Leading the Industry for Over 60 Years
In 1961, Spartan Light Metal Products was founded by Henry Jubel in Sparta, IL.
Sparta, IL., home of the company’s first foundry and what is now one of Spartan’s four flagship engineering and manufacturing facilities.
In 1978, Spartan developed B390 wear-resistant aluminum alloy and soon became the first company in North America to offer commercial magnesium die-cast products.
Henry Jubel's Leadership Principles
The leadership principles created and instilled by Henry Jubel prioritize employees as the company’s most valuable resource.
Spartan has built a culture based on servant leadership, collaboration, and a commitment to quality and excellence that helps us attract and retain a talented team of employees dedicated to our common goal.
- Practicing "Servant Leadership"
- Emphasizing trust, empathy and collaboration daily.
- Making a conscious decision to lead to better serve others, not to increase one's own power.
- Embracing founder Henry Jubel's Inverted Triangle Leadership Principle