A huge 26-metre tall piece of artwork, the iconic and beautiful Sylph of Spring, is being displayed on the side of the Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne thanks to the work of Mesh Direct.

Creating a successful business isn’t just about developing and selling a product - true success lies in making the customer experience as simple and fast as possible. Bristol-based online store, StickerShop are living proof that simplicity and reliability are important factors for business growth and, with the help of Roland DG equipment, they’re taking their business to new heights.

The sign and graphics industry is now more accessible than it’s ever been. With a little investment, a workshop and a design software package, almost anyone can become a graphics specialist overnight. However, even with the resources readily available to the new starter, there’s one thing they can’t buy in a shop – experience.

A ground-breaking new service is about to be launched by The Packaging Experts, thanks to the installation of a Roland DG VersaUV LEF-200 flatbed UV printer.

The unstoppable phenomenon of UV printing is slowly but surely taking over printing plants. One of the reasons behind this trend is the gradual introduction of new printing devices, which are more affordable but deliver the same results. A good example is Agfa’s recently launched Anapurna H1650i. The new 1.6-meter wide hybrid printer and LED curing system prints on a wide range of rigid and flexible media, as well as on flexible substrate rolls.

The Colour House has clocked up two decades in sign and print, and for the last ten years has depended on a Roland VP-540 printer for a variety of work. Therefore when the Merthyr Tydfil, UK business decided to invest in a machine that could offer its customers larger, seam-free prints, it went straight to Roland DG.

"Not only have we increased the number of jobs per day – we've also improved our profit margins." Together with our technology partner Canon Deutschland, a perfect interplay between Canon highspeed printing presses and OneVision's Wide Format Automation Suite was achieved for the joint customer. The result: a fully automated prepress workflow, optimum print data, and perfect printing results.

Bow Design is a small business, but its new Roland DG TrueVIS VG-640 has allowed it to take some of the UK's biggest companies as clients.

One Sloane Gardens is a red brick 19th century mansion house that was designed by Edwin Thomas Hall (who also famously designed the Liberty London department store). The property currently comprises individual apartments (‘The Mansions Sloane Gardens’) and is located in the Sloane Square Conservation Area within the borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

Nutreelife are a family run business based in Lancashire, UK. Late last year they began to produce high-quality plant-based sports nutrition products with a genuine difference. Although they are a new company, their production experience is certainly not new.

Threadster is a “British Style and British Made” textiles manufacturer which continues to expand, having recently added two additional Epson dye sublimation printers and a DTG machine, all supplied by digital transfer specialist Xpres. In just two days the company installed two SureColor SC-F9200 dye sublimation presses and its first SC-F2000 DTG printer which together have increased its production capacity by 30 per cent.

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