What are they?
industries that make high value products
growth industries recent years
provide more than 25%- UK's manufacturing jobs
use most advanced manufacturing methods
employ highly skilled&innovative work force.
great emphasis on research&development of new products
looking forward to improve existing ones.
emphasis research&development of new products
looking forward improve existing ones.
simple assembly plane
puts together components made elsewhere
components usually light and easy to transport.
so industry relatively free choice- where to locate.
a)motorways or good roads
b)highly qualified&skilled workers
c)research facilities in universities
d) pleasant housing&open space
e)countryside& good facilities
f)airport to international links
Firms that make high tech products