Metal remanufacturer to invest $12 million in Sparta, create more than 50 new jobs

Sparta – Sparta Metal Processing LLC (SMP) officials announced today the company will invest $12.3 million to expand its metal remanufacturing operations in the Upper Cumberland. 

SMP will create 52 new jobs in White County.

“Sparta Metal Processing is excited to announce the expansion of our manufacturing facility in Sparta, Tennessee. This facility will enable us to serve our valuable clients in the insulated wire and cable recycling industry even better. We are grateful for the support and collaboration with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development and White County. We look forward to establishing and growing in Tennessee,” said Tim Endicott, president, Sparta Metal Processing LLC.

The expansion on Turn Table Road will allow the company to purchase new manufacturing equipment, which will better assist SMP in meeting its growing customer demand. 

“When a local business is successful, our entire community benefits. This expansion represents a significant investment by Sparta Metal Processing that will create dozens of new jobs in our area. I congratulate the company on this exciting announcement and look forward to its continued growth in White County.” Said Rep. Paul Sherrell (R-Sparta).

Founded in 2021, and headquartered in Sparta, Tennessee, SMP is a metal remanufacturer that specializes in transforming scrap metal into ferrous and nonferrous granules, ribbons, coils and straws for the metal manufacturing industry.

“We are thrilled Sparta Metal Processing is expanding and creating 52 jobs in White County. This significant investment will boost our local economy and further establish our community as a manufacturing hub. We wish Sparta Metal Processing a long and prosperous future,” said Sen. Paul Bailey (R-Sparta).

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. 

“I thank Sparta Metal Processing for its commitment to creating new jobs for Tennesseans and their families across the Upper Cumberland. 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,” said Gov. Bill Lee.

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