Types of Manufacturing Industries

There are various types of manufacturing industries. This is one of the largest industries that compose the economy. It plays significant role and at the same time gives the significant share in the economy.

The manufacturing industry refers to the businesses involve in manufacturing and processing of products.

Likewise, it is also associated with the creation of new commodities. Among the many sectors in the country, the manufacturing industry has the significant share in the economy. The final product of the manufacturing industry can serve as intermediate goods in the production process or finished products for customers. As the technology advances, the manufacturing industry also evolves. During the 18th and 19th century, the evolution of the industry was apparent especially in the western countries. In addition, the manufacturing industry is known as the manufacturing process management.Without the manufacturing industry, any country would not be progressive.

Moreover, the manufacturing industry is very important in the economy as it gives huge share in the labor force. Likewise, the materials produced are also significant in building infrastructure as well as defense in a certain country. On the other hand, you should keep in mind that there are some manufacturing industries that generate negative externalities that are not helpful in the economy. That is why each of us should exert effort to be productive so that we can help the flourishing of the manufacturing industry.

Different Types of Manufacturing Industries

Clothing and textiles is one of the composition of manufacturing industry that involve in the processing and production of raw materials into clothing. Likewise, this industry provides job opportunities to tailors as well as those people involve with sewing and fabrics. They also make sheets and towels from the raw materials. Another sector that is included in the manufacturing industry is the chemical, petroleum and plastic industry. These include those companies that are manufacturing chemical products, making of soaps, paints and pesticides. Likewise, the companies that manufacture medicines are also part of this sector.

Another component of the manufacturing industry is the electronics and the transport sector. This sector is very important in the evolution of the technology that plays a big role in the success of the country. Obviously, a specific community will not be progressive without the transportation sector and there would be no progress without the use of the new electronic gadgets that can help in the success of the country. The advancement in technology is also important in the food sector. This component of manufacturing industry is very significant to us because we will not be productive if there is no food to eat. That is why, over the years the food sector invests in making the food production more favorable. Other sectors that composed the manufacturing industry include metals, wood, leather and paper.


  • Nagarajan Mani said on March 23, 2011
    I want a new manufacturing business ideas. what type of mfg. business is suitable in india and how will be getting the ideas. Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India
  • sagar shinde said on August 21, 2011
    I'm an mechanical engineer, and i want to start a manufacturing industry. But I dnt have any idea about "what exact products to be manufactured" And i want to start it in a big scale. so if u have any ideas so let me know....!! thanking you sagar shinde. india maharashtra solapur
  • gopinath said on August 23, 2011
    hi i am a mechanical graduate i want to set up an manufacturing industry but have no idea to choose which field please guide me on this.....
  • Rnair MBA NY said on August 23, 2011
    Aviation parts, Water purification, Oil and Natural gas pipelines , Sanitation Equipments... there are few you might want to start thinking about ...
  • Gopinath said on January 4, 2012
    Hi, Am Gopinath, I have completed BE, i would to start any manufacturing unit with low investment, kindly assist me with suitable ideas, Rettanai, Tindivanam Taluk, Villupuram Dist.
  • sundar said on January 17, 2012
    hi! i have 2 partners and we have already running a e-publishing business. but we are very much interested in manufacturing business. at the same time we don't like to take any serious risk at this starting stage. so we need a trusted outsourcing opportunity from you. our location is pondicherry( may be in town or in village). thank you.
  • Ashok kumar singh said on June 14, 2012
    I want to set up Manufacturing Unit of M S Beams, M S Angles, M S Channels. if any person have idea a of this type business please contact me on 919935141952 Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
  • prashant said on August 21, 2012
    i am an electronics engineer. i want to start small scale manufacturing buisness in electronics. kindly suggest ideas of manufacturing in electronics field.mumbai.. thank you..
  • ismaaciil said on August 23, 2012
    main types of production technique used in the manufacture of industrial goods and discuss the circumstances in which each would be used
  • NIkunj Poddar said on October 27, 2012
    I am a mechanical engineer. I want to set up a manufacturing industry but am totally confused with the product to be manufactured as marketing of that is much more important. So i would request you to help me with the details you can. Thank you! RANCHI, JHARKHAND ,INDIA
  • nandan said on January 9, 2013
    I am pharma graduate and would like to start mfg. Unit in african countries. Provide sol'n . India. Gujarat.
  • Sunil.D. said on February 3, 2013
    I am a businessman, I want to start a small scale Industry in partnership with experience person in Bangalore,in our own Industrial land. Please advice and guide and feel free to contact 9845717311.
  • Deon said on February 27, 2013
    Hi i'm a coded welder and a boilermaker what kind of a small manufacturing business can i set up? SOUTH AFRICA. Cape Town
  • Vaibhav Dhatwalia said on March 15, 2013
    hi i am a mechanical engineer and working with big mnc's in fmcg sector. I am from shimla and right now working in Baddi. I am thinking to opt my own business of any manufacturing unit. It may be related to packaging or something like that. Kindly suggest me any option so that i can start my new setup with a small scale unit.
  • mohit said on May 17, 2013
    I am planning to set up a small/medium scale manufacturing unit in Punjab rural area. India. Consulting services are welcome.
  • D Hussain said on June 3, 2013
    Dear Sir, I want to set up a Small manufacturing business. so kindly suggest me which business will be profitable in present and coming future. Malda, west bengal, India.
  • ishwar singh said on June 16, 2013
    Hi I am mechanical engineer and I install a own manufacturer type business so plz help me my location is Bhiwadi alwar rajasthan
  • Mr.Tito Koah said on May 6, 2014
    I am very grateful for our African Industries there are now try the best to see that West Africa Maintained and make maximum use of our resources. It is my prayer the west African countries have an Industrial Network Team in order to have easy industrial partnership that will help the citizens of West Africa and Africa at large. Am Tito Koah From Liberia
  • reshi tufail said on June 23, 2014
    Dear sir, I want to set up a small manufacturing business so kindly suggest me which business will be profitable in present and coming future. Srinagar jammu and kashmir india
  • Roberto Rolle said on July 28, 2014
    Hi Sir I Would Really Like Your Assistance, I Am Really Interested In starting A Manufacturing Business. I Live In The Bahamas And Am Really Looking For A Trustworthy Source So Please Sir Help me. Thanks So Much!
  • nitin patil said on August 11, 2014
    Hi sir, I want to know about the manufacturing business . I am confused about which to start in maharashtra so please guide me which type of business should , i start .
  • Muhammad Hassan Saeed said on August 16, 2014
    Assalam-o-Aliqum. I want to start my business in Pakistan regarding somethings manufacturing process unit. Kindly advice me in this regards.
  • Bulbul said on September 1, 2014
    Sir i want to start my own small scale business venture. What kind of business is profitable in the present and coming future. I live in Guwahati, Assam, India.
  • Younten Jamtsho said on September 2, 2014
    Hi, i would like to have your assistance as I am going to start up manufacturing business in my country as at present in our country there is not more manufacturing industries. I am really interested to start up manufacturing business in Bhutan but I lack knowledge in business. Could you please advice me what kind of business is best to start in very small country Bhutan with 1 million population. I am from Bhutan .
  • shaik shabber basha said on October 7, 2014
    i would like to have your assistance as I am going to start up manufacturing business I am really interested to start up manufacturing business in anantapur andhrapradesh india but I lack knowledge in business. Could you please advice me what kind of business is best to start.
  • raviteja said on February 5, 2015
    Hi myself raviteja, I'm BBM graduate n planning to start a business in manufacturing. Pls share details to my mail I'd: ravitg eja0404@yahoo.com thank you
  • Dhaval said on February 11, 2015
    hello sir, i am a mechanical engineer and from past 1 year i am working as a employer in dental manufacturing equipment. now, i want t start my own business. but i am very confused about in which field i have to go... please suggest me with some idea and also future growth of it... thank you, id: dhavalprajapati48@gmail.com
  • selvam said on March 19, 2015
    i want stat coconut coir roap production
  • sumitgupta said on March 31, 2015
    sir i want to start my own business in electronics field with low budget as possible because i am ec engineer. so plz recognize me
  • Nazer Patel said on June 16, 2015
    I am computer engineer (MCA)I want start small manufacturing business so please give idea which manufacturing is good for me and I can do it
  • parvez said on July 7, 2015
    hello, my self parvez. i am starting my small workshop for PARVEZ ENGINEERING SERVICES but not any work on here. if any idea from small manufacturing business. if you please tell me my no.9765526143
  • Muthu said on September 26, 2015
    Hi I need to start a small manufacturing unit in Coimbatore, I had no idea about it , can u suggest a best line with a minimum investment at first
  • MUTTALIB said on October 22, 2015
    Dear sir, I want to set up a small clothing manufacturing business so kindly suggest me which business will be profitable in present and coming future. udaipur rajasthan india
  • Kushal said on December 21, 2015
    I am kushal meher. I am working in automobiles valuation and inspection sector but I want to enter into a manufacturing business. I have no idea what to produce or starting the new business. Please help me.
  • mahesh said on May 17, 2016
    i am completed my degree i want start my business with 5 lakhs which type of business i want to do
  • Md. Obaidullah said on May 20, 2016
    I am Md. Obaidullah. I am working in a multinational garments company as an accountant but I want to be a manufacturer and also be informed my hobby is fine arts, I am very much interested about creative design. so please give me an idea which sector best for me, Garments sector or printing & press sector. please give me an idea.
  • Rohit Singh said on May 23, 2016
    Hi I am Rohit Singh from Pithampur I want to start personal business pls give me idea
  • Tilak Rawat said on October 20, 2016
    I am Tilak from Nepal. I have dome MBA. I am working Intarvo but I'm not satisfy for that company. I'm very much interesting in manufacturing sector so if any opportunity please informed me. Thank you @ Tilak


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