Oak Ridge company expansion adding 200 new jobs

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Around 200 more jobs could be coming to East Tennessee. The Oak Ridge based company Protomet has announced a $30 million expansion.

Protomet is an engineering manufacturing and tech company. They plan to expand their operations with an additional 100,000-square foot facility and dozens of new jobs over the next five years.

The company has looked at three East Tennessee counties so far, and the new facility will be fully operational by early next year.