Major Manufacturers

Company County Total Employees Description
Y-12 National Security Complex Roane 11,627 Manufacture and refurbishment of nuclear weapon components
Clayton Homes, Inc. Blount, Grainger, Union 4,262 Manufactured and modular homes; financier & insurer of manufactured homes
DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc. Blount 4,200 Advanced automotive components and systems 
England Furniture Claiborne 1,450 Furniture manufacturer
JTEKT Automotive TN - Vonore Co. Monroe 1,200 Automotive steering systems
Newell Rubbermaid Blount 1,000 Rubbermaid, Rolodex, PaperMate, and Sharpie office & writing products
Keurig Green Mountain Knox 900 Manufacturer/distributor of single-cup beverages & brewers
Eagle Bend Manufacturing Inc. Anderson 900 Automotive frames
Arconic Blount 850 Aluminum beverage can sheets
Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee, Inc. Anderson 828 Automotive parts - aluminum die-castings
DeRoyal Industries, Inc. Knox/Union/Claiborne 819 Medical supplies including: acute care, patient care, wound care & equipment
Brunswick Boat Group & Sea Ray Boats, Inc. Knox/Monroe 782 Fiberglass pleasure boats
SL Tennessee Anderson 760 Gear shift assemblies, parking brake levers, head lamps & tail lamps
SumiRiko Tennessee, INC. (DTR) Claiborne 750 Anti vibration devices
Charles Blalock & Sons, Inc. Sevier  700 Hot and cold mix asphalt; ready-mix concrete
Kimberly-Clark Corp. Knox/Loudon 687 Paper towels and bath tissue
Knoxville News-Sentinel Co. Knox 580 Newspaper publishing
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. Knox 573 Clinical imaging, preclinical & biomarker solutions
Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. Loudon  550 Mushrooms
Commercial Vehicle Group Monroe 500 Truck and boat seats and military clothing
Bush Brothers & Company Jefferson/Knox 500 Baked beans, chili, hominy and greens
Exedy America Corp.  Knox 450 Automotive parts - torque converters
Tennier Industries Scott 400 Clothing
Melaleuca, Inc. Knox 400 Detergents, dental care products, nutritional supplements and personal care products
Hubbell Lenoir City Loudon 380 Polymer Concrete products
Carlstar Group Anderson 379 Lawn and garden, ATV, and commercial tires
Nashua Corp. Jefferson  360 Paper rolls and labels
Carlex Glass Company Monroe 350 Automotive glass sets
Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) Anderson  346 Engineering and technology consulting
ConAgra Grocery Products Cocke 345 food products
Gemtron Monroe 332 Tempered and decorative glass
Tate & Lyle Loudon 331 Corn syrup, fuel alcohol
Great Dane Scott 327 Flat bed trailers
Malibu Boats West, LLC Loudon 300 Fiberglass pleasure boats
Knoxville Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Knox 300 Bottling and soft drink distribution
Federal Mogul Sevierville Sevier  300 Automotive engine valves (exhaust & intake)
Yamaha - Tennessee Watercraft Inc. Monroe 300 Pleasure boats
Mastercraft Monroe 296 Pleasure boats
ARC Automotive, Inc.  Knox 266 Automotive parts - air bag inflators
Camel Manufacturing Campbell 250 Sewn canvas items
Viskase Corporation Loudon 240 Synthetic meat casings
Sonoco Products Company Cocke 215 Paperboard cores
Lisega Sevier  209 Pipe Hangers
Skier's Choice, Inc. Blount 200 Ski boats
Rockford Manufacturing Co. Blount 200 Cotton, synthetic yarn and cordage
DWK Life Sciences Roane 170 Pharmaceutical glassware
Volunteer Knit Apparel Inc Claiborne 150 Knitwear operation
Vestal Manufacturing Monroe 140 Metal fireplaces & steel home products
AESSEAL Inc. Blount 137 Manufacturer of mechanical seals and environmental sealing devices for rotating equipment
Energy Solutions Roane/Anderson 133 Industrial Waste 

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2021