HAMAMATSU, Japan, Oct 17, 2016 – Roland DG Corp., a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters worldwide, announced that it was honored with two prestigious Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Product of the Year awards at the recently held 2016 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas.
Roland DG received its awards for TrueVIS INK in the Digital Inks – Solvent/Eco-Solvent/Latex category, and Texart SBL3 Dye-Sublimation Ink in the Digital Inks – Textile category. The competition, which takes place annually, recognizes new equipment and supplies that are advancing the specialty imaging industry. In addition, Roland DG customers were honored with seven prestigious SGIA 2016 Golden Image Awards recognizing digital printing excellence.
“It’s an honor to receive one SGIA Product of the Year award, let alone two,” said Andrew Oransky, president of Roland DGA Corp., the U.S.-based marketing, distribution and sales arm of Roland DG. “At Roland DG, we are dedicated to developing advanced technologies and innovative products that open up new applications and creative opportunities for our customers. The Roland DG inks selected by the judges this year are among the latest examples of our company’s commitment to providing the tools that print service providers need to grow and succeed.”
TrueVIS INK, which took top honors in the Digital Inks – Solvent/Eco-Solvent/Latex category, is designed for use with Roland DG’s new, state-of-the-art TrueVIS series wide-format printer/cutters. Specially formulated to produce wide-gamut color results, TrueVIS INK ensures vibrant color and outstanding detail while minimizing costs. In addition, TrueVIS INK is GREENGUARD Gold certified, dries quickly and lasts up to three years outdoors without lamination.
Texart dye-sublimation ink, developed for use with the company’s Texart RT-640 and XT-640 sublimation printers, also impressed the judges at SGIA 2016, winning in the Digital Inks – Textile category. Texart inks, available in 4-color or 8-color configurations with CMYK, Light Cyan, Light Magenta, Orange, Violet, as well as new Fluorescent Pink and Yellow, deliver bold color and stunning quality to sublimated fabric, apparel and hard goods.
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About Roland DG Corp.
Roland DG Corp. is a leading manufacturer of products designed to help professionals and hobbyists transform their imagination into reality, including SOLJET, TrueVIS, VersaCAMM, VersaUV and Texart series large-format inkjet devices, MDX milling and EGX engraving machines, CAMM-1 and STIKA vinyl cutters and MPX photo impact printers. In 2010, the company entered the healthcare market with Easy Shape DWX milling machines designed specifically for creating high-quality dental prosthetics. Roland DG also recently introduced the monoFab series of desktop 3D printers and milling machines for rapid prototyping and manufacturing. The company uses its proprietary cell production technology to manufacture products that are distributed worldwide.