Archives | 2020

April 24, 2020

Friesens Covid-19 Update April 24, 2020

Category: Books Blog

Spring is here! We have been getting temperatures in the double digits for a few days now and it looks to be continuing into next week, so that is truly good news. Spring came slowly, and while for those of us wanting to get outside and focus on summer chores that is not great, it […]

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April 17, 2020

Friesens Covid-19 Update April 17, 2020

Category: Books Blog

Finally, a Friday in April with no snow, and it feels like spring! The first holiday weekend during the COVID-19 pandemic has come and gone, and while it was certainly different, many of us were able to get together as a family in some way. For us, that involved setting up my in-laws remotely on […]

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April 09, 2020

COVID-19 Update April 9

Category: Books Blog

Greetings, While March came in like a lamb and went out like a lamb, April seems to be determined to make up for it. For the second Friday in a row, we awoke to a covering of fresh snow. I believe I am responsible because I put my snowblower into storage last night. The plant […]

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April 03, 2020

COVID-19 update April 3, 2020

Category: Books Blog

“Can you hear me?” “ Wait, I need to change the setting on my mic.” “ Name not recorded … okay, how do I shut off my camera?” “Really? The meeting started at 3 p.m.? I had 5 p.m.”. “Wait—hold on—I got it fixed!” Social distancing has us learning a whole new language and technology […]

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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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