What is industry?

  • (noun): The people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise.
    Example: "Each industry has its own trade publications"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Industry

Industry is the production of an economic good or service within an economy.

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Some articles on industry:

Royal Society Of Arts - The RSA's Worldwide Presence Today - Projects
... and established a Comino Fellowship Committee 'to change the cultural attitude to industry from one of lack of interest or dislike to one of concern and esteem' ... This eventually led to a joint government/industry initiative to promote 1986 as "Industry Year", with the RSA and the Comino Foundation providing core funding ...
Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park - History
... The park is made up of the following areas the Technical Innovation Zone, the Hi-Tech Industry Zone, the Scientific Research and Education Zone, and the Residential Zone ... The report identified that investments from the IC industry, the software industry and the bio-medicine industry would be targeted ...
Kirkburton - Industry
... One old-established industry, which has recently moved from the village, is the manufacture of edge tools and shovels, which was introduced in the mid-18th century ...

More definitions of "industry":

  • (noun): Persevering determination to perform a task.
    Example: "Frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"
    Synonyms: diligence, industriousness
  • (noun): The organized action of making of goods and services for sale.
    Example: "American industry is making increased use of computers to control production"
    Synonyms: manufacture

Famous quotes containing the word industry:

    He had much industry at setting out,
    Much boisterous courage, before loneliness
    Had driven him crazed;
    For meditations upon unknown thought
    Make human intercourse grow less and less....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    The reason American cars don’t sell anymore is that they have forgotten how to design the American Dream. What does it matter if you buy a car today or six months from now, because cars are not beautiful. That’s why the American auto industry is in trouble: no design, no desire.
    Karl Lagerfeld (b. 1938)

    As our boys and men are all expecting to be Presidents, so our girls and women must all hold themselves in readiness to preside in the White House; and in no city in the world can honest industry be more at a discount than in this capital of the government of the people.
    Jane Grey Swisshelm (1815–1884)