Sumter Production Acquisition


July 10, 2014


Jim Williams

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

Nova Molecular Technologies, Inc.


Nova Molecular Technologies, Inc. Sumter production acquisition

On July 1, 2014, Nova Molecular Technologies, Inc. acquired the assets of EMES, LLC. This purchase consists of a production facility and rail yard terminal located in Sumter, South Carolina.

This purchase will allow Nova Molecular Technologies to further develop its high purity solvent offerings to the pharmaceutical and agricultural markets. It also fits well into Nova Molecular Technologies’ strategy to increase its presence in the high purity solvent custom distillation segment. EMES previously offered multiple high purity solvents to the marketplace. One of these solvents, high purity acetonitrile, will remain a major focus going forward and fits the current Nova Molecular solvent portfolio.

The addition of the Sumter site allows Nova Molecular Technologies additional distillation capabilities and the ability to provide better economics to its East Coast customers. Nova Molecular Technologies services will increase as it continues to invest and expand both the Sumter and Pasadena, Texas site in the future.

For further information please contact your Nova Molecular representative.

Nova Molecular Plant Expansion Update0

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June 25, 2012
Jim Williams
Vice President, Sales and MarketingNova Molecular Technologies, Inc.

Nova Molecular Plant Expansion Update

Janesville, Wisconsin– In April 2012, Nova Molecular announced that plans were underway on a significant expansion to both our distillation and reactor capacity.  At the time of this update, the new 60-stage continuous distillation column has been fabricated and delivered to the site.  The column is scheduled to be lifted in place by the end of June with final structure modifications, piping, instrumentation and packing to continue through July.

The 3,000 gallon, 650 psi, agitated reactor is also on-site with the supporting equipment having a July delivery. Vessel and infrastructure modifications will begin in July along with the installation of a new Rockwell Plant PAX computer system for plant control.


Nova Molecular has been at full capacity since the end of 2009.  When the above units are operational by year end 2012, Nova will have doubled the production capacity of the current site which is necessary to support the increase in sales of Nova’s product lines of industrial solvents, gas scrubbing products and the custom manufacturing business.


Nova Molecular Technologies, Inc. is a privately owned company located in Pasadena, Texas, with close proximity to the Port of Houston.  Nova began operation in 1991 and offers custom manufacturing services to the chemical industry that includes catalytic hydrogenation (batch and semi batch), high pressure reactions, fractional distillation (batch and continuous) and high value solvent recovery. Nova also markets tetrahydrofuran and natural gas scrubbing products as well as a furfural derivative product line of solvents that include 2-methyltetrahydrofuran and tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol.


For additional information regarding the expansion, product offerings and custom manufacturing services please call   1-800-445-6682 or visit

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Come visit our new website that has been redesigned to be more user friendly and provide more readily available information.  Product and capabilities information has been updated to reflect our current expansion already in progress.  Nova Molecular is committed to growing our business and staying progressive and working toward continuous improvement.   You can help us by Liking our Facebook page and following us on Twitter!


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