Bell Helicopter and Regional Aerospace Facilities

Bell Helicopter has a major structural assembly, finishing, and outfitting facility in Sullivan County, TN.

Wysong Enterprises is a leader in aerospace modifications and installations, offering audio-video integrations, special mission brackets and full aircraft completions for EMS, law enforcement, corporate and broadcast applications in their Sullivan County facility.

Northeast State Community College next to Tri-Cities Airport and Bell Helicopter have partnered for aerospace degree and certificate programs.  Degrees and certificates are available at Northeast State in Aviation Technology and Aviation Maintenance Technology.

A new Aerospace Park is under development adjacent to Tri-Cities Airport to accommodate business growth in the aviation sector.


Company Product City Employees
Arconic (Howmet Castings) Aero Engine Turbine Components Morristown, TN 560
Bell Helicopter Aircraft parts & paint Piney Flats, TN 300
Aeronautical Accessories Helicopter, interior & exterior parts Piney Flats, TN 200
Superior Metal Products Metal stampings, tool & die Chuckey, TN 90
Impact Plastics Helicopter Molded Plastics Erwin, TN 85
Aerojet Rocketdyne Defense Jonesborough, TN 81
Wysong Enterprises Helicopter Customization Blountville, TN 45
Panolam Surface Systems Aircraft Fiberglass Products Morristown, TN 30
ADPMA Aircraft mechanical parts Piney Flats, TN 8
Hebmueller Aerospace Aircraft water and wastewater valves Johnson City, TN 3
Eastman Aviation Solutions Aviation Hydraulic Fluids & Solvents Kingsport, TN Unreported
BAE Systems Defense Kingsport, TN Unreported
PHI Air Medical Medical Transport Services Blountville, TN Unreported
Air2 Helicopter-assisted utility services Blountville, TN Unreported
Tri-City Aviation Aircraft Maintenance & Support Blountville, TN Unreported
Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing - Kingsport, Tennessee
Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing – Kingsport, Tennessee