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The technology in 3D Printing
By PT Joseph SDB
Chennai, Dec. 7. 3D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. The creation of a 3D printed object is achieved using additive processes. In an additive process an object is created by laying down successive layers of material until the entire object is created. Each of these layers can be seen as a thinly sliced horizontal cross-section of the eventual object.
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A workshop on 3D Printing with a focus on jobs and entrepreneurship was held at SIGA - Salesian Institute of Graphic Arts, Kilpauk, Chennai on November 22, 2017. The programme was inaugurated by Fr. P T Joseph, Principal of SIGA, with the blessings of Fr. Xavier Packia, Economer, following which four sessions were conducted. Session I, addressed by Mr. Eswar, Marketing Manager, Next Generation 3D Printers, dealt with applications for 3D Printing. The Session II, dealt with Values of 3D Printing Training by Mr. P. Rosu Reddy, Business Development. In Session III, Ms. Priya, Systems Admin of Next Generation highlighted the current technologies used in 3D printing. Finally, in Session IV, Ms.Padmaja, the Course Coordinator gave details of the training programme and the course. This was followed by a demonstration of 3D printing technology.

Next Generation 3D Printers Pvt Ltd, one of the premier product distributors for office copiers and supplies in South India, are now venturing into the next generation of technology, 3D printers. To cash in on the endless multi-potential revolutionary 3D technology, they provide a holistic 3D approach including cognizance, information, education, products, printers, and an innovative on-site application of 3D printing. Together with their professional knowledge, equipment and services they aim is to offer a one-stop 3D printing solution.

The training facility at SIGA-NexGen 3D Printing Center of Excellence

SIGA-NexGen is a training facility partnering with local research institutes and industry to facilitate growth and education around 3D printing in Chennai. The centre will be charged with training professionals, validating 3D printing technologies and materials, as well as research in 3D printing. Partnerships with such institutes as the Indian Centre for 3D Printing and the Advanced Remanufacturing and Technology Centre, the SIGA-NexGen 3 D Printing Center of Excellence will offer training curriculum, validation programs, advisory services, and research.
Next Generation 3D Printers Pvt Ltd have a constant need for trained professionals in the particular field to feed their clients' requirements. Hence, students who qualify from SIGA-NexGen 3D Printing Centre of Excellence have an opportunity for employment, too.
Salesian Institute of Graphic Arts (SIGA) is a technical institute of printing technology incepted in the year of 1952, set up by the Salesians of Don Bosco to mould technically skilled, intellectually competent, morally upright and socially committed professionals by imparting holistic and personalized education.

It offers a 3-Year full-time Non-Formal Diploma course in Printing Technology as professional and a job oriented training course in Printing Technology to the younger generation, especially for those from the marginalized and less privileged society.
SIGA is always looking out for collaborators in the field of digital printing technology where their infrastructure can be put to optimum use to train students for the benefit of both the individuals and industry. Like 3D printing, the electronic printing is yet another milestone in the roadmap of its growth.

If you have any further queries, you could drop a mail to
E mail :
Call: 98402 46137 - Eswar, Marketing Manager, Next Generation 3D Printers Pvt. Ltd.
9841127901 - V. John Fredrick, Continuing Education Manager, SIGA Polytechnic College, Chennai
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