eBook Encyclopedia of Global Industries, 6th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1410363228
  • ISBN-13: 9781410363220
  • DDC: 338.003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 684 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

Now in its sixth edition, the Encyclopedia of Global Industries is a key source for inquiries into industry sectors on a global scale. Containing 125 new and updated articles spanning industry topics from agriculture and mining to semiconductors and engineering services, each entry provides an overview of current trends, background on past developments, and profiles of leading companies and countries.

Features and Benefits

  • Each article is presented following a standard set of topical themes
  • Includes tables, graphs, and charts to highlight key statistics
  • Contains three indexes to allow users to easily find what they’re looking for: Industry, Geographic, and General

What's New

  • Each topic has been fully updated and new topics chosen to reflect current trends.
  • Each article now identifies industry topics with corresponding categories from the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), the standard system used by Federal statistical agencies to classify businesses.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 141036321X | ISBN-13: 9781410363213

Table of Contents

Alphabetic List of Industries IX.
Introduction XI.
AGRICULTURE.
Agricultural Production—Crop.
Agricultural Production—Livestock.
Aquaculture.
Fishing, Commercial.
Forestry.
CHEMICALS.
Adhesives and Sealants.
Biotechnology.
Chemicals, Agricultural.
Chemicals, Industrial Inorganic.
Chemicals, Industrial Organic .
Medicinal and Botanical Products .
Paints and Coatings.
Pharmaceuticals.
Soaps and Detergents.
Toiletries and Cosmetics.
COMPUTER HARDWARE AND SERVICES.
Computers .
Data Processing Services .
Information Technology Services .
CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND SERVICES.
Asphalt Paving and Roofing Materials.
Bridge, Tunnel, and Elevated Highway.
Construction .
Cement, Hydraulic.
Concrete, Gypsum, and Plaster Products.
Construction, Nonresidential Building.
Construction, Residential Building.
Logging.
ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT.
Appliances, Household.
Audio and Video Equipment, Household.
Electric Lighting and Wiring Equipment.
Electronic Components.
Motors and Generators.
Photographic Equipment and Supplies.
Semiconductors.
Watches and Clocks.
ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION.
Amusement Parks.
Gaming and Gambling Establishments.
Hotels and Other Lodging Places.
Motion Picture and Video Production.
and Distribution.
Sports Clubs and Promoters .
Toys and Sporting Goods .
Video Tape Rental and Retail.
FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE.
Banking and Insurance.
Commodity and Futures Trading.
Credit and Debit Card Issuers.
Real Estate.
FOOD, BEVERAGES, AND TOBACCO.
Alcoholic Beverages .
Cereal Products.
Coffee, Roasted.
Fats and Oils.
Flour and Other Grain Mill Products .
Soft Drinks and Bottled Water.
Tobacco Products.
FURNITURE.
Furniture, Household.
Furniture, Office.
GLASS, PLASTICS, AND RUBBER.
PRODUCTS.
Glass Containers and Glassware.
Plastics Materials and Resins.
Rubber Products, Fabricated.
Tires and Inner Tubes.
INDUSTRIAL MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT.
Elevators and Moving Stairways.
Engines and Turbines.
Machinery and Equipment, Agricultural.
Machinery and Equipment, General.
Industrial.
Machinery, Refrigeration and Service.
Industry.
Office Machines.
INFORMATION, MEDIA, AND.
TELECOMMUNICATIONS.
Book Publishing.
Cable and Other Pay-Television.
Services .
Greeting Cards.
Information Retrieval Services .
Internet Services.
Newspaper Publishing.
Periodical Publishing .
Prepackaged Software.
Printing, Commercial.
Radio Broadcasting.
Telecommunications Equipment.
Telecommunications Services.
Television Broadcasting Stations.
MEDICAL EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES.
Hospitals .
Ophthalmic Goods.
Surgical and Medical Equipment.
METALS MANUFACTURING.
Hand Tools and Hardware.
Iron and Steel Foundries.
Jewelry, Silverware, and Plated Ware.
Metal Cans.
Metal, Fabricated Structural.
Metals, Primary Nonferrous.
Steel Mills.
MINING.
Mining, Coal.
Mining, Gemstone.
Mining, Metal.
PAPER AND ALLIED PRODUCTS.
Paper Mills.
Paperboard Containers and Boxes.
Paperboard Mills.
Pulp Mills.
PETROLEUM PRODUCTS.
Lubricating Oils and Greases.
Petroleum and Natural Gas, Crude.
Petroleum Refining.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.
Accounting, Auditing, and Bookkeeping.
Services.
Advertising Agencies.
Engineering Services.
Legal Services.
Management Consulting Services.
Personnel Services.
RETAIL AND WHOLESALE TRADE.
Automobile Dealers.
Catalog and Mail-Order Services.
Grocery Stores.
Passenger Car Rental.
Restaurants.
Retail Department Stores, Variety Stores,.
and General Merchandise Stores.
Wholesalers.
TEXTILES, APPAREL, AND LEATHER.
Apparel.
Leather Goods and Accessories.
Textile Mills.
TRANSPORTATION AND DEFENSE.
EQUIPMENT.
Aircraft.
Defense and Armaments.
Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories.
Motor Vehicles.
Shipbuilding and Repair.
Train Equipment.
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES.
Air Transportation.
Postal Services.
Rail Transportation.
Trucking and Courier Services.
Water Transportation.
UTILITIES AND PUBLIC SERVICES.
Elementary and Secondary Schools.
Energy.
Industry Index.
Geographic Index.
General Index.