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 Ink Blocking: Identification & Prevention

Ink Blocking: Identification & Prevention

This week's Nazdar Ink Technologies ‪#‎TechTip‬ deals with an issue that plagues summer printing: Ink Blocking. Click to learn how to identify Ink Blocking and how to avoid this production pitfall.
Friday, July 29, 2016/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (957)/Comments (0)/
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Think it can be printed cheaper? Let Roland DG prove you wrong

Think it can be printed cheaper? Let Roland DG prove you wrong

As the number one manufacturer of wide format print and print & cut devices worldwide, Roland DG has a reputation for always being ahead of the curve.

With the launch of the next generation of professional SOLJET printers - the introduction of the SOLJET EJ-640, Roland DG’s latest solution for intense production printing - that trait was once again assured.

With running costs an important factor in any print shop, the introduction of a lower-cost printer that could produce up to 10x the amount of work sounds too good to be true. The SOLJET EJ-640 Challenge gives Roland DG the chance to provide customers with physical proof, in the form of a printed banner, that it can be done cheaper. Full VersaWorks Dual calculations will also be provided, with time, cost and ink usage all in plain black and white.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (910)/Comments (0)/
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Second of Two Roland Webinars Slated for Tuesday

Second of Two Roland Webinars Slated for Tuesday

The second of two webinars focused on color that are being hosted by Irvine, California-based Roland DGA is Tuesday, July 26.

The webinar is entitled “How to Create Color Profiles.” Attendees will be able to take what they’ve learned about linearization and move on to creating custom color profiles. Designed for advanced users, this webinar will focus on the following:

  • Tools needed to create custom color profiles with ErgoSoft Roland Edition and Roland VersaWorks
  • The difference between spot color and process color
  • Step-by-step process for creating a custom profile

 This webinar is free and will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Pacific. Click HERE to register.

Monday, July 25, 2016/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (960)/Comments (0)/
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Upcoming G7 Expert/Professional Training

Upcoming G7 Expert/Professional Training

Learn more about the G7 Certification and Upcoming G7 Training Events

Friday, July 22, 2016/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (910)/Comments (0)/
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Graphic Designer Martin Charles Uses His Talents and Roland Wide-Format Printer to Ensure Viewers Believe in Ghostbusters

Graphic Designer Martin Charles Uses His Talents and Roland Wide-Format Printer to Ensure Viewers Believe in Ghostbusters

rvine, Calif., July 14, 2016 – Ghostbusters – a 2016 reboot of the classic 1984 supernatural action/comedy film – is set to open nationwide this Friday, July 15. In the new version, an all-female ghost-busting team (Melissa McCarthy, Kristin Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones) take on a massive number of slimy ghosts and ghouls threatening to take over New York City. In addition to all the CGI movie magic needed to bring these creepy characters to life, making the sets look real was a monumental task. To help bring the set to life, the film’s producers called on graphic designer Martin Charles. Using his considerable talents and his Roland wide-format printer, Charles gave an authentic look to everything from faux building walls and surface textures to the street signs, labels and bottles in the Ghostbusters’ lab.
Friday, July 15, 2016/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (1009)/Comments (0)/
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Voting Season is Here!

Voting Season is Here!

Nazdar Inks: The Best Choice for Political Yard Signs

Every voting season, demand for political yard signs and banners skyrockets, keeping printers busy and making performance and reliability a must. Nazdar offers several winning inks for promotional materials, delivering consistent quality you can depend on at a great price. 
Wednesday, July 13, 2016/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (893)/Comments (0)/
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Flatbed Technology Scores Big for Ministicks.com/Illostrative Gallerie

Flatbed Technology Scores Big for Ministicks.com/Illostrative Gallerie

Robbie Illos-Gerth runs two successful businesses in Buffalo, New York. Ministicks.com sells miniature custom printed hockey sticks, baseball bats and sports memorabilia, and Illostrative Gallerie designs and produces logos and marketing collateral for businesses and ad agencies. 

An experienced graphic designer, Robbie launched her digital production with a Roland VersaCAMM 30-inch wide-format printer/cutter.  She later added a second VersaCAMM, the VS-540i, with metallic and clear inks.  
Until recently, Robbie had been outsourcing direct printing, but the expense, quality control and time sensitivity led her to consider adding a flatbed printer.  She knew she needed high volume production at high quality, and the ability to print durable images directly on non-traditional materials.  

Monday, July 11, 2016/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (989)/Comments (0)/
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Upcoming Roland Webinars Focus on Color

Upcoming Roland Webinars Focus on Color

Irvine, California-based Roland DGA announces two upcoming webinars in the next couple of weeks, the first of which is Tuesday, July 12.


Friday, July 8, 2016/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (867)/Comments (0)/
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Banner Hanging Systems

Banner Hanging Systems

“Glory, fly the banners high Glory, rend the day with your victory cry.”

—The Showdown, Deus Invictus

Banners have always been associated with glorious battle charges and royal proclamations of ownership waving boldly over giant castles. As such they have come down to us over the centuries with a very noble heritage. Even today banners can hold a positive connotation in people’s imagination.

Marshall McLuhan famously said that “the medium is the message.” Therefore banners are an ideal way to transmit messages using a well accepted and positively viewed medium. The problem with banners, of course, is how to hang them up. So here are some ideas to get you started…
Tuesday, July 5, 2016/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (959)/Comments (0)/
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Floor Graphics Today

Floor Graphics Today

When we think of floor graphics, we tend to think of digitally printed adhesive vinyl with a tough laminate stuck to a floor. You are likely very familiar with these applications in various retail settings, and may even have even used some of the great vinyl products available that are specifically designed for this purpose. But there are many more aspects to floor graphics than traditional media and application surfaces.
Friday, July 1, 2016/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (926)/Comments (0)/
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