There are manufactures of paper and coarse cutlery, and a high school.
The most important seat of the manufacture of cutlery and the finer kinds of steel is at Sheffield.
Metals, including hardware and cutlery, railway material, &c., supply about a fifth.
The chief industries include distilleries, breweries, glass works, cigar factories and the ancient linen and cutlery manufactures.
New Britain is an important manufacturing centre; its principal products are hardware, cutlery and edge tools, hosiery, and foundry and machine shop products.