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Knoxville-Area Automotive Parts Manufacturers Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
'19
'18CompanyPhone
Website
County/Plant size1
Local employees
FT/PT
ProductsParent company
'18 companywide rev./net sales
Top local executive
Locally established
11DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc.
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
denso.com/us-ca/en2
Blount/2,600,000
5,350
4,339 / 8213
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
DENSO Corporation
Kariya, Japan
$48.1 billion
Shinichi Nakamizo
President, DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc.
1988
23SRK Tennessee
199 Pottertown Road4
Midway, TN 37809
423-422-4454
dtrtn.com
Greene5/750,0006
1,600
1,300 / 300
Anti-vibration devices, rubber and plastic hoses
Sumitomo Riko
Komaki City, Japan
NA
Randy Rumbley
President, COO
1996
32DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee, Inc.
2400 Denso Drive
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-1035
densocorp-na.com
McMinn/732,500
1,497
NA / NA
Exhaust gas sensors, fuel injectors/rail assemblies, spark plugs, ignition coils, monolithic carriers, high/low pressure fuel pumps
DENSO International America, Inc.
Southfield, MI
NA
Marty Deschenes
President
2003
44JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Vonore Co.
55 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-9200
jtekt-na.com
Monroe/800,000
1,200
1,025 / 0
Steering and driveline systems
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
NA
Wendy Grewe
Plant manager
1988
56MAHLE Engine Components USA, Inc.
One Mahle Drive
Morristown, TN 37815
423-581-6603
us.mahle.com
Hamblen/568,0007
956
NA / NA
Automotive and heavy-duty pistons, camshafts
MAHLE International GmbH
Stuttgart, Germany
$12.6 billion
Martyn Hempston
President
1976
67Arconic
2300 N. Wright Road
Alcoa, TN 37701
865-977-2100
arconic.com
Blount/NA
898
NA / NA
Aluminum sheet for automotive and industrial industries
Arconic Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
$14 billion
Jeffrey Weida
Plant manager
1913
79Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisin.com
Anderson/524,000
867
867 / NA
Manufacture aluminum and resin engine components
Aisin Seiki
Kariya, Japan
$35 billion
Toru Kondo
President
2004
88JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Morristown8
5932 Commerce Blvd.
Morristown, TN 37814
423-585-0999
jtekt-na.com
Hamblen/527,0009
843
NA / NA
Power steering pumps, electric power steering components, transmission pumps, die casting components, constant velocity joints
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
NA
Mike Davidson
Senior vice president
1989
911Adient US LLC10
1210 E. Madison Ave.
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-5500
adient.com
McMinn/276,000
819
819 / NA
Seating
Adient US LLC
Johnson Controls
Plymouth, MI
Milwaukee, WI
NA
Rod Shaw
Dan Universal11
Rhonda Owens11
Plant manager
Assistant plant manager
Assistant plant manager
1978
105SL Tennessee
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
Anderson/765,00012
800
800 / NA
Gear shift assemblies and parking brake levers, head lamps, tail lamps
SL Corp.
Daegu, Korea
NA
W.S. Son
President
2001
109Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
Anderson/710,000
800
700 / 100
Auto body parts
Magna International
Aurora, ON, Canada
$36 billion
Ed Steinebach
General manager
1987
1213Carlex Glass America8
77 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-1161
carlex.com
Monroe/600,000
558
NA / NA
Automotive glass
Central Glass Co. Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan
NA
Jim Shepherd
President
1989
1313Waupaca Foundry
134 Waupaca Drive
Etowah, TN 37331
423-263-6000
waupacafoundry.com
McMinn/397,000
525
NA / NA
Brake calipers and anchors, differential cases, knuckles, control arms, damper hubs
Hitachi Metals
Tokyo, Japan
$2 billion
Kenley Hansen
Plant manager
2001
1415Lear Corp.8
325 Industrial Ave.
Morristown, TN 37813
423-585-2200
lear.com
Hamblen/280,000
460
NA / NA
Seating
Lear Corp.
Southfield, MI
NA
Al DeVore
Plant manager
1968
1512Exedy America Corp.
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
Knox/440,000
450
NA / NA
Torque converters and transmission clutches
Exedy Corp.
Osaka, Japan
NA
Mitsugu Yamaguchi
President
1994
1618OTICS USA8
5555 Interstate View Drive
Morristown, TN 37813
423-581-9933
oticsusa.com
Hamblen/354,000
370
NA / NA
Engine components and suspension parts
OTICS Corp.
Nishio, Japan
NA
Takashi Harada
Yuki Odai
Chairman
President
2001
1717HUF North America
395 T. Elmer Cox Road
Greeneville, TN 37743
423-787-8500
huf-group.com
Greene/NA
321
321 / NA
Mechanical and electrical locking systems, tire pressure monitoring systems and telematics systems
Huf Hulsbeck & Furst GmbH & Co.
Velbert, Germany
NA
Carsten B. Schnese
Managing director
1995
1816ARC Automotive
1729 Midpark Road
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-583-7600
arcautomotive.com
Knox/500,000
266
266 / NA
Air bag inflators
Yinyi Group Ltd.
Ningbo, China
NA
Mike Goodin
President, CEO
1992
19NRMatix Corporation of America
153 Sonny Boshears Lane
Pioneer, TN 37847
423-562-0805
matix.co.jp/english
Campbell/106,980
109
NA / NA
Oil pans, oil pump covers, crankcases, transmission adapter housings
Matix Corporation
Nishio, Japan
$18 million
Shinji Yamada
President
2001
1 Sq. ft.; 2 denso.com/us-ca/en/about-us/company-information/dmtn/; 3 Full time contractors/temporaries. No part-time employees; 4 Also Tazewell, TN; 5 Also Claiborne; 6 Includes multiple buildings; 7 Includes 3 buildings; 8 Source declined to participate. Information from the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce and 2018 survey; 9 Includes main plaint, die casting facility, shipping facility; 10 Formerly Johnson Controls; 11 Assistant plant manager; 12 Multiple buildings
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company websites. NA=not applicable or not available. Area includes Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier and Union counties. This list and other Knoxville-area market data are available as Excel spreadsheets at www.knoxvillebiz.com. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Hayley Choy at 865-342-6494 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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