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Inkjet Printers & Printers/Cutters

Discover a multitude of useful inkjet printer and printer/cutter tips and tricks in this selection of small business articles and resources to help you grow your sign and graphics business. The following articles highlight Roland eco-solvent devices and VersaUV software as well as featuring inkjet printer sand printer/cutters posts to empower your business with productivity and profitability advice.
Roland DG tips and tricks

Info Central for Roland Tips and Tricks

In the second of our info blog hubs, we’ve made an extensive list of all the useful tips and tricks for Roland DG software, inkjet printers, flatbeds, dye-sublimation printers, CNC machines, dental milling machines and more. Also included in this rundown are some small business advice articles and other resources to help you grow your company.

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Roland DG Inkjet Printing and Cutting

Info Central for Inkjet Printers and Printer/Cutters

In the first of our info blog hubs, we’ve gathered together some of our most interesting and useful articles about inkjet printers and printer cutters. The following articles are a great resource for those who want to get into large format printing and for graphic experts who are looking for inspiration.

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Gamut Media Creates Rockstar Murals for Snoop Dogg

It’s not surprising that rockstar sign and graphics company, Gamut Media would have rockstar clients, like the King of Long Beach himself, Snoop Dogg. Roland talked to Phillip Yu, Creative Director at Gamut Media about the Gamut Media graphics empire, their recent work for Snoop Dogg, and the things sign and graphics businesses need to do to keep high profile customers coming back for more.

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Wrapping Future Vehicles

What's cooler than boldly going where no man has gone before? Boldly going where no man has gone before with a sweet wrap emblazoned on your galactic transportation vehicle. To celebrate the release of Roland's new TrueVIS VG series, we're having a bit of fun, imagining what some future vehicles would look like if their graphics were produced on the future of print/cut devices.

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Emboss Like a Boss – Inspirational UV Ink Effects

There was a time when embossing meant creating a special die-cut stamp for a letterpress machine that would impress the design onto a paper substrate. There’s definitely still a place for these traditional techniques, however, with digital UV technologies from Roland DG, the art of adding textures and embossed effects to all manner of media and surfaces has never been easier or more impressive.

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From Blank to Bank – A Product Making guide for digital printers!

Roland DGA presents a host of customized gift and product ideas and promotions for the holidays and beyond. Turn generic gift items and product blanks into something personal and cool! Here are a few of the many gift items that can be customized with Roland devices, including the cost of blanks and production, that we feel have that extra bit of sparkle and magic:

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A Closer Look at the Design and Typography of Unique Labels and Products

As senior graphic designer at Roland DGA, one of my personal highlights each year is creating print samples to show-off the capabilities of our machines. We start these design and print projects by creating a pseudo print brand to showcase our specialty inks and features such as print/cut. Like everything at Roland DGA, this is a team effort and with the help of amazing freelance illustrators like Joe Diaz, these projects are always some of our most eye-catching and impressive.

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A Print Wonderland! Take a 3D Look Inside our Roland DGA Headquarters

If you’ve never visited our Roland DGA headquarters in Irvine, then here’s a first person 3D look at our Creative Center and showroom via the power of Google. If you can’t stop by our Irvine office to say hello and to take a look at some of the cool graphics on display, this is the next best thing.

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Meet Some Successful Large Format Graphics Businesses and Discover Why they Chose Roland

At Roland, we love our customers and we’re inspired by what they do with Roland products. We recently visited three Roland customers who are doing really exciting things in the sign and graphics industry and asked them why they chose Roland printers. Here is a short video of what they had to say:

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