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About ProtoMed




Design for Manufacturing

Handheld Device Design

Fixture Design



Prototype Machining

Production Machining

Plastic Injection Mold Making

Thermoformed Tray Mold Making


Partner Vendors


  Wire and Sinker EDM      Centerless Grinding

Laser Welding      3D Printing

      Anodizing       Passivation

  Electro Polishing       Powder Coating

   Laser Etching       Gold Plating

Who We Are

Steve Olson is the founder and President of ProtoMed Engineering.  Prior to starting ProtoMed, Steve held manufacturing and R&D positions at Applied Medical Resources Corp., Medtronic AneuRx, Ventrica, Inc. and XTent, Inc.  Steve has also consulted for Abbott Vascular, Medtronic Ardian, Avantis, Inc., Boston Scientific Corporation, Guided Delivery Systems, Inc., nVision Medical Corporation and Spinal Kinetics, Inc.

Steve has been machining since his apprenticeship in 1987.  While working for medical device start-ups, he developed and manufactured hand held devices, miniature mechanisms and assembly fixturing for minimally invasive surgery.  He setup in-house injection molding capabilities at three of his last companies and is experienced in injection molded part design, mold design and mold manufacturing.      

Steve holds 8 patents relating to delivery devices for stent grafting of abdominal aortic aneurisms, coronary arterial bypass grafting and customizable coronary stent delivery, among others.  Steve graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1994 with a degree in Industrial Technology.


ProtoMed Engineering is committed to complete customer satisfaction by compliance to customer specifications and continual improvement.

Products and services shall be on time and free of defects.



Mailing Address:

ProtoMed Engineering, LLC
3350 Scott Blvd.

Bldg. 10

Santa Clara, CA 95054

Phone: 408-627-7410

Fax: 408-734-0640

Email: info@