Roland DG Corporation
1-6-4 Shin Miyakoda, Hamamatsu-shi
Founded: May 1, 1981
Color Graphics/Sign marking Devices, Vinyl Sign Cutters,
Engraving / Routing Systems, Prototyping/Modeling Machines
3D Scanner, Metal Printer
AMDEK corporation, an affiliate company of Roland Corporation, established in Osaka as a manufacturer of computerized music peripherals and as a distributor of assembled electronic music
Marketed CMU-800 computer music
Introduced the first plotter DXY-100
Changed the corporate name to Roland DG Corporation
Released the first A-3 size plotter DXY-800
Joint venture set up in Belgium (Roland DG Benelux N.V.)
Moved the headquarters to Hamamatsu city in Shizuoka prefecture
Released the A-2 size plotter DPX-2000
Released the first of the CAMM-3 series modeling
Released the first of the CAMM-2 series PNC-2000
Roland engraving machines
Opened a new office in Okubo-cho in Hamamatsu city
Released the first cutter PNC-1000
Joint venture set up in Australia
Joint venture set up in the U.S.A. (Roland DGA Corporation)
Miyakoda office opened
Roland introduced the world's first plotter to offer engraving,
pen plotting and vinyl cutting with the CS-20
Moved the headquarters to Miyakoda, Hamamatsu
Released a new series including STX-7 and
MDX-3 for the hobby and crafts market
Released the first all-in-one, high-quality color printer and
high precision cutter CJ-70
Released the thermal transfer technology color printer
and cutter PC-60
Released the world's first 6-color 1440 dpi,
wide-format inkjet printer FJ-50
Received ISO 9001 certification
New factory building completed next to the main office
Released the 6-color, 1440 dpi, inkjet printer and cutter CJ-500
ISO 14001 certified
Released the professional 3D modeling machine MDX- 500
Company stock listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange Second Section
Released the metal printer MPX-50
Released the Hi-Fi JET PRO FJ-500, the industry's first 8-color,
1440 dpi resolution printer with variable droplet technology
Established Modeling R Corporation, a 3D sales company in Japan
Released the 3D laser scanner LPX-250
Roland introduced first the world's first laser scanner to offer
plane and rotary scanning for less than $10,000 with the LPX-250;
and the most cost-effective computerized engravers available
with EGX Series desktop and benchtop models.
Established Roland DG (U.K.) Ltd., a fully-owned subsidiary.
Company stock listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange First Section.
In 2005, Roland ASD was established to develop complete technology solutions for the rapid prototyping, reverse modeling, engraving, jewelry design and sign making industries. Roland introduced the JWX-10 model maker, the world's first and only jewelry-specific desktop mill.
Released a new STIKA, the SV-15, SV-12 and SV-8
portable vinyl cutters.
Released a new CAMM-1 PRO
professional vinyl cutter, GX-500, GX-400 and GX-300.
Released a new MODELA PRO II, MDX-540
benchtop milling machine.
Released the 74"-wide FP-740 sublimation inkjet printer.
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A History of Innovation Worldwide
Roland DGA Corporation is the U.S. - based marketing, distribution and sales arm of Roland DG Corporation of Hamamatsu, Japan, a worldwide leader in the sign, graphic arts, fine art, vehicle graphics, UV, photography, engraving and 3D modeling industries. Founded in 1981 and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Roland DG is the world’s number one provider of wide-format inkjet printers for the durable graphics market. Roland DG is also affiliated with Roland Corporation, renowned in the music world for developing MIDI technology and for producing sophisticated digital music equipment including keyboard synthesizers, recording equipment and other related technologies.
Roland DG finds its technology roots in the music industry as well; the company’s advanced plotting technology was originally used to record the sound waves for Roland Corporation’s line of music synthesizers. This precision plotting technology quickly garnered widespread acceptance during the CAD/CAM revolution of the 1980s and provided the basis for new generations of digital input and output technologies to follow.
Within a few short years, Roland DG began introducing a wide variety of groundbreaking products including vinyl cutters, thermal transfer printer/cutters, wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters, 3D scanners and milling devices, and engravers. The products blazed new trails for entire industries and earned Roland DG a reputation for innovation, quality and reliability.
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Other Roland engraving machines
PNC-2500, PNC-2500R, PNC-2500G, PNC-2500H. PNC-2500HG
PNC-2550, PNC-2550G, PNC-2550HG
PNC 2700E, PNC 2700M, PNC 2700EM, PNC-2700R
new engraving machines
Roland DWX-30 Dental
* Roland CNC machines, Roland CNC engraver
A design or text engraved on a material.
Engraving is proces carving of letters or design into materials.
Engraving methods: 3D engraving, CNC engraving, Laser engraving, Cylindrical Engraving, Deep Engraving, Diamond engraving, Dot pen engraving, Drag Engraving, Hend engraving, Ring Engraving, Roll engraving, Rotary Engraving, Rotogravure.
Engraving product: Awards, Badges, Door Signs, Gun, Gifts, Jewelry, Key Tags, Knife, Medals, Memorial plaques, Mold, Name Plates, Pens, Pet & ID Tags, Picture, Plaques, Ring, Sculptures, Signs, Stamps, Technical Plates, Tools, Trophy Plates.
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