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Author Archives: Cindy Voth

Digital Inkjet VS Toner—What’s the Difference?

We are excited for the upcoming launch of our latest press acquisition, the HP PageWide T250 HT inkjet press. This new digital inkjet press comes with the latest printhead technology, which will have a positive impact for many of our customers. Two of the biggest challenges when launching new technology and equipment are understanding how […]

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Friesens Employee Promotes Essential Services of STARS Air Ambulance

 Friesens has supported STARS Air Ambulance for several years and has had a long-standing relationship with them because of the vital service they provide, not only to local communities but to rural, remote areas, arriving in a fraction of time it would take any other emergency vehicle. STARS is a charitable, non-profit organization funded by […]

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Sustainability Story – Agfa Adamas Plates Make Positive Impact

Vincent Van Gogh said “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together”. Using that mindset we continue in our relentless pursuit of making positive changes when it comes to reducing environmental impact and improving our sustainability journey. As such we want to share this good news story from Agfa who has […]

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Matching Proofing to Your Colour Expectations

Ralph Hamm, Customer Service Manager I often field calls from publishers; specifically, from people who are considering self-publishing their work. I enjoy these conversations as it provides an opportunity start the conversation about the printing and binding process. A topic that comes up often is proofing, and it usually circles back to me asking customers […]

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Friesens Prints Color In Three Languages!

Subject line: Cutting edge colour printing no matter how you spell it! We sent this message last year to remind customers that the heart of what we do is print beautiful color books. That has not changed!!! What has changed? Timing and pricing.  For much of 2022 we were faced with long lead times for […]

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Pantone Colours

This appears to be a year for changes in Adobe products. Being a subscriber of the Adobe Creative Cloud, I am accustomed to seeing a regular stream of updates. Generally, the changes are subtle and may even go unnoticed. Recently I wrote about the changes coming to Adobe products where Type 1 fonts will no […]

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Friesens honored…

Friesens is proud to be the recipient of four Canadian Print Awards and two honorable mentions. Receiving these awards is an honor and humbling when you consider the many great printers in Canada. At Friesens we believe our purpose is to help others share their best story with the world and we thank our customers […]

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Customer Milestones Celebrated With Quilt Presentation

There has been a long tradition at Friesens with presenting Quilts to customers who have had a long relationship with us and extremely successful titles. The criteria has changed a bit over the years to reflect the changing market conditions in terms of print runs and overall numbers. Prior to the pandemic hitting we had […]

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New Guide To Book Production Sample

Book printing is a complex and unique industry with many components and moving parts. To many authors, writing their story is the easy part – but what comes next? In order to bring that manuscript to life and give it the recognition and audience it deserves, there are many factors to consider especially for a […]

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Don’t Stand So Close to Me – New Pandemic Novel

Author Eric Walters has tackled the pandemic world head on, as we are experiencing it right now. His new book Don’t Stand So Close to Me took 41 days to write, edit and publish focusing on all things pandemic: remote learning, physical distancing, quarantining, and the closing of all non-essential services. One thing that has […]

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