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Print finishers and screen printers

Binders, finishers and screen printers bind books and other publications, finish printed products by hand and machine, prepare stencils, and set up and operate power-driven and hand-operated screen print equipment.

What do binders, finishers and screen printers do?

  • set up and supervise automatic binding and finishing equipment
  • bind full, half and limp-bound books, repair bindings and fold, collate and sew signatures by machine and hand
  • operate paper guillotines for pre-press and post-press paper cutting and trimming, and program electronically operated units
  • operate systems to insert printed material into newspapers, magazines and envelopes
  • prepare stencils using computer and hand-cut methods and select, mix and match coloured inks and load into screen printing presses
  • load printed items into drying racks, and unload and stack dry items

Very low

projected job openings


qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started