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This state-of-the-art platform is provided through the UT CIS Tennessee Manufacturing Extension Partnership (TMEP) as a no-cost resource for Tennessee manufacturers.

We invite you to join CONNEX™ Tennessee, a cloud-based platform, which allows all Tennessee manufacturers to visualize supply chain risk, search for qualified suppliers, and discover new business opportunities.

Register now to claim your company's account: CONNEX™ Tennessee 

Whether you’re a large OEM or small supplier, the CONNEX™ Tennessee platform benefits you by combining Tennessee manufacturer and supplier data into a searchable, scouting database to better connect manufacturers, provide supply chain visualizations, and display workforce and R&D efforts within a region.

Moreover, this platform will enable you to adapt more successfully to changing market demands, find new qualified suppliers and contract opportunities, connect to state manufacturing resources, and ultimately discover new business opportunities.


The platform allows you to search by
Certifications & QualificationsSmall Business Designations
Geographic RegionsIndustry Sector
MaterialsNAICS & SIC
Products & ServicesEquipment

Register now to claim your company's account: CONNEX™ Tennessee 

In the Marketplace Exchange Center, businesses can connect and discover new market opportunities by posting and responding to RFQs, RFIs, and RFPs. The Marketplace Exchange Center also contains a surplus material area for repurposing and facilitating the reuse of valuable materials. The platform links manufacturers that have usable waste to other organizations or companies who can use it – thus decreasing waste in the industry.

With CONNEX Tennessee you can quickly find qualified suppliers based on equipment, certifications, SBA designations, capabilities and more, discover new business opportunities, receive notification of RFI/RFQ/RFP’s that perfectly match your qualifications, showcase your company’s capabilities, reach over 140,000 manufacturers locally and nationally. 

Get started today!

  1. Contact a Solutions Consultant to discuss registering for CONNEX Tennessee.
  2. Together we will help you get connected to this powerful database.
  3. We will work side by side with your enhance your CONNEX Tennessee experience.