Secondary Activities (Manufacturing Industries) (LOCATION OF INDUSTRY…
~Raw materials ~labour ~Transport ~Energy ~Factory ~Capital (money), etc.
Factories that then use the inputs to manufacture them into something new (outputs, produce)
~Manufactured products ~By-products ~Waste products
Where useful products are sold
money = profit
HEAVY AND LIGHT INDUSTRY
Light industries use less bulky raw materials and usually make smaller products. These industries are located in specially built industrial estates on the outskirts of towns, For Example: computer and textiles companies
Use large amounts of bulky raw materials and usually produce heavy products in large factories. For Example: cement making and steel making
LOCATION OF INDUSTRY
Components that are the basic
inputs of any factory system
Located near cities or large towns that can supply large numbers of workers
Reliable transport is needed to carry resource materials , finished products and workers to and from factories
Markets is the place or places in which the finished products of and industry are sold.
Factories need on-site services such as electricity, water supplies and good internet connection.
many factories enjoy linkages with other nearby firms.