Archives | 2020

November 23, 2020

Kristie Lee, Texas A&M University; Cowboy Museum Book

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Title: Cowboy Museum  I just got my advances for the Cowboy Museum book, jacketed cloth and the VIP special edition. They look great! Everything about them, the printing, the binding, the stamping all looks wonderful. Kristie Lee, A&M University

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November 23, 2020

Lisa Montebello, Penguin Random House

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Title: Julia Child You guys did a wonderful job yet again! THANK YOU! Friesens is the marvel of Manitoba! Lisa Montebello, Penguin Random House

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November 23, 2020

Katie Yantzi, Senior Production Coordinator; Penguin Random House Canada

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Title: If I Knew …. The books are beautiful! So far just the managing editor and I have see them (and the editor has seen photos). We are really happy with how everything turned out! The sticker and tip-in turned out beautifully and the managing editor says the book is “GORGEOUS.” Thank you for all […]

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November 23, 2020

Mike & Shelley Biden – Okanagan Strong

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Hi to all of you. I cannot thank you and all your staff for the excellent job you did on my book! It is perfect. The colors are bang on and the craftsmanship superb. I am just sorry we could not come out to see all of your familiar and smiling faces. All the best […]

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May 14, 2020

Jessica Brender, advisor – Queen’s University

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Friesens values their customers’ experience to endless degrees.  They were willing and happy to help make my creative visions come to life – by simply showing them my vision they quoted me on many options and provided me with advice on what they thought would look best. This project was a collaborative one, and one […]

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December 11, 2019

Greg Forsyth – Strathcona High School

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Friesens and Strathcona have a history going back nearly 50 years. I have been involved with yearbook at Scona since I began at the school 13 years ago, initially as an assistant coordinator and I took over the coordinator position 3 years ago. In this time, it has been a pleasure working with Nabil and […]

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December 10, 2019

Susan Evenson and Jason Benias – Bison Transport

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From start to finish, Friesens was always professional and met our every need. When considering who we should use to print Bison’s 50th anniversary book, we kept hearing, “Consider using Friesens, they are the best!” So of course, we reached out to Friesens and it was Carey Kehler who responded. Carey took us through the […]

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November 15, 2019

Thomas Craig, Clovis High School

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Having advised our large school’s yearbook for over 25 years, I’ve visited multiple printing plants. It is clear why Friesens is able to produce a superior product for less money: financial and personnel management, craftsmanship, and resources. In other words, they earned my school’s business the same way any healthy business relationship should.

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October 09, 2019

Vern Phillips – Family History Book

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It seems such a short time ago, September 21, 2018, that we met to discuss our family history book and now, Saturday, September 28th (2019) is our book launch. I have read over the proofs and Shirley and Jean have looked at the finished product and are very satisfied with the history book. So once […]

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October 09, 2019

Charlie Lieberman – American Society of Cinematographers

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As a member of the American Society of Cinematographers, I offered to create a book of historical photographs as part of our Centennial Year celebration. It was my first experience in the publishing universe and Friesens was supremely supportive in guiding me through the entire process. They were patient with my neophyte questions and their […]

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