The METAL INDUSTRIES LTD. METIND Nagar, Shoranur, Palakkad, India- 679122 is a Kerala State public sector undertaking Unit established in the year 1928 perhaps the one among the first few pioneer industries in pre independent India and the first one in south India. The activities of the company are to manufacture and market various agricultural implements and tools required for agro farming, handicrafts and artisans community. The major clients of the products are Public and Government sectors. The factory is located at Shornur , a major industrial destination of Malabar region of Kerala in 24 acres of land. The ownership of the unit is as a public sector undertaking owned and promoted by the Government of Kerala.