Energy service company building facility in ND

MANDAN, N.D. -- Novaspect Holdings Inc., which supplies and services valves and other flow-control components for the energy industry, is building a facility in Mandan, N.D.

Novaspect broke ground Tuesday on the 20,000-square-foot facility that is to open next year. The company expects to have about 30 employees within two years, and an annual payroll of $2.6 million.

The company has a relationship with Bismarck State College, where it provides lectures and technical training and support.