About Us

WELCOME to Tennessee Electric Motor, llc. 

Tennessee Electric Motor Co. was founded in 1936 by H.E. Grant. For over 80 Years, Tennessee Electric Motor Co. has been a leader in customer service in the motor repair business. TEM continues to this day to exceed customer expectations in every area of repairs and quality workmanship. Our goal is keeping business flowing for the customer with as little down time as possible.

Our staff includes over 300 years of combined experience working with leading edge technologies to achieve the highest quality electric motor rebuilds. Our staff is ready to accept any challenge that a customer presents to them. Should the motor be common or rare, our staff can handle the situation.

In our state of the art facility in West Nashville, we provide services to Tennessee, Kentucky, and Mississippi, though that doesn’t put a barrier on our service range. Our 22,000 square foot facility enables us to serve our surrounding area with a large stock of new motors, controls, variable speed drives, and a repair facility that is second to none.

From humble beginnings to bright futures, Tennessee Electric Motor Company is here to partner in keeping your plant operating at maximum efficiency. Our years of Experience can serve you well, and our 24/7 emergency service can keep your down time to a minimum. Let us solve your problems.

Respectfully yours,

Colton Rinker


Our History


Vaughn Electric purchased Tennessee Electric Motor. This allowed the spread of influence to a further region. It has allowed for Tennessee Electric Motor’s capacity to expand and become even more efficient for our customers.


Electric Motor Repair in TN – VaughnOur firm was established in 1949 as Bishop & Vaughn with a total of 3 employees. Charlie Vaughn (co-founder of Bishop and Vaughn) bought out his partner in 1966 to form Vaughn Electric Company Inc.


Tennessee Electric Motor was founded by H. E. Grant