Ernakulam, the industrially developed district in Kerala, foster a number of tiny, small, medium, and large-scale industrial units. Among these, majority of the industries are concentrated in Aluva. Some of the major industries are FACT, Binani Zinc, TCC, Cochin Refinery, HMT, Cochin Shipyard, Indian Aluminum company, Indian rare earths etc. There are more than 108 plastic processing units in the district of Ernakulam, and they manufacture different types of plastic and polymer products ranging from consumer goods to industrial goods. This industrial climate has helped the plastic industry to thrive, but when compared to the neighboring states of Kerala the plastic industry has not developed. Most of the units are in the fold of tiny and small-scale sectors.
 
        Aluva Plastic Consortium Pvt. Ltd was formed in the year 2004 under the Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises [MSME] of Government of India and Government of Kerala