The capital goods industry employs 1.4 million of people and is estimated to employ 2.8 million by 2017.

Manufacturing Sector India

Latest update: August, 2013


Electronics exports have outpaced total production

•Electronic exports from India reached USD6.1 billion in FY15, over FY07–15, exports from the sector (CAGR: 10.2 per cent)

•Consumer Electronics have shown a positive growth over the years with the growth in the production of LCD/LED TVs rising to almost 40 per cent in 2013 – 14 as compared to a mere 11 per cent in 2012 - 13.

•Technological improvements and competitively cost effectiveness are main drivers for demand of Indian electronics products abroad.



Rain Industries Ltd

Rain Industries Ltd (RAIN), formerly known as Rain Commodities Ltd, and its wholly owned subsidiaries, namely, Rain Cements Ltd (RCL), Rain CII Carbon (Vizag) Ltd, Rain CII Carbon LLC, USA and Rütgers are engaged in the production of cement, Calcined Petroleum Coke (CPC) and Power and high-quality basic and spec...

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Havells India

Havells India is a US$ 1.4 billion FMCG company with a strong global footprint. The company has dominance across a wide spectrum of products, including industrial and domestic circuit protection devices, cables and wires, motors, pumps, home appliances, etc. The company's global network comprises 6,500 professionals across 91 branches and r...

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Borosil Glass Works Ltd

Borosil Glass Works Ltd. (BGWL) is the market leader for laboratory glassware and microwavable kitchenware in India. It was established in 1962 in collaboration with Corning Glass Works USA. In 1988, Corning divested its shareholding to the current Indian promoters. Our Scientific and Industrial Products (SIP) division sells laboratory glasswar...

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Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) is India's largest fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company with a heritage of over 80 years in India and touches the lives of two out of three Indians. HUL works to create a better future every day and helps people feel good, look good and get more out of life with brands and services that are good for them an...

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Cipla is a global pharmaceutical company whose goal is ensuring no patient shall be denied access to high quality & affordable medicine and support. Cipla’s journey began in 1935 when our founder, Dr K A Hamied, set up an enterprise with the vision to make India self-sufficient in healthcare. Over the past 77 years, they have emerged as one o...

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Tata Chemicals Ltd

Tata Chemicals Ltd is a global company with interests in businesses that focus on LIFE: Living, Industry and Farm Essentials. The story of the company is about harnessing the fruits of science for goals that go beyond business. This story began in Mithapur, Gujarat in western India with the creation of a plant that would raise a wealth of marin...

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Lava International Ltd

Lava International Ltd, established in 2009, is one of the fastest growing mobile handset companies in India. It has demonstrated quick and robust expansion since inception, showing profitability and growing sales since the first year of operations. Lava and Xolo are two brands that operate under the parent company. With ‘Create Possibiliti...

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IBall is a privately held electronics company headquartered in Mumbai, India that imports computer peripherals, smartphones and tablets. iBall was launched in September 2001 and came in market with mouse. As of 2011, the company had 21 different product kinds. It imports peripheral devices and hardware for personal computers, including keyboards, ...

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Asian Paints

Since its foundation in 1942, Asian Paints has come a long way to become India's largest and Asia's third largest paint company, with a turnover of Rs 127.15 billion (US$ 2.06 billion). Asian Paints operates in 17 countries and has 23 paint manufacturing facilities in the world, servicing consumers in over 65 countries. Asian Paints has always been...

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Pioneer India

Pioneer India is the subsidiary of Pioneer Corporation, Japan. It was incorporated in 2008. Pioneer India's core business covers the car audio and video segments with a diversified range of products focusing on DVD players, home entertainment systems, speakers and car audio-visual solutions. Pioneer India works in line with the corporate vision, to...

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Arise India Ltd

Arise India Ltd was established in 1984 while its first manufacturing unit was established in 1992. It is one of the India's largest integrated manufacturers of electrical goods. The company provides a range of consumer durable products that are well known for their exceptional quality and reliability. It has specialised manufacturing units in diff...

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Videocon was established in 1987 by Mr Venugopal Dhoot. Presently, it is a largely diversified company with its Head Office at Gurgaon, India. The Videocon Group's core areas of business are consumer electronics and home appliances. It has recently diversified into areas such as DTH, power, oil exploration and telecommunication. The group has 17 ma...

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Flextronics is an American supply chain solutions company that offers design, manufacturing, distribution and aftermarket services to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). It provides end-to-end solutions through its innovative and proprietary systems to enhance customer competitiveness and success. It was founded in 1990 and has its headquar...

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Started in 1969 by Dr Kasanbhai Patel, Nirma today is a company having an employee base of over 18,000 and an annual turnover of more than Rs 7,000 crore (US$ 1.16 billion*). Nirma manufactures products in the categories of industrial and consumer products. The industrial products include linear alkyl benzene (LAB), alfa olefin sulfonate (AOS), ...

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Moser Baer

Moser Baer India Ltd is a leading global tech-manufacturing company which is headquartered in New Delhi. Established in 1983, the company is one of the world's largest manufacturers of optical storage media such as CDs and DVDs. One out of every five discs manufactured globally belongs to Moser Baer. The company, which is the lowest cost op...

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Micromax Informatics Limited is one of the leading consumer electronics companies in India and the tenth largest mobile phone player in the world. Over the past decade, the company has pioneered the democratisation of technology in India by offering affordable innovations through their product offerings and removing barriers for large-scale adopt...

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Karbonn has been at the forefront of ushering in the revolution of Indian mobile phone handset brands, challenging the established players in the business. The company is a joint venture between Delhi-based Jaina Group and Bangalore-based UTL Group. With more than 85,000 outlets, Karbonn reaches out to people across the length and breadth of th...

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Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL)

Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) was established at Bangalore, India, by the Government of India under the Ministry of Defence in 1954 to meet the specialised electronic needs of the Indian defence services. Over the years, it has grown into a multi-product, multi-technology, multi-unit company servicing the needs of customers in diverse fields in In...

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