right to work
break of bulk
A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.
An industry in which the final product weighs more or has a greater volume than the inputs.
An industry in which the final product weighs less or comprises a lower volume than the inputs.
manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found before the industrial revolution
Form of mass production in which each worker is assigned one specific task to perform repeatedly.
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods.
An industry for which labor costs comprise a high percentage of total expenses.
Factories built by US companies in Mexico near the US border to take advantage of much lower labor costs in Mexico.
A decision by a corporation to turn over much of the responsibility for production to independent suppliers.
Adoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks.
A U.S. state that has passed a law preventing a union and company from negotiating a contract that requires workers to join a union as a condition of employment.
Location factors related to the costs of factors of production inside the plant, such as land, labor, and capital.
Location factors related to the transportation of materials into and from a factory.
A fabric made by weaving, used in making clothing
able to go bad
requires hard work
cloth or woven fabric
carbon dioxide pollution
ultraviolet light smog
biochemical oxygen demand
foreign run Mexican company
A location where transfer as possible from one mode of transportation to another Ex. Docks, goods moving from ships to trucks
An industry in which the final product weighs more or comprises a greater volume than the inputs Ex. Soda, cars
An industry in which the final product weighs less or comprises a lower volume than the inputs Ex. Copper
Manufacturing based in homes rather than in factories, commonly found prior to the Industrial Revolution Ex. Each home making its own clothes
The process of industrial deconcentration in response to technological advances and/or increasing costs due to congestion and competition
Industries that are able to shift the location of their facilities in order to take advantage of cheap labor
A series of improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing Goods
Shipments of parts and materials to arrive at a factory moments before they are needed
An industry for which labor costs comprise a high percentage of total expenses
Model developed by Alfred Weber According to which the location of manufacturing establishments is determined by the minimization of three critical expenses: labor, transportation, and agglomeration
The factory built by a us company in Mexico near the US border, to take advantage of the much lower labor costs in Mexico
Transfer of some types of jobs, especially those requiring low-paid, less skilled workers, from more developed to less-developed countries
An agreement among the United States, Canada, and Mexico designed to remove tariff barriers between the three countries
A decision by a corporation to turn over much of the responsibility for production to Independent suppliers
Adoption by companies of flexible work rules, such as the allocation of workers to teams that perform a variety of tasks
Location factors related to the cost of factors of production inside a plant, such as land, labor, and capital
Location factors related to the transportation of materials into and from a factory
A factory Workshop, especially in the clothing industry, or manual workers are employed at very low wages for long hours and under poor conditions
points of operation, flywheels
solid, dust, liquid, gases
Elevations, heights, slippery surfaces
federal government agency that writes and enforces safety and health standards
unexpected happening that may result in injury or loss
buying goods and services
form to order goods
the creation of goods and services
specific economic resources
dentists performing tooth repair
the production of electricity
periodically stops and restarts.
turn out products without stopping
international quality control
written order about employees job assignments
The action of inventing something, typically a process or device.
The widespread development of industries in a region, country, culture,etc.
Of or relating to cities and the people who live in them.
Of or relating to the country, country people or life, or agriculture.
An organization of workers formed for the purpose of advancing its members' interest in respect to wages, benefits, and working conditions.
The fact of being owned by a private individual or organization, rather than by the state.
A person who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money.
The process of making an area more urban.
A policy that allows businesses to operate with very little interference from the government.
A new idea, device, or method.
Factory In Mexico run by a foreign
To obtain goods from an foreign supplier
A law that prevents a union from negotiating a contract
Can be used as a gauge of the effectiveness of wastewater treatment plants
A facility that separates and confines waste
An atmospheric condition formed with pollution and weather conditions
Precipitation that is usually acidic
When acid rain is given on earth in either wet or dry form
Fuller from CFC that is nontoxic chemicals
A gas that absorbs ultraviolet radiation which can be found in the stratosphere
Certain gases collect in earths atmosphere
Introduction into the air that has harmful effects
Type of clothing that was been woven
Important place where government is usually placed
A form of work needing a lot of workforce
Where one good is transferred to another transporter
Likely to go bad quickly
Location factors which relate to the costs of the factors of production
Location factor related to transportation of the materials
Transition to new manufacturing processes
a period of industrialization during the late 1700s and early 1800s
Location factors related to the transportation of materials into and from a factory
Location factors related to the costs of factors of production inside a plant, such as land, labor and capital.
likely to decay or go bad quickly
a place where cargo is shifted from one form of transport to another
a process or industry that requires a large amount of labor to produce its goods or services
wealth owned or employed in buissness
a type of cloth or woven fabric
chemicals or particles in the air that can harm the health of humans, animals, and plants
gases trapping the heat from the sun
a colorless oxygen gas
a halocarbon that can cause depletion to the ozone layer
The accumulation of acids or acidic compounds on the surface of the Earth
any form of percipitation that is high in acid pollutants
a fog caused by light from the sun shining on chemicals in the air
a place where waste is disposed and buried between layers of the earth
a measure of the quantity of oxygen used by microorganisms
a law that allows workers the freedom to choose whether or not to join a union in their workplaces.
obtaining goods or services from a foreign supplier
a manufacturing facility under foreign ownership in Mexico that is set up to take advantage of low taxes and wage rates
A series of improvements in industrial technology that changed the process of manufacturing goods
Location factors related to the tranportation of materials into and from a factory
Location factors related to the costs of factors of production inside a plant, such as land, labor and capital
Location where transfer among transportation modes is possible
Foods that do not last for ever
An industry for which labor costs comprise a high percentage of total of total expenses
The funds to establish new factors or expand existng ones
Concentration of trace substances at a greater level than occurs in average air
requires a factory to maintain so-called "open shop" and prohibits a "closed shop"
a factory built by the US but in Mexico so the US can take advantage of the lower prices
A decision by a corporation to turn over much of the responsibility for production to independent suppliers
A US law that that prevents a union and a company from creating a contract that requires the workers to join the union
A place to deposit waste,
an atmospheric condition formed through a combination of weather conditions and pollution especially from vehicle emissions
conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides and nitrogen oxides to acid that return to Earth as snow/rain
sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides emitted by burning fossil fuels that combined in the atmosphere and return back to Earth
A gas used a a solvent a propellant in aerosols a refrigerant and in plastic foams and fire extinguishers
a gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation found in the stratosphere
Primary Economic Activity
Secondary Economic Activity
Tertiary Economic Activity
Quaternary Economic Activity
Quinary Economic Activity
Bulk Gaining Industries