The city has a vast rural area with cotton crop under cultivation. The agro industry around
The textile mills required machineries and spares for production of cotton yarns by various operations like ginning and spinning. There are very many small and big weaving mills with power looms. These power looms require motors with weaving machineries and spares.
The engineering industry of
Thus the foundry industry has born and established just for the purpose of making iron casting bases and the cases of the motors and pumps. Later its requirements are diversified for the multipurpose casting requirements. Now, aluminum casting works are also undertaken for the automobile industries. The foundry needs basically fire bricks and binding materials for construction and pig iron, coal etc for melting and casting in moulds. The other aspects are machining and shaping of the bases and cases for the motors and pumps.
Motor is the primary electrical device in all appliances like fan, fridge, mixers and grinders of domestic and industrial needs. As a subsidiary occupation motor winding of copper wires is a well established industry in
Coimbatore industry comprises of all kinds of other domestic and industrial products out of plastic, paper, ply wood, sheet metal besides agro based rice, wheat, sugar, edible oil companies in and around the city. All such industries too make use of engineering machines designed to meet their specific needs.