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Getty Images / BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee took the top spot of local businesses last year with revenues near or more than $1 billion. The Chattanooga-based health insurer reported revenues of $15.2 billion.

Editor's note: A previous version did not include Chattanooga's biggest trucking company, U.S. Xpress Enterprises.

The biggest companies headquartered in the Chattanooga area with annual revenues last year near or more than $1 billion included:

1. BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Chattanooga-based health insurer, $15.2 billion

2. Unum, the Chattanooga-based employee benefits company, $11.6 billion

3. Tennessee Valley Authority, wholesale electric utility, $11.2 billion

4. Mohawk Industries, the Calhoun, Georgia-based floorcovering manufacturer, $10 billion

5. Shaw Industries, Dalton, Georgia-based carpet manufacturer, $6 billion

6. Life Care Centers of America, Cleveland, Tennessee-based nursing home chain, $2.44 billion

7. U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga-based trucking company, $1.7 billion

8. McKee Foods Corp., Collegedale-based snack cake bakery, $1.4 billion

9. EMJ Corp, Chattanooga-based construction firm, $960.2 million

10. Astec Industries, Chattanooga-based heavy equipment firm, $990.6 million

Sources: Company annual reports, D&B Hoover's estimates, Forbes list of largest privately-owned companies.

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