Key Industries

At the heart of the region's social and economic development for hundreds of years has been its industrial activities. In their heyday heavy industries such as mining, textiles, railways and heavy engineering made the west of Scotland world-famous, but just as important were some of the less well-known and lighter industries - clock-making and horn-work for example. Today, many of the traditional industries have gone into decline, but have been replaced by tourism and specialised companies
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