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Mercian Labels Are Proud To Announce the Planting Of…

The Mercian Labels Community Woodland in Burntwood, Staffordshire. 100 pupils from Holly Grove Primary school will be joining us to plant 420 trees kindly donated by the Woodland Trust as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative in honour of Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee. Year 10 and 11 students from Chase Terrace Academy will also […]

Product Coding IPPE 2022

If you work in packaging for a meat or poultry company, you almost certainly have to print variable information onto every pack you produce. To be honest, this kind of product coding can be rather frustrating. This is especially so when a small item such as a date coding printer can cause so much maintenance […]

IPPE 2022 – Print and Apply Labeling

As tradeshows continue to come back to in-person, after the enforced Covid break, coming up in January is The International Production & Processing Expo, or IPPE. The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is a collaboration of three shows – International Feed Expo, International Meat Expo and the International Poultry Expo – showcasing the latest […]

Unified Wine and Grape Symposium

If you work in the wine business, you’re probably already looking forward to the return of an in-person Unified Symposium this year. Our ID Technology team is certainly excited to be back and we’ll be showing our innovative solutions for labeling and coding your products and packaging at booth 1342. ID Technology has a successful […]

Pantone Color of 2022 Very Peri

It’s always exciting when Pantone announces its Color of the Year (well, maybe not for those boring yellow and grey colors from last year), and 2022 is no exception. This year’s – well next year’s I suppose – special color is rather bluey-purply and is called Very Peri, Pantone 17-3938. To be honest, it looks […]

Mercian Labels Does The Double…

Mercian Labels are delighted to announce that, once again, we have achieved top marks and passed our ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Accreditation and ISO 17712:2013 Security Labels Accreditation audits with flying colours. We had ZERO non-conformances on both standards. It is fair to say that our QHSE Manager and Quality Officer, went home with very […]

‘AA’ Grade BRCGS Packaging Materials Certification 2021

As a World Class designer and manufacturer of food labelling solutions, being awarded one of the packaging industry’s highest accreditations – the BRCGS Packaging Materials Standard certification is testament to Mercian Labels commitment to quality.  “We are thrilled with this result. To achieve an ‘AA’ grade (the highest possible) is attributable to the hard work […]

Inkjet or Labeling for Shipping Case Barcodes?

When it comes to adding barcodes to your corrugated shipping cases, the two most common ways to do this are to either use labels or print directly to the box using an inkjet printer. As with many things, the answer is that it depends. Which method is best? Let’s take a look at reasons to […]