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 5,000 Advanced automotive components and systems
JTEKT Automotive TN-Vonore Co. Monroe 1200 Automotive steering systems
Eagle Bend Manufacturing, Inc. Anderson 941 Automotive frames; metal stampings
SL Tennessee Anderson 913 Automotive parts - parking brakes
Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee Inc. Anderson 828 Automotive parts - aluminum die castings
Carlex Glass Company Monroe 558 Automotive glass sets
Commercial Vehicle Group Monroe 500 Bus and truck seats
Exedy America Corp.  Knox 380 Automotive parts - torque converters
Techmer PM LLC Anderson 310 Plastic additives and compounds
The Carlstar Group Anderson 300 Lawn and garden, ATV, and commercial tires
Flex-N-Gate Blount 276 Plastic automotive parts
Tenneco (Federal Mogul) Sevierville Sevier 263 Automotive engine valves
Takahata Precision America Scott 250 Plastic automotive parts
SumiRiko Tennessee, Inc. Claiborne 208 Rubber automobile hose
Matix Corporation of America Campbell 110 Oil pans, oil pump covers, crankcases, transmission adapter housings
Formall Anderson 100 Plastic thermoforming
ARC Automotive, Inc.  Knox 94 Automotive airbag inflators

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2023