The Protomet team is driven by the challenge of capturing ideas and creating solutions that go beyond expectations through innovative design, world-class engineering and state-of-the-art manufacturing, gaining a competitive advantage in the market. Each team member is encouraged to use their gifts to make a positive impact in the organization, as well as our community.

Since 1997

Protomet Corporation has been a world-class provider of engineering and manufacturing services. In addition to comprehensive design services, Protomet provides high-precision production manufacturing and finishing for clients in a variety of markets including marine/boating, automotive, homeland security, industrial, energy and power.


partners with its customers’ resident engineers to assist in designing parts for the manufacturing process that enhance products while reducing component costs
(by as much as 75 percent).

In Recent Years

Protomet has more than doubled in size and introduced a proprietary line of products marketed under the PTM Edge Watersports brand that makes and markets boating mirrors and wakeboard tower components for boats of all kinds. In 2014, a $7 million plant expansion brought new staff and state-of-the-art high-tech equipment from around the world to the company’s headquarters.

The Protomet Family of Companies

includes Protomet Corporation and PTM Edge. The company is headquartered in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and was named one of Tennessee’s “Fast 50” (the state’s fastest growing companies). Protomet Corporation has experienced a 500 percent increase in sales since 2005 and acquired an aluminum finishing business that was merged into its manufacturing operations.

Services provided by Protomet include:
• Design for manufacturability
• Design manufacturing processes
• Manufacture pre-production prototype components
• Manufacture production components using LEAN and cost-effective manufacturing processes

Oak Ridge has a long history of being an innovation center, and Protomet has a culture of innovation and LEAN manufacturing. We design innovation directly into our products and processes – and even package products in a way that better serves our customers’ needs. Innovative design and manufacturing is the heart of what we do at Protomet.