAN BENEFITS PACKAGE




 As a veteran-owned and managed company, we are proud to serve veterans.  Pictured: Amherst Label owner Nick Calvetti with his daughter, Angela, and his granddaughter, Hadley, on July 4, 2015. Jeff Hall Photo. Amherst Label Veteran Benefits Package We’ve put together a special benefits package just for customers who have served the country as members of […]

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7 July 2015

AMHERST LABEL LOGO HOT OFF THE PRESS




Posted by Ruth Sterling, Marketing Manager A new symbol of the label people and our high-quality products: Visually interesting and technically excellent. First there was AL… This spring AL was born. AL expresses things about Amherst Label we want everyone to know and helps us communicate. Now we are introducing a new logo look which continues the “Amherst Label People” theme […]

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