Another record month – high volumes and fantastic delivery speeds for Mercian Labels customers in July 2014 – thank you!


Fantastic news – its been yet another record month of sales for Mercian Labels, topping our earlier record month in April this year, and our delivery performance for custom printed labels has been excellent! We are very proud of our OTIF delivery performance this month which is tabulated below. If the OTIF (On time In Full) metric […]

PRESS RELEASE – LabelLock achieves ISO 17712 certification

ISO17712 LabelLock tamper proof tape cropped

PRESS RELEASE 22 July 2014 LabelLock achieves ISO 17712 certification LabelLock, the world renowned brand of security labels, has achieved the ultimate security certification that is ISO 17712:2013. As a result of recent upgrades to in-house security systems, and further investment in chemistry and design, the decision to move towards certification of the new security […]

Does the UK print industry still hold Wayzgooses?


Ever heard of a “Wayzgoose”?  No – well despite 45 years in the print industry neither had we until recently, but it sounds like a wonderful celebration to resurrect. Wikipedia defines a Wayzgoose as “A wayzgoose was at one time an entertainment given by a master printer to his workmen each year on or about St Bartholomew’s Day (24 August). It marked […]

Does it fade? – Second results from our long term UV daylight experiment of digital and flexo label printing technologies after 1 full year on sunlight exposure


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Will we win another award tonight? Finalists in the “Best Place to Work” and “Export” categories

MLG best place to work finalist 2014

Excitement is building again at Mercian Labels as we start the 2014 awards season with the Lloyds Bank Business Awards hosted by the Express and Star and sponsored by Lloyds Bank and Aspray 24.   This year we are finalists is 2 of the top categories – “Best Place to Work” (self explanatory!) and “Export” award for our […]

PRESS RELEASE – Mercian Labels celebrates 45th Anniversary


PRESS RELEASE 14 April 2014 Cannock, UK   Mercian Labels celebrates 45th Anniversary Award winning label printer Mercian Labels has marked its 45th anniversary with a celebration including all its staff. The Staffordshire based printer was incorporated on 11 April 1969 and originally traded from a town-house in the picturesque village of Penkridge.  Now based […]

Mercian Labels has the magic touch in the first day of the 2014 Packaging Innovations Show #pack2014

customers on the Mercian Labels' stand

Mercian Labels, winner at the Digital Printer Awards 2013, has enjoyed a successful first day at the 2014 Packaging Innovations show held annually at the NEC, Birmingham. The internationally recognised show prides itself on offering the latest developments in packaging solutions and in this environment Mercian Labels excelled, standing head and shoulders above its competition. […]