Big Five: Biggest private employers in Chattanooga area

Big Five: Biggest private employers in Chattanooga area

February 11th, 2014 by Dave Flessner in Business Around the Region

The largest for-profit employers in metropolitan Chattanooga are:

• 1. Unum Group, 2,800 employees at the corporate headquarters in Chattanooga

• 2.McKee Foods Corp. , 2,650 employees at the company headquarters and bakery in Collegedale

• 3. Volkswagen of America, 2,500 employees at the company's only U.S. assembly plant in the Enterprise South Industrial Park

• 4. Amazon.com, Chattanooga, 2,500 employees at the distribution center in the Enterprise South Industrial Park

• 5. Pilgrim's Pride Corp., 1,500 employees at two downtown poultry processing plants

Source: Major employers list, Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce