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Novanta Overview

Bedford, MA
1001 to 5000 employees
1968
Company - Public (NOVT)
Health Care Products Manufacturing
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
Competitors

Axcelis Technologies, BEI Precision Systems & Space Company, Mattson Technology

Novanta is a trusted technology partner to original equipment manufacturers in the medical and advanced industrial technology markets.<br/><br/>We combine deep proprietary expertise at the intersection of photonics, vision and precision motion technologies with a ... Read more

Mission: Novanta is a trusted technology partner to original equipment manufacturers in the medical and advanced industrial technology markets.<br/><br/>We combine deep proprietary expertise at the intersection of photonics, vision and precision motion technologies with a ... Read more

Novanta Reviews

  • Helpful (1)

    "Opportunities and great leadership through the 2020 COVID-19"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director
    Current Employee - Senior Director
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Novanta full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Focus on portfolio of businesses in Medical and Advanced Industrial yields opportunities.
    Top to bottom leadership during COVID-19 and unique approach to weathering the downturn. Truly innovative and people focused.
    Managing with data and continuous improvement.
    Organizational teamwork returning to the best of the past.
    Look at the stock. Believers!

    Cons

    Tension between entrepreneurial spirit and requirements of mid-size public company
    Lots to do, resources managed closely

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing. Listen to your team and their ideas. Find ways to remain entrepreneurial, technology-driven, and great partners throughout the business uncertainty. Make the investments for further growth.

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Novanta Photos

Novanta photo of: Solving complex technical challenges to deliver innovations to our medical and advanced industrial customers
Novanta photo of: Women at Celera Motion, A Novanta Company
Novanta photo of: Excellence Award Winners from our Celera Motion business
Novanta photo of: novanta Young Professionals Bowling
Novanta photo of: Grand opening of new competence center for motors and mechatronics in Rocklin, CA
Novanta photo of: Bedford employees enjoying a beautiful day at the annual summer outing
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Novanta Interviews

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    Cyber Security Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeks. I interviewed at Novanta (Boston, MA) in June 2020.

    Interview

    3 interviews, hr, director and vp
    They take long time to come back, process takes long time. One has to follow up multiple times. Their hr office is outside North America the time difference was an issue to get an answer. They had weird questions one was about my ethnicity background.

    Interview Questions

    • Why I wanted to take on this job?   1 Answer
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Company Updates

  • Novanta (NOVT) Tops Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates Novanta (NOVT) came out with quarterly earnings of $0.51 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $0.49 per share. This compares to earnings of $0.41 per share a year ago. These figures are adjusted for non-recurring items. This quarterly report represents an earnings surprise of 4.08%. A quarter ago, it was expected that this photonic and motion control components maker would post earnings of $0.40 per share when it actually produced earnings of $0.47, delivering a surprise of 17.50%. Over the last four quarters, the company has surpassed consensus EPS estimates three times. Novanta, which belongs to the Zacks Electronics - Miscellaneous Components industry, posted revenues of $150.40 million for the quarter ended June 2018, surpassing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 2.25%. This compares to year-ago revenues of $119.10 million. The company has topped consensus revenue estimates three times over the last four quarters.

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Novanta Awards & Accolades

  • Excellence in Surgical Products, Surgical Products, 2015

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