Patiala is known for textile and automobile industries. There are many food processing units and chemical plants established in the city. Machine manufacturers and coil manufacturers are an important industrial units of the region. The mustard plants of the city are quite popular. There are many paddy, wheat and maize fields in the city which contributes to the economic glory of the city. The city is known for production of garments and cloth. The city is coming up slowly as an IT hub and software companies along with profit making Logistics companies are located throughout the length and breadth of the city. The city is known for Phulkari work which is popular nationwide.