Major Manufacturers

Company County Total Employees Description
Y-12 National Security Complex Roane 8,000 Manufacture and refurbishment of nuclear weapon components
DENSO Manufacturing Tennessee, Inc. Blount 5,000 Advanced automotive components and systems 
Clayton Homes, Inc. Blount, Grainger, Union 4,919 Manufactured and modular homes; financier & insurer of manufactured homes
SumiRiko Tennessee, INC. (DTR) Claiborne 1,495 Anti vibration devices
England Furniture Claiborne 1,400 Furniture manufacturer
Newell Rubbermaid Blount 1,100 Rubbermaid, Rolodex, PaperMate, and Sharpie office & writing products
JTEKT Automotive TN - Vonore Co. Monroe 1,056 Automotive steering systems
Arconic Blount 995 Aluminum beverage can sheets
SL Tennessee Anderson 950 Gear shift assemblies, parking brake levers, head lamps & tail lamps
Eagle Bend Manufacturing Inc. Anderson 850 Automotive frames
Keurig Green Mountain Knox 818 Manufacturer/distributor of single-cup beverages & brewers
Brunswick Boat Group & Sea Ray Boats, Inc. Knox/Monroe 810 Fiberglass pleasure boats
Aisin Automotive Casting Tennessee, Inc. Anderson 800 Automotive parts - aluminum die-castings
DeRoyal Industries, Inc. Knox/Union/Claiborne 764 Medical supplies including: acute care, patient care, wound care & equipment
Charles Blalock & Sons, Inc. Sevier  760 Hot and cold mix asphalt; ready-mix concrete
Kimberly-Clark Corp. Knox/Loudon 687 Paper towels and bath tissue
Energy Solutions (Duratek Inc.) Roane/Anderson 615 Industrial Waste 
Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. Loudon  580 Mushrooms
Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc. Knox 543 Clinical imaging, preclinical & biomarker solutions
Carlisle Tire & Wheel Company Anderson 536 Lawn and garden, ATV, and commercial tires
Exedy America Corp.  Knox 516 Automotive parts - torque converters
Mastercraft Monroe 510 Pleasure boats
Commercial Vehicle Group Monroe 500 Truck and boat seats and military clothing
Bush Brothers & Company Jefferson/Knox 500 Baked beans, chili, hominy and greens
Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) Anderson  500 Engineering and technology consulting
Carlex Glass Company Monroe 476 Automotive glass sets
ConAgra Grocery Products Cocke 475 food products
Yamaha - Tennessee Watercraft Inc. Monroe 460 Pleasure boats
ARC Automotive, Inc.  Knox 451 Automotive parts - air bag inflators
Tennier Industries Scott 425 Clothing
Knoxville News-Sentinel Co. Knox 400 Newspaper publishing
Malibu Boats West, LLC Loudon 399 Fiberglass pleasure boats
Knoxville Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Knox 382 Bottling and soft drink distribution
Melaleuca, Inc. Knox 380 Detergents, dental care products, nutritional supplements and personal care products
Hubbell Lenoir City Loudon 351 Polymer Concrete products
Kimble Chase Life Science Research Products Roane 350 Pharmaceutical glassware
Skier's Choice, Inc. Blount 327 Ski boats
Nashua Corp. Jefferson  300 Paper rolls and labels
Gemtron Monroe 275 Tempered and decorative glass
Tate & Lyle Loudon 254 Corn syrup, fuel alcohol
Federal Mogul Sevierville Sevier  250 Automotive engine valves (exhaust & intake)
Lisega Sevier  250 Pipe Hangers
Viskase Corporation Loudon 240 Synthetic meat casings
Great Dane Scott 200 Flat bed trailers
Rockford Manufacturing Co. Blount 200 Cotton, synthetic yarn and cordage
Emerson Process Management Knox 185 Predictive maintenance & vibration analysis equipment
Camel Manufacturing Campbell 183 Sewn canvas items
Sonoco Products Company Cocke 171 Paperboard cores
Volunteer Knit Apparel Inc Claiborne 165 Knitwear operation
John H. Daniel Co. Knox 150 Men's suits
Joyson Safety Systems, Inc.  Knox 150 Automotive safety restraints components and systems
Overman Group USA Jefferson 125 Furniture manufacturer
Vestal Manufacturing Monroe 80 Metal fireplaces & steel home products

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2019