Roland DGA Corporation announced that Roland customers won four prestigious SGIA Golden Image Awards at the recent Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) 2015 Expo in Atlanta.
Widely recognised as the industry’s most prominent annual forum for digital imagers and screen printers to showcase their work, the SGIA Golden Image Awards celebrate industry-leading excellence and encompass a range of categories that illustrate products and services made possible by specialty imaging technologies. This year’s winning entries were selected from hundreds of submissions by an elite team of imaging professionals who awarded gold, silver and bronze ribbons for the best prints.
Roland DGA President Rick Scrimger said, 'Roland is proud to provide technologically advanced equipment that enables our users to fully tap into their creative potential and achieve award-winning results. This powerful combination allows these talented professionals to produce output that not only impresses the judges year after year, but also continuously exceeds the expectations of their customers.'
Below is a list of the Roland customer businesses that received 2015 Golden Image Awards recognition, along with brief descriptions of their respective entries:
Gold Award Winner – Category: Metal Signs/Products
Company: Photographic Works
Title: Ocean and Water Prints on Metal
Entry Description: Tucson, Arizona-based Photographic Works used a Roland Texart™ RT-640 dye-sublimation printer to create this stunning series of sublimated photographic prints on metal, all centred around ocean and water themes.
Gold Award Winner – Category: Wallpaper
Company: Gamut Media
Title: Gfunk and Funk Legends/Star Trek vs. Star Wars
Entry Description: Gamut Media created colourful wall graphics spanning up to 20 feet in length, featuring a variety of funk music legends as well as a 'Star Trek vs. Star Wars' mashup for entertainment hall of fame rapper Snoop Dogg. The graphics were printed on a Roland VersaCAMM VS-640i wide-format printer/cutter.
Gold Award Winner – Category: Building Graphics
Company: Gamut Media
Title: Casino Room: Las Vegas Gangster Mural/Blue Las Vegas
Entry Description: Gamut Media used their Roland VersaCAMM VS-640i printer/cutter to transform a casino room into a work of art featuring a gangster mural and Las Vegas photos for renowned rapper Snoop Dogg.
Bronze Award Winner – Category: Plastic Products, Three-Dimensional
Company: Cascade Graphics
Title: Monster Ear Piece Cover and Head Band Decal Print
Entry Description: Cascade Graphics in Bend, Oregon used its Roland VersaUV LEC-330 UV printer/cutter to print directly on Monster headphone ear piece covers and produce decals that wowed the Golden Image Awards judges.