Medical equipment & supplies exports

#1 in the Southeast, 14 consecutive years

#2 in the nation

$3.34 billion, 2017

More than 30% since 2010

61% of exports go to Netherlands, Belgium, China, Japan, Singapore

Top counties employment concentration in medical manufacturing

    Shelby (More than 1,500)
    Davidson (More than 1,500)
    Williamson (500 to 1,500)
    Wilson (500 to 1,500)
    Roane (More than 1,500)
    Sullivan (500 to 1,500)

Employment 78 healthcare, life sciences projects announced in past 8 years 15,600+$1.5 billion 920+ Healthcare, life sciences establishments 365,000+ Tennesseans employed by life sciences, healthcare establishments 9.6% Sector growth since 2010 8,700+ Employed in medical equipment, supplies manufacturing Key Players
  • DeRoyal Industries
  • Microport Orthopedics Inc.
  • Hospital Corp. of America
  • Medtronic
  • Sofamor Danek
  • Smith & Nephew
  • Philips
  • Wright Medical Technology