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.
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.
COTOVAN Delivers Unique Experiences on First Road Trip Around Kyushu!
06/19/2019 COTO-ZUKURI, Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
Roland DG’s custom vehicle – first unveiled in February 2019 and equipped with our digital tools to give visitors unique, fun experiences like creating their very own accessories – has been given an official name: COTOVAN! It recently made its first mobile workshop tour to several GooDay home improvement stores located around northern Kyushu in Japan.
Lifelong Dream of African Safari Now a Reality for Discover Roland/Explore Africa Contest Winner
05/17/2019 Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
The dream trip of a lifetime is now a reality for a former Bosnian war refugee and current Arizona sign shop owner Mladen Mirkovic. Mirkovic was the winner of the Grand Prize in Roland DG’s Discover Roland/Explore Africa Contest – an all-expenses paid, luxury African sightseeing safari for two.