Roland DG Academy's two-for-one course offer detonates potentialSign-makers are being offered the opportunity to explore the full profit potential of their software and equipment with a two-for-one deal at the Roland DG Academy. The Academy's hands-on SignLab and Adobe Photoshop courses are on offer as two-day training sessions and are focused on profit generation and cost reduction. While time permits, companies can take advantage of putting two employees on the programme, covering knowledge gaps and ensuring that all staff are trained.
Vision Signs push creative boundaries to limitVision Signs, based in Walkinstown, Dublin 20, is a sign company making a name in the marketplace recently for building custom bespoke promotional items to create a 'wow' factor for clients at a low cost. Its latest venture, a giant beer jug, has caused bemused motorists to rub their eyes in disbelief as they drive pass it on the Walkinstown roundabout.
Trimwel signs reseller agreement with Josero UKTrimwel, a leading supplier of consumables to the sign trade in Ireland has been appointed a distributer of Triangle's complete range of inkjet products. The agreement, reached with Josero (the inkjet consumable specialist and master distributor in the UK and Ireland for Triangle inks) is designed to strengthen Trimwel's product offering to the Irish market. The company, formed in 1985 is based in Sandyford, Dublin 18, and supplies many well know brands such as Metamark, Graphtec, 3M, and Sandex to the sign industry.
Crystalblue solvent acrylic adhesive from Hexis UKA new generation of solvent acrylic adhesives called Crystalblue is available from Hexis UK. It has been developed to help improve the images and graphics printed on vinyls when using solvent, eco-solvent and UV-curable inkjet printers.
Colorific launches Bio inkColorific has a new range of environmentally conscious third-party inks. The Colorific Bio range, which is 90% biodegradable and ISO9001 compliant, is available in CMYK, plus light cyan, light magenta or orange and green, and combines biodegradable food-grade solvents and high quality pigments for use in the sign and display industry. The ink is classified non-flammable, non-toxic and non-hazardous and doesn't require any extraction of fumes for compliance with Health and Safety regulations.
Get more from your Roland printer with online business aidsTo help users get more out of their AdvancedJet, SolJet and VersaUV printers Roland DG UK has developed a website with access to a number of business-savvy calculation tools. These aids include a powerful return on investment tool and a calculation of running costs. Alongside are a side-by-side comparison of Roland's wide-format printing options and an in-depth overview of the VersaWorks Rip, which is supplied with the company's Pro range printers. There is also an update section that showcases how other users are making the most of their products, with a particular focus on innovative applications and niche markets.
FTP server problems addressed
A white paper from Pro2col tackles 'Common FTP server problems and how they are addressed when using the StingRay file transfer server'. This paper discusses issues relating to the use of traditional FTP solutions in a business environment. These issues are then compared to the FTP functionality offered by Hermstedt StingRay, a multi-protocol managed file transfer solution.