Creating One-of-a-kind Items with Unique Bento Lunchbox Designs
10/18/2019 COTO-ZUKURI, Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
The membership-based, shared-factory Makers’ Base provides a unique service that has become a trending topic on social media in Japan. The service utilizes Roland DG's BT-12 direct-to-garment printer that is designed specifically for printing on cotton-based fabrics to enable customers to print out Japanese bento lunchboxes they designed themselves onto tote bags and other items.
2019 COTO Business Division Intern Hosts Workshop Event for Employees
09/19/2019 COTO-ZUKURI, Corporate Activities, Events & Tradeshows
Roland DG ran an internship for international participants over the summer with students from the University of Michigan in the US joining the program. We met up with the intern involved in planning internal events at the COTO Business Division, which uses Roland DG products to give customers unique creative experiences.
Miyaart Graphic – Boosting Cultural Arts With Stunning VG2 Graphics
08/29/2019 Digital Printing
In our previous blog we spoke with a customer using our new TrueVIS VG2-540 wide-format eco-solvent inkjet printer/cutter as part of their business operations. Miyaart Graphic, located in Shinjuku in Tokyo, is involved in the production of signs, panels, wallpapers and many other types of graphic arts projects for cultural facilities like art galleries and museums. For this blog we chatted with Miyaart Graphic president Yoshinari Miyata (pictured above).
Welcoming Our 2019 Service Department Interns
08/22/2019 Corporate Activities
Roland DG has been running an internship program for international students since 2017. This year, students from the University of Michigan in the US joined us for the 6-week program. For this edition of the blog we had a chance to speak to the interns assigned to the Service Department.
Roland DG Digital Tools Provide a Unique Creative Experience in Taiwan
08/07/2019 COTO-ZUKURI, Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
Roland DG hosts various events at stores and other facilities to provide as many people as possible a unique creative experience for bringing their ideas to life using our digital tools like UV printers. These events are not only held in Japan, but are also increasingly being organized abroad. This report is about a workshop event recently held at a shopping complex in Taiwan.
Fab Lab DAZAIFU – Helping More People Become DIY Makers
07/08/2019 Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
Japan’s 11th community-based workshop Fab Lab DAZAIFU is located in Dazaifu, Fukuoka. This fab lab is unique in that it is operated by a private organization – GooDay, a chain of home improvement stores around northern Kyushu. Among the various digital tools available is Roland DG’s LEF-12 UV printer.