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Knoxville-Area Major Manufacturers Ranked According to Number of Employees
Rank
'14
'13CompanyPhone
Website
Plant size (sq.ft.)
Employees:
Local/FT/PT
FTE/Seas.
Parent company
'13 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
Steven C. Erhart
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.com
1,996,575
3,500/3,500/NA
NA/ NA
DENSO Corp.
Kariya Japan
$35.1 billion
Components and systems
Jack Helmboldt
President
1988
33Alcoa Inc.
2300 N. Wright Road
Alcoa, TN 37701
865-977-2977
alcoa.com
5,488,040
1,176/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Alcoa Inc.
New York, NY
$23 billion
Aluminum beverage can sheet
Kevin Anton
VP, chief sustainability officer
1913
45Keurig 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
$4.4 billion
Manufacturer/distributor of single-cup beverages & brewers
Mike Brennan
Director of operations
2008
56SL Tennessee
312 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-8511
sl-america.com
565,0003
750/750/0
0/ 0
SL Corp.
Daegu Korea
$250 million
Gear shift assemblies, parking brake levers, head lamps & tail lamps
Y.K. Woo
President
2001
614Exedy America Corp.
2121 Holston Bend Drive
Mascot, TN 37806
865-932-3700
exedyusa.com
440,000
746/543/203
NA/ NA
Exedy Corp.
Osaka Japan
$180 million
Torque converters, transmission clutches
Jim Snodgrass
Senior director
1994
77TRW Fuji Valve
128 River Bend Drive
Sevierville, TN 37876
865-453-0199
trw.com
165,000
695/6034/NA
NA/ NA
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.5
Livonia, Mich.
$16.4 billion
Engine valves
Adam Cohn
Plant manager
1989
88Eagle Bend Manufacturing
1000 JD Yarnell Industrial Parkway
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-3800
magna.com
550,000
671/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Magna International
Aurora, ON Canada
$34.8 billion
Auto body parts
Ed Steinebach
General manager
1987
99TKimberly-Clark Corp.6
5600 Kimberly Way
Loudon, TN 37774
865-541-7000
kimberly-clark.com
350,000
654/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Dallas, TX
$21.2 billion
Manufacturer of household paper products
Steven Harmon
John McCloskey
VP, corporate transportation
Mill manager
1990
109TCharles Blalock & Sons
419 Robert Henderson Road
Sevierville, TN 37862
865-453-2808
blalockcompanies.om
NA
625/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Charles Blalock & Sons Inc.
Sevierville, TN
NA
Heavy highway and bridge construction; manufacture of asphalt, ready mix concrete
Sid Blalock
Jim Blalock
CEO
President
1962
1112Monterey Mushrooms
19748 Highway 72 North
Loudon, TN 37774
865-458-4611
montereymushrooms.com
350,000
585/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Monterey Mushrooms
Watsonville, CA
NA
Production and distribution of fresh mushroom products
Dirk Cox
General manager
1977
129TAisin Automotive Casting Tennessee7
221 Frank L. Diggs Drive
Clinton, TN 37716
865-457-4581
aisin.com
524,000
580/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Aisin Seiki
Kariya Japan
$24.7 billion
Casting, machining & assembly of timing chain covers, pistons, pumps
Steve Barnes
President
2004
1313Siemens Healthcare 8
810 Innovation Drive
Knoxville, TN 37932
865-218-2000
medical.siemens.com
239,000
560/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Siemens AG
Munich Germany
$75.9 billion
Molecular imaging products and service
James Williams
Christoph Zindel
CEO, Molecular Imaging
CEO, PETNET Solutions
2005
134CMH Manufacturing9
5000 Clayton Road
Maryville, TN 37804
865-380-3000
claytonhomes.com
NA
560/560/0
0/ 0
Berkshire Hathaway
Omaha, NE
$1.1 billion
Manufactured and modular homes
Kevin T. Clayton
CEO
1966
15NRKnoxville Coca-Cola Bottling Co.10
807 N. 21st St.
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-546-6020
NA
300,000
540/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated
Charlotte, NC
$1.6 billion
Bottling and soft drink distribution
Dave Shelek
Paul Blackstock
Market unit VP
Distribution ctr. mgr.
1967
1615Brunswick Boat Group & Sea Ray Boats
800 S. Gay St., Ste. 1200
Knoxville, TN 37929
865-522-4181
brunswick.com; searay.com
778,035
500/NA/NA
NA/ NA
Brunswick Corp.
Lake Forest, IL
$3.9 billion
Pleasure boat manufacturer
Tim Schiek
Pres., Sea Ray Group
2002
1 Total complex sq. ft., incl. 500 buildings; 2 Contractor, subcontractor, and federal employees; 3 Multiple buildings; 4 Also 92 contract employees; 5 80% ownership. Fuji Oozx USA, headquartered in Fujisawa, Japan, holds 20% ownership; 6 Mill address. Corporate office: 400 Goodys Lane, Knoxville, 37922; 7 Source declined to participate. Information from company website; 8 Molecular Imaging Business Unit; 9 2013 employee counts included operations within manufacturing division; 10 Source declined to participate. Information from Knoxville Chamber. Acquired by Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated in Oct. 2014
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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