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TLMI’s #LabelLeader Series Promotes Sustainability

Labels are often an afterthought. Many people are surprised to know how much of a vibrant and initiative driven industry label making is! A key driver of this is the Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI), the premier industry association for those of us in the label manufacturing world—and EIM is a proud member. We […]

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Why We Don’t Sell Through A Webstore

“WAIT!!!!! WHERE DID THE WEBSTORE GO????!!!!!!” After more than a few panicked calls from our customers, we figured it would be a good idea to clear up the mystery: yes, we closed our webstore. After having the webstore online for so many years, we know it’s a bit of a shock to come to our […]

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A Small Business’s Contribution to the Climate Strike

The Global Climate Strike is happening September 20 & 27. Galvanized by the youth movement Fridays for Future (started by student protester Greta Thunberg in Sweden), students and adults of all ages are participating in this strike to garner attention and spur action from local politicians and governments. Their mission is climate justice for everyone—starting […]

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Our Annual Season of Giving Back

Giving back to our community is a practice we’ve woven into EIM’s culture. Both the City of Keene and the surrounding Monadnock Region are home to dozens of well-run charitable organizations. Throughout the years, we’ve developed traditions which allow both employees and the company itself to support worthy causes. Day of Caring Our annual volunteering […]

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10 Ways We Use Our Own Labels

If you walked into your favorite bakery, it wouldn’t be surprising to see a baker partaking in a fresh baked chocolate-chip cookie. While the products we produce aren’t edible and don’t involve chocolate (much to our dismay), from time to time we also do enjoy the fruits of our own labor. We’re talking about finding […]

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Labels Customer Service Rep Emily – Meet The Label Experts

“I didn’t realize how complicated—but also kind of fun—labels can be.” Our labels Customer Service Representative, Emily, brings a long history of customer service to EIM. “Every job I’ve had has been very customer service oriented,” Emily says. Although label manufacturing is still new to her, she’s been able to translate the skills she’s already […]

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Collecting for a Community Cause

If you ever find yourself strolling around Electronic Imaging Materials, you might stumble upon a poster of our core values hanging on the wall. The last (but certainly not least) value on the list, expresses our dedication to community involvement. Throughout the year EIM seeks out opportunities to serve our community in the form of […]

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Another Year in the Books: EIM Wins “Best Managed” Award

The Label Experts are extremely honored to announce our selection as one of this year’s winners of the 2016 TLMI Eugene Singer Award for Best Managed Converter! This award comes at the conclusion of an unforgettable year that included many exciting new customers, fresh faces in the office, record sales, and even babies at work. It’s also just […]

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Babies at Work – The Littlest Label Expert

What do babies have to do with labels? Babies at work? Full disclosure, I am writing this at my desk, while I have one foot sticking out trying to rock a baby to sleep in a vibrating baby rocker. She doesn’t want to sleep, she wants to play, so we need to find another activity, […]

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