Marine Manufacturers

The Knoxville region of East Tennessee has become a hub for the pleasure boat manufacturing industry.  More than 16 major boat manufacturers are located in the area, including the headquarters for the world's largest recreational boat builder.

Company County Employees Product
Brunswick Boat Group & Sea Ray Boats Knox/Monroe 810 Pleasure boats
Mastercraft Boats Co. Monroe 510 Pleasure boats
Lifetime Products Knox 500 Kayaks and paddleboards
Yamaha-Tennessee Watercraft Inc. Monroe 460 Sports boats
Malibu Boats Inc. Loudon 399 Pleasure boats
Skier's Choice Blount 327 Ski boats
Hydrasports Custom  Monroe 96 Custom boats
Great Lakes Boat Tops Company Monroe 80 Boat Tops & Boat Hardware, Mooring Covers
Bryant Boats Inc. Monroe 40 Pleasure boats
Bullet boats Inc. Knox  22 Pleasure boats
Allison Boats Blount 15 Pleasure boats
Sailabration Houseboats Inc. Knox 9 Houseboats
Norris Craft Boat Co. Inc. Campbell 5 Pleasure boats parts

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2019