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Progressive Materials Technology (PMT) is a premier consulting firm serving various industries such as manufacturing, aerospace, oil and gas, and specialty chemicals. Our work is driven by innovation, resulting in groundbreaking patents, efficient manufacturing processes, and a legacy of problem-solving.

Our president and CEO, James B. Huddleston, is an experienced executive with a background in Material Sciences, Metallurgy, and Chemical Engineering Management & Consultancy.

Our journey began with a desire to create one-of-a-kind technologies and materials to meet the rapidly growing demands of various industries, from electronics and medicine to aerospace and manufacturing. With over four decades of global operations, we have explored numerous industries and faced diverse challenges.

At PMT, innovation is more than a buzzword. It's the lifeblood of our operations, driving the development of new processes for hydrogen-powered space vehicles, design of manufacturing facilities for aerospace materials, and creation of new coating materials for high-temperature corrosion resistance specialty chemical manufacturing.

Our Expertise

We pride ourselves on our problem-solving expertise, using tools like Kaizen, Continuous Improvement, and Six Sigma to address a range of challenges. We are also actively involved in materials processing, keeping a close eye on market trends and changes that may affect availability and cost.

We have a keen interest in the world of plasma, utilizing its unique capabilities in multiple areas of material science. Our work with plasma has contributed to the manufacture of metal and ceramic additives, thermal spray powders, and corrosion-resistant laser cladding powders.

We value intellectual property and have invested heavily in developing patents. We also support clients in their patent development and filing processes. Moreover, we have made significant strides in the development, processing, and manufacturing of equipment and applications.

Our Services

Our Services

Our services extend beyond the technical aspects. We also provide management, reorganization, and turnaround solutions for companies facing challenges. Additionally, we collaborate with various universities, national laboratories, and professional associations to further our knowledge and contribute to the community.

Our Commitment

Our Commitment

Our commitment to the environment and community is demonstrated through our eco-friendly initiatives, like the 'Global eco-compliant, self-contained, electric & solar powered pothole repair system'. Our consulting services are comprehensive, catering to both short and long-term needs, and always focused on adding value to our clients' operations.

PMT Partners, Joint Ventures, and Holdings

Partners and Joint Ventures

  • AM²T Advanced Materials & Manufacturing
  • Interstitial Alloys
  • MetSciences

Manufacturing Facility Startups

  • Refractory Metals, Inc. (Houston, TX)
  • METEC, Inc. (Houston, TX)
  • Metallurgical Technologies, (Pearland, TX)
  • Progressive Materials Technology (Cypress, TX)
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Pothole Patent

US Provisional Patent “Global eco-compliant, self-contained, electric & solar powered pothole repair system for Municipalities 03-01-2022.

Potholes are the lowly annoyance that in fact cause billions of dollars in vehicle damages and a large portion of highway deaths.

According to the National Surface Transportation Policy and Revenue Study Commission of the U.S. Congress, the annual investment required by all levels of government to simply MAINTAIN the nation’s highways, roads, and bridges is now estimated to be $185 billion per year for the next 50 years. Today, the nation annually invests about $68 billion.