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Knoxville-Area Foreign-Owned Employers Ranked by Number of Employees
Rank
'17
'16CompanyPhone
Website
County
Local employees
Full-time/part-time
Sector
Description
Parent company
'16 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
4,439
3,639 / 800
Manufacturing
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
Denso Corp.
Kariya, Japan
$40.25 billion
Jack Helmboldt
President, CEO
1988
23SRK Tennessee
199 Pottertown Road1
Midway, TN 37809
423-422-4454
dtrtn.com
Greene, Claiborne
1,500
1,200 / 300
Manufacturing
Anti-vibration devices, rubber and plastic hoses
Sumitomo Riko
Komaki City, Japan
NA
Randy Rumbley
President, COO
1996
32DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee
2400 Denso Drive
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-0000
densocorp-na.com
McMinn
1,437
1,437 / 1,737
Manufacturing
Oxygen sensors, fuel injectors, fuel rails, monolithic carriers, spark plugs, ignition coils, high pressure pump, low pressure fuel pump
DENSO Corp.
Kariya, Japan
$40.25 billion
Ken Nagasaka
President
2003
44SL Tennessee2
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
Anderson
1,150
1,150 / NA
Manufacturing
Gear shift assemblies and parking brake levers, head lamps and tail lamps
SL Corp.
Daegu, Korea
NA
W.S. Son
President
2001
55JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Vonore Co.
55 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-9200
jtekt-na.com
Monroe
1,125
1,117 / 8
Manufacturing
Steering and driveline systems
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
$11.66 billion
Rod Shaw
Brad Franklin
Plant manager, Plant 1
Plant Manager, Plant 2
1988
66MAHLE Engine Components USA
One Mahle Drive
Morristown, TN 37815
423-581-6603
us.mahle.com
Hamblen
1,068
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Automotive and heavy-duty pistons, engine components for power cell assemblies, camshafts
MAHLE International GmbH
Stuttgart, Germany
$13.4 billion
Martyn Hempston
President
1976
79JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Morristown2
5932 Commerce Blvd.
Morristown, TN 37814
423-585-0999
jtekt-na.com
Hamblen
843
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Power steering pumps, electric power steering components, transmission pumps, die casting components, constant velocity joints
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
$11.66 billion
Mike Davidson
Senior vice president
1989
810Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
Anderson
800
700 / 100
Manufacturing
Auto body parts
Magna International
Aurora, Canada
$36.45 billion
Ed Steinebach
General manager
1987
812Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisin.com
Anderson
800
800 / 0
Manufacturing
Manufacture aluminum and resin engine components
Aisin Seiki
Kariya, Japan
$26.23 billion
Steve Barnes
Osamu Kohinata
Presidents
2004
108Keurig Green Mountain3
1904 Fair Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
Knox
726
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
1111Exedy America Corp.2
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
Knox
650
510 / 140
Manufacturing
Torque converters and transmission clutches
Exedy Corp.
Osaka, Japan
$29.06 billion
Junji Jay Yamakawa
President
1994
1215Carlex Glass America
77 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-1161
carlex.com
Monroe
558
549 / 9
Manufacturing
Automotive glass
Central Glass Co. Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan
$700 million
Michael McNulty
Plant manager
1989
1313Accenture Hospitality Services
1965 Hawks Landing
Louisville, TN 37777
865-980-4000
marriott.com
Blount
541
NA / NA
Service
Financial services for Marriott International
Accenture
Dublin, Ireland
$32.9 billion
Michelle Farley
Managing director
2000
147Sitel
1089 Commerce Park Drive4
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-425-1400
sitel.com
Anderson5
515
504 / 11
Service
Inbound customer service - outsourcing
Groupe Acticall
Paris, France
NA
Kelin Mock
Freeman Cooper
Site director, Oak Ridge
Site director, Knoxville
1999
1516Siemens Healthineers
810 Innovation Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-218-2000
medical.siemens.com
Knox
512
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Positron emission tomography (PET) portion of PET/computed tomography (CT) imaging systems; headquarters for Siemens’ PETNET Solutions network of PET radiopharmacies
Siemens Healthineers
Siemens Healthineers
Erlangen, Germany
Munich, Germany
NA
James Williams
Barry Scott
Head, Molecular Imaging
CEO, PETNET Solutions
2005
1614Waupaca Foundry
134 Waupaca Drive
Etowah, TN 37331
423-263-6000
waupacafoundry.com
McMinn
500
NA / NA
NA
Brake calipers and anchors, differential cases, knuckles, control arms, damper hubs
Hitachi Metals
Tokyo, Japan
NA
Kenley Hansen
Plant manager
2001
1 Also Tazewell, TN; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from 2017 survey; 3 Source declined to participate. Information from the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development; 4 Also 412 N. Peters Road, Knoxville, 865-347-6116; 5 Also Knoxville location
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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