Business and Industries in Coimbatore

Coimbatore is a business friendly city that provides a host of resources for entrepreneurs and corporates who are looking to set up a business in or relocate.


Textiles have been mentioned as one of the major industries, and there are central research institutes along with numerous small, medium to large textile mills.

Information Technology

Coimbatore is the second largest software producer in Tamil Nadu. With the launch of TIDEL and other IT parks, this sector is poised for a rapid growth.

Although still at a developing state, the industries already present here are TCS, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Robert Bosch GmbH and CSS Corp Pvt. Ltd., to name a few.


They are related to all the industries present in the city. PSG, Larsen & Toubro, Lakshmi Machine Works, PRICOL, ELGI Equipments, Roots Industries are just a few of them.

In the automobile sector, you have the Tata Motors, Hindustan Motors, Maruti Udyog and Mahindra.

There are several wet grinders and pump manufacturing units too.


The communication infrastructure in the city is good as all the major service providers are in action here.

The Hindu and The New Indian Express are the two major English dailies and there are several Tamil dailies like Dina Malar, Dina Mani and Tamil Murasu.

Educational Institutions

The development of the city is greatly associated with educational growth.

There are two dozens of engineering colleges, two medical colleges, an air-force administrative college, a forest college, over 75 arts and science colleges, and six universities in the city.

All these add to the repute of the city in churning out well-informed and skillful graduates every year.