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Tamil Nadu News Print and Papers Ltd., better known as TNPL the country’s largest non-wood based paper maker was established in the early 80’s at Pugalur near Karur. It is acknowledged as the world leader in the technology for manufacture of newsprint from bagasse which became operational from January 1996. The production of news print and paper have been raised from 90000 tonnes to 180000 tonnes per annum.
It is the most Modern paper mill in the
country with an unique bagasse handling and pulping system, multifuel
boilers, mechanized finishing section and a sophisticated R & D center.
The TNPL’s 6.8 metre wide paper machine from the U.K. designed for
maximum, operational since 1985, producing quality news print and printing
and writing paper.
TNPL produces 230,000 tons of Printing & writing paper
and consumes 1 million tones of bagasse every year.
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TNPL produces 230,000 tons of Printing & writing paper and consumes 1 million tones of bagasse every year.
For more details visit TNPL website
Chettinad Cement Corporation Ltd was formed 1962 to cater to growing demands of cement in the country. The manufacturing unit located at Puliyur, Karur District, in Tamilnadu commenced production in April 1968. Apart from cement, the Chottinad House is today engaged in activities as diverse as granite, engineering, silica, garnet, information technology, steel & textile trading, horse breeding, plantations, shipping, transportation, stevedoring, clearing and forwarding and logistics having a combined turnover of Rs.8500 million.
For more details visit Chettinad Website
On the international textile map, Karur has become synonymous with handloom “made-ups” as Tirupur in the hosiery product. The weaving industry came to Karur from Kerala and has earned a reputation for its high quality handloom products today. Exports of handlooms from Karur began on a modest scale with just 15 exporters in 1975 and today Karur has hundreds of exporters. The handloom products being exported have been broadly classified under three heads – Kitchen, bathroom and bedroom furnishing items. Some of the handloom made-ups exported from Karur are Bedspreads, Towels, Floor rugs, Tea towels, Napkins, Aprons, Kitchen towels, Pot holders Plate mats, Bath Mats, Tea mats, Curtains, Pillow, Quill covers, Shower curtains etc., The products are exported to Europe, U.S.A., Japan, Canada, Australia, Singapore, South Korea, South Africa and the Scandinavian countries among others. The handloom industry in Karur generates nearly an annual turn over of Rs.2000 Crores (400 million dollars a year) through direct and indirect exports of textile goods. The development of export as a major trade has led to the enormous growth of other allied industries like handloom and power loom weaving units, dyeing and bleaching units, tailoring, packaging units etc. The handloom and its allied industries provide direct and indirect employment to over two lakh persons.
For more details visit Exporters Website
India is the world’s largest producer of sugar. Parry’s pioneered sugar production in India. In 1842, the Company set up India’s first sugar factory at Vandipalayam. Since then, they have maintained the edge in the industry through advanced technologies. At Pugalur, Karur the company has one its manufacturing units apart from Nellikuppam, Pettaivaithalai and Pudukkottai. The factory at Pugalur has a capacity of 4000 TCD. It has a capacity of 4000 TCD per year. It's also seting a 22 MW co-generation Power plant, with TNPL.
For more details visit EID Parry Website
Karur District is very famous for its Bus Body building industry. In and around Karur, there are several small and large industries catering the need within Tamil Nadu as also Outside the state. Karur is a renowned centre for bus building industries. This is a unique feature of Karur and almost 90% of south Indian bus bodies are being built here. The total business is estimated to be around Rs.250 crore per annum.
BODY BUILDING INDUSTRIES IN KARUR
BEST COACH, THANTHONTRI MALAI POST, KARUR
ESSBEE COACH BUILDERS, S.F.
MODERN COACH, 376 2C,
SUPER COACH BUILDERS,
L.BALASUBRAMANIAN&BROS, BACK SUDE OF LGB ROLAN FACTORY, MOCHAKOTTAMPALAYAM, KARUR
TIGER COACH, NEAR R.T.O OFFICE, KARUR
SRI GANESH COACH BUILDERS, SERAN NAGAR, OPP.ST.ANTONY'S SCHOOL, ANDAN KOVIL, KARUR
PERIMER AUTOMOTIVE COACH, NEAR M.S. SERVICE STATION, ANDAN KOVIL, KARUR
AMAR COACH, 3/224, MOCHAKOTTAMPALAYAM, ANDAN KOVIL, KARUR.
CHERRAN COACH BUS BODY BUILDERS, MADURAI BYR PASS ROAD, CHINNANDAN KOVIL ROAD, OPP.PERIYAR ARCH, KARUR-639002
ALFHA COACH BUILDERS, S.F-596/3, A PUDUR, ANDAN KOVIL EAST, KARUR
NANTHINI COACH, OPP: KAYATHRI NAGAR, ERODE ROAD KARUR
DVN COACH INDUSTRIES, 14,RAMANUJAM NAGAR, KARUR
KPN BUILDERS REDDIPALAYAM,
647,648 ANDANKOIL EAST POST,
PEETEE COACH BUILDERS (P)
LTD, S.F. NO.1907, ANDANKOIL EAST POST,
ROYAL COACH BUILDERS, S.F. NO. 136, THANTHONIMALAI, KARUR-639005.
SRI SAKTHI COACH, KULATHUPALAYAM, PAVITHRAM POST, KARUR-639002.
MARUTHI COACH BUILDERS (P)
INDIAAN COACH, S.F. NO 3/94/1,
MOORTHY ENGINEERING, 1102,
T.V.R. COACH BUILDERS, 162/15, THANTHONIMALAI, KARUR-639005
SRI HARI BUS BODY BUILDERS, OPP. KVB. GAYATHRI NAGAR, ATTUR POST, KARUR-639002.
S.M. COACH, SRI MANGALAMBIGAI INDUSTRIES, NO.27, RAMANUJAM NAGAR EAST, KARUR
ROYAL ENGINEERING COMPANY,
S.F. NO. 504, VEPPAM PALAYAM,
STAR COACHES, 3/13,
NAGARAJ ENGINEERING COMPANY, (D.V.N. COACH MOORTHY) KARUR