Insight 4 – Automotive Labels

As we all know, a car is made up of numerous components and parts, some large and some small – the majority of which will either be labelled or have been at some point. Within the automotive industry, Odette labels are the sectors standard for labelling. The main purpose of Odette labels is to assist in accurately identifying the goods/products via barcoding.  The label is divided into a number of […]

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Insight 3 – Critical labels

Labels are critical to any industry, especially in the pharmaceutical sector. Traditionally the labels role is to either identify key information about the product or display vital information, such as dosing instructions, expiration dates and ingredient lists. It’s crucial that materials and adhesives are carefully considered when producing labels for the pharmaceutical industry due to the sheer importance of the information they contain.  Barcode elements are also of huge importance […]

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Mini Police aim to have a big impact

10 mini recruits took part in a six-week programme and graduated as ‘Mini Police’ in a closing ceremony at Green Gates Primary School, Redcar on Thursday 16th May 2019. We were delighted to sponsor the new ‘Mini Police’ uniforms and to be invited along to their graduation ceremony. The programme was supported by School Liaison Officers and included learning sessions about ‘learning the law’ and ‘community engagement’. The ‘Mini Police’ delivered […]

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Insight 2 – Self adhesive labels are integral to modern life 

You can’t go through a day without coming across a self adhesive label, whether you realise it or not. Interestingly, you’ll have most likely come across a self adhesive label First Choice Labels has produced. But why are labels so important? Why is this aspect of packaging on the rise? Wide Range of Functionalities Self adhesive labels can be used for a wide variety of functionalities. One of the most […]

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First Choice Labels shall go to the ball

We’re pleased to announce that we will be the headline sponsors for the Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundations Charity Ball again this year. The foundation raises money which is donated to wonderful charities, not for profit organisations and individuals with sporting excellence from across the whole of Teesside. The event itself will be hosted, as always in the Grand Marquee at Wynyard Hall on the evening of Friday, 11th October 2019. […]

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Insight 1 – Transparency is key

While food product labels help an organisation advertise their product and emphasise their brands image; there are a number of legal requirements they must adhere to. Whether it’s a list of ingredients, the nutritional value or the use by/best before date, the information needs to be clear and visible. Consumers may have food allergies, be vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian or merely being more health conscious. Therefore, full transparency is essential when […]

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First Choice Labels take to the skies

Three members of First Choice Labels took to the skies in a bid to raise much needed funds for The Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation. The foundation raises money which is donated to wonderful charities, not for profit organisations and individuals with sporting excellence from across the whole of Teesside. The First Choice Labels team was made up of Nigel Willis (Managing Director) and two colleagues, Matthew Hazelwood and Jamie-Leigh […]

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Your morning sets up the success of your day.

You’re probably already aware, we love to help and support our local community and we all know that your morning can set up the success of your day. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it was our pleasure to help serve up some funds for Rye Hills Academy in Redcar with Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation. The funds raised were to help its Breakfast Club for […]

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International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day we were delighted to attend the 2019 Inspiring Women Awards at The Wilton Centre. The annual event is in a response to a call sent out across Redcar and Cleveland by Redcar’s MP Anna Turley seeking ideas to recognise the late MP Mo Mowlam. Our MD Nigel Willis and Sales Executive Emma Holborn attended the event to celebrate the efforts and achievements of the inspiring women […]

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There’s a new member of the team we’d like to introduce.

There’s a new member of the team we’d like to introduce! Steven Askham has been appointed as Marketing Manager to head our newly created department as part of our continuous growth Steven started his career in the legal sector but developed a passion for marketing and business development. In order to nurture this passion, Steven left his full-time job to attend Teesside University and study BA (Hons) Marketing; where he […]

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