Roland AdvancedJET AJ-1000 104 grand-format inkjet printer has won the prestigious European Digital Press Association EDP Award for innovation in the wide-format inkjet printers up to 2.5m category.
The EDP awards recognise the innovative digital printing products for the previous twelve months based on the following criteria: efficiency, performance, quality/price ratio, design and ease of use.
The EDP’s judging committee is comprised of independent consultants, editors, engineers and other top industry professionals across Europe. Products launched in the European market from March 2006 through March 2007 are eligible for the award.
According to Roland, it is an honour to receive this award which recognises the outstanding innovation behind the Roland AdvancedJET AJ-1000.
The AJ-1000 brings tremendous value to digital printing professionals everywhere and particularly to those looking to expand their businesses by offering a wider range of printing services to their clients.
The AJ-1000 combines high-speed performance and advanced features that make it ideal for both high-volume production runs and on-demand jobs.
The AJ-1000 is also a easy printer to operate and maintain, allowing shops to easily produce grand-format jobs in-house instead of outsourcing them to competitors.
The 104-wide AJ-1000 industrial grand-format printer is engineered for high-volume production of banners, billboards, signage and other durable graphics.
As the fast and advanced grand-format printer in its class, the AJ-1000 achieves a maximum production speed of 90m²/h (968 sq ft per hr).
Featuring EcoXtreme ink, the AJ-1000 delivers dense, rich colours and an exceptional gamut that together ensure beautiful, consistent prints for viewing up close and at a distance. The AJ-1000 also offers an optional mesh printing unit to support economical unlined mesh media.
European Digital Press Association (EDP)
The EDP is an association of top trade magazine publishers serving the industrial printing, digital printing and sign making markets across Europe.
EDP publications for digital printing and associated products cover 12 European countries with a combined circulation of approximately 80,000 and readership exceeding 160,000 graphic arts professionals.
The EDP Award is granted to the ideal products of the year for industrial professionals and acknowledges the distinctive value of those products.