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light industry

A term usually encountered in the context of zoning regulation,with local statutes or ordinances providing their own definitions. Generally, however, light industry is understood to mean that which is more labor intensive and less machinery intensive than heavy industry. Light industry usually consists of nonpolluting users with moderate energy demands engaged in assembling products,sewing,baking,or cleaning.

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During the opening of this citys Afi Festival Trade Fair, Regional Director Romleah Juliet Ocampo said light industries including food processing, furniture and handicraft making could increase the value chain of commodities and generate additional jobs and livelihood.
As part of their visit, the delegates got acquainted on-site with operation of SMEs in food and light industries including Mogol Wool LLC and Atryn Shim LLC, TESO Group, and OB Plastic LLC.
Accordingly, the integrated light industries park doesn't spare an effort in attracting all companies and corporates engaged in light industries.
Al Rashdi said that Sandan Development is also in negotiation with some of the gov- ernment entities to bring as many services as possible to the light industries park.
He said the area where the Coca-Cola Bottling Company and IKEA Bahrain are located have been designated for upcoming light industries and investments.
Work on Oman's light industries park is expected to be completed by the middle of 2018.
The Light Industries Area (east) hosts some 114 construction and light industries; while the Light Industries Area (west) is dedicated to the heavy industry support services companies, as well as some other light industries.
Sandan Park for Light industries is located in Halban and is characterized by a strategic location, as it is located between Muscat expressway and Al Batinah Expressway, with three front lines and only 5 km distance from Al Mabila exit on the highway and is expected that 15,000 people to work and stay there, in addition to the customers and visitors who daily visit the park.
He said the project also includes wholesale and retail services, such as businesses and showrooms, featuring all facilities and basic and luxury services, including sales outlets, coffee shops, restaurants, a petrol station, various stores and green areas, a sea view walking area, and everything required for an area of light industries and accommodation.
The paper highlights the main directions for improvement the management of light industries' enterprises to enhance their competitiveness.
A Captured Light Industries and Samuel Goldwyn Films release of a GhettoPhysics Entertainment and Captured Light Industries presentation.
The purpose of the new development is to transform the area's economic revival and promote banking, retail, light industries and public facilities and services.