Roland DG Corporation, a world-leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, 3D milling machines, and other digital imaging technology, has announced the winners of its Global SE Awards 2018 competition. The event, which took place April 23-25 at Roland DG headquarters in Hamamatsu, Japan, tested the product knowledge and technical skills of top Service Engineers – 28 finalists from around the world that won regional contests within their respective territories. This year’s competition pitted finalists against each other in two categories: Inkjet Printers, and the new 3D Devices category which included dental milling machines.
Roland DGA, a leading provider of wide-format inkjet printers, 3D milling machines, and other innovative digital devices, has announced the launch of the world’s first laser foil decorator – the DGSHAPE LD-80. Engineered to enhance a vast array of items with text, logos and graphics using a variety of metallized and holographic foils, the LD-80 makes it easy to personalize and add value to small, off-the-shelf products such as pens, cell phone covers, stationary, and cosmetic accessories.
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.