PRESS RELEASE – Mercian Labels and AC Labels announce merger

Mercian Labels Board

PRESS RELEASE 8 December 2014 Burntwood, UK  Mercian Labels and AC Labels announce merger Mercian Labels today announces that it will be merging its wholly owned subsidiary AC Labels Ltd into its main business. Since its purchase by Mercian Labels in 2010, AC Labels’ reputation for producing high integrity variable data and barcodes has resulted in them […]

Record Sales

The team Celebrate

After a tremendous effort from the entire team; the staff at AC Labels Derby proud of their achievement take a moment to celebrate with a glass of Champagne !  

Vacancy – Print Programmer at AC Labels in Derby


PRINT PROGRAMMER Full time, permanent post, Derby based Salary Negotiable for the right person/experience Advertised 5 September 2014 to start immediately Background After 8 consecutive record years of growth The Mercian Labels Group wishes to appoint an enthusiastic Programmer for its award winning A C Labels business in Derby manufacturing barcode labels.  This is a new role […]

The team at AC Labels pass their ISO 9001:2008 re-certification with flying colours!

Chris Beech presenting AC Labels team with their ISO 9001:2008 accreditation

AC Labels have today passed their ISO9001:2008 re-certification with flying colours. Chris Beech from CCAS completed the UKAS accredited external audit of the Derby based barcode label manufacturer today. The team passed with no major nor minor non conformances.     Peter Hartshorn ACL General Manager said  ” This re-certification is further acknowledgement that the team are doing  a […]

AC Labels First ever Employee of the Month


The staff at AC Labels have voted Tim Holling (Production Supervisor) as their first ever Employee Of The Month as recognition of his hard work and dedication in ensuring 100% On-Time-In-Full for all customer despatched throughout our busiest month in 2013. Well Done Tim from ALL the team at AC Labels Ltd. A thoroughly well […]

Its that time of year ! – Christmas breakfast cooked by the General Manager


Its that time of year again! Santa (Peter Hartshorn) assisted by his little helper (Karen Jones) cooking the traditional AC Labels Christmas Breakfast for the whole of the production team at the Derby based printing facility. The breakfast went down well with Rudolph (Matt Gaskin) and the rest of the reindeer.         Thanks […]

Is it a bird… Is it a plane?……….No its “Barcode Boy” !!!!!

Barcode Boy - He aint afraid of no codes"

AC Labels recent attendance at a national print & packaging exhibition prompted some attention… The emergence of a new super hero simply known as “Barcode Boy”. His identity is as yet unknown, but they say he has been sent here to ensure barcode justice for all. Fighting to combat bad barcode readability, ensuring prevention of […]