Industrial and Maritime Safety Signs Made-to-Order with Inkjet Printing
12/15/2020 Digital Printing
We recently had the opportunity to interview AIMARK, a fabrication company in Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan that began using a TrueVIS VG2-540 wide-format printer/cutter to produce nameplates and signs for various applications ranging from shipping to industrial equipment.
Smiling Faces Made with UV Printers Light up a Japanese Park
11/17/2020 Events & Tradeshows, Digital Printing
In autumn, Zou-no-hana Park in Yokohama Port, Japan, was illuminated by the Hikari no Mi (Shining Smile Fruit) light-based installation that featured trees adorned with smiling faces drawn by children. Visitors normally take part in person during the annual event to create drawings. Since this was difficult to achieve this year, however, the event took on a new online approach, where Roland DG's UV printers were utilized for the event.
Using UV Printers to Make One-of-a-kind Shima-zouri Sandals
09/30/2020 Digital Printing, COTO-ZUKURI
Have you heard about shima-zouri sandals made in Okinawa in southern Japan? They are a type of beach sandal that is considered essential footwear by locals. We talked with a customer located in Okinawa that makes shima-zouri using Roland DG’s UV printer to produce a variety of sandal designs.
Motocross Graphics Expert Road-Tests New Roland DG TrueVIS VF2-640 with Green Ink
08/05/2020 Digital Printing
In the world of motocross, sports gear is dominated by vibrant, powerful brand colors like KTM orange, Kawasaki green and Honda red. Netherlands-based motocross graphic expert WLM Design has beta-tested the new Roland DG TrueVIS VF2-640 printer, finding its green and orange ink invaluable in matching these bold, branded spot colors.