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Key Industries

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Clayton Homes, Inc

Clayton Homes is a national, vertically integrated modular and manufactured housing company. Through our family of brands, we build, sell, finance, lease, and insure a full spectrum of affordable housing and are the nation's number one retailer of modular and manufactured homes. Learn More

Sea Ray

Every Sea Ray boat is a reflection of their commitment to precision, innovation and craftsmanship. Spacious cockpits flow into thoughtfully designed cabins. The design, details and materials are tested and approved by the most dedicated group of professionals in the marine industry. Learn More

Surface Igniter

Surface Igniter, LLC, the pioneer in the development of the silicon carbide igniter in 1969, is today a leading manufacturer of hot surface igniters for the heating, cooking, clothes dryer and BBQ grill industries. In 2013 the production facility and distribution center announced the move to Maryville Tennessee. Learn More

Ruby Tuesday

Nearly forty years ago, a young man named Sandy Beall hatched an idea that would lead to the creation of one of America's favorite brands. From that first restaurant near the campus of the University of Tennessee in 1972 to nearly 800 restaurants across the United States. Learn More

HT Hackney

For over 100 years, H.T. Hackney has provided customers with everything they need to be successful in today's increasingly competitive market. Since 1891, Hackney has achieved it's premier market position as a result of providing superior customer service and competitively priced merchandise Learn More

Talbots, Inc.

The Talbots, Inc. is a leading national specialty retailer of women's, men's and children's apparel, shoes and accessories. Talbots, Inc. acquired The J. Jill Group, Inc., which is now a wholly owned subsidiary of the company. The company offers its merchandise under the Talbots and J. Jill brands via stores, catalog and internet. Learn More

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Originally known as Clinton Laboratories, ORNL was established in 1943 to carry out a single, well-defined mission: the pilot-scale production and separation of plutonium for the World War II Manhattan Project. From this foundation, the Laboratory has evolved into a unique resource for addressing important national and global energy and environmental issues. Today, ORNL pioneers the development of new energy sources, technologies, and materials and the advancement of knowledge in the biological, chemical, computational, engineering, environmental, physical, and social sciences. Learn More

Skier's Choice

Skier’s Choice, Inc. is the proud manufacturer of Supra and Moomba performance inboard wakeboard and waterski towboats. Supra has been a leader in the inboard industry since 1980. The Skier’s Choice manufacturing facility is located in Maryville, Tennessee in the Blount County Industrial Park. Learn More


HGTV, America's leader in home and lifestyle programming, is distributed to more than 89 million U.S. households and is one of cable’s top-rated networks. is the nation's leading online home and garden destination that attracts an average of 5.2 million unique visitors per month. HGTV owns 33 percent of HGTV Canada and provides much of the Canadian network’s daily programming. Learn More

Cirrus Aircraft

The Vision Center is the flagship location for all Cirrus Aircraft pilot, owner and customer activities including sales, delivery, training, maintenance, support, personalization, fixed base operations and more for all Cirrus airplanes including the Vision SF50 single-engine personal jet. Learn More

Altar'd State

Altar’d State started with a mission to fill a gap in the retail industry and change the world for the better. "We began as one little shop - learning, growing, defining who we are. When we liked what we made, we branched out and continued developing along the way. Since 2009, we have grown our footprint from one fledgling retail shop to over 80 booming fashion boutiques across our region with no plans to stop." Learn More


ProNova delivers a lower-cost, smaller, lighter and more energy efficient proton therapy solution without sacrificing today’s most important clinical capabilities. With more than 1.7 million people to be diagnosed with cancer this year, 340,000 of whom will be potential candidates for proton therapy, a low-cost treatment option is needed. Introducing the ProNova SC360, a no-compromise proton therapy solution that will make proton therapy more accessible to patients and physicians. Learn More

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