Top manufacturing companies of Chennai


Chennai is one of the most preferred choices when it comes to manufacturing company establishments.  Chennai is one of the most powerful cities if Tamil Nādu, which is the largest contributor to India’s GDP and they have more than 37,000 factories in state.

Channai’s economy is majorly driven by automobile, auto ancillaries, general engineering, electronics, and IT sectors.  There are several manufacturing companies in Chennai. We have compiled a list of the top 10 manufacturing companies in India:

Ashok Leyland Limited

Ashok Leyland is a listed automobile manufacturing company in Chennai. Ashok Leyland is one of the oldest and largest manufacturers of commercial vehicles in India.

Ashok Leyland was incorporated on 07 September, 1948. The company & its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells commercial vehicles in India and internationally. Some of the major products are trucks, buses, defense vehicles, and auto ancillaries.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA 85.84 %
Networth 5.16 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.48
Return on Equity7.38 %

CIN number: L34101TN1948PLC000105

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Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited

Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited is a government-operated company established on 30 December 1965. The company is one of the major manufacturing companies and a great contributor to the GDP of Chennai.

CPCL is one of the exceptional manufacturing companies that produces & sells liquefied petroleum gas, motor spirit, superior kerosene oil, aviation turbine fuel, high-speed diesel, naphtha, bitumen, lube base stocks, paraffin wax, fuel oil, etc.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA -529.34 %
Networth -63.97 %
Debt/Equity Ratio7.28
Return on Equity-174.25 %

CIN number: L40101TN1965GOI005389

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Indian Potash Limited

India Potash Limited is an unlisted company and greatest supporter of the agricultural sector. India Potash was incorporated on 17 June 1955. The company’s primary objective is import-handling, promotion, and marketing of Potash in the entire country.

The IPL is one of the major manufacturing companies in Chennai for Potash. Indian Potash Limited is engaged in the production of fertilizers, insecticides, and pesticides and is also involved in dairy fresh milk powder, ghee, and feeding products. The company plays an important role in the import/export, exchange, and marketing services.  

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA 13.05 %
Networth 14.72 %
Debt/Equity Ratio1.19
Return on Equity13.18 %

CIN number: U14219TN1955PLC000961

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MRF Limited

Madras Rubber factory, which if popularly known as MRF Limited. MRF limited is one of the major manufacturing company of tyres in India.  The total paid-up capital of MRF tyres is INR 4.24 cr.

The company manufactures and sells tyres and tubes for automobiles, aircrafts, motorcycles, cycles across countries. MRF in Chennai is the greatest producer of tires & tubes for commercial vehicles like cars, buses and even tractors and trucks.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA -30.47 %
Networth 4.54 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.15
Return on Equity4.70 %

CIN number: L25111TN1960PLC004306

Royal Enfield

Royal Enfield; one of the most popular brands of bikes. The first bike of Royal Enfield was made by Albert Eddie and Robert Walker-Smith in England. This is the oldest brand of motorcycles, and it has its biggest manufacturing plant in Chennai. 

Royal Enfield brand is managed & operated by Eicher Motors, it has several products in the market, like Royal Enfield Clipper, Bullet, Classic, Himalayan, Thunderbird, and Continental GT models etc.

Operating RevenueOver INR 500 cr
EBITDA 18.31 %
Networth 11.23 %
Debt/Equity Ratio0.00
Return on Equity14.69 %

CIN number: L34102DL1982PLC129877

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