Felicitations to winners of prestigious awards
The Printing Technologists Forum felicitated three of its members including: professor Dr Rajendrakumar Anayath, head, Heidelberg Print Media Academy; P Chellappan, managing partner, PM Digital Products and Rakesh Kukillaya, director, Universal Print Systems, Chennai, who received ‘the Education Award of Excellence’ from Printing Industries of America for outstanding educational and training contributions, the International HP Award for Digital Printing, and the International FINAT Self Adhesive Label Printing Award respectively.
The Forum took the opportunity to arrange a lecture for its members prior to felicitations. The speaker was none other than T Kalaiselvan, deputy director, Centre for University Industry Collaboration, Anna University, Chennai. Speaking on ‘innovation leads to success’, he mentioned that once an invention had taken place, people have extracts innovation to make the invention easier for execution, adding values to it and making the whole thing profitable. If there were no telephone, mobile would not have been possible. Digital is giving the run to offset, e-readers have multiplied. Six month period seems to be the order of the day for software updates, CtP, e-paper, e-publishing, the list is endless. –D Ramalingam