COFMOW was established under the Ministry of Railways by the Govt. of India for modernizing Indian Railway workshops. The modernization project was funded through World Bank credits. Since its establishment in 1979 COFMOW has assisted in modernizing Indian Railways Production Units and maintenance workshops. This has involved purchasing over 9900 machines valued at Rs.8970 million. It has thus emerged as a leading specialized organization in the fields of manufacturing and maintenance technologies.
COFMOW is in a position to offer its services to those needing modernization or up gradation of their manufacturing/maintenance activities. COFMOW provides professional advice and a single window service in planning and procurement of machine tools and allied equipment.