Rajkot investment casting industries
The industrial city of Rajkot has a cluster of about 110 investment casting units, producing around 160 tonnes of investment castings daily. The monthly production capacity of units ranges from 10 tonnes to 70 tonnes. Most of the units produce around 40 tonnes per month. The cluster provides direct employment to about 10,000 people. Many units sell their products to multinational firms, and some export their products to Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.
Ferrous and non-ferrous investment castings for pumps, valves, automobile industry, textile machinery, etc.
Number of MSMEs
Electricity; piped natural gas (PNG); liquefied petroleum gas (LPG)
Production & turnover
48,000 tpa; Rs 1000 crores (10 billion)
Total energy consumption (toe)
Leading industry association(s)
Rajkot Engineering Association (REA)http://www.reaindia.org
Energy efficiency initiatives
TERI-SDC Partnership: Scaling up Energy Efficient Technologies in Small Enterprises (EESE) http://www.sameeeksha.org/index.php?option=com_projects&task=level&title=EESE&id=41
- Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF), Rajkot Chapter http://www.indianfoundry.org/
- District Industries Centre (DIC), Rajkot http://ic.gujarat.gov.in/?page_id=96
- MSME Development Institute (MSME-DI), Ahmedabad/Rajkot http://www.msmediahmedabad.gov.in/
- http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/dips/DIPS, RAJKOT-guj.pdf