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Knoxville-Area Foreign-Owned Employers Ranked by Number of Employees
Rank
'21
'20CompanyPhone
Website
County
Local employees
Full-time/part-time
Sector
Description
Parent company
'20 companywide rev.
Top local executive
Locally established
11DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc.
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
denso.com/us-ca/en1
Blount
4,500
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
DENSO Corporation
Kariya, Japan
NA
Shinichi Nakamizo
President, DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc.
1988
22SRK Tennessee2
199 Pottertown Road
Midway, TN 37809
423-422-4454
dtrtn.com
Greene
1,600
1,300 / 300
Manufacturing
Anti-vibration devices, rubber and plastic hoses
Sumitomo Riko
Komaki City, Japan
NA
Randy Rumbley
President, COO
1996
33Denso Manufacturing Athens Tennessee
2400 Denso Drive
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-1035
densocorp-na.com
McMinn
1,550
NA / NA
NA
Exhaust gas sensors, fuel injectors/rail assemblies, spark plugs, coils, monolithic carriers, fuel pumps
DENSO International America, Inc.
Southfield
NA
Marty Deschenes
President
2003
44JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Vonore Co.2
55 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-9200
jtekt-na.com
Monroe
1,200
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Steering and driveline systems
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
NA
Wendy Grewe
Plant manager
1988
58SL Tennessee3
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
Anderson
913
913 / NA
Manufacturing
Gear shift assemblies and parking brake levers, head lamps, tail lamps
SL Corp.
Daegu, Korea
NA
S.H. Kim
Managing director
2001
65Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
Anderson
900
800 / 100
Manufacturing
Auto body parts
Magna International
Aurora, Canada
NA
Brian Duivesteyn
General manager
1987
65Keurig Dr. Pepper4
1904 Fair Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
Knox
9005
NA / NA
Manufacturing, retail trade
Manufacturer/distributor of single-cup beverages and brewers
JAB Holding Co.
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
NA
Bruno Garcia
Director of operations
2008
810Sitel Group
11228 Outlet Dr.
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-425-1400
sitel.com
Anderson6
855
NA / NA
Service
Inbound customer service, personal lines license for auto and property customer service, technical support
Sitel Group
Miami
NA
Kelly Acuff
Site director
1999
97Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee3
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisin.com
Anderson
828
828 / NA
Manufacturing
Manufacture aluminum and resin engine components
Aisin Seiki
Kariya, Japan
NA
Toru Kondo
President
2004
109JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Morristown4
5932 Commerce Blvd.
Morristown, TN 37814
423-585-0999
jtekt-na.com
Hamblen
693
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
1111MAHLE Engine Components USA, Inc.
One Mahle Drive
Morristown, TN 37815
423-581-6603
us.mahle.com
Hamblen
650
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Automotive and heavy-duty pistons, assembled camshafts
MAHLE International GmbH
Stuttgart, Germany
NA
Javier Cena
Vice president
1976
1212Siemens Healthineers
810 Innovation Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-218-2000
medical.siemens.com
Knox
573
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
1313Carlex Glass America4
77 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-1161
carlex.com
Monroe
558
NA / NA
Manufacturing
Automotive glass
Central Glass Co. Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan
NA
Donald Michelotti
President, CEO
1989
1414Waupaca Foundry3
134 Waupaca Drive
Etowah, TN 37331
423-263-6000
waupacafoundry.com
McMinn
525
NA / NA
NA
Suspension components
Waupaca Foundry
Waupaca
NA
Kenley Hansen
Plant manager
2001
1515Accenture
1965 Hawks Landing
Louisville, TN 37777
865-980-4000
accenture.com
Blount
500
500 / NA
Professional services
Global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security with unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers.
Accenture
Dublin, Ireland
$44.3 billion
Cliff Brown
Michelle Farley
Knoxville advanced operations center lead
Managing director
2000
1615Exedy America Corp.
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
Knox
380
380 / 0
Manufacturing
Torque converters and transmission clutches
Exedy Corp.
Osaka, Japan
NA
Keisuke Fujioka
President
1994
1717HUF North America2
395 T. Elmer Cox Road
Greeneville, TN 37743
423-787-8500
huf-group.com
Greene
321
321 / NA
NA
Car access systems: passive entry, outer door; lockset and tailgate systems
Huf Hulsbeck & Furst GmbH & Co.
Velbert, Germany
NA
Carsten B. Schnese
Managing director
1995
18NRTakahata Precision Tennessee, Inc.
370 Marcum Parkway
Helenwood, TN 37755
423-286-8100
takahata.biz
Scott
250
250 / 0
NA
Plastic Injection Molding
Takahata Group
Tokyo, Japan
NA
Debra Thompson
President
2002
1918AESSEAL Inc.
355 Dunavant Road
Rockford, TN 37853
865-531-0192
aesseal.com
Blount
200
198 / 2
Manufacturing
Manufacturer of mechanical seals and environmental sealing devices for rotating equipment
AESSEAL plc
Rotherham, England
NA
Peter Rouleau
Thomas Grove
CEOs
1992
1 denso.com/us-ca/en/about-us/company-information/dmtn/; 2 Source declined to participate. Information from 2020 survey; 3 Source declined to participate. Information from 2021 survey; 4 Source declined to participate. Information from the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce; 5 850 Keurig Green Mountain plant; 50 7-Up Snapple; 6 Also Knoxville location; 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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