Roland DG Corporation
Roland Continues as Sign and Outdoor Printing Supplier for MotoGP Racing Circuit
Hamamatsu, Japan, June 2, 2006 – Roland DG Corporation, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and integrated print/cutters, today announced that, for the second year in a row, it has agreed to be the official sign and outdoor printing supplier for MotoGP's 2006 motorcycle racing season.
"We are honored to continue our partnership with MotoGP as the official supplier for its international racing circuit," said H. Kakiuchi, general manager of Roland DG Corporation. "In 2005, we had the opportunity to demonstrate to MotoGP the strength and versatility of our sign making solutions, which were employed to create a wide variety of high-quality event graphics under very tight deadlines. This is an exciting opportunity and we look forward to the upcoming season."
For the 2006 season, MotoGP will employ Roland's 54"-wide SOLJET SC-545EX high-performance inkjet printer/cutter and CAMM-1 PRO CX-500 professional vinyl cutter to produce a broad range of graphics including event signage, on-track advertisements and vehicle graphics. These and other durable graphics will be on display at each of MotoGP's 17 motorcycle races for viewing by millions racing fans. During the 2005 season, MotoGP events were attended by more than two million live spectators and broadcast to an estimated five million television viewers worldwide.
Roland's Industry-Leading Technology
The SOLJET SC-545EX is part of Roland's award-winning line of wide-format inkjet printers and integrated printer/cutters ranging in size from 30" to 104" in width. Roland inkjets are recognized as the world's top-selling wide-format printers for the durable graphics market and have been acclaimed industry-wide for their superior precision, performance and reliability.
For more than 18 years, the CAMM-1 has been widely recognized as the industry's most reliable and cost-effective professional vinyl cutter.
Recognized as the best-selling wide format inkjets in the durable graphics market worldwide, many top professionals across the sign and vehicle graphics industries rely on Roland sign making technology to create signs, vehicle graphics, banners, pinstriping, labels, decals, retail displays and more. All Roland sign making innovations are designed for ease of use, come complete with software, and are backed by the highest standards for service and support.
With 17 events across the globe each year, MotoGP's racing season showcases the skill of the world's top motorcycle riders in three categories (MotoGP, 250cc and 125cc) and attracts participation from major motorcycle manufacturers.
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