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Hawkins County has a diversified industrial base with no dominant industry. Major local industries employ over 6,000 people and produce goods ranging from paper labels and reclining chairs to power rack and pinion steering. Industries are fortunate to have a highly productive workforce with very low union activity.

Additional Hawkins County employer information available through the Tennessee Department of Labor


Firm Name Industry  # of Staff
Bae Systems Ord Systems Inc.  Kingsport, TN 37660 Manufacturing 623
Barrette Outdoor Living Inc.  Bulls Gap, TN 37711 Manufacturing 569
TRW Automotive US LLC,  Rogersville, TN 37857 Manufacturing 410
Cooper-Standard Automotive,  Surgoinsville, TN 37873 Manufacturing 395
Hutchinson Sealing Systems, Inc Manufacturing 370
AGC Glass (Greenland Plant) Manufacturing 360
Walker Forge Manufacturing 230
Sam Dong Manufacturing 220
Baldor Dodge Reliance Manufacturing 207
Short Mountain Silica/Trucking Manufacturing 210

Warehouse for Sale

$197,500  402 Phipps Bend Industrial Park, Surgoinsville, Tenneesseee
Phipps Bend Industrial Park. Approximately 15,000 sf warehouse. Suitable for distribution, manufacturing, storage, etc. Building consists of 4 offices, 2 rest rooms, and a break room. Situated on 2.38 level acres!
BATHS: 2     SQ FT: 15,000
LOT SIZE: 2.38 acres
PROPERTY TAX: $3,169    BUILT: 1993