When people think about the automotive industry in Tennessee, they tend to focus on the major manufacturers like General Motors, Nissan and Volkswagen. But the industry's economic impact on the Volunteer State runs much deeper. There are many Tennessee-based companies that produce the parts that go into vehicles made in our state and throughout the world.
In recognition of Tennessee's auto parts suppliers, the theme for this month's Tennessee Business Spotlight is "The Sum of the Parts."
Tennessee Business Spotlight is a regular feature on the Secretary of State's web site that highlights some of the state's businesses that create jobs, produce quality products and make contributions to their communities.
The featured businesses in January are: