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Knoxville-Area Foreign-Owned Employers Ranked by Number of Employees
Rank
'16
'15CompanyPhone
Website
County
Local employees
FT/PT/seasonal
FT equivalent
Sector
Description
Parent company
'15 companywide rev.
Top local executive
Locally established
11Denso Manufacturing Tennessee
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
densocorp-na-dmtn.com
Blount
3,900
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
Denso Corp.
Kariya, Japan
$35.9 billion
Jack Helmboldt
President, CEO
1988
22Denso Manufacturing Athens Tennessee
2400 Denso Drive
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-0000
densocorp-na.com
McMinn
1,600
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Oxygen sensors, fuel injectors, fuel rails, monolithic carriers, spark plugs, ignition coils
DENSO Corp.
Kariya, Japan
$35.9 billion
Ken Nagasaka
President
2003
33DTR Tennessee
199 Pottertown Road1
Midway, TN 37809
423-422-4454
dtrtn.com
Greene, Claiborne
1,495
1,495 / NA / NA
1,495
Manufacturing
Anti-vibration devices, rubber and plastic hoses
Sumitomo Riko
Komaki City, Japan
$406 million
Randy Rumbley
President, COO
1996
48SL Tennessee
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
Anderson
1,127
1,127 / NA / NA
1,127
Manufacturing
Gear shift assemblies and parking brake levers, head lamps and tail lamps
SL Corp.
Daegu, Korea
NA
C.W. Kim
President
2001
54JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Vonore Co.
55 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-9200
jtekt.com
Monroe
1,050
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Steering and driveline systems
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
$12.2 billion
Brad Franklin
Plant manager
1988
66MAHLE Engine Components USA
One Mahle Drive
Morristown, TN 37815
423-581-6603
us.mahle.com
Hamblen
1,021
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Automotive and heavy-duty pistons, engine components for power cell assemblies, camshafts
MAHLE International GmbH
Stuttgart, Germany
$13.01 billion
Martyn Hempston
President
1976
75Sitel
1089 Commerce Park Drive2
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-425-1400
sitel.com
Anderson3
1,000
NA / NA / NA
NA
Service
Customer service, technical support center
Groupe Acticall
Paris, France
NA
Kelin Mock
Freeman Cooper
Site director, Oak Ridge
Site director, Knoxville
1999
8NRKeurig Green Mountain4
3109 Water Plant Road
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
Knox
957
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing, retail trade
Manufacturer/distributor of single-cup beverages and brewers
JAB Holding Co.
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
NA
Mike Brennan
Director of operations
2008
97JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Morristown5
5932 Commerce Blvd.
Morristown, TN 37814
423-585-0999
jtekt-na.com
Hamblen
864
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Power steering pumps, electric power steering components, transmission pumps, die casting components, constant velocity joints
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
$12.2 billion
Mike Davidson
Jim Snodgrass
Senior vice president
Plant manager
1989
1010Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
Anderson
700
700 / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Auto body parts
Magna International
Aurora, Canada
$32.1 billion
Ed Steinebach
General manager
1987
119Exedy America Corp.
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
Knox
650
510 / 140 / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Torque converters and transmission clutches
Exedy Corp.
Osaka, Japan
$2.44 billion
Junji Jay Yamakawa
President
1994
1213Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee6
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisintn.com
Anderson
580
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Casting, machining and assembly of timing chain covers, pistons, pumps
Aisin Seiki
Kariya, Japan
$26.69 billion
Steve Barnes
President
2004
1314Accenture Hospitality Services7
1965 Hawks Landing
Louisville, TN 37777
865-980-4000
marriott.com
Blount
575
NA / NA / NA
NA
Service
Financial services for Marriott International
Accenture
Dublin, Ireland
$31 billion
Michael Cullen
Senior vice president, shared services
2000
1412Waupaca Foundry
134 Waupaca Drive
Etowah, TN 37331
423-263-6000
waupacafoundry.com
McMinn
560
560 / NA / NA
NA
NA
Brake rotors, brake anchors, brake calipers, brake drums, differential cases
Hitachi Metals
Tokyo, Japan
NA
Samuel Greene
Plant manager
2001
1511Carlex Glass Co.
77 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-1161
carlex.com
Monroe
536
532 / 4 / 0
0
Manufacturing
Automotive glass
Central Glass Co. Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan
$1.66 billion
Michael McNulty
Plant manager
1989
1615Siemens Healthcare
810 Innovation Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-218-2000
medical.siemens.com
Knox
512
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Molecular imaging products and services
Siemens AG
Munich, Germany
NA
James Williams
Barry Scott
CEO, Molecular Imaging
CEO, PETNET Solutions
2005
1 Also Tazewell, TN; 2 Also 412 N. Peters Road, Knoxville, 865-347-6116; 3 Also Knoxville location; 4 Source declined to participate. Information from Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development; 5 Source declined to participate. Information from Hamblen County Chamber of Commerce; 6 Source declined to participate. Information from company website; 7 Source declined to participate. Information from Knoxville Chamber
Source: Individual company representatives, company websites. NA=not available or not applicable. 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. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Angela Akers at 865-342-6424 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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