Belgaum foundry cluster (Karnataka)


Belgaum is a prominent foundry cluster, with about 160 MSME foundry units. These units produce castings mainly for automotive components, as well as for pumps and valves, gears, machine tools, elevators, food processing and other industrial applications. Most of the units are located in three industrial estates: (1) Udyambag Industrial Estate, (2) Belgaum Manufacturers Cooperative Industrial Estate Limited (BEMCIEL ) and (3) Macche Industrial Estate. The cluster provides direct employment to about 7500 people.

Products manufactured

Iron, steel and spheroidal graphite (SG) iron castings, for automotive components and other industrial applications

Number of MSMEs


Energy consumption


Main fuels

Electricity; coke

Production & turnover

360,000 tonnes per annum; Rs 2000 crores (20 billion)

Total energy consumption (toe)


Leading industry association(s)

Cluster Profile

Other Resources

Source: Data pertains to 2015-16, collected primarily under the TERI-SDC EESE project

Data pertains to 2015-16,, collected primarily under the TERI-SDC EESE project

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