Archives | 2020

March 27, 2020

March 27, 2020 COVID-19 Update

Category: Books Blog

Greetings from Manitoba. In this extremely challenging environment, we are going to try and send an update once a week to let you know what’s happening at the Plant and here in Manitoba. It’s a difficult line to walk between filling your inbox and not sending enough information, but unless things change, we think once […]

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March 16, 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE

Category: Books Blog

Dear Customers, We continue to monitor the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. We are following the latest guidance from the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Center for Disease Control (USA), the World Health Organization, and local public health officials. Our primary objective is the health and well-being of our employees, our customers, and our community. Our secondary objective is to […]

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February 28, 2020

HP 50000, cutting edge in digital printing

Category: Books Blog

In October of 2019, the first of two HP Indigo 50000 presses were installed at our Printers Way plant. This is the beginning of our transition out of our existing digital printing technology, the HP Indigo 7200 presses, which have served us well for 8 years. We have traded in both HP Indigo 7200 presses […]

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February 25, 2020

Proofing

Category: Yearbooks Blog

Your pages are finished and ready to submit for printing…but wait! There is one more step before you press the approve button. PROOFREADING! Proofing is a vital step in making sure your yearbook is the best it can be. While it is so essential to the quality of a great book, it is one of […]

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February 25, 2020

Motivation

Category: Yearbooks Blog

The road to a finished yearbook is long and exhausting. At this time of year staff morale may be at an all time low and your progress may begin to stall. Now is the time for some motivation to push though.  People are motivated by different things. Consider some of the following encouragement that are […]

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February 25, 2020

Friesens Environmental Commitment

Category: Yearbooks Blog

Friesens Commitment to the environment is built around making the best use of all our resources, and minimizing our ecological footprint. We use our resources as carefully as possible – reusing and recycling whatever we can. Any waste that leaves our plant is recycled in such a manner that it can be used again.  It […]

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February 25, 2020

CMYK vs RGB

Category: Yearbooks Blog

Have you ever received your yearbook and on inspection realized that some of the colours were not what you were expecting? This can happen if you don’t pay attention to what colour profile you are using when designing or choosing custom colours. Your colours look different on screen, because your computer displays in RGB (Red, […]

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February 25, 2020

2020 Pantone Colour of the Year

Category: Yearbooks Blog

Introducing PANTONE 19-4052 Classic Blue! The Pantone Institute describes Classic Blue as a colour that instills calm, confidence, and connection. This enduring blue hue highlights the desire for a dependable and stable foundation on which to build as we cross the threshold into a new era. Suggestive of the sky at dusk, Classic Blue is […]

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February 19, 2020

Passion for Work and Life

Category: Books Blog

Passion for Work and Life What matters to you? What excites you? What are you passionate about? When asked these questions, most of us come up with some of the same answers – family, friends, health and safety, happiness, hobbies, healthy finances – just to name a few. All these are fueled by our own […]

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