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Shirt Folding Machine Operator

Tend machines that automatically fold shirts.

What does a Shirt Folding Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that automatically folds shirts: Positions shirt on bed of machine, places button strip and collar of shirt in clamps on machine bed, and closes clamps by hand. Pushes button to lower folding blade onto shirt and actuates folding bar and plates of machine to fold body and arms of shirt around folding blade. Depresses pedal to retract folding blade and plates and open heated collar-shaping clamp. Inserts cardboard band under collar to maintain shape. May place cardboard on shirt prior to folding to strengthen folded package. May place paper bands around folded shirts and pack shirts in bags. May separate and stack shirts according to customers’ markings. May insert paper cuff links in dress shirts.