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Smooth Operators

Published on April 5, 2019

Frank opines about printing press operators. The number of legacy presses has created a need for operators because they are all somewhat different and at any rate schools don't graduate operators of specific machines. Recognizing this problem, the state of Minnesota has created a grant program to help train press operators.

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By Gordon Pritchard on Apr 05, 2019

Good for you and the state of Minnesota for referring to the professionals as "press operators" vs "pressmen".
The first female press operator that I met was at a printer in Japan of all places.

 

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