The Mau district is known for its textile product, and apparel manufacturing industries. There are establishments that process fiber into fabric and fabric into clothing and other textile products. In Mau, almost every household has a loom, which is used for making sarees, loincloths, suits, etc. The sarees made here are beautifully embroidered by craftsmen with zari yarn. These are in great demand in Uttar Pradesh as well as other states. Mau is known for saree production, zari work, and kashidakari work. In fact, Mau is considered as the powerhouse of textile weavers in Eastern Uttar Pradesh.