Currently there are two main phases of industrial area developed since the 1970s. Phase one is near the main trunk road Kuantan-Gebeng by-pass and consisting of small and medium scale industries such as wood processing industries, metal works factories and concrete ducting company. Phase two was developed in the early 1990s and the majority of industries here are petrochemical companies such as Petronas MTBE-Polypropylene, BP Chemicals, WR Grace, EASTMAN, Kaneka and Cryovac. The third phase currently occupied by Polyplastics Asia Pacific, BASF-Petronas, Petronas CUF, Petronas Centralized Emergency Facilities and PDH Plant.
There are also industrial activities at the Kuantan Port Industrial Area where FPG Oleochemicals (FELDAProcter & Gamble), FELDA palm oil mill, Air Products, Kuantan Flour Mills and several other companies are situated here.