Bangalore machine tools cluster (Karnataka)


The Bangalore machine tools cluster accounts for about 60% of the country’s production in value terms. There are six large-scale and 100 MSME machine tool units in the cluster, manufacturing a variety of products that may be categorized into four types: (1) components for aerospace, automobile, electrical and electronic industries; (2) computerized numerical control (CNC) and special purpose machines; (3) accessories for conventional and CNC machines; and (4) heat treatment. The turnover of units varies from 1.5 tonnes–150 tonnes per annum (tpa); about half of the units produce around 50 tpa.The products are custom-made to suit the requirements of large-scale clientele such as ISRO, HAL, BEML, MICO, BHEL, Kirloskar Electric, Bayforge Ltd, etc.

Products manufactured

Castings, auto/tractor components, machining parts, electroplating, heat treatment

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Cluster profile

Other resources

Source: Data pertains to 2010-11, collected primarily under the BEE-SME program

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