Roland DGA Customers Win Nine SGIA Golden Image Awards at PRINTING United 2019 | Roland

Roland DGA Customers Win Nine SGIA Golden Image Awards at PRINTING United 2019

Irvine, Calif., November 15, 2019 – Roland DGA customers won a total of nine SGIA Golden Image Awards in a variety of categories at PRINTING United 2019 in Dallas, impressing the judging panel with the creativity and quality of their respective entries, all printed on Roland inkjets.

SGIA’s annual Golden Image Awards competition recognizes standout work produced by digital imaging and screen-printing professionals, encompassing a wide range of applications made possible by specialty imaging technologies. This year’s winners were selected from among 231 entries submitted by 71 companies in over 50 categories.

“The things our talented end users can do with their Roland printers never cease to amaze me,” said Andrew Oransky, Roland DGA President and CEO. “It’s an honor for Roland DGA to play a key role in their success by providing tools that help them build their business and bring their creative visions to life.”

Below is a list of Roland customers that earned SGIA 2019 Golden Image Awards, along with brief descriptions of their entries:

Gold Award Winner – Interior Design (Digital)   

Customer: Gamut Media

Title: Real Street 92.3 Concert at the Honda Center

Entry Description: Gamut Media used its Roland VersaCAMM® printer/cutter to produce these prints in collaboration with IG famous artist Aaron Kai. The event performers included Cardi B, Migos, A$AP Rocky, Rae Sremmurd, 2 Chainz, and Meek Mill.

 

Silver Award Winner – Wallpaper (Digital)

Customer: Gamut Media

Title: Catherine (Video game for SEGA franchise)

Entry Description: Gamut Media produced this eye-catching wallpaper on its Roland VersaCAMM printer/cutter for a pop-up after-party at Anime Expo.

 

Silver Award Winner – Building Graphics (Digital)

Customer: Gamut Media

Title:  GUNDAM (Comic-Con x Bait)

Entry Description: Gamut Media used its Roland VersaCAMM to create this stunning 45' x 35' building exterior wrap for BANDAI of the popular Japanese franchise GUNDAM.

 

Silver Award Winner – Retail Displays/Exhibits (Digital)

Customer: Gamut Media

Title: Care Bears x Cravings

Entry Description: Gamut Media used its Roland VersaCAMM to produce this colorful, licensed collaboration project with Carebears and Cravings food hall.

 

Silver Award Winner – Interior Design (Digital)

Customer: Vivas Banners Inc.

Title: Compass – Interior Window Graphics

Entry Description: Vivas Banners Inc. used its Roland TrueVIS VG-640 printer/cutter to produces these large, die-cut frost panels for Compass.

 

Bronze Award Winner – Fine Art (Digital)

Customer: Bonny Lhotka

Title: Thunder & Lightning

Entry Description: This striking two-piece artwork was created using eight different files to layer various densities of white, gloss, matte and CMYK UV ink. The artist, Bonny Lhotka, printed the piece on a Roland VersaUV® LEJ-640FT flatbed.

 

Bronze Award Winner – Decals/Labels/Stickers (Digital)

Customer: ARB Digital

Title: Tres Tiempos Labels

Entry Description: ARB Digital used its Roland VersaUV benchtop flatbed to print directly on PSA birch veneer, creating a sophisticated Mezcal bottle label prototype.

 

Honorable Mention – Unique Applications (Digital)

Customer: Sassy Squirrel Ink

Title: Wedding Invite on Slate

Entry Description: Sassy Squirrel printed this unique wedding invitation on slate using its Roland VersaUV benchtop flatbed UV printer.

 

Honorable Mention – Unique Applications (Digital)

Customer: Sassy Squirrel Ink

Title: Wedding Photo Plaque

Entry Description: Sassy Squirrel Ink used its Roland VersaUV series flatbed to print a wedding photo on slate, creating a one-of-a-kind keepsake.

 

To view a complete list of 2019 SGIA Golden Image Award winners, visit https://www.sgia.org/programs/awards-competitions/golden-image/2019-golden-image-award-winners.  For more information on Roland DGA, or the entire Roland product line, visit https://www.rolanddga.com.

 

About Roland DGA Corporation

Roland DGA Corporation serves North and South America as the marketing, sales, distribution and service arm for Roland DG Corporation. Founded in 1981 and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Roland DG of Hamamatsu, Japan is a worldwide leader in wide-format inkjet printers for the sign, apparel, textile, personalization and vehicle graphics markets; engravers for awards, giftware and ADA signage; photo impact printers for direct part marking; and CNC milling machines for the dental CAD/CAM, rapid prototyping, part manufacturing and medical industries.  For more information, visit https://www.rolanddga.com.