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Knoxville-Area Major Manufacturers Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
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'21CompanyPhone
Website
Plant size (sq.ft.)
Employees:
Local
Full-time/Part-time
Parent company
'21 co.-wide rev.
Description
Top local executive
Founded locally
11Y-12 National Security Complex1
P.O. Box 2009
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
865-574-9918
y12.doe.gov; nnsa.energy.gov/fieldoffices/npo
7,600,0002
7,800
7,800/NA
National Nuclear Security Administration
Consolidated Nuclear Security
Washington, DC
Oak Ridge, TN
$2.1 billion
Uranium storage, processing, manufacturing; supplying uranium for the U.S. Nuclear Navy, global security and nuclear nonproliferation
Teresa Robbins
William C. Tindal
Manager3
President, COO
1943
22Clayton
5000 Clayton Road
Maryville, TN 37804
865-380-3000
claytonhomes.com
323,000
5,047
4,973/60
Berkshire Hathaway
Omaha, NE
$10.5 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
5,000
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.6
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
57Arconic Tennessee Operations
2300 N. Wright Road
Alcoa, TN 37701
865-977-2100
arconic.com
NA
1,100
1,100/NA
Arconic Corp.
Pittsburgh, PA
$7.5 billion
Aluminum sheet for the packaging, automotive and industrial markets
Jeffrey Weida
Plant manager
1913
67Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
810,000
941
846/95
Magna International
Aurora, ON Canada
NA
Auto body parts
Brian Duivesteyn
General manager
1987
75SL Tennessee6
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
765,0007
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
810Keurig Dr. Pepper8
1904 Fair Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
334,000
900
NA/NA
JAB Holding Co.
Luxembourg City Luxembourg
NA
Manufacturer/distributor of single-cup beverages and brewers
Bruno Garcia
Director of operations
2008
87Newell Brands
1427 William Blount Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-977-5477
newellbrands.com
800,000
900
600/3009
Newell Brands
Atlanta, GA
$9.4 billion
Manufacturer of writing products: Sharpie, EXPO, Mr. Sketch, Paper Mate products10
Stephane Williams
Director, North American operations
1988
1011Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee6
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
1112Sea Ray Boats
800 S. Gay St., Ste. 1500
Knoxville, TN 37929
865-582-2200
searay.com
280,205
793
792/1
Brunswick Corp.
Mettawa, IL
NA
Pleasure boat manufacturer
Keith Yunger
Aine Denari
Presidents
1978
1213MAHLE Engine Components USA, Inc.
One Mahle Drive
Morristown, TN 37815
423-581-6603
us.mahle.com
568,00011
650
NA/NA
MAHLE International GmbH
Stuttgart Germany
$10.9 billion
Automotive and heavy-duty pistons, assembled camshafts
Javier Cena
Vice president
1976
136Kimberly-Clark Corp.
5600 Kimberly Way
Loudon, TN 37774
865-541-7000
kimberly-clark.com
560,000
599
599/25
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Dallas, TX
$19.4 billion
Manufacturer of household paper products
Ted Banker
Matt Gerdeman
Director 12
Plant manager, Loudon
1990
1414Adient US LLC
1210 E. Madison Ave.
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-5500
adient.com
276,000
500
500/NA
Adient US LLC
Johnson Controls
Plymouth, MI
Milwaukee, WI
NA
Automotive seating
Daniel Fox
Plant manager
1978
1417Monterey Mushrooms
19748 Highway 72 North
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4611
montereymushrooms.com
350,000
500
NA/NA
Monterey Mushrooms
Watsonville, CA
NA
Production and distribution of fresh mushroom products
Ken Long
Dirk Cox
General manager
Regional general manager
1977
1615Siemens Healthineers
810 Innovation Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-218-2000
medical.siemens.com
239,000
457
NA/NA
Siemens Healthineers
Erlangen Germany
NA
Positron emission tomography (PET) portion of PET/computed tomography (CT) imaging systems13
James Williams
Barry Scott
Head, molecular imaging
CEO, PETNET Solutions
2005
1717DeRoyal Industries
200 DeBusk Lane
Powell, TN 37849
865-938-7828
deroyal.com
NA
40014
NA/NA
NA
NA
NA
Medical supply manufacturing
Pete DeBusk
Chairman
1973
18NRExedy America Corp.
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
440,000
380
380/NA
Exedy Corp.
Osaka Japan
NA
Torque converters and transmission clutches
Keisuke Fujioka
President
1994
1 Locations in Roane County; 2 3,079 acres; 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 Source declined to participate. Information from 2021 survey; 7 Multiple buildings; 8 Source declined to participate. Information from the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce; 9 temporary, contract; 10 Also includes Sharpwriter, Clearpoint Pencils, Profile pens, Sharpie gel Pen, Elmer’s Glue.; 11 Includes 4 buildings; 12 Global business services; 13 Headquarters for Siemens’ PETNET Solutions network of PET radiopharmacies; 14 1735 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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