Muzaffarnagar is an important industrial district with sugar, steel and paper being the major products. It has 11 sugar mills such as Tikaula Sugar Mills, IPL Sugar Mill, Titawi Sugar Mill, Treveni Sugar Mill, Mansurpur Sugar Mill, Uttam Sugar Mill, Bhaisana Sugar Mill & Distilleries. which receive produce from the district and the surrounding region; more than 70% of its population is engaged in agriculture. The Muzaffarnagar market of Jaggery (heat-dried sugar-cane juice, called ‘Gud’ in local language) is the largest in the world. There are a number of steel plants viz. Rana Steels, Barnala Steels, U.P Steels, Sidhbali Steels etc.