The industrial sector is an important sector of Kedah economic development. PKNK is the main agency of the State Government responsible for the development of the industrial sector in Kedah. PKNK has developed 11 industrial areas with a total area of 5,271 acres across the country. Most of the major industries and manufacturers operating in the state have set up their factories in industrial areas developed by PKNK.

The complete infrastructure and pro-business government policies are the main attraction for investors to choose the State of Kedah as their investment destination.

The industrial sector is one of the major contributors to Kedah gross domestic product (GDP) as well as providing many employment opportunities to the people of Kedah. Accordingly, the State Government through PKNK will continue to focus on the development of the industrial sector.