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Knoxville-Area Major Manufacturers Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
'21
'20CompanyPhone
Website
Plant size (sq.ft.)
Employees:
Local
Full-time/Part-time
Parent company
'20 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
7,241
NA/NA
NNSA
Consolidated Nuclear Security
Washington, DC
Oak Ridge, TN
$1.8 billion
Uranium storage, processing, manufacturing; supplying uranium for the U.S. Nuclear Navy, global security and nuclear nonproliferation
Michelle Reichert
Teresa Robbins
President, CEO2
Manager3
1943
22Clayton
5000 Clayton Road
Maryville, TN 37804
865-380-3000
claytonhomes.com
323,000
5,436
5,391/45
Berkshire Hathaway
Omaha, NE
$8.6 billion
Offers traditional on/off site-built homes, including modular homes, manufactured homes4
Kevin Clayton
CEO
1966
33DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc.
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
denso.com/us-ca/en5
2,600,000
4,500
NA/NA
DENSO Corporation
Kariya Japan
NA
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
Shinichi Nakamizo
President, DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc.
1988
44DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee, Inc.
2400 Denso Drive
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-1035
densocorp-na.com
732,500
1,550
NA/NA
DENSO International America, Inc.
Southfield, MI
NA
Exhaust gas sensors, fuel injectors/rail assemblies, spark plugs, ignition coils, monolithic carriers, high/low pressure fuel pumps
Marty Deschenes
President
2003
512SL Tennessee
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
765,0006
913
913/NA
SL Corp.
Daegu Korea
NA
Gear shift assemblies and parking brake levers, head lamps, tail lamps
S.H. Kim
Managing director
2001
613Kimberly-Clark Corp.
5600 Kimberly Way
Loudon, TN 37774
865-541-7000
kimberly-clark.com
560,000
904
902/2
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Dallas, TX
$19
Manufacturer of household paper products
Ted Banker
Peter Kersten
Euan Anderson
Director7
Plant manager
Mill manager
1990
76Keurig Dr. Pepper8
1904 Fair Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
334,000
9009
NA/NA
JAB Holding Co.
Luxembourg City Luxembourg
NA
Manufacturer/distributor of single-cup beverages and brewers
Bruno Garcia
Director of operations
2008
75Newell Brands
1427 William Blount Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-977-5477
newellbrands.com
800,000
900
600/30010
Newell Brands
Atlanta, GA
$9.4 billion
Manufacturer of writing products: Sharpie, EXPO, Mr. Sketch, Paper Mate products11
John Allen
Director, North American operations
1988
76Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
810,000
900
800/100
Magna International
Aurora, ON Canada
NA
Auto body parts
Ed Steinebach
General manager
1987
78Arconic Tennessee Operations
2300 N. Wright Road
Alcoa, TN 37701
865-977-2100
arconic.com
NA
900
900/NA
Arconic Corp.
Pittsburgh, PA
$5.7 billion
Aluminum for the can sheet, automotive and industrial markets.
Jeffrey Weida
Plant manager
1913
119Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisin.com
524,000
828
828/NA
Aisin Seiki
Kariya Japan
NA
Manufacture aluminum and resin engine components
Toru Kondo
President
2004
1211Sea Ray Boats
800 S. Gay St., Ste. 1500
Knoxville, TN 37929
865-582-2200
searay.com
280,205
779
774/5
Brunswick Corp.
Mettawa, IL
NA
Pleasure boat manufacturer
Steve Langlais
Brad Anderson
Aine Denari
Presidents
1978
1314MAHLE Engine Components USA, Inc.
One Mahle Drive
Morristown, TN 37815
423-581-6603
us.mahle.com
568,00012
650
NA/NA
MAHLE International GmbH
Stuttgart Germany
$12 billion
Automotive and heavy-duty pistons, camshafts
Javier Cena
Vice president
1976
1415Adient US LLC13
1210 E. Madison Ave.
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-5500
adient.com
276,000
600
600/NA
Adient US LLC
Johnson Controls
Plymouth, MI
Milwaukee, WI
NA
Automotive seating
Rod Shaw
Plant manager
1978
1516Siemens Healthineers
810 Innovation Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-218-2000
medical.siemens.com
239,000
573
NA/NA
Siemens Healthineers
Erlangen Germany
NA
Positron emission tomography (PET) portion of PET/computed tomography (CT) imaging systems14
James Williams
Barry Scott
Head, molecular imaging
CEO, PETNET Solutions
2005
1618Waupaca Foundry
134 Waupaca Drive
Etowah, TN 37331
423-263-6000
waupacafoundry.com
397,000
525
NA/NA
Waupaca Foundry
Waupaca, WI
$2 billion
Suspension components
Kenley Hansen
Plant manager
2001
1710DeRoyal Industries
200 DeBusk Lane
Powell, TN 37849
865-938-7828
deroyal.com
NA
50015
NA/NA
NA
NA
NA
Medical device manufacturing
Pete DeBusk
Chairman
1973
1717Monterey Mushrooms
19748 Highway 72 North
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4611
montereymushrooms.com
350,000
500
480/20
Monterey Mushrooms
Watsonville, CA
NA
Production and distribution of fresh mushroom products
Ken Long
Dirk Cox
General Manager
Regional general manager
1977
1 3,079 acres; 2 Consolidated Nuclear Security; 3 NNSA Production Office; 4 Also CrossMod homes, tiny homes, college dormitories, military barracks, apartments; 5 denso.com/us-ca/en/about-us/company-information/dmtn/; 6 Multiple buildings; 7 North American shared services; 8 Source declined to participate. Information from the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce; 9 850 Keurig Green Mountain plant; 50 7-Up Snapple; 10 temporary, contract; 11 Also includes Sharpwriter, Clearpoint Pencils, Profile pens, Sharpie gel Pen, Elmer’s Glue.; 12 Includes 3 buildings; 13 Formerly Johnson Controls. Source declined to participate. Information from 2020 survey; 14 Headquarters for Siemens’ PETNET Solutions network of PET radiopharmacies; 15 1810 total
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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