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Industrial Scenario in Kanchipuram

Kancheepuram - One of the largest industrial areas of Tamil Nadu, has the pride in being home to vital production bases of international industrial groups like: Ford, Hyundai, Saint Gobain as well as many export houses in and around the Madras Export Processing Zone (MEPZ).

The reasons are not far to seek:
bulletProximity to the Chennai urban area
bulletProximity to an international airport and two sea ports at Chennai and Ennore
bulletExcellent connectivity through the world class East Coast Road and upcoming upgraded NH4 and NH 45
bulletModerate cost of land
bulletGood industrial parks at Maraimalainagar, Alanthur, Irungattukottai, Sriperumbudur, Siruseri, Oragadam and Paranur
bulletReasonably good power quality with the North Madras Power Station and Kalpakkam Atomic Power Station located in and around the District.
bulletAvailability of skilled and highly qualified manpower at Chennai and suburbs with IIT, Chennai and the Anna University at a stones throw.

Product Range
The product range from factories in Kanchipuram extends to the following range:

bullet Cars (Hyundai of S. Korea and Ford Motors of the USA)
bulletPhones (Nokia , Motorola )
bulletAuto parts (Sona Steering, Rane-TRW restraint systems, DAEWHA, Brakes India, AUDCO, etc.)
bulletFloat Glass (Saint Gobain of France)
bulletAirconditioners (National of Japan)
bulletLeather Industries in Pallavaram
bulletInformation Technology Industries on the IT Highway (TCS, Cognizant, Infosys, American Megatrends, Wipro Infotech, etc.)
bulletSugar Industry (Madurantakam Coop Sugar Mills at Padalam and SV Sugars at Palayaseevaram)
bulletFashion Garments (at MEPZ and surrounding areas)
bulletPharamaceuticals, Chemicals and Dyes (ORCHID Chemicals, Maruti Marine, White House Dyes, Kanchi Karpooram, etc.)
bulletDies and Forgings (FOMAS)
bulletOptic Fibers (Fujikura-TTL at MM Nagar)
bulletBlood bags

Institutional Arrangements

The District Industries Centre and the Single Window Committee headed by the Collector help industrialists in getting the needed clearances from various Government organisations. The committee coopts all district level officers necessary to handle the requests of entrepreneurs and minor and medium industries. Other institutions like SIPCOT, TIDCO, TIIC, Guidance and Directorate of Industries and Commerce provide valuable support for major industries.

Those desirous of getting assistance may contact: