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.
Giving Olympic Figure Skaters a Cutting Edge – Yamaichi Special Steel
04/25/2019 3D Digital Fabrication
Japanese figure skaters are among the best in the world, and many famous skaters hail from Nagoya in Japan. Nagoya-based Yamaichi Special Steel Co., Ltd., a high-grade steel-work company, has been working with Nagoya native and 2010 Olympic figure skater Takahiko Kozuka to develop a new set of blades used for figure skating. Roland DG’s photo impact printer was used to imprint the catchy logo on the surface of the blades, so we decided to find out more about the development process.
Roland DG Welcomes New Employees for 2019
04/12/2019 Corporate Activities
Roland DG held an orientation ceremony for new employees at its headquarters in Hamamatsu, Japan on April 1, the same day that the name of the new Japanese imperial era “Reiwa” to succeed the current Heisei was announced. A total of 11 new employees joined Roland DG in FY2019.
Roland DG Combines Vehicles and Digital Tools to Create Unique Experience at Honda Showroom
04/03/2019 Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
The Honda Welcome Plaza AOYAMA located on the first floor of the Honda AOYAMA Building in Aoyama, Tokyo, recently displayed a customized Honda N-VAN minivan which gave visitors an opportunity to express their own sense of style using Roland DG’s digital tools including a UV printer.
Miyuki Acryl – Delivering the Beauty of Acrylic Worldwide
03/19/2019 Digital Printing, Events & Tradeshows
Miyuki Inc., better known as Miyuki Acryl, is a well-established local fabricator with a studio-gallery in Kita-Ayase in Adachi, Tokyo that machines and fabricates various items such as accessories from acrylic. Passionate about expressing the beauty of acrylic, Miyuki Acryl sells its own brand of acrylic materials and uses Roland DG’s LEF series UV printers to decorate them.
MEGANE-YA STRIKE – Pioneering the Bespoke Eyewear Trend (Part 2)
02/14/2019 3D Digital Fabrication
MEGANE-YA STRIKE, a bespoke eyewear maker located in Kobe that works closely with customers to handcraft one-of-a-kind frames, uses Roland DG’s milling machines to fabricate eyewear. Following on the first part of the series, store owner Daisuke Higa explains how his individually tailored eyewear is made and outlines future plans for the shop.