In a move that was held up by Covid, Roland DG now has a fully operational showroom and Creative Centre for the first time in 5 years. In attendance was Regional President and CEO Chi Hun (Charles) Seo and local management, plus dealers and customers from all over Australia.

Roland Melb CharlesSeo GregStone ShaneAdams(L to R) President & CEO Charles Seo, Product Marketing Manager Greg Stone and Sales Manager Shane Adams at the opening of Roland DG's Melbourne Creative Suite

Roland logo  As Roland DG Product & Marketing Manager Greg Stone noted: “We were just about to sign a new lease when the first Covid   lockdown happened. Naturally that was put on hold but we now have this fully functional Creative Centre to support our customers and resellers.”

The new centre is decorated, walls and doors alike, in Re-board recyclable fluted fibre panels from Spicers and printed, die-cut and converted by Melbourne shop Rolan Melb Reboard doorAll of the walls and doors are made from Re-Board from Spicers, note the flutes in this handleResolution Imaging . Roland DG Sales Manager Shane Adams said: “Resolution created the whole décor as a custom job for us, they measured up, printed and CAD cut everything to fit perfectly.” Resolution uses both Eco-solvent and Resin (latex) Roland TrueVis printers.

Present to celebrate the opening was Roland DG President and CEO for Korea, China and Oceania, Chi Hun (Charles) Seo, joining Greg Stone, Sales Manager Shane Adams and Global Strategy Manager Conrad Birkett, who is based in Australia but spends a quarter of the year helping Roland branches throughout Asia-Pacific; along with many Roland dealers and customers. Melbourne even turned on a stunning Spring day to warm up an already warm and friendly gathering.

Roland Melb CC Reboard wallsInside, the Centre, visitors and see and train on a good range of Roland DG equipment, including milling and shapeing. The partial list includes:

  • Versa UV LEF2-300D printer
  • VersaStudio GS2-24
  • TrueVis VG3-540 printer
  • TrueVis MG-640 printer
  • TrueVis AP-640 resin printer
  • VersaStudio BN-20
  • CAMM-1 GR2-640 vinyl cutter
  • DG Shape milling machines DWX-42W & DWX-53DC

Roland Melb guest sceneLocated 30 minutes from Melbourne’s CBD at Nunawadding,  the Creative Centre is ideally located for access from all areas of Melbourne metropolitan and regional Victoria.

In cutting the ribbon to officially open the Creative Centre, Charles Seo, President & CEO, noted: “In opening this centre, we are delighted to welcome so many customers, dealers and trade media. It is another demonstration of Roland DG’s unceasing support for its products and customers.”

Roland DG’s Managing Director, who is also President of industry association Visual Connections, John Wall, could not make the opening due to illness. Get well soon John, you were missed and everyone looks forward to seeing you back in the saddle!

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Roland Melb Pres Charles Seo speaking   Roland Melb CreativeCentre exterior

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