Does your state require a boat mirror when pulling a skier?

Does your state require a boat mirror when pulling a skier?

When it comes to boating safety in the United States, boaters are required to observe Federal Laws, Federal Regulations, Coast Guard Directives and State Boating Laws. It’s no wonder there is some confusion regarding the requirement of mirrors on boats. The simple...
Protomet announces $30 million expansion

Protomet announces $30 million expansion

OAK RIDGE, TENN. – Feb. 2, 2016 – Protomet Corporation, an Oak Ridge-based engineering, manufacturing and technology company, announced today that it plans to expand its operations with an additional 100,000 square-foot facility and 200 new jobs over the next five...
IBEX 2015 Takeaways

IBEX 2015 Takeaways

Here are my 2 IBEX 2015 Takeaways… It’s a Small World It is fascinating to see how a relatively small team of dreamers, thinkers, engineers, etc… can bring ideas to fruition that will be constructed and sold literally around the world.  While the marine industry, by...
Protomet opens new plant

Protomet opens new plant

OAK RIDGE, TENN. – April 29, 2014 – Protomet Corporation opened its new $6.25 million facility expansion in Oak Ridge this morning. The expansion project, which has been ongoing since June 2013, more than doubles the size of the company’s facilities and adds high-tech...
Business is booming in E. Tennessee

Business is booming in E. Tennessee

By GENE PATTERSON 6 News Anchor/Reporter KNOXVILLE (WATE) – If you are under the impression that area industry has been busy lately, you are correct. In the Knoxville – Oak Ridge region alone, nearly 1,500 new jobs were announced between January and the end of March....