Roland Businesses Wow SGIA 2013 Golden Image Awards Judges with 21 Wins

Roland DGA Corp., has announced that twenty-one of this year’s SGIA Golden Image Awards were given for graphics produced on Roland digital printing equipment.

Held the week of October 23-25 at the Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo in Orlando, Florida, 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 Roland printer):

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 - “ELEPHANT COMPANY”
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, California

Gold – Interior Design, Digital Entries - “Open X”
Produced with a VersaUV® LEJ-640 hybrid flatbed printer and a VersaCAMM® 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, California

Gold – Glass/Mirrors, Flat, Digital Entries - “Koi Coffee Table”
Printed on a VersaUV LEJ-640 hybrid flatbed printer

SagaBoy Productions, Santa Monica, California

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 Treatment”
Printed on a SOLJET® 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 For more information on Roland wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters, please call 800/542-2307 or visit

  • Metropolitan West: Gold-Interior Deisgn, Digital Entries "Open X."

  • Metropolitan West: Bronze-Building Graphics, Digital Entries-"Real D."

  • This image is from HBO’s “THE NEWSROOM” © 2013 Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

  • Maxwell Dickson: Gold-Glass/Mirrors, Flat, Digital Entries.



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