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Knoxville-Area Foreign-Owned Employers Ranked by Number of Employees
Rank
'15
'14CompanyPhone
Website
County
Local employees
FT/PT/seasonal
FT equivalent
Sector
Description
Parent company
'14 companywide rev.
Top local executive
Locally established
11DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee1
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
densocorp-na-dmtn.com
Blount
3,800
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
DENSO Corp.
Kariya, Japan
$39.8 billion
Jack Helmboldt
President, CEO
1988
23DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee
2400 Denso Drive
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-0000
densocorp-na.com
McMinn
1,450
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Oxygen sensors, fuel injectors, fuel rails, monolithic carriers, spark plugs, ignition coils
DENSO Corp.
Kariya, Japan
$39.8 billion
Youichi Yamashita
Ken Nagasaka
Presidents
2003
32DTR Tennessee
199 Pottertown Road2
Midway, TN 37809
423-422-4454
dtrtn.com
Greene, Claiborne
1,442
1,442 / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Anti-vibration devices, rubber and plastic hoses
Sumitomo Riko
Komaki City, Japan
$481.5 million
Tsutomo Matsuoka
Randy Rumbley
President, CEO
President, COO
1996
45JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Vonore Co.
55 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-9200
jtekt.com
Monroe
1,032
953 / NA / 0
80
Manufacturing
Steering & driveline systems
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
$10.59 billion
Brad Franklin
Plant manager
1988
58Sitel
1089 Commerce Park Drive
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-425-1400
sitel.com
Anderson3
1,001
1,001 / NA / NA
NA
Service
Customer service, technical support center
Groupe Acticall
Paris, France
$196 million
Kelin Mock
Freeman Cooper
Site director, Oak Ridge
Site director, Knoxville
1999
64MAHLE Engine Components USA
One Mahle Drive
Morristown, TN 37815
423-581-6603
us.mahle.com
Hamblen
1,000
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Automotive and heavy-duty pistons, engine components for power cell assemblies, camshafts
Mahle GmbH
MAHLE International GmbH
Stuttgart, Germany
Stuttgart, Germany
$300 million
Martyn Hempston
President
1976
79JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Morristown4
5932 Commerce Blvd.
Morristown, TN 37814
423-585-0999
jtekt-na.com
Hamblen
828
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Power steering pumps, electric power steering components, transmission pumps, die casting components, constant velocity joints
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
$10.59 billion
Mike Davidson
Jim Snodgrass
Senior vice president
Plant manager
1989
86SL Tennessee
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
Anderson
790
790 / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Gear shift assemblies, parking brake levers, head lamps & tail lamps
SL Corp.
Daegu, Korea
NA
C.W. Kim
President
2001
97Exedy America Corp.
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
Knox
699
443 / 160 / NA
96
Manufacturing
Torque converters, transmission clutches
Exedy Corp.
Osaka, Japan
$169 million
Ted Yoshinaga
Junji Jay Yamakawa
Presidents
1994
1011Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
Anderson
690
690 / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Auto body parts
Magna International
Aurora, Canada
$36.6 billion
Ed Steinebach
General manager
1987
1117Carlex Glass Co.
77 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-1161
carlex.com
Monroe
676
668 / 8 / 0
0
Manufacturing
Automotive glass
Central Glass Co. Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan
$2 billion
Michael McNulty
Plant manager
1989
12NRWaupaca Foundry
134 Waupaca Drive
Etowah, TN 37331
423-263-6000
waupacafoundry.com
McMinn
600
NA / NA / NA
NA
NA
Brake rotors, brake anchors, brake calipers, brake drums, differential cases
Waupaca Foundry
Waupaca
NA
Samuel Greene
Plant manager
2001
1312Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee5
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisintn.com
Anderson
580
580 / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Casting, machining & assembly of timing chain covers, pistons, pumps
Aisin Seiki
Kariya, Japan
$23.57 billion
Steve Barnes
President
2004
1414Accenture Hospitality Services6
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
$31.88 billion
Michael Cullen
Senior VP
2000
1513Siemens Healthcare 7
810 Innovation Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-218-2000
medical.siemens.com
Knox
450
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Molecular imaging products and services
Siemens AG
Munich, Germany
$98 billion
James Williams
Barry Scott
Christoph Zindel
CEO, Molecular Imaging
CEO, PETNET Solutions
CEO, PETNET Solutions
2005
16NRHUF North America
395 T. Elmer Cox Road
Greeneville, TN 37743
423-787-8500
huf-group.com
Greene
390
390 / NA / NA
NA
NA
Car access systems, passive entry systems, outer door systems, lockset & tailgate systems
Huf Hulsbeck & Furst GmbH & Co.
Velbert, Germany
NA
Michael Lehmann
Plant manager, TN
1995
1716Kimble Chase Life Science and Research8
234 Cardiff Valley Road
Rockwood, TN 37854
865-717-2600
kimble-chase.com
Roane
350
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Manufacturer of laboratory and scientific glassware for the pharmaceutical, environmental, petrochemical, life sciences, education, chromatography industries
Gerresheimer AG
Dusseldorf, Germany, Germany
$1.44 billion
Brad Hogg
Ken Falkowitz
VP, operations
VP, sales and marketing
1983
1815Yamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing USA9
2000 Cobia Drive
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-6881
yamaha-motor.com
Monroe
305
NA / NA / NA
NA
NA
Yamaha Jet Boats
Yamaha Motor Corp.
Shizuoka-ken, Japan
$13.12 billion
Mike Fishback
General manager
1997
1 Source declined to participate. Information from corporate website; 2 Also Tazewell, TN; 3 Also Knoxville location; 4 Source declined to participate. Information from Hamblen County Chamber of Commerce; 5 Source declined to participate. Information from company website; 6 Source declined to participate. Information from Knoxville Chamber; 7 Molecular Imaging Business Unit; 8 Formerly Kimble Chase Life Science; 9 Source declined to participate. Information from Monroe County Economic Development Agency
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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