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Knoxville-Area Major Manufacturers Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
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'16CompanyPhone
Website
Plant size (sq.ft.)
Employees:
Local
Full-time/Part-time
Parent company
'16 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
7,000,0001
7,0002
NA/NA
NNSA
Consolidated Nuclear Security
Washington, DC
Oak Ridge, TN
NA
Uranium storage, processing, manufacturing; supplying fuel for U.S. Navy, global non-proliferation
Geoff Beausoleil
Morgan Smith
Manager3
President, CNS
1943
22Denso Manufacturing Tennessee
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
densocorp-na-dmtn.com
1,996,575
4,439
3,639/800
Denso Corp.
Kariya Japan
$40.3 billion
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
Jack Helmboldt
President, CEO
1988
33Newell Brands
1427 William Blount Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-977-5477
newellbrands.com
1,000,000
1,500
535/NA
Newell Brands
Atlanta, GA
$13.3 billion
Manufacturer of Sharpie markers and highlighters, Paper Mate Sharpwriter; Expo, Mr. Sketch markers and Prismacolor markers
John Allen
Director, Tennessee operations
1988
44SL Tennessee
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
765,0004
1,150
1,150/NA
SL Corp.
Daegu Korea
NA
Gear shift assemblies and parking brake levers, head lamps and tail lamps
W.S. Son
President
2001
55Arconic
2300 N. Wright Road
Alcoa, TN 37701
865-977-2977
arconic.com
NA
1,000
NA/NA
Arconic Inc.
New York, NY
$12.4 billion
Aluminum sheet for automotive and packaging industries
Jeffrey Weida
Plant manager
1913
614TAisin Automotive Casting Tennessee
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisin.com
524,000
800
800/0
Aisin Seiki
Kariya Japan
$26.2 billion
Casting, machining and assembly of timing chain covers, pistons, pumps
Steve Barnes
President
2004
67Eagle 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
$36.4 billion
Auto body parts
Ed Steinebach
General manager
1987
89TBrunswick Boat Group & Sea Ray Boats
800 S. Gay St., Ste. 1200
Knoxville, TN 37929
865-582-2200
brunswick.com; searay.com
280,205
763
751/12
Brunswick Corp.
Lake Forest, IL
$4.5 billion
Pleasure boat manufacturer
Brad Anderson
President, Recreational Boat Group
1978
9NRDeRoyal Industries
200 DeBusk Lane
Powell, TN 37849
865-938-7828
deroyal.com
NA
747
NA/NA
NA
NA
NA
Medical supply manufacturing
Pete DeBusk
Chairman
1973
108Charles Blalock & Sons
419 Robert Henderson Road
Sevierville, TN 37862
865-453-2808
blalockcompanies.com
NA
740
NA/NA
NA
NA
NA
Heavy highway and bridge construction; manufacturer of asphalt, ready mix concrete
Sid Blalock
Jim Blalock
CEO
President
1962
119TCMH Manufacturing
5000 Clayton Road
Maryville, TN 37804
865-380-3000
claytonhomes.com
NA
739
NA/NA
Berkshire Hathaway
Omaha, NE
$223.6 billion
Manufactured and modular homes
Kevin T. Clayton
CEO
1966
126Keurig Green Mountain5
1904 Fair Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
334,000
726
NA/NA
JAB Holding Co.
Luxembourg City Luxembourg
NA
Manufacturer/distributor of single-cup beverages and brewers
Mike Brennan
Director of operations
2008
1311Exedy America Corp.6
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
440,000
650
510/140
Exedy Corp.
Osaka Japan
$29.1 billion
Torque converters and transmission clutches
Junji Jay Yamakawa
President
1994
1412Kimberly-Clark Corp.
5600 Kimberly Way
Loudon, TN 37774
865-541-7000
kimberly-clark.com
350,000
630
NA/NA
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Dallas, TX
$18.2 billion
Manufacturer of household paper products
Ted Banker
Euan Anderson
Director7
Mill manager
1990
1514TMonterey Mushrooms
19748 Highway 72 North
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4611
montereymushrooms.com
350,000
570
NA/NA
Monterey Mushrooms
Watsonville, CA
NA
Production and distribution of fresh mushroom products
Dirk Cox
Regional general manager
1977
1616Siemens Healthineers
810 Innovation Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-218-2000
medical.siemens.com
239,000
512
NA/NA
Siemens AG
Munich Germany
$90.6 billion
Positron emission tomography (PET) portion of PET/computed tomography (CT) imaging systems; headquarters for Siemens’ PETNET Solutions network of PET radiopharmacies
James Williams
Barry Scott
Head, Molecular Imaging
CEO, PETNET Solutions
2005
1 Total complex sq. ft., includes 500 buildings; 2 Contractor, subcontractor and federal employees; 3 NNSA Production Office; 4 Multiple buildings; 5 Source declined to participate. Information from the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development; 6 Source declined to participate. Information from 2016 survey; 7 North American shared services
Source: Individual company representatives, individual company websites. NA=not applicable or not available. Knoxville-area incl. Anderson, Blount, Knox, Loudon, Roane, Sevier, 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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