Major Employers in the Bristol Area

 

Firm Name

Product/Services

Total Employees

Union Affiliation

Bristol, Tennessee Employers 

Exide Battery Plant

Batteries

960

None

King Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Pharmaceuticals

472

None

HSN

Product Orders

350

None

Bristol Metals

Metal Fabricating

324

USP,PPF

Robinette Company

Printed Roll Stock

294

None

GlaxoSmithKline

Pharmaceuticals

240

None

Modern Forge of Tennessee

Drop Forgings

225

None

Kysor Panel Systems

Walk-In Coolers

187

None

Seaman Corporation

Vinyl Coated Polyester Fabrics

133

None

Amerace Microporus Products

Battery Separators

128

None

Royal Mouldings

Interior & Exterior Mouldings

98

None

Polymer Industrial Products

Tire Bladders

70

None

Bristol Products

Athletic Sportswear

70

None

AH Schriber (Gordon Garment)

Swimwear/Underwear for Women

65

None

Triad Packaging

Corrugated Packaging

60

None

Bristol Bag Company

Cloth Money Bags

56

None

Peerless Woodworking Company

Architectural Cabinets

50

None

Bristol, Virginia Employers 

Ball Corporation

Aluminum can ends

<500

USW

Snack Alliance, Inc.

Snack foods

<500

None

Strongwell

Fiberglass products

<500

None

Line Power Manufacturing Corp.  

Power distribution equipment

<300

None

Bristol Newspapers, Inc.

Newspapers

<200

GCIU

Federal Pacific Transformers 

Power transformers

<200

None

Gordon Garment

Ladies swimwear

<200

UNITE

Perma Tile Concrete Products

Concrete products

<200

None

Aerus Corporation

Vacuum cleaners

<100

None

American Commercial, Inc.

Metal fabrication

<100

None

American Steel & Iron, Inc.

Mining equipment

<100

None

Dominion Carton Corporation

Paperboard boxes

<100

None

Electric Motor Repair & Sales Co.

Sales/repair

<100

None

Crowley Foods, Inc.

Fluid milk

<100

None

Helms Candy Company, Inc.

Candy

<100

None

Holston Steel Services

Steel Service Center

<100

None

Home Pride, Inc.

Fiberglass truck caps

<100

None

Industrial Tool Services 

Machining tool & design

<100

None

Magic Wand

Special industry machinery 

<100

None

The Oakley Company, Inc.

Woodworking machinery

<100

None

Prime Choice Foods

Organic snack food

<100

None

Trav-A-Lite Co.

Aluminum truck tops

<100

None

Virginia Woodworking Co., Inc.

Custom stairs & parts

<100

None

The Williams Company

Machinery (except electrical)

<100

None