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Knoxville-Area Foreign-Owned Employers Ranked by Number of Employees
Rank
'14
'13CompanyPhone
Website
County
Local employees
FT/PT/seasonal
FT equivalent
Sector
Description
Parent company
'13 companywide rev.
Top local executive
Locally established
11DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
densocorp-na.com
Blount
3,500
3,500 / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Components and systems
DENSO Corp.
Kariya, Japan
$35.09 billion
Jack Helmboldt
President
1988
22DTR Tennessee
199 Pottertown Road1
Midway, TN 37809
423-422-4454
dtrtn.com
Greene, Claiborne
1,311
1,311 / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Anti-vibration devices, rubber and plastic hoses
Tokai Rubber Industries
Komaki City, Japan
$3.45 billion
Tetsu Matsui
Randy Rumbley
President, CEO
Sr. VP, COO
1996
33DENSO Manufacturing Athens Tennessee
2400 Denso Drive
Athens, TN 37303
423-746-0000
densocorp-na.com
McMinn
1,2152
965 / 0 / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Oxygen sensors, fuel injectors, monolithic carriers, spark plugs, ignition coils
DENSO Corp.
Kariya, Japan
$35.09 billion
Youichi Yamashita
President
2003
44Mahle Engine Components USA
One Mahle Drive
Morristown, TN 37815
423-581-6603
us.mahle.com
Hamblen
1,031
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Pistons, engine components for power cell assemblies
Mahle GmbH
Stuttgart, Germany
$13.81 billion
Martyn Hempston
President
1976
56JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Vonore Co.
55 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-9200
jtekt.com
Monroe
923
923 / 0 / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Steering & driveline systems
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
$12.72 billion
Brad Franklin
Plant Manager
1988
65SL Tennessee
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
Anderson
750
750 / 0 / 0
0
Manufacturing
Gear shift assemblies, parking brake levers, head lamps & tail lamps
SL Corp.
Daegu, Korea
$250 million
Y.K. Woo
President
2001
714Exedy America Corp.
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
Knox
746
543 / 203 / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Torque converters, transmission clutches
Exedy Corp.
Osaka, Japan
$180 million
Jim Snodgrass
Senior director
1994
810Sitel
1089 Commerce Park Drive
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
865-425-1400
sitel.com
Anderson
725
NA / NA / NA
NA
Service
Customer service, technical support center
Onex Corp.
Toronto, ON, Canada
$27.81 billion
Cassidy Klundt
Site director
1999
98JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Morristown3
5932 Commerce Blvd.
Morristown, TN 37814
423-585-0999
jtekt-na.com
Hamblen
715
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Steering & driveline systems
JTEKT Corp.
Nagoya, Japan
$12.72 billion
Kenneth F. Boling
Plant manager
1989
107TRW Fuji Valve
128 River Bend Drive
Sevierville, TN 37876
865-453-0199
trw.com
Sevier
695
6034 / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Engine valves
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.5
Livonia, Mich.
$16.4 billion
Adam Cohn
Plant manager
1989
119Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
Anderson
671
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Auto body parts
Magna International
Aurora, ON, Canada
$34.8 billion
Ed Steinebach
General manager
1987
1211Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee6
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisin.com
Anderson
580
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Casting, machining & assembly of timing chain covers, pistons, pumps
Aisin Seiki
Kariya, Japan
$24.7 billion
Steve Barnes
President
2004
1312Siemens Healthcare 7
810 Innovation Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-218-2000
medical.siemens.com
Knox
560
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Molecular imaging products and service
Siemens AG
Munich, Germany
$101.48 billion
James Williams
Christoph Zindel
CEO, Molecular Imaging
CEO, PETNET Solutions
2005
1413Accenture Hospitality Services8
1965 Hawks Landing
Louisville, TN 37777
865-980-4000
marriott.com
Blount
541
NA / NA / NA
NA
Service
Financial services for Marriott International
Accenture
Dublin, Ireland
$28.6 billion
Michael Cullen
Senior VP
2000
1515TYamaha Jet Boat Manufacturing USA
2000 Cobia Drive
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-6881
yamaha-motor.com
Monroe
415
415 / 0 / 0
415
NA
Yamaha Jet Boats
Yamaha Motor Corp.
Shizuoka-ken, Japan
$13.78 billion
Yuji Miyashita
General manager
1997
1615TKimble Chase Life Science
234 Cardiff Valley Road
Rockwood, TN 37854
865-717-2600
kimble-chase.com
Roane
400
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Laboratory glassware
Gerresheimer AG
Dusseldorf, Germany, Germany
$1.69 billion
Brad Hogg
Ken Falkowitz
VP, operations
VP, sales and marketing
1983
1718Carlex Glass Co.9
77 Excellence Way
Vonore, TN 37885
423-884-1105
carlex.com
Monroe
393
NA / NA / NA
NA
Manufacturing
Automotive glass
Central Glass Co. Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan
$1.85 billion
Sam Aoki
President
1989
1819Alstom Power
1409 Centerpoint Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-693-7550
power.alstom.com
Knox
330
NA / NA / NA
NA
Engineering
Design products and systems for power generation
Alstom
Levallois, France
$27.06 billion
Michael Kaplan
Managing director
1973
1 Also Tazewell, TN; 2 Includes 250 contract employees; 3 Source declined to participate. Information from Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce; 4 Also 92 contract employees; 5 80% ownership. Fuji Oozx USA, headquartered in Fujisawa, Japan, holds 20% ownership; 6 Source declined to participate. Information from company website; 7 Molecular Imaging Business Unit; 8 Formerly Marriott Business Services. Source declined to participate. Information from ReferenceUSA; 9 Source declined to participate. Information from Monore Co. Economic Development Agency Industrial Guide
Source: Individual company representatives, company Web sites. This information was compiled from July-Dec. 2014, and was valid at the time of submission. 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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