PART A: CHARACTERISTICS OF PROCESSING INDUSTRIES
1. Processing Industries are characterized by the presence of facilities for
storage and handling of large quantities of input materials.
The industry input
materials key (Figure 1-1) shows input materials will appear as large or variable
However, this does not lead you directly to processing industries,
even though large fuel quantities indicate a probable link to processing.
Continuing down the key to "structures" you see large complex structures and dams
which are associated with processing industries.
Industry Input Materials Key.