Morristown, Tennessee includes facilities for numerous Fortune 500 companies including General Electric, International Paper, Alcoa (Howmet), Coca-Cola, Lear Corporation, Pepsi Bottling, NCR Corporation and Arvin Meritor, Inc. Morristown also includes the facilities of a number of international companies from countries such as Germany, Japan, Sweden, United Kingdom, Italy, Canada and France.
Local industries include furniture manufacturing, poultry processing, aircraft parts, healthcare products and automotive parts. Agriculture including soybeans, corn, livestock and dairy are also significant economic components.
Morristown's major job providing segments are healthcare, manufacturing, educational services, furniture and related products, transportation equipment, educational services, and accommodation and food services. Production, transportation and material moving occupations: 34% of the jobs. Management, professional and related occupations: 19% of the workforce. Sales and office jobs: 19% of the labor force.
Notable facts regarding Morristown, Tennessee: Average salary in 2009: $24,000. Cost of living index in 2008: 76.9 (U.S. average: 100). Adult population holding a bachelor's degree or higher: 14%.
Morristown's top job providers:
- MAHLE, Inc
- Berkline, LLC
- Morristown-Hamblen Hospital Association
- JTEKT Automotive Tennessee - Morristown, Inc
- Walmart Stores, Inc
- Howmet Corporation
- Lear Corporation
- Team Technologies, Inc
- Lakeway Hospital Corporation
- Tuff Torq Corporation
- Jeffrey Chain, LP
- Wallace Hardware Company, Inc
- General Electric Company
- Arvin Meritor, Inc
- Rich Products Corporation
- Koch Foods
- BOS Automotive Products
- CF Group/Morristown, TN
- Colgate Palmolive
Some of the organizations that provide assistance to local companies are provided below:
- Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce
- Tennessee Economic Development Council
- Tennessee Small Business Development Centers
- Small Business Administration - Tennessee
Citizen Tribune is a good source of information regarding local business and industry.