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A-to-Z of Printing: Posters that Pop

A-to-Z of Printing: Posters that Pop

Since 1880 when the first lithographic press was built, the world has been in love with posters. For two centuries the poster has been a vehicle for everything from advertisements pasted onto street corners, to favorite band posters tacked onto the walls of student dorms.
In today’s digital print environment, posters are as popular as ever and print and graphics providers are using Roland machines to print poster art on all manner of different films, papers, and substrates. The following examples of Roland printed posters illustrate how you can print onto different materials while maintaining the dynamic color and visual impact that makes poster art so appealing and enduring.  

Wednesday, November 28, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (377)/Comments (0)/
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Forging Ahead with Roland's Flatbed Technology

Forging Ahead with Roland's Flatbed Technology

Luciano Martinez, who operates The Forge in Huntington Beach, Calif., has always believed that doing things in-house is best. “Why give that work to someone else?“ he said. 
The Forge specializes in designing and creating custom promotional products and accessories for the action sports and distilled spirits industries.  They create everything from belt buckles to retail displays, including giveaway items such as keychains, napkin caddies and barware. 
Monday, November 19, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (403)/Comments (0)/
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Worth Its Salt

Worth Its Salt

Upwards of 6000 square feet of print transforms Salt Lake City’s Salt Palace Convention Center.


Thursday, November 15, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (514)/Comments (0)/
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Mactac Mounting Film Product Spotlight - Artmill

Mactac Mounting Film Product Spotlight - Artmill

Artmill.com printed the photographic images with a water-based Epson® inkjet printer and used Mactac’s PERMACOLOR® PermaTrans® PUV2100 mounting film to face-mount the images to a Tru Vue acrylic surface, then back-mount to Dibond aluminum composite sheeting.


Wednesday, November 14, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (362)/Comments (0)/
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Mactac's Tampa Airport Product Spotlight

Mactac's Tampa Airport Product Spotlight

The Tampa International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the U.S. And, like many large airports, it features numerous floor-to-ceiling windows – bringing Tampa’s often-sunny skies, inside. However, these clear glass windows also provide an open viewing pane of the airport’s tram railway system and, of course, any outdoor construction that may be in process. With a dual-purpose goal to create a window graphic that would let the sunlight in, but block out the tram and a new construction project, the airport turned to Trinity Graphic.


Friday, November 9, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (407)/Comments (0)/
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Roland Generates New Energy and Inspiration at SGIA 2018

Roland Generates New Energy and Inspiration at SGIA 2018

Even though this year’s SGIA Expo returned to the familiar Las Vegas Convention Center, for Roland DGA there was an increased buzz around our booth, with a new company mantra, “Built to Build Your Business”. As part of our focus on providing technology, training, service and knowledge to support company success, our rotating stage featured the always popular vehicle wrap demonstrations, alongside a new series of “How I Built My Business” interviews with influential Roland end users. 
Tuesday, November 6, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (878)/Comments (0)/
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Roland Customers Win Seven Golden Image Awards at the 2018 SGIA Expo

Roland Customers Win Seven Golden Image Awards at the 2018 SGIA Expo

Press Release: Roland customers won a total of seven prestigious SGIA Golden Image Awards in a variety of categories at the recent 2018 Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo in Las Vegas, including three coveted “Gold” ribbons.

Thursday, November 1, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (373)/Comments (0)/
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Full Speed for Threads

Full Speed for Threads

In the past three to five years, the growth of digital textile printing on anything from soft signage to T-shirts has exploded—both because the technology has become mainstream and the end customer likes the look and feel of fabric over vinyl.


Monday, October 29, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (366)/Comments (0)/
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Roland DG’s TrueVIS VG Printer/Cutters Awarded Top Honors from Buyers Lab

Roland DG’s TrueVIS VG Printer/Cutters Awarded Top Honors from Buyers Lab

Roland’s TrueVIS VG-640 and VG-540 printer/cutters won in the “Outstanding Enhanced CMYK Eco Solvent/Latex 54″/64″ Printer (7-Color)” and the “Outstanding High Production CMYK Eco-Solvent/Latex 54”/64” Printer (Dual CMYK)” categories.


Wednesday, October 24, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (560)/Comments (0)/
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Perfecting Your Vehicle Prep

Perfecting Your Vehicle Prep

One of the most common mistakes when installing vinyl on a vehicle is not taking the time to prep your surface. A vehicle that isn’t properly prepped can compromise the adhesive bond and ultimately cause failure in your application. We’ve outlined some tips to help you through the important process of vehicle prep!
While it can be time-consuming, following the steps below will help create a perfect vinyl wrap on your vehicle. This will take your wrapping game to the next level and also help prevent damage.
Tuesday, October 23, 2018/Author: Lindsay Merwald/Number of views (347)/Comments (0)/
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