Roland DGA has announced its 2018 schedule of “Born to Wrap” workshops – highly interactive two-day and one-day classes designed to help vehicle wrap designers, installers and shop owners take their abilities and operations to the next level. The hands-on workshops, sponsored by Avery Dennison, will be led by the vehicle wrap professionals from Louisville, Kentucky-based Digital EFX Wraps, renowned for their vehicle wrap installation and business management skills.
The Blue Ridge/University of Arizona 4-H Fab Lab – the first public school Fab Lab established in Arizona and the first 4-H Foundation Fab Lab in the U.S. – held its Grand Opening ceremony on January 18 in Lakeside, Arizona. The cutting-edge facility, located at Blue Ridge High School and funded by the University of Arizona, is designed to train the next generation of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) professionals through the use of real-world digital fabrication hardware and software. For its printing, cutting and milling equipment, Blue Ridge chose Roland DGA, a leading provider of 3D mills, flatbed inkjet printers and other advanced digital imaging devices. Included with the equipment were Roland DGA’s Project Based Learning (PBL) modules, which make it easy for students to learn through hands-on, step-by-step projects.
Roland DGA recently partnered with Adobe®, the world’s leading design software manufacturer, at Adobe MAX in Las Vegas, providing advanced digital wide-format printers for unique interactive attendee workshops. The event attracted thousands of designers, photographers, web developers, video makers, illustrators, educators and other creative professionals from around the world for seminars, workshops, networking, and more.
Roland customers won a total of eight prestigious SGIA Golden Image Awards at the 2017 Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo in New Orleans, including Gold, Silver and Bronze ribbons in a variety of categories.
Those attending the 2017 SGIA Expo, October 10-12 in New Orleans’ Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, can get a firsthand look at Roland DGA’s latest digital technologies for integrated print/cut as well as print-and-cut workflows. Roland will be showcasing its advanced eco-solvent inkjets for producing signs, banners and vehicle wraps, innovative UV flatbeds for printing custom graphics on three-dimensional products, and state-of-the-art dye-sublimation printers for adding vibrant graphics to textiles, soft signage, hard goods and more.