Automotive Electronics Manufacturer to Invest $3.2 Million, Create 31 New Jobs
NASHVILLE – Tennessee Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bill Hagerty along with Novità Technologies officials today announced the company will expand its Hendersonville operations by investing $3.2 million in building and infrastructure improvements to an existing facility located at 175 Old Shackle Island Rd. The expansion will allow Novità Technologies to double its Hendersonville footprint and create 31 new jobs, increasing its workforce by 60 percent.
“Tennessee has ranked No. 1 in automotive manufacturing strength for an unprecedented four consecutive years, a feat that could not be accomplished without the support of the more than 900 thriving automotive manufacturers and suppliers operating in Tennessee,” Hagerty said. “I appreciate Novità Technologies’ decision to further grow and invest in Hendersonville, and for the new jobs that will be created in Sumner County.”
Formerly located at 166 Molly Walton Dr., Novità Technologies chose to remain in Hendersonville and purchased a building housing seven local businesses. Company officials assisted each of the displaced businesses relocate within the community. Renovations have been underway since early February, and the new facility will be fully operational by August.
Novità Technologies designs and manufactures on-board lighting solutions with fully integrated controls on OEM and aftermarket applications throughout the automotive sector. LED lighting in automotive applications is part of Novità’s expertise as they provide one-of-a-kind semiconductor and printed circuit board solutions for interior and exterior lighting applications.
President and CEO
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About Novità Technologies
Founded in 2007 as a spin-off company, Novità is backed by more than 25 years of designing and manufacturing electronic controls for automotive, heavy duty and construction lighting applications. As LED lighting has grown in automotive applications, Novità applies its expertise to provide fully integrated controls with on-board lighting solutions for interior and exterior lighting applications. For more information, visit http://www.novitatech.com/.
About the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development
Tennessee was named “2013 State of the Year” for economic development by Business Facilities magazine. The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development’s mission is to develop strategies which help make Tennessee the No. 1 location in the Southeast for high quality jobs. The department seeks to attract new corporate investment in Tennessee and works with Tennessee companies to facilitate expansion and economic growth. Find us on the web: tn.gov/ecd. Follow us on Twitter: @tnecd. Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/tnecd.