Bag Sewer

Feed paper tubes into machines that stitch the ends of the seal bags.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Bag Sewers do?

Feeds paper tubes into machine that stitches ends or sews glued tape to one or both ends to seal bags or to form overlap for self-sealing paper bags: Depresses pedal to start machine conveyor. Lifts tubes from load table and positions tubes individually on conveyor leading to machine mechanism that stitches ends and cuts strings and tape. May be designated according to number of ends sewed as Double-End Sewer; Single-End Sewer.


Should I be a Bag Sewer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Bag-End Sewer, Double-End Sewer, Sewing Line Baler, Single-End Sewer

    How to become a Bag Sewer

    Most Bag Sewers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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