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By: Roland Dg  06-Dec-2011

New Versions of FlexiSIGN and PhotoPRINT Plus December Special Offers

Highlights for this release are:

  • Barcode 128 support
  • Alternate colorspace for spotcolors on export
  • Improved Send to VersaWorks
  • Roland Metallic Ink Workflow for VersaWorks

Please note to some drivers & features require an additional optional password for the Flexi or PhotoPRINT license, Contact Roland DG for information on how to obtain the optional password(s). Below is a link to both the updater and complete installer :

FlexiSIGN and PhotoPRINT CELEBRATE the Release of Version 10.0.4 with DECEMBER PROMOTIONS

During December 2011 existing users of FlexiSIGN or PhotoPRINT are invited to add the following options to their license with 50% discount:

Tiling & Nesting to any PhotoPrint SE : $490 now $245

Tiling Separately to any PhotoPrint SE : $290 now $145

Nesting Separately to any PhotoPrint DX or SE : $290 now $145

ColorProfiler to any RIP product : $790 now $395

PlusPRINT RIP add on for Flexi (Sign or Expert) : $790 now $395


CGS, Roland DG and Revolution Transfers join forces to offer a portfolio of color-accurate packaging proofing and mock-up solutions that now include metallics.

Successful UK Roland DG dealer Revolution Transfers to represent ORIS color management solutions for packaging and large format applications throughout the UK. Being first to the proofing market with an eco-solvent solution that includes metallic and white ink capabilities.

Like the Roland VersaUV series, the solution includes integrated print and cut within the same device, a wide range of media options and costs per proof which are a fraction compared to laser based legacy systems or even water based inkjet technology.

Hainburg (Germany) / Minneapolis MN, (November 28, 2011) – CGS Publishing Technologies International, global leader of color management solutions, digital proofing systems and specially formulated media, announced today that Revolution Transfers, Coalville, Leicestershire has become a CGS reseller. Revolution Transfers will represent the CGS packaging and large format color management products in the UK, particularly concentrating on end-to-end solution bundles, including the award-winning ORIS Color Tuner // Web and Roland DG’s VersaUV LEC and VersaCAMM VS printer ranges.

"We have been highly successful in selling the innovative Roland DG VersaUV LEC print, cut and crease range in the UK, which enables printing onto own stock with white and gloss inks. As a natural extension, we immediately saw the enormous impact Roland’s VersaCAMM VS printer/cutter series would have on the flexible packaging market”, states Jan Edgecombe, Managing Director of Revolution Transfers.

“The VersaCAMM VS printer/cutters feature eco-solvent ink technology that will deliver highly color accurate proofs, with integrated print and cut within the same device, and include white and metallic ink on media that is an incredibly close match to the substrates used in the final production. However we recognised the included RIP could not fulfil the demanding color management requirements of the packaging industry,” explains Edgecombe.

“When Roland DG introduced the ORIS solution from CGS, we were immediately enthusiastic about it. Taking the complex requirements of the demanding packaging industry into account, ORIS Color Tuner // Web enables you to produce results which are absolutely stunning.

CGS also provides a full range of substrates, ranging from an ultra-thin clear film to metallised film and even shrink foil. We can therefore offer a complete end-to-end solution, including hardware, software and media, along with reference profiles, complete with the option of special, value added white and metallic ink,” concludes Edgecombe.

Steve Chappell, Business Manager at Roland DG (UK) Ltd comments: “We are absolutely delighted with this new agreement and it is fantastic to be the first to the proofing and packaging market with an end-to-end solution that can utilise both metallic and white ink. Revolution Transfers are re ally opening up a variety of options for these customers, with the use of special inks and effects that can be created on Roland’s printer/cutters. Both Roland VersaUV and VersaCAMM products offer customers a wider range of printable materials whilst reducing printing costs when compared to water based proofing technology.”

"We are very pleased to be working with Revolution Transfers. Their team has an outstanding reputation in the UK market and a broad expertise in color management, which is necessary to understand the requirements of complex environments like the packaging industry,” states Heiner Mueller, Director of Communications & Business Development at CGS.

“The tie-up with CGS and Revolution Transfers now enables Roland DG to offer a color managed solution for the eco-solvent VersaCAMM VS range as well as the VersaUV LEC range, providing a cost-effective end-to-end packaging proofing solution that includes both metallic and white.” Müller concludes.


Digital Image:

Jan Edgecombe, Revolution Transfers (l.), Steve Chappell, Roland DG UK (r.)

with Roland VersaCAMM VS-420

Press Contact CGS Heiner Mueller
Director Communications & Business Development
CGS Publishing Technologies International GmbH
[email protected]
Phone +49 6182-9626-0 | Mobile +49 172-926 86 30 | Fax +49 6182-9626-99

SAS Visuelle Kommunikation
Sabine A. Slaughter
[email protected]
Phone: +49 172-511-2633

About CGS
Established in 1985, CGS Publishing Technologies International GmbH, Hainburg, Germany, is a world leader in color proofing, productivity and production systems for the professional graphics arts market. Headquartered near Frankfurt, CGS also has operations in the Americas, as well as sales and support partners throughout the world. More information can be found on the CGS Web site:

The VersaSTUDIO BN-20 takes out the Signmaking category for its metallic printing, desktop size, and affordability

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, November 4, 2011 – Roland DG Corporation today announced that the VersaSTUDIO BN-20, 20-inch wide metallic Eco-SOL MAX inkjet printer/cutter, received the prestigious viscom BEST of 2011 Award in the sign-making category at viscom Düsseldorf 2011.

“We are pleased that the jury recognized the BN-20’s unique ability as a desktop device to print metallic ink, and furthermore offer it at a reasonable price,” said Kevin Shigenoya, Roland DG product marketing executive officer. “We aim to meet the needs of businesses and will continue to encourage the broad use of inkjet devices in the market by demonstrating that versatile applications, such as metallic printing, adds value to products and services.”

Roland VersaSTUDIO BN-20


is the industry’s first metallic desktop eco-solvent printer/cutter. The BN-20 combines all the versatility and advanced features of Roland’s latest inkjet printing technologies into a compact, affordable device. The BN-20 quickly and easily produces a wide range of full-color prints with metallic effects, on demand, for apparel heat transfers, labels, decals, POP, promotional signage and more. Integrated print/cut technology allows the BN-20 to contour cut graphics into virtually any shape without additional die cutting equipment. The BN-20 includes powerful Roland VersaWorks® RIP software exclusively developed for Roland inkjets.

BEST of 2011 Award and viscom düsseldorf

viscom is the largest trade show in Europe for signmaking industry, taking place biannually, switching between Düsseldorf and Frankfurt. Since it was founded in 1986, viscom has become the leading trade show for visual communication. The viscom Awards honour the innovative achievements of the Viscom exhibitors. There are five categories for the awards: Signmaking, Large-format printing/LFP, Light advertising, Textile refinement and Software. The jury consisted of the editors-in-chief of various trade magazines, representatives of trade organizations and members of the exhibition organization.

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Roland DG Corporation

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Roland DG Corporation is a leading worldwide manufacturer of inkjet devices, milling and engraving machines, vinyl cutters, 3D scanners, a jewelry wax model maker and photo impact printers. Roland pioneered the development of Print&Cut technology and today is the number one brand of Print&Cut devices with more than 85,000 sold worldwide.* In addition, the company markets software and other components that provide professionals with complete solutions. Roland DG's "Digital Value Engineering" (DVE) employs the latest digital technology to improve the company's business workflow processes. Integral to DVE, Roland DG has replaced its conventional production lines with a digitally-controlled system entitled Digital Yatai. Roland's Digital Yatai production technology features guided on-screen instructions and other automated systems that enable individuals to produce Roland inkjet printers and other products in an unassisted manner while preventing human errors. Roland DG is ISO 14001:2004 and ISO 9001:2008 certified. The company strives to preserve environmental protection while maintaining the highest quality standards.

The information in this article was current at 02 Dec 2011

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