Takoradi Technical University as part of efforts to improve internal generated funds has commissioned an ultra-modern printing press to print materials for the university, individuals and group.

The facility equipped with state-of-the-arts technology will be used to print diaries, calendars, answer booklets, text books, conference and congregation brochures and all the stationary need of the University to save the University huge sums of monies spent on producing such materials for teaching and learning purposes.

Commissioning the facility, the Chairperson of the University Council Dr. Mrs. Henrietta Abane indicated that the facility was part of the strategic plan to position the university to be self-sufficient and minimize cost and improve its income generation.

She commended Management of the University and the staff whose effort have brought the vision into a reality.

Dr. Mrs. Abane called on the staff to adopt high maintenance culture to ensure that the facility serve the purpose for which it was established.

The Vice Chancellor, Rev. Prof. John Frank Eshun indicated that, the about 600,000.00 facility was going to save the university funds and ensure strict security of the identity of the university. He expressed his delight about the completion of the project and called on the public to patronize the facility for high quality works.

According to him, the facility which was the first of its kind among the Technical University, was going be used as a teaching centre for students undertaking Graphic Design and Printing programme to enable them acquire skills and knowledge required in the world of work.

Taking the University Council Members round the facility, Mr. Owusu Bempah indicated the machines installed were capable of undertaking all the printing needs of the university and others from the public. He was optimistic that the facility would be able to provide quality services to challenge the existing printing houses in the Region.