The 8th International and 29th All India Manufacturing Technology, Design and Research Conference is jointly organized by PSG College of Technology and PSG Institute of Technology and Applied Research, Coimbatore, India during December 10-12, 2020. The AIMTDR conference, held once in two years, was started in 1967 and became an international event in 2006. Since then this conference has emerged as a prestigious event where eminent personalities from various parts of the world connect together, to share their achievements and innovations, taking it to greater heights in the manufacturing arena. It has been organized by various prestigious institutions such as IITs, CMTI, CMERI, PSG Tech, BITS Ranchi, VIT and Andhra University. The last edition of the conference was organized by Anna University, Chennai during December 13 -15, 2018.
PSG College of Technology (PSG Tech), established in the year 1951 by PSG & Sons Charities Trust, is an ISO 9001 - 2015 certified autonomous institution affiliated to Anna University. PSG Tech is equipped with several state-of-the-art Centers of Excellence that include TIFAC-Core in Product Design, Machine Tool Research Centre, Engineering Design Centre, Virtual Reality Centre, Tool and Die Centre, Centre for Nano-technology, Centre for Robotics and Centre of Excellence for Welding Engineering and Technology. Under the banner of PSG Industrial Institute, there are on-campus manufacturing units of machine tools, pumps, motors and off-campus foundry units. Furthermore, PSG Tech has established very good network with industry, research institutes, alumni and entrepreneurs. PSG Tech was awarded the best industry linked institution in mechanical engineering by AICTE-CII in the year 2012.
PSG iTech, the latest initiative of PSG and Sons’ Charities, aims to realize its objective of enhancing youth empowerment through technical education. PSG iTech, started in the year 2014, is an AICTE approved institution and affiliated to Anna University, Chennai. The institution caters to various engineering disciplines, focusing on learning, industry engagement of students, innovative and inclusive pedagogy, and ethics. Within a short span of time, the Institution has emerged to be one of the most preferred institutions for the engineering aspirants in Tamilnadu. This institution is equipped with various Centres of Excellence such as Innovation Centre, NI Graphical System Design Centre, Keysight RF Circuit & System Design Laboratory, Festo Laboratory, Nexmoo Mobile & IoT Centre of Excellence, CISCO Network Academy and eYantra.