CODISSIA started functioning in the year 1969 with 40 members and now the membership strength base has crossed 5200. The Association serves for the growth and prosperity of industries and it has made a significant contribution towards building a strong and stable industrial city of Coimbatore. The Association besides functioning as a grievance redressed unit is functioning as a development oriented Association conducting series of Seminars / Training Programmes / Exhibitions / Industrial Trade Fairs / Industrial visits etc. so as to develop and create awareness among industrial entrepreneurs. CODISSIA represents in all Advisory and Consultative Committees at the District / State and National Levels and plays a leading role in policy formulation and grievance redressed for the Small scale Industries.