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We have been in business continuously since 1969 – 53 years! Throughout that time, we have seen consistent growth, from humble beginnings in a small building in Penkridge, Staffordshire to our current 24,000 square foot factory in Burntwood, Staffordshire.

Now governed by a Board of Directors and complimented by a highly capable Management Team, all 60+ employees are motivated and engaged with the values that they themselves identified – Teamwork, Quality, Commitment and Honesty.


At Mercian Labels, our Culture lies at the heart of everything we do. Embedded throughout the business, these simple phrases are the bedrock of our corporate society and key to our focus on all aspects of the Mercian Labels ethic.

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We are trusted by over 9,000 business customers, trade printers and packaging experts to consistently deliver top quality labels and flexible packaging in industry-beating lead times with superb service. We print and ship many millions of labels every week.

Our technical expertise lies in digital and flexographic label printing, as well as high volumes of variable data and barcode labels, and the global brand of security labels – LabelLock™. In addition we manufacture Gammatex™ gamma sterilisation indicator labels.

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Mercian Labels were honoured and delighted to be announced as Winners of the Investment category at The Business Desk West Midlands Business of the Year

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With our strong focus on innovation, Mercian Labels are delighted to announce the launch of the UK’s first truly 100% recyclable flexible paper packaging product,



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Quality is at the heart of everything we do. We hold the ISO 9001:2015 accreditation for quality management systems, we hold the BRC (British Retail Consortium) accreditation at grade ‘AA’, and we are the only security label manufacturer to hold ISO17712:2013 certification for our LabelLock security labels. Our executive directors are qualified members of the Institute of Directors.

Mercian Labels are members of the Institute of Packaging, the Independent Print Industries Association (IPIA), the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA), the Active & Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) among others.

If you would like to know more, come and visit us! We enjoy showing clients around our state-of-the-art factory – or if you don’t have time just read what our customers say about us.


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