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Business Sectors

Resources abound for thriving and diverse business sectors in the Knoxville-Oak Ridge region.  As industry adjusts to the current world economy, these sectors are realizing significant opportunity and growth.

One strength of the East Tennessee region is its diversity of business clusters such as value-added manufacturing, distribution/logistics, and business and professional services, which form the foundation of a growing economy and are most compatible with the assets throughout the entire region. 

In this section of our website, the East Tennessee Economic Development Agency (ETEDA) presents comprehensive information about the successful  East Tennessee sectors that compete on a global scale:

Advanced Manufacturing
    Aerospace/Aviation
    Automotive
    Food Processing
    Machinery
    Metalworking
    Plastics/Composites

Business & Professional Services
    Customer Service 
    Data Centers
    Healthcare
    Regional Headquarters
    Shared Service Centers

Distribution / Logistics
    
Distribution Centers
    Third-Party Logistics

Hospitality and Leisure

Media Production

Technology