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Occupational Supply Demand
Unit of Analysis
4893C Miscellaneous Apparel and Textile Processing Workers
Program(s) of Study and Training
Occupation(s)

Set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form continuous filaments from synthetic materials, such as liquid polymer, rayon, and fiberglass.

Operate or tend washing or dry-cleaning machines to wash or dry-clean industrial or household articles, such as cloth garments, suede, leather, furs, blankets, draperies, linens, rugs, and carpets. Includes spotters and dyers of these articles.

Press or shape articles by hand or machine.

Sew, join, reinforce, or finish, usually with needle and thread, a variety of manufactured items. Includes weavers and stitchers. Excludes “Fabric Menders, Except Garment" (49-9093).

Operate or tend sewing machines to join, reinforce, decorate, or perform related sewing operations in the manufacture of garment or nongarment products.

Operate or tend machines to bleach, shrink, wash, dye, or finish textiles or synthetic or glass fibers.

Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut textiles.

Set up, operate, or tend machines that knit, loop, weave, or draw in textiles. Excludes “Sewing Machine Operators" (51-6031).

Set up, operate, or tend machines that wind or twist textiles; or draw out and combine sliver, such as wool, hemp, or synthetic fibers. Includes slubber machine and drawing frame operators.

All textile, apparel, and furnishings workers not listed separately.