Main Phone Number:
Eddie Goodwin, President
Phone Extension 318
Larry Lillard, VP Manufacturing
Phone Extension 343
Lori Jennette, Customer Service and Sales
Phone Extension 335
Michelle Oliver, Customer Service and Sales
Phone Extension 336
Mark Murphy, Manager of Engineering
Phone Extension 314
Mike Galloway, Human Resources
Phone Extension 330
Cole Harper, Materials Manager and
Phone Extension 342
Wayne Key, Plant Superintendent
APCOM was founded in 1969.
Originally a manufacturer of parts for water heaters, APCOM started
in a 10,000 square foot building and now has locations in Franklin
and Cookeville, TN. In Franklin, we have expanded five times
and currently operate in a 125,000 square foot building with 325
APCOM purchased Volunteer
Tool & Die, Inc., located in Cookeville, TN in 1982. At that
time, Volunteer had about 20 employees and occupied a 16,000 square
foot building. Our Cookeville facility was expanded to 54,000 square
feet in September 1984 and added approximately 60 new jobs. Also,
Cookeville began manufacturing products such as spuds, flanges,
and main burners.
Our goal in 1969 was to make
3000 thermostats, our first product, a day. Now we sell
over three and a half million thermostats a year. In fact, APCOM
sells almost 40% of all thermostats in the United States.
In 1973 APCOM began producing
heating elements for electric water heaters, and in 1998 APCOM sold
more than five million heating elements to our customers.
Today, 50% of the heating elements used in the United States are
Our product line continues
to expand into new areas and different industries. Visit our
products page for more details.
APCOM has an impressive history,
and we celebrated our 30th year in business in 1999. APCOM's employees
never rest on yesterday's successes. We are continually striving
to see what we can accomplish tomorrow.