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September 08, 2023

Frankfurt International Book Fair 2023

Friesens Corporation is excited to yet again be at the Frankfurt International Book Fair, October 18-22, 2023, in Frankfurt, Germany! This five-day event is widely recognized as the most important book fair in the world as far as book promotion, author exposure, book deals, and trade. It’s also the oldest book fair in the world; […]

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September 05, 2023

Essential Indigenous Reading

September 30 is National Day For Truth and Reconciliation. Grow your knowledge this month by reading one of these books by First Nations, Métis, and Inuit authors. ALL THE QUIET PLACES – Brian Thomas Isaac2021, Brindle & GlassA novel about an Indigenous boy grappling with the effects of intergenerational trauma and colonialism. All the Quiet […]

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August 31, 2023

Flipping the Switch on the New Inkjet Printer

Friesens is known for its’ innovative printing excellence and it’s worth celebrating. So we are proud to announce the launch of our newest addition: the HP PageWide T250 HD inkjet press, a groundbreaking digital inkjet press, equipped with state-of-the-art printhead technology. Friesens has embraced digital presses for years, yet this marks our maiden voyage into […]

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July 11, 2023

Friesens Receives Gutenberg Award

Dominic Papineau, Quebec Accounts Manager It was a very special moment for Friesens on June 1 as we received the inaugural Mention Gutenberg Hors Québec award at the Gala Gutenberg 2023. The Gala Gutenberg Awards are in their forty-first year,celebrating the best print products produced in Quebec. The Mention Gutenberg Hors Quebéc award was created […]

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July 06, 2023

Things You May Not Know About Colour

Colour can change a mood, set a scene, or attract you to a person (or not!). We use colours to express our most complicated emotions. Colour’s influence over all of us is powerful and fascinating, and there are many fun facts about colour that may surprise you.

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June 13, 2023

Book Manufacturing Seminar

It’s been almost 4 years since our last in-person Book Manufacturing Seminars, and it was such a privilege to participate again – not once, but twice! We hosted customers from PRH Canada, U of Manitoba Press, Two Page, New Society, UBC Press, Pajama Press, Greystone, House of Anansi and Heritage House. During this three-day seminar, […]

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May 29, 2023

Digital Inkjet VS Toner—What’s the Difference?

We are excited for the upcoming launch of our latest press acquisition, the HP PageWide T250 HD 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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May 15, 2023

The Psychology of Fonts

When creating text communications, the words you’re sharing is only half of what you’re sharing with the world. The rest comes from the visuals of how you present your information. So what is Font Psychology? Simply put, it’s the study of how we perceive fonts to have certain emotions or associations. This can be broken […]

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May 05, 2023

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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April 27, 2023

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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