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Mercian Labels secures regulatory hat-trick

Mercian Labels’ quality manager Karl Shilton went home with a big smile on his face on Friday afternoon – and with every reason. Over the last fortnight inspectors have been crawling through his quality manuals, food safety procedures and our LabelLock security regime to find faults. Our last blog was […]

Mercian Labels repeats BRC AA success

Once again Mercian Labels has demonstrated its competency and commitment to the highest quality of products manufactured for the food-centred supply chain, in being awarded the top AA grade following an extensive BRC audit. What does this mean for you? An AA grade BRC certification assures customers that products supplied […]

Mercian Labels are hiring 2 x UV Flexo Printers

2 x UV Flexo Label Printers We wish to appoint two experienced UV Flexo Printers at our Burntwood (Staffordshire) manufacturing site to accelerate our journey towards our vision of becoming a world class manufacturer of labels. ABOUT MERCIAN LABELS Mercian Labels is at the top of its game, an independently […]

Numering order for Multi Page Peel and Reveal labels 1-2-3 or 3-2-1 ?

A question we’ve been dealing with internally recently has been the correct way to refer to page numbers on multi page peel and reveal labels. After some discussion on this Linkedin thread, it seems that the top face must be page 1, and each page under it is numbered sequentially. Customers […]

Vacancies – Production Operatives / Rewinders in Burntwood, Staffordshire

Immediate start available for multiple positions Based in Burntwood, Staffordshire (near Cannock) Attractive starting salary – £19,000 per annum (depending on experience) Company-wide bonus scheme (paid 6-monthly) Shift flexibility essential with short notice changes during the hours of 0600-2200 hrs Several shift patterns available (some with rotating patterns including night shifts) […]

PRESS RELEASE – Mercian Labels consolidates on success

PRESS RELEASE 26 FEBRUARY 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION MERCIAN LABELS CONSOLIDATES ON SUCCESS Following a record January sales month, Mercian Labels are pleased to announce that it has also completed its plans for consolidation having successfully transferred its Derby-based operations into their Burntwood (UK) site, thereby bringing all of its […]

Upcoming price pressure on direct thermal label material

UK label users of direct thermal label materials will be interested in the emerging situation in respect of the availability of direct thermal materials. A recent article from the USA casts some light on the problems over the global supply of Leuco, the chemical dye used in the manufacture of […]

Merry Christmas from us all at Mercian Labels!

Mercian Labels will be closed for the Christmas holidays from the afternoon of Friday, 22nd December until Tuesday, 2nd January 2018. A heartfelt thank-you to all our customers, suppliers, staff and colleagues at Mercian Labels for your support throughout 2017, and we look forward to a successful and happy year […]