Roland Businesses Wow SGIA 2013 Golden Image Awards Judges With 21 Wins
IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 10/25/13 -- Roland DGA Corp. has
announced that 21 of this year's SGIA Golden Image Awards were given
for graphics produced on Roland digital printing equipment.
Held this week at the Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA)
Expo in Orlando, Fla., the Golden Image Awards competition is widely
recognized as the industry's most prominent annual forum for digital
imagers to show off their best achievements for the year. The
competition celebrates industry-leading excellence and encompasses a
wide range of categories that illustrate the spectrum of valuable
products and services enabled by specialty imaging technologies.
This year, hundreds of entries were evaluated by an elite team of
imaging professionals, who awarded gold, silver and bronze ribbons
for the best prints. The following businesses, including
multiple-award winners Varsha Transprint and Metropolitan West, took
top honors for their work produced with Roland large-format printers:
Varsha Transprint, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (all produced using a
Gold - Finished Garments (Light), Digital Entries - "KATHAKALI"
Gold - Textile Products (Other), Digital Entries - "ANGEL CHHATRI"
Gold - Unique Applications, Digital Entries - "ROCK N RAAGA GUITAR"
Silver - Ad Specialties/Promotional Products, Digital Entries -
Silver - Calendars, Digital Entries - "OKTOBER FEAST"
Silver - Greeting Cards, Digital Entries - "THINKING OF YOU"
Silver - Metal Signs/Products, Digital Entries - "COLOR CODES"
Bronze - Ad Specialties/Promotional Products, Digital Entries - "SKY
SCREEN INDIA TEA COASTERS"
Bronze - Fine Art, Digital Entries - "HOLI FACE"
Bronze - Finished Garments (Dark), Digital Entries - "OKTOBER FEAST"
Bronze - Glass/Mirrors, Flat, Digital Entries - "HOLIDAY MAN TILE"
Honorable Mention - Banners, Digital Entries - "STUDIO23"
Honorable Mention - Ceramics, Digital Entries - "BUTTERFLY"
Honorable Mention - Ceramics, Digital Entries - "TURTLE"
Honorable Mention - Glass, Curved, Digital Entries - "KATHAKALI"
Honorable Mention - Glass, Curved, Digital Entries - "KOLIWADA"
Metropolitan West, Santa Monica, Calif.
Interior Design, Digital Entries - "Open X"
Produced with a VersaUVÂ® LEJ-640 hybrid flatbed printer and a
VersaCAMMÂ® VS-640 metallic inkjet printer/cutter
Bronze - Building Graphics, Digital Entries - "Real D"
Printed using a VersaUV LEJ-640 hybrid flatbed printer
Maxwell Dickson, Los Angeles, Calif.
Gold - Glass/Mirrors, Flat, Digital Entries - "Koi Coffee Table"
Printed on a VersaUV LEJ-640 hybrid flatbed printer
SagaBoy Productions, Santa Monica, Calif.
Gold - Building Graphics, Digital Entries - "The Newsroom Image"
Produced with a VersaCAMM VS-640 metallic inkjet printer/cutter
Alpine Graphic Productions, Schomberg, Ontario, Canada
Bronze - Vehicle Wraps, Digital Entries - "Superman Wrap with Roof
Printed on a SOLJETÂ® Pro 4 XR-640 metallic inkjet printer/cutter
"We congratulate each of these businesses for their extraordinary
achievements here at SGIA," said Rick Scrimger, president of Roland
DGA Corp. "Every year, the Golden Image Awards brings together the
best that our industry has to offer. It is a privilege to work with
Roland businesses everywhere and to provide them with the innovative
technology they need to reach their creative goals."
For complete information on the 2013 Golden Image Awards and the SGIA
Expo, visit www.sgia.org. For more information on Roland wide-format
inkjet printers and printer/cutters, please call (800) 542-2307 or
Roland DGA Corp.
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., Roland DGA Corp. serves as the
U.S.-based marketing, distribution and sales arm of Roland DG Corp.
in Hamamatsu, Japan. Celebrating more than 30 years of innovation,
Roland provides business-critical solutions every day to
professionals across the sign, sublimation, UV inkjet, digital
graphics, vehicle graphics, fine art, dental, photography, packaging,
label, engraving and 3D modeling industries. Roland DGA is ISO
9001:2008 certified, and Roland DG is ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004
Suggested photo captions:
Metropolitan West of Santa Monica, Calif. won two Golden Image
Awards, including a Gold award in Interior Design, Digital Entries,
for the "Open X" interior wall graphics pictured here, produced using
a Roland VersaUV LEJ-640 hybrid flatbed printer and a VersaCAMM
VS-640 metallic inkjet printer/cutter.
Maxwell Dickson of Los Angeles, Calif. won a Gold 2013 Golden Image
Award for "Koi Coffee Table" in the Glass/Mirrors, Flat, Digital
Entries category. For this entry, Maxwell Dickson used its Roland
VersaUV LEJ-640 hybrid flatbed printer to print directly on the
3/8"-thick tempered glass surface of the coffee table. The image was
finished with a Roland ECO-UV clear ink, creating a modern, lightly
The following files are available for download:
-- Maxwell Dickson - Koi Coffee Table - SGIA 2013 Golden Image Award Winner
-- Metropolitan West Open X - SGIA 2013 Golden Image Award Winner
Roland DGA Corp.
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