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.
16 New Employees Join the Roland DG Team in 2020
07/22/2020 Corporate Activities
Sixteen new graduates were welcomed as members of Roland DG on April 1, 2020. They took part in several training courses that were mainly held remotely, before being assigned to their respective departments and embarking on their new careers.
Using UV Printers to Make Customized “Amabie” Accessories for Repelling the Pandemic
07/07/2020 Digital Printing
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread around the world, a mythical Japanese spirit called “Amabie” has become a popular character in Japan. Reputed to ward off sickness and viruses, images of Amabie have been shared widely on Twitter and other social media platforms — you may have already seen them! According to legend, Amabie comes from Kumamoto in southern Japan which is also where a Roland DG customer became one of the first to launch a service for creating custom Amabie-themed key chains using UV printers, making it a great way to boost the #AMABIEchallenge.