continually rebuilding our laboratories and are always in need of
current technology. As a supplier of equipment or a user of equipment
you may be in a position to keep Ferris State Universities printing
laboratories, amongst the finest in the United States.
State Universities Printing and Imaging Technology Management
Department consist of the Printing and Digital Imaging Technology
program, the Printing Management program and our the New Media Printing
and Publishing program.
of the Graphic Arts programs are designed to give students extensive
hands-on training on state-of-the-art equipment. Each student will
graduate with over 6,000 hours of instruction on equipment like a four
color Heidelberg MOVP-H, QMDI-46,a Muller-Martini Presto saddle binder
and perfect binder, Heidelberg Hell and Howtec and Agfa scanners and
imagesetters. The instruction is delivered by eight full-time faculty
all of which have been recruited from industry for their specific area
a student has completed two years of technical hands-on training, they
begin their hands-on management training by managing “University
Printing” a real working printing company totally run as a classroom
experience. All of our students also complete 400 hours of internship
working for wide variety of printing companies.
State’s unique approach to education and our reputation has not only
allowed us to enroll nearly 150 students each year or place 100% of our
graduates nationwide, it has also helped us build strong partnerships
with companies like yours. A recent survey of our nearly 2000 alumni
nationwide indicated that 87% of all printing alumni are currently in
positions to either purchase equipment or strongly influence purchase
need you and your company’s assistance in building a partnership with
Ferris State University to keep our labs up to standard.
company can join our existing partners, Heidelberg, XItron, RAMPage,
Fuji, Muller Martini, Hagen, Parsec, ScenicSoft, Markzware, Howtec,
Rycoline, Day International, Braden Sutphin Ink and Flint Ink by
donating or consigning equipment to Ferris State University. In a
consignment agreement, you retain ownership and allow 150 future
printing professions to be trained on your equipment each year. The
duration of the consignment is to be negotiated.