Roland customers win seven Golden Image Awards at the 2018 SGIA Expo

November 01, 2018

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.

SGIA’s annual 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. This year’s winners were selected from among 279 entries submitted in over 50 categories. As in past years, the Golden Image Awards judging panel was impressed by the creative talents of Roland users and the vibrant, detailed prints they produced with their state-of-the-art digital inkjets.

“We’re extremely proud to provide the tools that allow Roland users to create such stunning output,” said Roland DGA President Andrew Oransky. “Their award-winning projects are representative of the high-quality work they do on a daily basis. Having the talent and tools needed to perform at this level helps Roland users garner industry honors, but more importantly, it enables them to please their clients and build their business.”

Below is a list of Roland customers that earned SGIA 2018 Golden Image Awards, along with brief descriptions of their respective entries:

Gold Ribbon Winner – Posters (Single-Sheet), Digital Entries
Company: Vivas Banners & Signs
Title: Google 11
Entry Description: Vivas Banners & Signs produced this captivating image and many others for Google headquarters in San Francisco on a Roland SOLJET®.

Gold Ribbon Winner – Interior Design, Digital Entries
Company: ARB Digital
Title: La Fiesta Restaurant Wall Mural
Entry Description: ARB Digital used a Roland VersaUV® LEF benchtop flatbed printer to print this 14’ x 7’ tile wall of historic sites in Folsom, California on 512 tiles.

Gold Ribbon Winner – Wallpaper, Digital Entries
Company: Gamut Media
Title: Wallpaper Gfunk 3
Entry Description: For famed rapper Snoop Dogg’s private compound, Gamut Media designed this colorful custom wallpaper printed on a Roland VersaCAMM® .

Bronze Ribbon Winner – Fine Art, Digital Entries
Company: Vivas Banners & Signs
Title: Allen 2
Entry Description: This illuminating photographic wall graphic was printed for Camino Brewery in San Jose, California by Vivas Banners & Signs on its Roland TrueVIS™ VG-640 printer/cutter.

Bronze Ribbon Winner – Vehicle Wraps, Digital Entries
Company: Gamut Media
Title: Fleet Markings Rev Group 2
Entry Description: Gamut Media used its Roland VersaCAMM to print vibrant fleet graphics for cutting-edge branding and packaging firm The Revolution Group.

Bronze Ribbon Winner – Interior Design, Digital Entries
Company: Vivas Banners & Signs
Title: CBS Interactive
Entry Description: Vivas Banners & Signs printed colorful window graphics for CBS Interactive headquarters in San Francisco on its Roland SOLJET.

Honorable Mention – Retail/POP Displays/Exhibits
Company: Gamut Media
Title: Retail Display – Exhibits Banned 2
Entry Description: Gamut Media produced graphics for this colorful display on its Roland VersaCAMM for the sneaker buying, selling and trading community BannedLA.

For more information on the 2018 SGIA Golden Image Awards, or to view a complete list of winners, visit

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