The Department has a very good rapport with the industries.
The industries extend support to the Department for student’s industrial visits, training, projects etc.
They also become members in the Board of Studies/ Academic Council, which are apex bodies to approve the Syllabus. The Department also conducts a
number of continuing education programmes to help the employed people in the industries to update their knowledge.
The industry personnel deliver special invited talks and tech talks to the students in Department of Printing Technology.
Students are appreciated by the industry with endowments like Printing Ink Manufacturer Endowment award, M.K.A.P.Subramanian Award, The Coats of India Golden Jubilee Endowment Award, Warnock Publishing award, Anna University Guindy Engineers 65 Project Award Endowment, AIMO Award, Shri. R.Madhavachari Memorial Award Endowment, Arcot Rajagopal Mudaliar Vellalar Endowment. etc.
Heidelberg Print Media Academy, Germany, sponsored a student every year to attend an orientation program at Heidelberg, Germany for fifteen days from 2005 to 2009. M/s. EFI India Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, M/s. Sai Security Printers Bangalore and M/s. WAN-IFRA South-Asia, Chennai have offered paid internship to students for completing industry orientated UG projects.
The industries also extend their support in sponsoring and conducting technical events and symposiums and also by contributing the raw materials required for Printing Banners, Posters, Brochures, Leaflets and Books; which establishes a better student industry relationship. The students are also able to develop their communication and interpersonal skills and enhance their capability to manage challenges.