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 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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14 September 2015


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


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


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


 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


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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1 July 2015


Holiday Message and Free “Proudly produced in America” Custom Labels In celebration of Independence Day, we invite you to click and watch our video greeting card. The script for our holiday message is a graphic reproduction of the opening lines of the Declaration of Independence. Proudly Produced in America Label At the bottom of the “purple mountains majesty” […]

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