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Macmillan Coffee Morning


We are hosting a macmillan coffee morning here at Amberley Labels today. Everyone has brought in fantastic home baked cakes and goodies to sell, every penny raised will go to an amazing cause for Macmillan Cancer. Thanks to all our bakers and cake providers.
So far we have raised £90.00 and its only just started!

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Digital Printer Awards 2019

Great news to share, the Digital Print Awards 2019 have just been announced and we have been shortlisted. We are proud to be one of the finalists in the category ‘digitally-printed labels’ with our Jack Vettriano Gin label. Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in London on 7th November.

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Printweek Awards 2019 Finalist

Exciting news to announce from us here at Amberley Labels, we have been shortlisted for two PrintWeek Awards. The Quality Award for Label Printer of the Year and also the Bespoke Digital Printer of the Year. Winners to be announced at Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London on Monday 21st October.

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Double Seal of Excellence


We are delighted to receive the BPIF (British Printing Industries Federation) Health & Safety and Environmental, a double Seal of Excellence Award. Dawn Reid, Regional Director visited us here on site last month to present the awards to Steve Oliver, Project Manager.  Amberley Labels are committed to continued improvement and development for the future.

Steve Oliver (pictured) said, “Here at Amberley Labels H&S is taken very seriously along with sustainability and recycling which are both important to us. We have invested in reducing our carbon footprint with LED lighting, voltage optimization and over 40% of our company fleet is now electric or hybrid. We have met great targets by simply segregating our label conversion waste to ensure that 100% is diverted from landfill. So, to have some recognition by way of a BPIF Seal of Excellence, that we practice this at all levels in both H&S and Environmental is very important to us.”

Dawn added, “The BPIF Seal of Excellence Awards are a great way for individuals, departments and businesses to demonstrate their expertise both internally and to the print industry. Often the SoE Award is just one stage in a programme of continued improvement, and I know the team are keen to obtain the HR SoE to bag themselves the full suite and the BPIF Seal of Business Excellence too. Well done to all of those who’ve contributed to this success.”

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Coveris further strengthens Labels & Board business with acquisition of Amberley,

Coveris confirms that it has acquired 100% of the shares of Amberley Adhesive Labels Ltd a company based in Dorset, UK. The deal was closed 31 July at an undisclosed amount.
After a three-year modernisation program and extensive investments in state-of-the-art equipment Coveris has recently finalised the acquisition of Amberley, an UK based manufacturer of high-quality self-adhesive labels, to further strengthen its Labels & Board business.
“Introducing our Coveris strategy, we clearly committed ourselves to invest and grow our business in high potential areas. The acquisition of Amberley clearly underpins this endeavour. We are very much looking forward to a successful expansion of our labels capabilities and further develop the potential of our new facility.” comments Jakob Mosser, CEO Coveris, on the deal.
The labels business of Coveris currently focuses on serving the fresh, chilled and ambient markets whilst Amberley’s footprint is dedicated to the personal care and home markets. With extensive digital printing capabilities, the integration of Amberley marks not only an expansion into new markets but also an increased focus on extending its digital printing technology capabilities.
“Amberley is a successful business with a proven track-record with a clear focus on providing bespoke high-quality solutions to its customers and is the perfect addition for Coveris to broaden its market presence in the labels business.”, comments Dennis Patterson, President Labels & Board, on the deal.
Amberley will be integrated in the Labels & Board division of Coveris with a clear intention to further invest into the business. “With Coveris we found the right partner for a strong future. Together we will leverage off Coveris labels know-how and resources to take our business to next level.”, adds Trevor Smith, CEO and owner of Amberley.
About Coveris

Coveris is a leading European packaging company that manufactures flexible packaging solutions for some of the world’s most respected brands. It develops packaging that protects all types of products – from food to pet food, from medical devices to industrial and agricultural products. With high-level technical expertise they produce high-quality packaging extending the shelf life of products hence helping to reduce waste and resource wastage. Together with their customers Coveris constantly works on new attractive and sustainable packaging solutions. Coveris operates 24 sites in the EMEA region with 4,500 employees. Coveris Group is headquartered in Vienna, Austria.

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New Appointment


Amberley Labels are pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Andrews to our external sales team, as we continue with our strategic plan to expand our knowledge and sales resource available to all customers.

Rick has an extensive field sales background and joins us as an Account Manager, promoting both our digital and conventional label and packaging products. His knowledge of printed and plain labels, including technical experience of hardware (thermal printers) extends our customer support and Account Management capabilities.

When asked about joining Amberley, Rick quoted “I am excited to be with Amberley, so far my experience has been all positive and have been very pleased with the level of support given to the sales team. I can already see that the combination of flexographic and digital capabilities under one roof opens up all sorts of possibilities and opportunities for our customers.”

Rick is a welcomed new team member and we wish him all the success in his new role. He is supported by our Sales Manager David Beeby, working alongside our Southern Account Manager Alison Hills and an industry award winning Customer Services team.

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Finat Label Awards 2019

We are proud to announce that Amberley Adhesive labels has won an award from the European Label Forum (ELF). The category award is for our use of digital toner technologies to produce the Jack Vettriano Gin labels.

These premium labels demanded to be produced as close as possible to the original painting’s, which are a rather beautiful oil on canvas. Amberley achieved this effect with the combination of material choice, Martele blanc from Avery Dennison with its subtle texture and the exacting photographic quality of the HP Indigo press.

The limited editions were sequentially numbered to indicate the rarity of the product and promote the exclusivity of the bottles. Several ultra rare editions were individually signed by the illustrious artist Jack Vettriano.

 

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Great little sticker booklet

Amberley Labels have recently delivered a decorative 12 page sticker booklet to Bomb Cosmetics. The creative project enabled the customer to attach the booklet directly to the gift.

Within the 12 page booklet both sides have a variety of removable stickers printed and cut on both front and reverse pages. Produced on our UV Flexo 8 color Edale FL3 (5 colours – CMYK and pink pantone) then finished with a matt varnish. The material can be die-cut on both sides, allowing every possible area of ​​the booklet to be used. To complete they were finally folded, stapled and cut to size with a hole punched through allowing the booklet to be tied and attached to the product packaging.

This particular booklet was produced using our flexo press, we can offer exactly the same format with our digital presses, including additional features:

• Personalisation with names and QR codes etc;

• Unique designs using our Mosaic and Collage software;

• A large number of variants that reproduce with exacting photographic quality from our HP Indigo digital presses

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Work of Art

Jack Vettriano Gin has been launched by Commercial Spirits with a limited edition bottling of a premium London Dry Gin, distilled at 44% abv for Britain’s best selling artist in conjuction with the UK’s premium retailer Harvey Nichols.

Four of Jack Vettriano’s iconic paintings were paired with the delicious, award winning Gin with only 100 bottles of each of the four paintings featured in the collection including the famous Singing Butler, Billy Boys, A kind of loving & Along came a spider. A Number of these were exclusively and personally signed by Jack Vettriano in this ultra rare digitally numbered release.

These premium labels demanded to be produced as close as possible to the original painting’s, which are a rather beautiful oil on canvas. Amberley achieved this effect with the combination of material choice, Martele blanc from Avery Dennison with its subtle texture and the exacting photographic quality of the HP Indigo press.

The limited editions were sequentially numbered to indicate the rarity of the product and promote the exclusivity of the bottles. Several ultra rare editions were individually signed by the illustrious artist Jack Vettriano.

Commercial Spirits has a team of creative designers who specialise in concept creation and alcohol packaging, who can turn those concepts in to a tangible product and direct relationships with retail buyers and distributors who help us get the product to the forefront of the target market.

Jack Vettriano Publishing have raised over £10,000 for charitable causes through this project by donating the first bottles, as well as four one-off signed and dedicated Gicleé prints.

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Clear Perfection with ‘no label look’

Shorts Boy Distillery has produced a truly inspirational rum. Tidal Rum is a golden aged rum infused with oak smoked pepper dulse foraged at low tide in Jersey (UK).

The main label was printed using a clear on clear substrate, giving the appearance of being invisible when adhered to the clear glass bottle to deceive the eye and highlight the actual design elements, which were produced on the digital press. Then a gloss varnish was applied to finish creating a premium look and feel for the finished product as you can see in the images below.

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