2020

• 6 MILLION IMPRESSIONS ACHIEVED FROM DIGITAL IN A SINGLE MONTH, A UK RECORD FROM A SINGLE HP INDIGO SITE


2019

• ADDITIONAL 8 COLOUR FLEXO UV PRESS INSTALLED (MARK ANDY PERFORMANCE SERIES P9)

Paul Macdonald pictured with Paul Roscoe following the P9 installation

• BERKSHIRE MOVE TO A NEW MIS SYSTEM (CERM)

• BERKSHIRE LABELS WIN BEST INTERNATIONAL SLEEVE AT THE AWA SLEEVE AWARD 2019


2018

• WE ACHIEVE 10 MILLION TURNOVER

Berkshire Labels hit the waves to celebrate hitting the 10 million mark

• ADDITIONAL UNIT ADDED FOR EXPANSION OF OUR SHRINK SLEEVE DIVISION

• FIFTH ABG DIGICON INSTALLED

• WE BECOME FSC & PEFC CERTIFIED


2017

• WE TRANSITION TO NEW ISO 19001:2015 AND ISO 14001:2015 QUALITY STANDARDS

• WE UNDERGO AN EXTENSIVE RE-BRAND PROGRAMME

• NEW STAFF CHANGING ROOM AND DINING/KITCHEN AREA COMPLETED

Christmas buffet served up by Grant Picking Sales Director, Marcus Smith Production Director & Paul Roscoe Managing Director

• INSTALLATION OF A THIRD AND FOURTH DIGITAL PRESS (HP INDIGO WS6800) WITH IN-LINE PRIMING

• ADDITIONAL KARVILLE SLEEVE CONVERTING LINE IS INSTALLED

• WE ALSO WIN A RECOGNITION AWARD FROM HP FOR HIGHEST YEAR ON YEAR GROWTH IN DIGITAL


2016

• FULL HD FLEXO INSTALLED ALONG WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF A FULL GMG COLOUR MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

• NEW 8 COLOUR FLEXO UV PRESS INSTALLED (MARK ANDY PERFORMANCE SERIES P7)

• ARRIVAL OF A SEAMER FOR SHRINK SLEEVES (KARVILLE)


2015

• SRI OMEGA WITH 100% VISION INSPECTION INSTALLED

• UNITS 6 & 7 ARE REDEVELOPED FOR RELOCATION OF OUR WAREHOUSE


2014

• OUR FOURTH DIGITAL FINISHING LINE IS INSTALLED (DIGICON SERIES 3)

• OUR PREMIERE PLATINUM RANGE WINS BEST DIGITAL PRINT CATEGORY AT THE FLEXOTECH INTERNATIONAL PRINT AWARDS

• BIOTAK® TRIUMPHS WITH THE AWARD FOR SUSTAINABILITY AT THE 2014 LABEL INDUSTRY GLOBAL AWARDS, CHICAGO

 


2013

• WE CELEBRATE OUR 30TH ANNIVERSARY 30th_anniversary_logo_symbol_only_WEB

• WE INSTALL OUR SECOND DIGITAL PRESS (WS 6600) WITH IN-LINE FINISHING (DIGICON SERIES 2)


2012

• FURTHER DIGITAL FINISHING EQUIPMENT INSTALLED (DIGICON LITE)


2011

• WE DEVELOP OUR SITE TO HOUSE FOUR NEW UNITS

• WE RECEIVE A GREEN APPLE AWARD FOR RECOGNITION AS ONE OF BRITAINS GREENEST COMPANIES, PRESENTED AT THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

• WE WIN A RECOGNITION AWARD FROM HP FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN DIGITAL GROWTH


2010

• WE GO DIGITAL AS OUR FIRST HP INDIGO PRESS IS INSTALLED (INDIGO WS6000)

• FIRST DIGITAL FINISHING EQUIPMENT INSTALLED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE HP PRESS INSTALLATION (DIGICON SERIES 2)


2009

• IN-HOUSE FOLDING IS INSTALLED

Below Managing Director Paul Roscoe gives an overview of our capabilities in 2009


2008

• A 3,000 SQUARE FEET INTEGRAL WAREHOUSE IS BUILT

• OUR THIRD UV FLEXO PRESS IS INSTALLED (MARK ANDY PRESS)

• BIOTAK® WINS ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION 2008 AT THE FLEXOTECH INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND INNOVATION AWARDS

• WE REACH THE SEMI-FINALS FOR THE BARCLAYS COMMERCIAL BANK GREEN LEADERS IN BUSINESS AWARD


2007

• WE ARE CERTIFIED WITH ISO 14001 STANDARD


2006

• BERKSHIRE LABELS LAUNCH OUR GREEN INITIATIVES PROGRAMME (15 years before the Blue Planet effect!)

• OUR COMPOSTABLE LABEL RANGE BIOTAK® IS LAUNCHED


2005

• OUR SECOND 8 COLOUR UV FLEXO PRESS IS INSTALLED (MARK ANDY PRESS)

Berkshire Labels Internal Sales Team 2005 


2003

• OUR FIRST 8 COLOUR UV FLEXO PRESS IS INSTALLED (MARK ANDY PRESS)


2002

• WE ARE CERTIFIED WITH THE BRC/IOP STANDARD


2000

• ADDITIONAL 7 COLOUR LETTERPRESS INSTALLED (KOPACK PRESS)


1998

• WE RELOCATE TO A NEW 22,000 SQUARE FEET PURPOSE BUILT BUILDING IN CHARNHAM PARK

Director line up pictured Paul Roscoe, David Askham, Susan Basketfield and Howard Roscoe


1997

• OUR IN-HOUSE STUDIO IS CONVERTED TO DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

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1995

• OUR FIRST 5 COLOUR FLEXO PRESS IN INSTALLED (PROPHETEER PRESS)


1992

• WE DEVELOP UNIT 5, EVERLAND ROAD AND BECOME CERTIFIED WITH BS5750 (THE FORERUNNER OF ISO9001)


1988

• OUR FIRST 8 COLOUR LETTERPRESS IS INSTALLED (KOPACK PRESS)

• OUR SITE IS EXPANDED TO INCLUDE NEW BUILT UNIT 4, EVERLAND ROAD


1987

• BERKSHIRE LABELS BECOME BERKSHIRE LABELS LIMITED

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1985

• WE PURCHASE AND MOVE INTO NEW INDUSTRIAL PREMISES AT UNIT 1, EVERLAND ROAD


1983

• WESTBROOK LABELLING SYSTEMS BECOMES BERKSHIRE LABELS AND RELOCATES TO CONVERTED GARAGES IN EVERLAND ROAD


1982

• WESTBROOK LABELLING SYSTEMS MOVES INTO ITS FIRST HIGH STREET SHOP PREMISES


1981

• HOWARD ROSCOE INSTALLS A MARKEM HOT FOIL LABEL PRESS IN HIS GARAGE, TRADING AS WESTBROOK LABELLING SYSTEMS