Pithampur is located 35 km from Indore
, in Madhya Pradesh
. It is referred to as the 'Detroit of India' and Indore is said to be its gateway.
Pithampur is a well developed industrial area. It has both large and small scale industries. A large number of nationally and internationally reputed companies are functioning in Pithampur. Majority of the vehicle-producing companies of India have their factories in Pithampur.
Pithampur is a business destination in Central India. The greatest landmark of Pithampur is the power plant unit of Hindustan Motors.