Print Binding & Finishing Workers
Also called: Bindery Operator, Bindery Worker, Book Binder, Machine Operator
In the Marine Corps: Combat Camera Production Specialist
What they do:Bind books and other publications or finish printed products by hand or machine. May set up binding and finishing machines.
On the job, you would:
- Apply color to edges of signatures using brushes, pads, or atomizers.
- Bind new books, using hand tools such as bone folders, knives, hammers, or brass binding tools.
- Compress sewed or glued signatures, using hand presses or smashing machines.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Engineering and Technology
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Label making software
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