Sivakasi is known throughout the world for fireworks production.
90% of India’s fireworks is produced here. The fireworks
industry in Sivakasi is worth between Rs 800-1000 crore.
The market for fireworks is likely to grow at the rate
of 10% per annum.
There are nearly 450 fireworks factories giving direct employment
to about 40,000 workers and about 1 lakh indirect such as
paper tube making, wire cutting, box making in the country side.
Fireworks in Sivakasi also produce Military Weapons training items.
They are used for training in armed forces. Some airports are
using Sivakasi rocket to scare away birds to avoid bird hits
History of Fireworks
List of Fireworks Industries