Rich, vibrant colours that bring products to life are a print professional’s greatest tool. In a saturated and competitive market, the perfect ink can provide businesses with the unique and premium edge needed to stand out from the competition.
Whether you are a seasoned professional or new to the print industry, it’s likely that you would have already come across the third party (or alternative) ink debate. The quality, colour and durability of a chosen ink are essential in producing high quality graphics and long-lasting prints; therefore, it is imperative that you are aware of all the facts around third party and manufacturer inks and so you can make an informed decision as to which is the best for your business.
The Japanese term of Monozukuri is described by professor Takahiro Fujimoto of the Manufacturing Management Research Center at the University of Tokyo as the "art, science and craft of making things". The philosophy not only covers the streamlined manufacturing processes of research & development, procurement and production, it goes deeper; Monozokuri reinforces the craftsmanship involved in highly skilled engineers creating complex high-tech machinery – reinstating what is considered by some as a manual function, back to its rightful place as an art form in its own right.
Buying a Roland DG printer is an important investment, and as the proud manufacturer we’re always on hand to help you make the right decision. In addition to our advice, you also get the benefit of a country-wide Authorised Dealer network, but from time to time we’re asked why we don’t sell direct to our customers. Why user dealers? Well, let’s try to put it into word.
A Roland DG purchase means much more than walking away with a new machine. It is a lifetime investment, and the security of professional ongoing help and support. Roland DG is known across the industry for offering superior service&support that goes above and beyond our customers’ expectations. At Roland DG, we are confident that we not only offer unrivalled customer service but we continue to educate, inspire and support you throughout your machine’s life.
A Roland DG print and cut machine is the only tool you need to produce the widest range of applications imaginable, with our team uncovering new and innovative ways to maximise your machine’s capabilities every day.
Our new RIP software, Roland VersaWorks Dual, contains all VersaWorks' handy functions and various new features that simplify your work. Moreover, the software is equipped with two “interpreters” for, on the one hand, Postscript and, on the other hand, PDF files. They ensure all special effects are always correctly printed. Layers, transparencies, drop shadows and blur need no longer worry you.
There are two ways to cut out prints. On the one hand, you can cut the contours of an image. For example, consider stickers where you cut out the shape of the image. You can simply peel this image off of the backing paper and stick it wherever you like. On the other hand, you can cut right through the material on which you are printing (including the backing paper). This gives you finished stickers that you can easily pile up or hand out.
Wouldn’t it be great to get consistent, predictable and high quality output from your large format printer every time you hit the print button? Well, the following points will help you achieve and maintain a high level of print quality that your clients will appreciate and will make them come back with new orders.