Roland Customers Win Eight Golden Image Awards at the 2017 SGIA Expo

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Roland customers won a total of eight prestigious SGIA Golden Image Awards at the 2017 Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo in New Orleans, including Gold, Silver, and Bronze ribbons in a variety of categories.

Held annually, the 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. Once again, Roland customers impressed the Golden Image Awards judging panel with stunning output printed on the company’s advanced inkjets.

“The creative talents of Roland users and what they’re able to accomplish using our cutting-edge printers and inks never cease to amaze me,” said Roland DGA President Andrew Oransky. “Providing our customers with the innovative tools that enable them to create award-winning graphics is a constant source of pride for our company.”

While the SGIA judges received and reviewed hundreds of submissions in this year’s competition, only a select number of entries were chosen for Golden Image Award recognition.  Below is a list of Roland customer businesses honored, along with brief descriptions of their respective entries:

Gold Ribbon Winner – Wallpaper, Digital Entries
Company: SagaBoy Productions
Title: Man in the High Castle
Entry Description: 
Martin Charles of SagaBoy Productions used a Roland SOLJET® Pro 4 XR-640 printer/cutter to produce subway graphics for the set of Amazon’s series The Man in the High Castle, among many other set graphics for the series.

Silver Ribbon Winner – Unique Applications, Digital Entries
Company: Cascade Graphics
Title: FIIL Corp Marketing Collateral, Concept to Completion
Entry Description: Cascade Graphics used its Roland VersaUV® LEC-series UV printer/cutter to produce this embossed P-O-P display for FIIL Audio.

Silver Ribbon Winner – Interior Design, Digital Entries
Company: Photographic Works
Title: Art Tiles
Entry Description: Photographic Works used its Roland Texart™ dye-sublimation printer to produce this series of flower prints on tile in a variety of photographic styles.

Bronze Ribbon Winner – Retail/POP Displays/Exhibits, Digital Entries
Company: Gamut Media
Title: Tekken7/Xbox/Mixer (Comic Con)
Entry Description: Gamut Media used its Roland VersaCAMM® printer/cutter to produce colorful exhibit graphics including these display panels for Tekken7/Xbox/Mixer at Comic-Con.

Bronze Ribbon Winner – Ad Specialty/Promo Products, Digital Entries
Company: Cascade Graphics
Title: Candy Dynamics Promotional Item
Entry Description: Cascade Graphics used a Roland VersaUV® LEC-series UV printer/cutter to print graphics and spot gloss embossing on Monster headphones for Candy Dynamics.

Honorable Mention – Wallpaper, Digital Entries
Company: Gamut Media
Title: Cafe Gunul Restaurant
Entry Description: Gamut Media produced these stunning wall graphics from designs created by artist Mimi Yoon for the popular LA-area restaurant Café Gunul 2.

Honorable Mention – Vehicle Wraps, Digital Entries
Company: Gamut Media
Title: Bandai Namco’s Project Cars 2
Entry Description: Gamut Media used its Roland VersaCAMM® printer/cutter to produce vibrant, themed vehicle graphics for Bandai Namco’s Project Cars 2.

Honorable Mention – Building Graphics, Digital Entries
Company: Gamut Media
Title: Ichi Poki Restaurant
Entry Description: For the popular Los Angeles area restaurant Ichi Poki Salad Bar, Gamut Media used its Roland VersaCAMM® printer/cutter to produce these themed interior wall graphics and menu displays.

For more information on the 2017 SGIA Golden Image Awards, or to view a complete list of winners, visit https://www.sgia.org/expo/2017a/competitions/golden-image-winners.

To learn more about Roland DGA or the entire Roland product lineup, visit www.rolanddga.com.

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