Tirupur is famous for knitwear products and its export share is more than 60% in the overall export of knitwear from India. In terms of value, it has reached Rs.35000 Cr in export and Rs.25000 Cr in domestic. The knitwear industry has shown vast growth after the year 2000 and Tirupur has become a knitwear hub in India. Dyeing industry has also grown matching with the growth of knitwear production. In the year 1984, the export turnover was Rs.9 Crore and the number of dyeing units functioning was 5 only. In the year 2010, there were 752 Dyeing and Bleaching units functioning in and around Tirupur due to the gigantic growth of knitwear export industry.