Jalna district is having good Industrial background, specially famous for the Seed and Steel industries. The industrial development at Jalna is widely based on Engineering, Plastic and Agriculture.
Pulses mills, oil mills, refineries, steel re-rolling, plastic, tiles & cement pipe, fertilizers, insecticides, pesticides and the co-operative sugar factories are also playing important part in the industrial development of jalna.
There are also cotton ginning and pressing factories and an agricultural market produce committee handling large quantities of all kinds of agricultural produce, including cotton. In view of the overall industrial backwardness of the region, the state government has initiated a master plan to encourage the establishment of of small and large- scale industrial units. Under this plan Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC) has set up an industrial area in Jalna consisting of …large-scale, …medium scale and ..small scale industries. Jalna industrial area has a large number of steel rolling mills, a unit manufacturing ball bearings, agro based units like dal mills and most significant being large number of seed manufacturing units; Mahyco, Mahindra, Bejo-Shital are some of them. The MIDC has recently announced to setup bio technology park (BT Park) at Jalna with the help of private sector units. This park will give a tremendous boost to the BT sector in the backward area of Marathvada.
The Mahyco, Mahindra, Bejo-Shital are some of the leading well known hybrid seed industries.
NRB bearing Ltd is the leading manufacturer of ball bearings used in automobiles and other heavy industrial purposes.
The Sugar factories in the Jalna district :
- Jalna Sahkari Sugar Factory, Ramnagar, Jalna.
- Samarth Sahkari Sugar Factory, Samarthnagar, Ambad.
- Bageshwari Sahkari Sugar Factory, Partur.
- Rameshwari Sahkari Sugar Factory, Bhokardan.
- Sagar Sugar Factory.
- Samruddhi Sugar Factory, Devi Dahegaon, Tq. Ghansavangi.