This accreditation means the company is compliant with the latest food safety management systems and can offer BRC accredited digital and flexo printed labels to the food sector delivered with speed and service
Hugo Gell, Mercian Labels sales director, said: "With the recent addition of business from large multiples in the food, drink and retail sectors, it was essential that we could advertise our proficiencies in producing high volume, high quality products in a hygienic, safe and properly controlled environment.
"This is a significant step in our development. We will now service the requirements of major retail sectors especially in food, drink, chemical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries, by providing labels that are fully BRC compliant and accredited, as well as exceeding ISO quality standards.'
Last year the company made significant incestment, installing an 8-colour flexo press at its Derby site, while this year the new Burntwood factory was the world's first installation of a Xeikon Cheetah digital label printing unit.