Major Manufacturers

Company County Total Employees Description
Y-12 National Security Complex Roane 10,896 Manufacture and refurbishment of nuclear weapon components
DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc. Blount 5,350 Advanced automotive components and systems 
Clayton Homes, Inc. Blount, Grainger, Union 4,883 Manufactured and modular homes; financier & insurer of manufactured homes
JTEKT Automotive TN - Vonore Co. Monroe 1,200 Automotive steering systems
England Furniture Claiborne 1,100 Furniture manufacturer
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
Arconic Blount 898 Aluminum beverage can sheets
Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee, Inc. Anderson 867 Automotive parts - aluminum die-castings
Charles Blalock & Sons, Inc. Sevier  805 Hot and cold mix asphalt; ready-mix concrete
SumiRiko Tennessee, INC. (DTR) Claiborne 800 Anti vibration devices
SL Tennessee Anderson 800 Gear shift assemblies, parking brake levers, head lamps & tail lamps
Eagle Bend Manufacturing Inc. Anderson 800 Automotive frames
DeRoyal Industries, Inc. Knox/Union/Claiborne 785 Medical supplies including: acute care, patient care, wound care & equipment
Brunswick Boat Group & Sea Ray Boats, Inc. Knox/Monroe 728 Fiberglass pleasure boats
Kimberly-Clark Corp. Knox/Loudon 687 Paper towels and bath tissue
Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. Loudon  550 Mushrooms
Carlex Glass Company Monroe 539 Automotive glass sets
Mastercraft Monroe 510 Pleasure boats
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. Knox 502 Clinical imaging, preclinical & biomarker solutions
Commercial Vehicle Group Monroe 500 Truck and boat seats and military clothing
Bush Brothers & Company Jefferson/Knox 500 Baked beans, chili, hominy and greens
ConAgra Grocery Products Cocke 475 food products
Exedy America Corp.  Knox 450 Automotive parts - torque converters
Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) Anderson  443 Engineering and technology consulting
Tennier Industries Scott 400 Clothing
Melaleuca, Inc. Knox 400 Detergents, dental care products, nutritional supplements and personal care products
Malibu Boats West, LLC Loudon 399 Fiberglass pleasure boats
Knoxville News-Sentinel Co. Knox 384 Newspaper publishing
Knoxville Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Knox 382 Bottling and soft drink distribution
DWK Life Sciences Roane 375 Pharmaceutical glassware
Carlstar Group Anderson 370 Lawn and garden, ATV, and commercial tires
Hubbell Lenoir City Loudon 351 Polymer Concrete products
Nashua Corp. Jefferson  300 Paper rolls and labels
Gemtron Monroe 275 Tempered and decorative glass
Skier's Choice, Inc. Blount 270 Ski boats
ARC Automotive, Inc.  Knox 266 Automotive parts - air bag inflators
Tate & Lyle Loudon 254 Corn syrup, fuel alcohol
Energy Solutions Roane/Anderson 250 Industrial Waste 
Federal Mogul Sevierville Sevier  250 Automotive engine valves (exhaust & intake)
Lisega Sevier  250 Pipe Hangers
Viskase Corporation Loudon 240 Synthetic meat casings
CMC Steel Tennessee Knox 235 Manufacture concrete reinforcement bar (rebar)
Yamaha - Tennessee Watercraft Inc. Monroe 223 Pleasure boats
Great Dane Scott 200 Flat bed trailers
Rockford Manufacturing Co. Blount 200 Cotton, synthetic yarn and cordage
AESSEAL Inc. Blount 200 Manufacturer of mechanical seals and environmental sealing devices for rotating equipment
Camel Manufacturing Campbell 200 Sewn canvas items
Sonoco Products Company Cocke 171 Paperboard cores
Volunteer Knit Apparel Inc Claiborne 165 Knitwear operation
John H. Daniel Co. Knox 89 Men's suits
Vestal Manufacturing Monroe 80 Metal fireplaces & steel home products

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2020