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 782 Pleasure boats
Malibu Boats Inc. Loudon 300 Pleasure boats
Yamaha-Tennessee Watercraft Inc. Monroe 300 Sports boats
Mastercraft Boats Co. Monroe 296 Pleasure boats
Skier's Choice Blount 200 Ski boats
Great Lakes Boat Tops Company Monroe 100 Boat Tops & Boat Hardware, Mooring Covers
Hydrasports Custom  Monroe 80 Custom boats
Bryant Boats Inc. Monroe 50 Pleasure boats
Bullet boats Inc. Knox  22 Pleasure boats
Allison Boats Blount 10 Pleasure boats
Sailabration Houseboats Inc. Knox 10 Houseboats
Norris Craft Boat Co. Inc. Campbell 10 Pleasure boats parts

Source:  Book of Lists, community websites 2021