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Imaginarium Artcademy 2018– New Artists, New Techniques, New UV Printing Ideas

Roland DGA partnered with popular artist and author, Bonny Lhotka to host the second Roland Imaginarium Artcademy.  This year’s event brought together printmakers, photographers and other artists from across the country to share in the creative process, experiment with new print techniques and to make fine art with Roland machines.

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Tool Tip: How to Clean Up Your CAD/CAM Workflow

With the evolution of CAD/CAM dental technology, we find ourselves waiting for a better way to manage material workflows. A recent Key Group report states that the use of multi-shaded zirconia is increasing at an annual rate of 8 percent. Not only that, as technology improves for denture development, there will be a new wave of denture-based materials to incorporate into the CAD/CAM workflow. Unfortunately, the availability of a better way to manage various multi-shaded materials is a rarity in our market today. This being the case, many laboratories have had to adapt to the situation, resulting in CAD/CAM workflows that look like the one in the image below.

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Roland at ISA 2018 – Color, Crowds and Customization

Described as one of the busiest and most successful ISA shows of recent years, this year’s ISA Sign Expo in Orlando became the show that the storm couldn’t spoil. Weather conditions in the North East of the US created a lot of problems for attendees trying to get to the show, but despite cancelled flights and travel problems, exhibitors, dealers and visitors turned up in their droves to celebrate all that’s new and inspirational in sign and graphics.  
 

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Printing on Jars, Jugs, Jam Labels and other Packaging: A-to-Z of Printing

Your product’s packaging should communicate a purpose. As a major piece of your company’s visual branding, it must convey what your business stands for and what it means to your customer. Whether you’re looking to print labels, packaging prototypes, or other promotional products, Roland technology helps you realize that brand vision by offering graphically superior and cost-effective print solutions. 

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Operation Sublimation— SGIA and Roland’s First Successful Mission

On November 1st 2017, Roland DGA hosted its first dye-sublimation workshop in partnership with the wide format printing industry’s trade association, SGIA. The Operation Sublimation, Mission: Wide Format Graphics event gathered together screen printers, digital graphics professionals, dye-sublimation beginners and experts at our Roland headquarters in Irvine, California to learn the in’s-and-out’s of dye-sublimation and color management for dye-sublimation applications.
 

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