Automotive Suppliers

Situated in the middle of the Southern Automotive Corridor, East Tennessee is an ideal location for the automotive industry.  Both suppliers and OEMS have found that our region offers many advantages to the industry.

Company County Total Employees Products
DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc. Blount 4,500 Advanced automotive components and systems
JTEKT Automotive TN-Vonore Co. Monroe 1,200 Automotive steering systems
SL Tennessee Anderson 913 Automotive parts - parking brakes
Eagle Bend Manufacturing, Inc. Anderson 900 Automotive frames; metal stampings
Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee Inc. Anderson 828 Automotive parts - aluminum die castings
Commercial Vehicle Group Monroe 763 Bus and truck seats
Carlex Glass Company Monroe 558 Automotive glass sets
The Carlstar Group Anderson 400 Lawn and garden, ATV, and commercial tires
Exedy America Corp.  Knox 380 Automotive parts - torque converters
Federal Mogul Sevierville Sevier 300 Automotive engine valves
Techmer PM LLC Anderson 229 Plastic additives and compounds
Takahata Precision America Scott 200 Plastic automotive parts
Flex-N-Gate Blount 185 Plastic automotive parts
Matsuo Industries Jefferson 164 Automotive parts
Formall Anderson 150 Plastic thermoforming
Matix Corporation of America Campbell 110 Oil pans, oil pump covers, crankcases, transmission adapter housings
ARC Automotive, Inc.  Knox 94 Automotive airbag inflators
SumiRiko Tennessee, Inc. Claiborne 70 Rubber automobile hose

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2022