Friesens Corporation is Canada’s largest printer of hardcover books. They are employee-owned and located in Altona, Manitoba. Friesens also operates a self publishing subsidiary named FriesenPress, launched in 2009.
D.W. Friesens was founded in 1907 as a confectionery store, telephone agent and postmaster. They were Incorporated in 1950 as D.W. Friesen & Sons Inc., and in 1976 they changed their name to Friesens.