Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Engineering Industries in Mumbai

Engineering Industries in the Maharashtra region can be grouped under the following categories. Electrical Machinery, Apparatus and Appliances, Machinery and Machine Tools Transport Equipment, Metal Products and Parts Basic Metals and Alloy's Non-metallic products.

Maharashtra is an important State in India for the manufacture of machinery and machine tools, with Mumbai and its surrounding areas producing several of these items. Generally speaking this industry consists of units that: manufacture prime movers, boilers, steam generating plants such as diesel engines and parts manufacture industrial machinery for food and textile industries.

Most of the manufacturing units of this type are in Mumbai they are: Godrej and Boyce Manufacturing Company, Rallies, Larsen an Toubro, Voltas Ltd., Star Diamond Tools, Schra-Scovill Duncan Ltd., etc.

Mumbai provides several opportunities for private enterprise ranging from the small trader / businessman to some of the world's largest textile mills. Mumbai accounts for nearly 20% of the persons employed in India's organized sector.

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