Heckethorn Manufacturing is the leading metal design and parts manufacturer for the automotive industry. Founded by William R. Heckethorn in 1938, the Heckethorn manufacturing plant in Dyersburg, Tennessee has been in operation since 1956.
Heckethorn supplies millions of pieces annually to the OE automotive and heavy truck industry. The manufacturing plant serves as a Tier II Supplier to leading global exhaust and body hanger manufactures, producing thousands of unique products specializing in tube forming, solid rod forming, robotic and mig welding, as well as, Heckethorn Lean/Six Sigma Implementation* and progressive stamping for the automotive industry.
Heckethorn has been recognized by the Smithers Quality Assessment TS16949 (automotive) quality certification, the globally accepted quality standard for automotive suppliers, for providing exceptional product and process quality, on-time delivery and a strong emphasis on supplier quality improvement.
*Six Sigma is a methodology that provides businesses with the tools to improve the capability of their business process.
2005 Forrest Street
Dyersburg, TN 38024