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Knoxville-Area Major Manufacturers Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
'19
'18CompanyPhone
Website
Plant size (sq.ft.)
Employees:
Local
Full-time/Part-time
Parent company
'18 co.-wide rev.
Description
Top local executive
Founded locally
11Y-12 National Security Complex
P.O. Box 2009
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
865-574-1000
y12.doe.gov; nnsa.energy.gov/fieldoffices/npo
7,600,0001
10,9862
NA/NA
NNSA
Consolidated Nuclear Security
Washington, DC
Oak Ridge, TN
$1.6 billion
Uranium storage, processing, manufacturing; supplying uranium for the U.S. Nuclear Navy, global security and nuclear nonproliferation
Geoff Beausoleil
Morgan Smith
Manager3
President, CEO4
1943
22DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc.
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
denso.com/us-ca/en5
2,600,000
5,350
4,339/8216
DENSO Corporation
Kariya Japan
$48.1 billion
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
Shinichi Nakamizo
President, DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc.
1988
33Clayton Home Building Group7
5000 Clayton Road
Maryville, TN 37804
865-380-3000
claytonhomes.com
345,000
4,883
4,784/99
Berkshire Hathaway
Omaha, NE
$6 billion
Builds, sells, finances, leases, insures traditional built housing, including modular homes8
Kevin Clayton
CEO
1966
4NRDENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee, Inc.
2400 Denso Drive
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-1035
densocorp-na.com
732,500
1,497
NA/NA
DENSO International America, Inc.
Southfield, MI, MI
NA
Exhaust gas sensors, fuel injectors/rail assemblies, spark plugs, ignition coils, monolithic carriers, high/low pressure fuel pumps
Marty Deschenes
President
2003
54Newell Brands
1427 William Blount Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-977-5477
newellbrands.com
800,000
1,000
456/5409
Newell Brands
Atlanta, GA
$9 billion10
Manufacturer of Sharpie Markers, highlighters; Paper Mate Sharpwriter, Profile pens 11
John Allen
Director, North American operations
1988
65MAHLE Engine Components USA, Inc.
One Mahle Drive
Morristown, TN 37815
423-581-6603
us.mahle.com
568,00012
956
NA/NA
MAHLE International GmbH
Stuttgart Germany
$12.6 billion
Automotive and heavy-duty pistons, camshafts
Martyn Hempston
President
1976
79Keurig Dr. Pepper13
1904 Fair Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
334,000
90014
NA/NA
JAB Holding Co.
Luxembourg City Luxembourg
NA
Manufacturer/distributor of single-cup beverages and brewers
Mark Rogers
Interim director of operations
2008
86Arconic
2300 N. Wright Road
Alcoa, TN 37701
865-977-2100
arconic.com
NA
898
NA/NA
Arconic Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
$14 billion
Aluminum sheet for automotive and industrial industries
Jeffrey Weida
Plant manager
1913
911Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisin.com
524,000
867
867/NA
Aisin Seiki
Kariya Japan
$35 billion
Manufacture aluminum and resin engine components
Toru Kondo
President
2004
1014Adient US LLC15
1210 E. Madison Ave.
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-5500
adient.com
276,000
819
819/NA
Adient US LLC
Johnson Controls
Plymouth, MI
Milwaukee, WI
NA
Seating
Rod Shaw
Dan Universal16
Rhonda Owens16
Plant manager
Assistant plant manager
Assistant plant manager
1978
1112Charles Blalock & Sons
PO Box 475017
Sevierville, TN 37862
865-453-2808
blalockcompanies.com
NA
805
NA/NA
NA
NA
NA
Highway, bridge construction, commercial site preparation, asphalt and ready mix concrete manufacture/paving
Jim Blalock
President
1962
128Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
710,000
800
700/100
Magna International
Aurora, ON Canada
$36 billion
Auto body parts
Ed Steinebach
General manager
1987
127SL Tennessee
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
765,00018
800
800/NA
SL Corp.
Daegu Korea
NA
Gear shift assemblies and parking brake levers, head lamps, tail lamps
W.S. Son
President
2001
14NRDeRoyal Industries
200 DeBusk Lane
Powell, TN 37849
865-938-7828
deroyal.com
NA
785
NA/NA
NA
NA
NA
Medical supply manufacturing
Pete DeBusk
Chairman
1973
1510Sea Ray Boats
800 S. Gay St., Ste. 1200
Knoxville, TN 37929
865-582-2200
searay.com
280,205
728
714/14
Brunswick Corp.
Mettawa, IL
$262.8 million
Pleasure boat manufacturer
Steve Langlais
Brad Anderson
Presidents
1978
1613Kimberly-Clark Corp.
5600 Kimberly Way
Loudon, TN 37774
865-541-7000
kimberly-clark.com
350,000
687
683/4
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Dallas, TX
$18.5 billion
Manufacturer of household paper products
Ted Banker
Peter Kersten
Euan Anderson
Director19
Plant manager
Mill manager
1990
1715Monterey Mushrooms
19748 Highway 72 North
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4611
montereymushrooms.com
350,000
550
NA/NA
Monterey Mushrooms
Watsonville, CA
NA
Production and distribution of fresh mushroom products
Dirk Cox
Regional general manager
1977
1816Waupaca Foundry
134 Waupaca Drive
Etowah, TN 37331
423-263-6000
waupacafoundry.com
397,000
525
NA/NA
Hitachi Metals
Tokyo Japan
$2 billion
Brake calipers and anchors, differential cases, knuckles, control arms, damper hubs
Kenley Hansen
Plant manager
2001
1 3,079 acres; 2 Contractor, subcontractor, and federal employees; 3 NNSA Production Office; 4 Consolidated Nuclear Security; 5 denso.com/us-ca/en/about-us/company-information/dmtn/; 6 Full time contractors/temporaries. No part-time employees; 7 Formerly CMH Manufacturing; 8 Also manufactured homes, tiny homes, college dormitories, military barracks and apartments; 9 Temporary/contract; 10 Overall parent company, Newell Brands, 2018 sales; 11 Also includes Clearpoint Pencils; EXPO, Mr. Sketch and Prismacolor markers; 12 Includes 3 buildings; 13 Source declined to participate. Information from the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce; 14 850 Keurig Green Mountain plant; 50 7-Up Snapple; 15 Formerly Johnson Controls; 16 Assistant plant manager; 17 Mailing address, Multiple plant locations and facilities; 18 Multiple buildings; 19 North American shared services
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company websites. Area includes Anderson, Blount, Knox, Loudon, McMinn, Roane, Sevier and Union counties.NA=not applicable or not available. If you notice an error or omission, please contact Hayley Choy at 865-342-6494 or lists@knoxvillebiz.com.

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