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
SumiRiko Tennessee, INC. (DTR) Claiborne 1,495 Rubber automobile hose
SL Tennessee Anderson 950 Automotive parts - parking brakes
Eagle Bend Manufacturing, Inc. Anderson 850 Automotive frames; metal stampings
JTEKT Automotive TN-Vonore Co. Monroe 843 Automotive steering systems
Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee Inc. Anderson 800 Automotive parts - aluminum die castings
Exedy America Corp.  Knox 516 Automotive parts - torque converters
Commercial Vehicle Group (National Seating) Monroe 500 Bus and truck seats
Carlex Glass Company Monroe 476 Automotive glass sets
ARC Automotive, Inc.  Knox 451 Automotive airbag inflators
Carlisle Tire & Wheel Co. Anderson 432 Lawn and garden, ATV, and commercial tires
Techmer PM LLC Anderson 307 Plastic additives and compounds
Federal Mogul Sevierville Sevier 250 Automotive engine valves
Matsuo Industries Jefferson 180 Automotive parts
Joyson Safety Systems, Inc.  Knox 150 Automotive safety restraints components and systems
Omega Plastics Knox 105 Plastic extrusions

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2019