Chapter 11: Industry Vocab
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Clusters all that's needed for industry.So, if different industries cluster in one city they can provide services, talents, and facilities.
Deglomeration: moving of buisness from a crowded area.
Excess Agglo. leads to...
Workers/machines in which the product is being passed from one operation to another until the product is complete.
Sector that exports all/nearly all of its production, don't depend on other industries to exist, their raw mat. is actually their own.
A location where transfer is possible from one transport mode to another, usually costs more no matter.
Abandoned/underused industrial/commercial facilities, usually env. contaminated.
Light to heavy during production. EX: Soda cans
locate near customers b/c trans. cost
heavy to light during production. ex:copper
Manu. in homes than industries, before the industrial revolution.
employment in manu. in MDCs have dropped. Contrib. to wide income inequality
set up by gov. in developing countries to promote industrial/commerical exports.
export processing zones
Locate anywhere without change.
Mass prod. in which each worker has 1 task to do repeatedly.
Flexible work rules like putting workers in teams to do different tasks.
Industry operates at former loc. even though main factors are gone.
Improvements in industrial technology that transformed manufacturing of goods.
Services that support economic activities. EX: ship carrying cotton to another loc.
Labor costs is a high % of expense. EX: Textile industr --->moved to places where there is cheap labor.
Provides support services to basic industry.
Corps. turns over most of the responsibility for production to independent suppliers.
largest agglomeration of industries.
Labor, Capital, and Land
Prox. to inputs, markets (bulk-gain), Perishable, Single-Market, Transportation
prod. something at less cost than other products.
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