BWT Alpine F1 Team and Roland DG are pleased to announce a three-year extension that will see Roland DG continue to be a valued supplier until 2025. Roland DG will support BWT Alpine F1 Team with its world-leading ink-printing technology in all aspects of the team’s branding, from the high-quality decals and artwork on the A522 race cars to the emblems on the transport trucks and even on notices and signs around Enstone and Viry-Châtillon.
Roland DG will supply their industry-leading TrueVIS VG3-640 print and cut machines to the Paint Shop and Graphics Department. This includes all necessary ink supplies as well as training to BWT Alpine F1 Team staff. The TrueVIS VG3-640 is the latest in a long line of inkjet printer cutters that enable BWT Alpine F1 Team to produce the most striking and high-quality graphics in Formula 1.
Joe McNamara, BWT Alpine F1 Team Paint & Graphics Manager: “I’m thrilled to continue our relationship with Roland DG. The past two years of our partnership have been enormously rewarding. They are very easy to get along with and quick to offer assistance whenever we might need it. Their industry-leading printing machines have resulted in a noticeable jump in quality in the decals and graphics we produce. More than that, the Roland DG family is made up of very friendly and enthusiastic people who are the reason why they are more than just another supplier.”
Stephen Davis, Marketing Director at Roland DG EMEA: “We’re delighted to be renewing our partnership with BWT Alpine F1 Team and continuing to provide the latest technology in print and cut, allowing them to stay ahead of the curve. Our machines provide the speed and precision required to be race-ready within a limited time frame. For us, this partnership is all about Roland and the future of Formula 1 excelling together.”
About Roland DG Corporation
Roland DG Corporation is the world’s leading provider of digital printing solutions. The company’s inkjet printers, printer/cutters and cutting machines are widely used to create a broad range of promotional items including banners, signs, vehicle graphics, stickers and labels, and to provide customisation services for apparel and personal items like smartphone cases. Recently, Roland DG has embarked on a promising new retail frontier by capitalising on individuals’ increasing desire to create their own, uniquely designed and decorated items. The company has developed proprietary design and print management software which enables customers to design their own gifts, apparel and treasured mementos, and to enjoy an unforgettable creative experience.
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