The industries where machines are used to produce goods in bulk quantity are called mechanized or large scale industries. For such industries, large units are established. Various large scale industries have been established in different parts or the country which play an important role in its economic development. Following are large scale industries of Pakistan.
10. Fertilizer Industry
The fertilizers are manufactured in Goth Machi, Dherki, Haripur, Multan, Jaranwala, Mirpur, Sheikhupura, Faisalabad and Daudkhel.Usage of fertilizer has significantly increased agricultural output of our country.
9. Electrical Goods Industry
Electrical Goods like fans, irons, bulbs, washing machines, cables etc. are manufactured mostly in Gujranwala, Gujrat, Lahore, Karachi and Hyderabad.Electrical industry is growing very fast in Pakistan , but electric appliances are very expensive now a days.
8. Surgical Goods Industry
Pakistan has a very important place among surgical goods producing countries. This industry is mainly located in Wazirabad, Sialkot and Gujranwala.Due to its importance this industry is at number 8 in the list of Top 10 Large Scale Industries Of Pakistan.
7. Auto Industry
Majority of car manufacturing factories are located in Karachi, Motorcycles are manufactured mainly in Karachi, Hyderabad, Lahore, Gujranwala and Gujrat.
6. Sugar industry
Sugar is the basic need of every home. A huge quality of sugar is used in Pakistan. Sugar factories are established in the areas where sugarcane is cultivated. These areas include Larkana, Patoki, Darya Khan, Pusrur, Jhang, Chishtian, Rahwali, Mandi Bahauddin, Bhakkar, Joharabad, Layyah, Mardan, Chrsudda, Tkhtbai and Nowshere.
5. Cement Industry
Cement factories are located in Districts of Dera Ghazi Khan, Rawalpindi, Karachi, Jhelum, Thatta, Hyderabad, Mianwali, Hazara and Khairpur. These factories fulfill the needs of the country for construction activity.
4. Iron and Steel Industry
There are two large factories where iron and steel goods are produced. Industrial machines and other utility goods are produced in these factories. One of these is in Karachi which is called Pakistan Steel Mill and the other is in Texila District. In addition to these mills, there are also many small factories of iron and steel all over the country.
3. Woolen Cloth Industry
Karachi, Jhang, Nowshera, Bannu, Hurnai, Peshawar and Quetta are the main cities where cloth is manufactured. These factories manufacture winter suiting shawls and blankets etc
2. Silk Cloth Industry
Silk cloth industry is mainly established in Karachi, Faisalabad, Lahore, Gujranwala, Multan, Hyderabad and Sukkur.Textile industry is very powerful in Pakistan .
1. Cotton Cloth Industry
Cotton textile industry, which produces cotton cloth, is the largest and the oldest industry of Pakistan. Majority of the textile mills are located in Karachi, Faisalabad, Rawalpindi, Sargodha, Multan, Joharabad, Hyderabad, Rahimyar Khan and Okara. Majority of textile mills and yarn factories are located in Faisalabad and Karachi. This is why Faisalabad is called Manchester of Pakistan. Cotton cloth and yarn are also exported to other countries.