The wide (format) world of sports

March 1st, 2020

When it comes to printing fabrics, the wide world of sports is beginning to live up to its name. By Jeff Moravec In sports, it’s always about competition—and revenue. As sports teams have established new revenue streams (such as sponsorships that require stadium advertising) and worked to enhance the game-day experience for fans with splashy […]

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Value-packed printer/cutter

February 1st, 2020

The streamlined 30-inch VersaUV® LEC2-300 UV printer/cutter includes the popular features of the original LEC-300, plus improvements for increased versatility, more vibrant color and greater image detail. The unit takes advantage of the company’s ECO-UV inks, which adhere to the surface of a wide range of media, including PET or PVC-based substrates, canvas, tarpaulin, textiles, […]

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Roland receives awards for printer/cutters

January 2nd, 2020

Roland DGA Corp.’s next-generation TrueVIS™ wide-format inkjet printer/cutters earned top honors in three categories of the 2020 Pick Awards from Keypoint Intelligence’s Buyers Laboratory (BLI). First place in the Outstanding Gamut Expansion Eco-Solvent/Latex 54-/64-inch Printer category were the TrueVIS VG2 series eight-color printer/cutters with orange ink. In the Outstanding Enhanced CMYK Eco-Solvent/Latex 54/64-inch Printer category, […]

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Efficient flatbed printer

August 1st, 2019

The VersaUV® LEF2-200 20-inch benchtop UV flatbed printer offers features that increase ease of use and efficiency. The printer inherits the VersaUV LEF series’ ability to print full-color graphics and unique textures, including premium finishes, onto an array of materials and objects up to 3.94 inches (100 mm) thick, including leather and other fabric substrates. […]

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Color-intense ink

January 1st, 2017

Roland DGA has introduced fluorescent ink formulated for its Texart XT-640 and RT-640 wide-format dye-sublimation printers. The inks, Fluorescent Pink (Fp) and Yellow (Fy), can be combined with Roland DG’s Texart process ink colors to produce vivid fluorescent hues and soft pastel tones. The DG Fluor Color Library swatch palette can be installed in Adobe® […]

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‘Ghostbusters’ reboot recreates New York

October 1st, 2016

Who you gonna call? If you’re Martin Charles, the graphic designer hired to design and create realistic sets for the remake of the 1984 supernatural hit “Ghostbusters,” you call on Roland DGA Corp., Irvine, Calif., experts in wide-format inkjet printers. Charles, founder of Santa Monica-based SagaBoy Productions, worked with designer Jefferson Sage to bring to […]

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