Metal Remanufacturer to Invest $12 Million
in Sparta, Create More than 50 New Jobs
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter and Sparta Metal Processing LLC officials announced today the company will invest $12.3 million to expand its metal remanufacturing operations in the Upper Cumberland.
Sparta Metal Processing will create 52 new jobs in White County.
The expansion on Turn Table Road will allow the company to purchase new manufacturing equipment, which will better assist Sparta Metal Processing in meeting its growing customer demand.
Founded in 2021, and headquartered in Sparta, Tennessee, Sparta Metal Processing is a metal remanufacturer that specializes in transforming scrap metal into ferrous and nonferrous granules, ribbons, coils and straws for the metal manufacturing industry.
Since 2019, TNECD has supported nearly 30 economic development projects in the Upper Cumberland region, resulting in approximately 2,700 job commitments and $818 million in capital investment.
“It has been an honor to support Sparta Metal Processing LLC and their growth project in Tennessee,” said Ben Worrell, Location Advisory Services Principal at McGuire Sponsel. “It is always great to celebrate new jobs and new investment, and the Nashville communities will be proud to have this addition within their business community. Thank you to the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and Nashville community for their partnership and advocacy for this project.”
“I thank Sparta Metal Processing for its commitment to creating new jobs for Tennesseans and their families across the Upper Cumberland,” shared Governor Bill Lee. “Our economy is thriving, in part thanks to companies like Sparta Metal Processing, who place their trust in our state, our strong business climate and our exceptional workforce.”
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies that help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. To grow and strengthen Tennessee, the department seeks to attract new corporate investment to the state and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth.
As a Principal for McGuire Sponsel’s Location Advisory Services practice, Ben Worrell fosters client relationships by guiding clients through the intricate compliance requirements associated with credits and incentives benefits.
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