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Packaging Machinery Technicians

Employment Prospects


Approximately 362,440 industrial machinery mechanics are employed in the United States. Packaging machinery technicians work for companies that manufacture packaging machinery or for companies that package the products they produce. Packaging is one of the largest industries in the United States so jobs are plentiful across the country, in small towns and large cities. Opportunities in the packaging field can be found in almost any company that produces and packages a product. Food, chemicals, cosmetics, electronics, pharmaceuticals, automotive parts, hardware, plastics, and almost any products one can think of need to be packaged before reaching the consumer market. Because of this diversity, jobs are not restricted to any product, geographic location, or plant size.

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