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Type of industry or type of industrial object Edit or translate this description.
Group: Industrial
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Documented values: 31
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Status: in usePage for proposal


You can describe the type of industry or type of industrial object using the tag industrial=*


A main function is the more detailed description to landuse=industrial.

Tag Element Comments Instances
industrial=brickyard node area  Brickyard - brick making factory
industrial=depot node area Place where vehicles are stored and served. Apart from landuse=garages, area and vehicles at industrial=depot usually belong to the single entity (police or firefighter's department, transportation company etc). See also landuse=depot.
industrial=distributor node area A distributor for some product. Does not generally sell to the public.
industrial=factory node area  Factory - a place where manufacturing takes place, not otherwise specified.
industrial=food_processing node area  Food_processing - Food processing
industrial=food_industry node area  food_industry - Food industry
industrial=gas node area Natural petroleum gas - see also industrial=oil below
industrial=machinery node area A place where machinery is built for other companies processing materials and making goods (See industrial=factory). Not to be confused with a machine shop that produce parts only. A machinery industry can make needed parts on its own or buy from third parties.
industrial=mine node area  Mine - extraction of mineral resources from the ground
industrial=mobile_equipment node area A place where mobile equipment of some kind is sold or rented.
industrial=oil node area  Oil industry - includes the global processes of exploration, extraction, refining, and marketing petroleum products.
industrial=port node area  Port area handling commercial traffic. Alternative to landuse=port that is friendlier to data consumers.
industrial=salt_pond node area  A salt pond is where water containing salt is sun-heated, and salt is extracted by humans (typically sea-water, but not always). Alternative to landuse=salt_pond.
industrial=sawmill node area  Sawmill - a place where logs are turned into wood products including lumber and plywood.
industrial=scrap_yard node area  Wrecking yard - place where decommissioned vehicles are brought for dismantling.
industrial=shipyard node area  Shipyard - place where ships are constructed.
industrial=steelmaking node area  Steelmaking factory - producing steel from iron ore and scrap
industrial=warehouse node area  Warehouse - a place with buildings where goods are stored and shipped from but not manufactured. There are some uses of industrial=storage to tag open-air storage, without further elaboration.
industrial=well_cluster node area Petroleum (gas or oil) well cluster
industrial=wellsite node area Petroleum (gas or oil) well site

Other key values used, which mainly describe facilities or buildings and thus could also be tagged by man_made=works + product=*.

Tag Element Comments Instances
industrial=bakery node area  Bakery - industrial facility that produces flour-based food.
industrial=brewery node area  Brewery - production of beer in large quantity
industrial=furniture node area Furniture factory
industrial=grinding_mill node area  Grinding mill - a device that breaks solid materials into smaller pieces by grinding, crushing, or cutting. The aftermath is powdered product, not liquid extract like oil mill.
industrial=heating_station node area Heat production station. See  District heating. Should be combined with power=* tag.
industrial=machine_shop node area  Machine shop - a place where a variety of parts are  machined for different companies.
industrial=oil_mill node area  Oil mill - a mill designed to crush or bruise oil-bearing seeds, such as linseed or peanuts, or other oil-rich vegetable material.
industrial=packaging node area Industrial facility that produces packaging.
industrial=rice_mill node area A place where paddy or rough rice is transformed to white rice ready for consumption.
industrial=slaughterhouse node area  Slaughterhouse - place where animals are slaughtered.

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