Tiruppur is located on the bank of Noyyal River in Tamil Nadu. The city is a major textile and knit wear hub contributing to 90% of total cotton knit wear exports from India. The textile industry provides employment to 90 percent of total cotton knit wear exports from India. The city provides employment to around 400,0000 workers with the average salary per person, 9000 per month.
Nethaji Apparel Park, Tirupur Export Knitwear Industrial Complex, SIDCO Industrial Estate and J.S. Apparel Park are the major textile exporting companies in the city. Besides, the government has developed a Special Industrial Park to support the textile industry. Nethaj Apparel Park has around 53 companies which are manufacturing knitwear for exports and a production of about Rs. 15 billion is produced in it.
The city also has some largest retailers including, C&A, Primark, Adidas, Switcher, Polo Ralph Lauren, Diesel, Tommy Hilfiger, M&S, FILA, H&M, Reebok, Nike, Walmart, and other clothing. The average Annual growth rate of the city is 8.36 percent.