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Imagine. BLOG

  • Caerasi Design Gala event venue

    Caerasi Design Gala Features Original Art-Decorated Items Created on UV printers — Part 1

    09/20/2017 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing

    Caerasi Design Gala, an event that was held in collaboration with several creators, ran from July 14 for three days at the Roland DG Creative Center located in the Tokyo Sales Office. The gala featured exhibits and sales of items like smartphone cases and canvas prints made by 11 popular, young artists.

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  • Dental lab

    Digital Dental Workflow Infographic

    08/31/2017 Dental

    To shorten production timeframes and lower costs while maintaining the quality and consistency of dental restorations, an increasing number of dental labs are installing digital systems consisting of CAD/CAM software and dental mills to replace conventional casting methods. Here is a graphical representation of the dental CAD/CAM workflow for producing patient restorations.

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  • Marker’s Base original merchandise printed using a UV printer

    UV printers play key role in success of shared factory Makers’ Base (Part 2)

    08/28/2017 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing

    In the second part of this series, Junpei Matsuda, COO of Makers’ Inc. explains how UV printers are used at the workshop as well as plans he has in store for the future, and also provides insight into some of the success stories he has observed.

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  • Junpei Matsuda, COO of Makers' Inc.

    UV printers play key role in success of shared factory Makers’ Base (Part 1)

    08/25/2017 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing

    We visited Makers’ Base Tokyo, a membership-based shared factory run by Makers’ Inc. that was previously featured in the Imagine Blog, to see exactly how UV printers are used for creating personalized products. We’ll be bringing you more details of how this unique creative workshop operates in this two-part series.

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  • The new Roland Digital Group Iberia offices located in Madrid

    Roland Digital Group Iberia Opens New Madrid Offices to Accommodate Growth

    08/03/2017 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing, Corporate Activities

    On June 28, 2017, Roland Digital Group Iberia, Roland DG’s sales and marketing subsidiary in Spain, opened its new premises in Alcorcón, Madrid. The impressive 600m2 building represents the next step in its growth strategy.

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  • Customization event at Ploom Shop located in Canal City Hakata

    UV printers boost sales of personalized products

    08/02/2017 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing

    Makers’ Inc., operators of Makers’ Base, the largest membership-based shared factory in Japan, recently ran a customization event at Ploom Shop located in Canal City Hakata. The event ran from May 31 to June 30, using Roland DG’s UV printer to create accessories designed by customers for Ploom TECH tobacco vaporizers. Here are some details of the event.

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  • Imaginarium Artcademy 2017

    Imaginarium Artcademy 2017 Explores the Fine Art Capabilities of Roland DG UV Print Technology

    07/13/2017 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing

    Roland DGA, Roland DG’s U.S. sales and marketing subsidiary, recently partnered with noted artist, author and Roland user, Bonny Pierce Lhotka to demonstrate how Roland DG machines can aid artists, photographers and multimedia designers in the creative process.

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  • Mr. Shizuo Higuchi, Managing Director (right) and Mr. Norihiro Yoshitsugu, Assistant Manager (left)

    Dental Lab Pioneers Highlight the Potential of Digital Denture Production (Part 2)

    06/27/2017 Dental

    Wada Precision Dental Laboratories has long been at the forefront of the dental laboratory market in Japan and is one of the largest dental laboratories in the industry. The lab’s CAD/CAM Center, which conducts research into state-of-the-art dental techniques, tested Roland DG’s first dental 3D printer, the DWP-80S, to streamline the denture fabrication process.

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  • Mr. Shizuo Higuchi, Managing Director at Wada Precision Dental Laboratories

    Dental Lab Pioneers Highlight the Potential of Digital Denture Production (Part 1)

    06/22/2017 Dental

    Since being founded in 1958, Wada Precision Dental Laboratories has been at the forefront of the dental laboratory market in Japan. The CAD/CAM Center, located in Osaka, conducts research into state-of-the-art dental techniques and has been testing Roland DG’s first dental 3D printer, the DWP-80S, to streamline the denture fabrication process.

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  • andMade.kitasando branch manager Ms. Arao

    Roland DG Provides Digital Tools for Making Your Own Clothing at Fashion-Makerspace “andMade”

    06/13/2017 Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows

    “andMade” is the largest membership-based fashion-oriented makerspace in Japan where people can have fun creating their own clothes with state-of-the-art digital tools. The makerspace recently opened its first “andMade.kitasando” branch in Kitasando, Tokyo.

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