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Knoxville-Area Foreign-Owned Employers Ranked by Number of Employees
Rank
'18
'17CompanyPhone
Website
County
Local employees
Full-time/part-time
Sector
Description
Parent company
'17 companywide rev.
Top local executive
Locally established
11DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
denso.com/us-ca/en/about-us/company-information/dmtn/
Blount
5,000
4,200 / 800
Manufacturing
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
DENSO Corporation
Kariya, Japan
NA
Jack Helmboldt
President, CEO
1988
23Denso Manufacturing Athens Tennessee
2400 Denso Drive
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-0000
densocorp-na.com
McMinn
1,700
NA / NA
NA
Oxygen sensors, fuel injectors, fuel rails, monolithic carriers, spark plugs, ignition coils, high pressure pump
DENSO Corp.
Kariya, Japan
NA
Ken Nagasaka
NA
2003
32SRK Tennessee
199 Pottertown Road1
Midway, TN 37809
423-422-4454
dtrtn.com
Greene, Claiborne
1,600
1,300 / 300
Manufacturing
Anti-vibration devices, rubber and plastic hoses
Sumitomo Riko
Komaki City, Japan
NA
Randy Rumbley
President, COO
1996
47JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Vonore Co.
55 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-9200
jtekt-na.com
Monroe
1,056
1,052 / 4
Manufacturing
Steering and driveline systems
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
NA
Brad Franklin
Rod Shaw
Director, Automotive Steering Business Unit
Plant manager, Plant 1
1988
56MAHLE Engine Components USA, Inc.
One Mahle Drive
Morristown, TN 37815
423-581-6603
us.mahle.com
Hamblen
1,040
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Automotive and heavy-duty pistons, engine components for power cell assemblies, camshafts
MAHLE International GmbH
Stuttgart, Germany
NA
Martyn Hempston
President
1976
614Sitel2
1089 Commerce Park Drive3
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-425-1400
sitel.com
Anderson4
1,001
NA / NA
Service
Inbound customer service - outsourcing
Groupe Acticall
Paris, France
NA
Kelin Mock
Freeman Cooper
Site director, Oak Ridge
Site director, Knoxville
1999
74SL Tennessee
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
Anderson
950
950 / NA
Manufacturing
Gear shift assemblies and parking brake levers, head lamps, tail lamps
SL Corp.
Daegu, Korea
NA
W.S. Son
President
2001
88Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
Anderson
850
750 / 100
Manufacturing
Auto body parts
Magna International
Aurora, Canada
NA
Ed Steinebach
General Manager
1987
97JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Morristown5
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
NA
Mike Davidson
Senior vice president
1989
1010Keurig Green Mountain6
1904 Fair Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
Knox
818
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
118Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisin.com
Anderson
800
800 / NA
Manufacturing
Manufacture aluminum and resin engine components
Aisin Seiki
Kariya, Japan
NA
Osamu Kohinata
President
2004
1216Waupaca Foundry
134 Waupaca Drive
Etowah, TN 37331
423-263-6000
waupacafoundry.com
McMinn
550
NA / NA
NA
Brake calipers and anchors, differential cases, knuckles, control arms, damper hubs
Hitachi Metals
Tokyo, Japan
NA
Kenley Hansen
Plant manager
2001
1315Siemens Healthineers
810 Innovation Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-218-2000
medical.siemens.com
Knox
543
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Positron emission tomography (PET) portion of PET/computed tomography (CT) imaging systems7
Siemens Healthineers
Erlangen, Germany
NA
James Williams
Barry Scott
Head, Molecular Imaging
CEO, PETNET Solutions
2005
1413Accenture Hospitality Services2
1965 Hawks Landing
Louisville, TN 37777
865-980-4000
marriott.com
Blount
541
NA / NA
Service
Financial services for Marriott International
Accenture
Dublin, Ireland
NA
Michelle Farley
Managing director
2000
1511Exedy America Corp.2
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
Knox
516
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Torque converters and transmission clutches
Exedy Corp.
Osaka, Japan
NA
Junji Jay Yamakawa
President
1994
1612Carlex Glass America
77 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-1161
carlex.com
Monroe
476
476 / 0
Manufacturing
Automotive glass
Central Glass Co. Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan
NA
Tim Ellis
Michael McNulty
Interim Plant Manager
Plant manager
1989
1 Also Tazewell, TN; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from Knoxville Chamber of Commerce; 3 Also 412 N. Peters Road, Knoxville, 865-347-6116; 4 Also Knoxville location; 5 Source declined to participate. Information from 2017 survey; 6 Source declined to participate. Information from the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development 2018 survey; 7 Headquarters for Siemens’ PETNET Solutions network of PET radiopharmacies
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 Hayley Choy at 865-342-6494 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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