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STATE OF MANUFACTURING – Tennessee Manufacturing

by Joe Jackson

Marketing & Events Assistant, PMPA

Published June 1, 2024

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Fabricated Metal Products Manufacturing is a subsector of manufacturing that makes critical goods from metal components.

Precision Turned Products Manufacturing is a subsector of fabricated metal product manufacturing that makes the components that MAKE IT WORK!



Tennessee Manufacturing
NAICS 31-33

Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

Precision Turned Product Manufacturing
NAICS 332721


Manufacturing Is Productivity –14.97% of Tennessee’s total output (GDP)

Manufacturing Builds Businesses –5,121 manufacturing establishments in the state of Tennessee.

Manufacturing Creates Jobs – 11.28% of all Tennessee’s employees are in the manufacturing sector. (353,000 employees)

Manufacturing produces for Tennessee

  • Manufacturing is the 2nd largest GDP Producer in Tennessee.
  • Fabricated metals rank the 4th of the manufacturing sectors in Tennessee.

Tennessee is a great place for a career in manufacturing

  • Manufacturing jobs pay on average 29% over the average job in Tennessee. (according to
  • Job sites are currently reporting in excess of 3,000 available manufacturing job openings in Tennessee.


Sources:, US Census,,
Data selected to show relative values. May not be directly comparable due to differences in sampling, analysis, or date obtained.






Joe Jackson

Marketing & Events Assistant, PMPA

Email: gro.apmp@noskcajj — Website: