Lebanon scores metal products company

Novamet to invest $8.6M, bring 43 jobs

Novameta Specialty Products, a metal products manufacturer, will relocate its headquarters and manufacturing to Lebanon.

The move to Wilson County represents an investment of $8.6 million and will create 43 new jobs over the next four years. Currently headquartered in Wyckoff, N.J., Novamet has purchased the former Toshiba manufacturing facility in the Lebanon Industrial Center and plans to develop the site into a center of manufacturing businesses.

The facility is located on 97 acres of land and is approximately 500,000 square feet. Novamet will have 350,000 square feet available for further development.

Novamet makes more than 60 different products, including tightly-sized powders, metallic flakes for paints and electronic applications, coated materials and specialty oxides for industries throughout the world. The company’s materials are used in the production of fuel cells, catalytic converters for engines to reduce pollution, batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles, electronic insulating materials for cell phones and cell towers, as well as in various other applications requiring the specific morphological and/or chemical properties sought by highly advanced manufacturers.