Coimbatore, also known as the Manchester of South India for its textile industries, is largest commercial centre of Tamil Nadu State. The city is the second largest software exporter in Tamil Nadu. The economy of the city is largely driven by Information Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing and Textile industries. It is also known as pump city of Asia for its dominant role in pumps and motors manufacturing. Food industry and retail are the other major sector contributing to the development of the City. The GDP of the city was around $4 billion as of 2011. The following are the top-notch educational institutes in Coimbatore area.

  • Bharathiar University
  • PSG College of Technology
  • Coimbatore Institute of Technology
  • Government College of Technology, Coimbatore

Below are the list of major companies and institutions that contributes to the supply chain industry in Coimbatore
1. ACC Cements
2. AKG Thermotechnik International
3. Alstom
4. Amazon
5. Apps Business IT Solutions Pvt Ltd
6. Bosch
7. Cameron International
8. Cognizant
9. Coimbatore Gem and Jewellery Industries Private Limited
10. Craftsman Automation
11. Deccan Pumps
12. Dell
13. Deloitte
14. ELGI Equipments
15. Finolex Cables Ltd
16. Flex
17. Ford
18. GE
19. HCL
20. Hexaware
21. Indus Towers Ltd
22. ITC
23. Jayem Automotives Pvt Ltd
24. Kishore Pumps
25. KOMET Precision tools India Pvt Ltd
26. Konecranes
27. KSB Pump Ltd
28. Lakshmi Precision Tools Ltd
29. Larsen & Toubro
30. LMW
31. Mahindra Pumps Pvt Ltd
32. MM Engineers Ltd
34. Pricol
35. Roots Industry
36. Salzer Electronics
37. SE Electricals
38. Shanthi Feeds
39. Shanthi Gears
40. Suguna Foods
41. Suguna Pumps
42. Suzlon
43. TCS
44. Texmo Industries
45. Truserve Engineers India Private Limited
46. V-Guard Industries
47. Wipro
48. ZF