Roland DG wins two “Product of the Year” awards during SGIA 2018

RolandHamamatsu, Japan  Roland DG Corporation, the world leader in the manufacture of large format inkjet printers and cutting equipment, today announced that two of its products – the VersaUV LEC-540 and ECO-UV ink – have won the coveted award “Product of the Year” during the 2018 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA). The VersaUV LEC-540 received the highest recognition within the category “UV Printer”, while the ECO-UV in “Digital Inks – UV”. This year’s competition featured a record of 255 entries, with winners selected in 68 different categories.

“As a pioneer in UV printing and cutting, Roland DG has played a key role in introducing and advancing this important technology, enabling users to bring the best in design and production capability,” said Andrew Oransky, president of Roland DGA , a sales and marketing subsidiary of Roland DG in the USA. “We are pleased that SGIA’s jurors have given due recognition to our equipment and inks,” he says.

The LEC-540 Integrated Clipping Printer is ideal for creating labels, labels and packaging prototypes in vibrant colors and reduced runs. With a wide variety of printing substrates it is also characterized by continuous workflow, maximizing efficiency, productivity and convenience.

Another winner at SGIA was the ECO-UV ink – in bright, white CMYK colors – specially formulated for the company’s LEF, LEC and LEJ lines to achieve unparalleled printing results. These premium inks dry quickly and are extremely flexible, producing perfect images that can extend on curved surfaces and edges without any cracking. The brilliant and white ECO-UV enable users to incorporate stunning dimensional and texture effects, adding more appeal and value to the work. Roland’s UV printing technologies will be on display at the company’s stand during the SGIA Expo 2018, October 18-20 in Las Vegas.

About Roland DG Corporation

Roland DG Corporation is a leader in digital devices designed to help professionals and craft manufacturers turn their imagination into reality. The products include TrueVIS, VersaCAMM, SOLJET, VersaUV and Texart series large-format inkjet printers and the CAMM-1 and STIKA vinyl milling machines for the sign, personalization, garment and textile decoration industries. In 2017, Roland DG formed the DGSHAPE Corporation to develop and market the company’s 3D equipment including DWX and DWP for the dental industry, MXP photographic impact printers for medical devices, label and personalization industries and MDX and monoFab line for industries rapid prototyping, manufacturing and hobby. The company uses its technology to manufacture products distributed in more than 200 countries around the world. For more information access

About SGIA

From the silk screen industry, SGIA embraced the digital revolution from the outset and is now the preferred trade association for professionals in the industrial, printing, clothing, textile, electronics, packaging and commercial printing communities who wish to transform their business into new market segments by incorporating the latest printing technologies. SGIA’s membership comprises these diverse segments, all of which are moving rapidly towards digital adoption. It is the community of colleagues you are seeking to help overcome the challenges of this process. In addition, SGIA Expo is the largest printing technology trade show in North America.

About Roland DG Brazil

RolandHeadquartered in Cotia, São Paulo, Roland DG Brasil is a business unit of Roland DG Corporation. Japanese company, the world leader in industrial solutions for signage, graphic arts, vehicle enveloping, UV printing, photography, engraving and 3D modeling.

Founded in 1981 and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Roland DG is number one in the world in supplying large-format inkjet printers. Roland DG Corporation has achieved ISO 9001: 208 and 14001 certifications that ensure consistency in manufacturing, distribution and customer service quality. In addition to working with Roland DG Care, a worldwide solution where customers can count on a wide range of assistance that covers all the details of the operation of the equipment, including installation, training and maintenance, throughout its life.

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