Companies form strategic partnership.
3M Commercial Graphics and Roland DGA have announced a strategic relationship that will allow Roland to resell 3M inkjet media.
"The relationship brings all the benefits of 3M's patented film and adhesive technologies with the precision and performance of Roland's innovative inkjet and integrated print/cut technology through the Roland dealer channel," says Brian McLeod, vice president of marketing for Roland DGA. "As a result, Roland and 3M customers can enjoy optimum levels of performance across the entire production cycle "? from the printing and application processes to the quality and longevity of the final displayed graphic."
3M Commercial Graphics manufactures a range of products for digital printing, including graphic films, inks, toners, overlaminatesm and clear coats. 3M's graphic brands include Controltac Plus, Controltac Plus with ComplyPerformance, Scotchcal, and Scotchlite.
"Roland's strong reputation for quality and innovation is a natural fit for 3M," says Polly Foss, business manager, 3M Commercial Graphics. We believe that this relationship holds strong benefits for the industry in terms of providing qualified materials into a growing installed base with improved cycle time, and leveraging our mutual technology platforms to create additional value in the marketplace." (Roland: www.rolanddga.com, 3M: www.3m.com)