Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, which has made a sizable investment in its Knoxville
operation, is No. 2 on Fortune’s annual list of the fastest-growing companies.
That’s up from No. 11 a year ago.
The maker of Keurig single-serving brewing systems has seen 55 percent revenue growth and 96 percent earnings per share growth.
Cornell Dubilier Foil’s reopening of the former Panasonic aluminum foil plant in Forks of the River Industrial Park continues a run of good news coming out of the park.
Several other plants at the East Knox County park have seen significant investment or otherwise done well in the last couple of years, including Melaleuca, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, PSC Metals and House Hasson, says Doug Lawyer, director of economic development for the Knoxville Chamber.