7323-Print finishing and binding workers

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Print finishing and binding workers
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Job Description: 
Print finishing and binding workers bind books and other publications, and finish printed products by hand or machine.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) setting up and supervising the operation of automatic binding and finishing equipment
  • (b) binding full, half and limp-bound books, and repairing bindings
  • (c) folding, collating and sewing signatures by machine and hand
  • (d) operating paper guillotines for pre-press and post-press paper cutting and trimming, and programming electronically operated units
  • (e) operating systems to insert printed material into newspapers, magazines and envelopes
  • (f) embellishing printed products automatically and manually
  • (g) operating photographic and electronic reproduction devices.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
Book binder
Collator operator
Cutter operator
Foil Stamp operator
Folder operator
Gatherer operator
Multibinder operator
Perfect binder operator
Saddle stitch operator
Small machine bindery worker

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