NanoMech, a Springdale company that manufactures advanced-engineering materials, is adding up to 50 jobs with an expansion that will triple the size of it operations, according to a news release on Wednesday (Jan. 15).
The company is building a 25,000-square-foot building in east Springdale that will be connected to its existing building, the release states. The site will serve as the world headquarters for the company, which was founded in 2002.
“NanoMech is a global nanomanufacturing company founded right here in Northwest Arkansas,” said Jim Phillips, the company’s CEO. “The new factory and expanded headquarters will provide for approximately 25-50 new jobs for world-class scientists and support staff. The space will also allow us to meet current demand for our products while advancing ongoing research and development efforts. This state-of-the-art, smart manufacturing facility and laboratories will further position our products and scientists as some of the best and most innovative in the world.”
The company also has bought an adjacent 7.3 acres that will allow for expansion of its 9-acre campus.
Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse touted the company’s growth.
“Projects like the NanoMech expansion show that the city is open for business and interested in helping companies grow and expand,” he said in the news release.
The expansion project is being designed by Miller Boskus Lack Architects of Fayetteville and is expected to be completed and in operation by this summer, the release states.