Industry

Printing, packaging, signmaking, journalism

The print, packaging, journalism and signmaking industries produce a wide range of items that we see, read and use every day.

Introduction

Does your passion lie in communications and media? New Zealand's printing, packaging, signmaking and journalism industries provide rewarding careers. We offer on-the-job training to help you build your business or career. Please talk to one of our account managers or contact our schools careers team

What do they do?

Print

Print workers produce a range of printed items that we see, read and use every day. There are many types of printing work, using different print technologies. Some roles are more technical and others are more customer focused.


Fibreboard Packaging

Fibreboard packaging workers produce the printed packaging for a whole range of goods. Some roles are more creative and others are more technical using specialist equipment to create the finished product.


Signmakers

Signmakers design, print and install signs in a range of materials, for indoor and outdoor use (e.g. billboards, buildings and vehicles). They often work closely with customers to design signs and understand maintenance and installation requirements.

Contacts

Talk to your industry manager about your qualification needs.

Mike Stevens

Mike Stevens

National Manager Print, Packaging, Sign & Journalism Manager

Phone
027 706 5124
Grant Alsop

Grant Alsop

Account Manager, Print, Sign, Packaging & Journalism, Auckland

Phone
027 535 3298
Malcolm Pearce

Malcolm Pearce

Account Manager, Print, Sign, Packaging & Journalism, Wellington

Phone
027 288 8878
Steven Jack

Steven Jack

Account Manager, Print, Sign, Packaging & Journalism, Christchurch

Phone
027 445 4118
Megan Richards

Megan Richards

National Account Manager, Journalism

Phone
022 150 6216
Phone
09 539 9800 ext 918

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