THE SILK INDUSTRY IN THE COMO AREA. LOCATION DYNAMICS AND STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS - This paper analyses in the long term the location dynamics of the silk industry in the Como area in relation to the structural changes of the productive cycle. The study proves that the actual configuration of this industry –characterized by concentration of activities in the southern part of the area –started to take shape since the first half of the twentieth century. The study also points out the present features of this sector which is composed of different types of companies (in a large number of small companies, a few big companies and converter). Finally, it deals with Como silk industry's problems with respect to the market globalization processes.
|Translated title of the contribution||[Autom. eng. transl.] The silk industry in Como. Localization dynamics and structural characteristics|
|Number of pages||4|
|Publication status||Published - 2010|
- Province of Como
- Setificio comasco
- Structure and location