INDUSTRY REVISION

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TYPES OF INDUSTRY

PRIMARY SECTOR - extracting raw materials

SECONDARY SECTOR - manufacturing raw materials into a finished product 

TERTIARY SECTOR - providing a service

QUATERNARY SECTOR - research and development of technology 

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Changes as countries develop

                 LEDC's                                                                                     MEDC's

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LOCATING INDUSTRY

TRANSPORT - industries need to be able to transport goods easily and receive supplies

MARKET - near to potential customers to reduce transport costs

RAW MATERIALS - close to raw materials to reduce transport costs

LABOUR - industries require labor so are built near to urban areas

FLAT LAND - easier to build on flat land

WATER SUPPLY - many manufacturing industries require reliable water supplies

UNIVERSITIES - may be near universities to provide skilled labor

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HIGH-TECH INDUSTRIES

They are considered footlose industries.

FOOTLOSE INDUSTRIES - not tied to a particular raw material so can move location easily.

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INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS

Most industries involve the creation or making of a product meaning it's often viewed as a system.

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INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS - Definitions

INPUT - things needed to create a product

PROCESSES - activities which take place to make a product

OUTPUT - finished product waste

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