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Knoxville-Area Major Manufacturers Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
'15
'14CompanyPhone
Website
Plant size (sq.ft.)
Employees:
Local/FT/PT
FTE/Seas.
Parent company
'14 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
NA/ NA
NNSA
Consolidated Nuclear Security
Washington, DC
Oak Ridge, TN
NA
Uranium storage, processing & manufacturing operations; supplying fuel for U.S. Navy; global non-proliferation
Geoff Beausoleil
Jim Haynes
Mgr., NNSA Production Office
President, CNS
1943
22DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee
1720 Robert C. Jackson Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-982-7000
densocorp-na-dmtn.com
1,996,575
3,800/NA/NA
NA/ NA
DENSO Corp.
Kariya Japan
$39.8 billion
Automotive supplier of advanced technology, components and systems
Jack Helmboldt
President, CEO
1988
3NRNewell Rubbermaid
1427 William Blount Drive
Maryville, TN 37801
865-977-5477
newellrubbermaid.com
1,000,000
1,200/500/7003
NA/ NA
Newell Rubbermaid
Atlanta, GA
$5.7 billion
Manufacturer and packager of Sharpie markers and highlighters, Paper Mate Sharpwriter pencils, Expo dry erase markers, Mr. Sketch scented markers and Prismacolor art markers
John Allen
Director, Tennessee operations
1988
43Alcoa Inc.
2300 N. Wright Road
Alcoa, TN 37701
865-977-2977
alcoa.com
5,488,040
1,160/1,160/NA
NA/ NA
Alcoa Inc.
New York, NY
$23.9 billion4
Aluminum sheet for packaging and automotive industries
Leigh Ann Fisher
Ken McMillen
CFO5
Location manager6
1913
54Keurig Green Mountain
3109 Water Plant Road
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-824-4600
keuriggreenmountain.com
334,000
950/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Keurig Green Mountain
Waterbury, VT
NA
Manufacturer/distributor of single-cup beverages & brewers
Mike Brennan
Director of operations
2008
65SL Tennessee
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
565,0007
790/790/NA
NA/ NA
SL Corp.
Daegu Korea
NA
Gear shift assemblies, parking brake levers, head lamps & tail lamps
Y.K. Woo
President
2001
76Exedy America Corp.
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
440,000
699/443/160
96/ NA
Exedy Corp.
Osaka Japan
$169 million
Torque converters, transmission clutches
Ted Yoshinaga
President
1994
87TRW Fuji Valve8
128 River Bend Drive
Sevierville, TN 37876
865-453-0199
trw.com
165,000
695/6039/NA
NA/ NA
Federal-Mogul Powertrain
Southfield, MI
$7.3 billion
Engine valves
Adam Cohn
Plant manager
1989
98Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
550,000
690/690/NA
NA/ NA
Magna International
Aurora, ON Canada
$36.6 billion
Auto body parts
Ed Steinebach
General manager
1987
109Kimberly-Clark Corp.
5600 Kimberly Way
Loudon, TN 37774
865-541-7000
kimberly-clark.com
350,000
64510/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Dallas, TX
NA
Manufacturer of household paper products
Ted Banker
Euan Anderson
Director11
Mill manager
1990
1116Brunswick Boat Group & Sea Ray Boats
800 S. Gay St., Ste. 1200
Knoxville, TN 37929
865-522-4181
brunswick.com; searay.com
778,035
630/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Brunswick Corp.
Lake Forest, IL
$3.8 billion
Pleasure boat manufacturer
Tim Schiek
Pres., Sea Ray Group
2002
1210Charles Blalock & Sons
419 Robert Henderson Road
Sevierville, TN 37862
865-453-2808
blalockcompanies.com
NA
600/600/NA
550/ 50
NA
NA
NA
Heavy highway and bridge construction; manufacture of asphalt, ready mix concrete
Sid Blalock
Jim Blalock
CEO
President
1962
1311Monterey Mushrooms
19748 Highway 72 North
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4611
montereymushrooms.com
350,000
585/585/NA
NA/ NA
Monterey Mushrooms
Watsonville, CA
NA
Production and distribution of fresh mushroom products
Dirk Cox
General manager
1977
1313TCMH Manufacturing
5000 Clayton Road
Maryville, TN 37804
865-380-3000
claytonhomes.com
NA
585/580/5
0/ 0
Berkshire Hathaway
Omaha, NE
$3 billion
Manufactured and modular homes
Kevin T. Clayton
CEO
1966
1512Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee12
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisintn.com
524,000
580/580/NA
NA/ NA
Aisin Seiki
Kariya Japan
$23.6 billion
Casting, machining & assembly of timing chain covers, pistons, pumps
Steve Barnes
President
2004
16NRBush Brothers & Co.13
1016 E. Weisgarber Road
Knoxville, TN 37909
865-588-7685
bushbeans.com
NA
500/NA/NA
NA/ NA
NA
NA
NA
Manufacture of food products
Jim Ethier
Tom Ferriter
Chairman
CEO, President
1908
1 Total complex sq. ft., incl. 500 buildings; 2 Contractor, subcontractor, and federal employees; 3 Temporary employees; 4 2014 Alcoa Inc. sales; 5 Alcoa Global Primary Products; 6 Alcoa Tennessee Operations; 7 Multiple buildings; 8 In Feb. 2015, Federal-Mogul Powertrain of Southfield, MI, acquired the engine valve division from TRW Automotive. Source declined to participate. Information from 2014 survey; 9 Also 92 contract employees; 10 325 at Loudon mill, 320 in Knoxville office; 11 North American shared services; 12 Source declined to participate. Information from company website; 13 Source declined to participate. Information from East Tenn. Economic Development Agency
Source: Individual co. representatives, individual co. Web sites.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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