• 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.

“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.” – Gov. Bill Lee

“We recognize that companies always have a choice in where they choose to do business, and it is an honor to take part in helping Sparta Metal Processing bring new jobs and investment to rural Tennessee. I am excited to see how this project will positively impact the lives of those in Sparta and White County in the years to come.” – TNECD Commissioner Stuart C. McWhorter

“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.” – Tim Endicott, president, Sparta Metal Processing LLC

“TVA and Sparta Electric & Public Works congratulate Sparta Metal Processing on its decision to expand operations and create new jobs in White County. It’s always an exciting day when we can celebrate a company’s commitment to continued growth in the Valley. We are proud to partner with the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development, City of Sparta and White County to help support companies that are creating job opportunities and investment in the region, and we celebrate this announcement together.” – John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of economic development 

“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.” – Sen. Paul Bailey (R-Sparta)

“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.” – Rep. Paul Sherrell (R-Sparta)

About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
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