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PROTEX Latch Manufacturers is a leading company specializing in the design, production, and distribution of high-quality latch systems. With a rich history spanning over three decades, PROTEX has established itself as a trusted provider of innovative latch solutions for a wide range of industries and applications.

At PROTEX, we understand the critical role that latches play in ensuring the safety, security, and functionality of various products and equipment. Our dedicated team of engineers, designers, and technicians work tirelessly to develop latch systems that meet the highest standards of quality, reliability, and performance.

Our Product Portfolio:

PROTEX offers a diverse range of latch systems tailored to meet the unique needs of different industries. Our extensive product portfolio includes:

1. Mechanical Latches: We manufacture mechanical latches that provide robust and dependable solutions for applications requiring manual operation. These latches are designed to withstand heavy-duty usage and are available in various configurations, including compression latches, draw latches, toggle latches, and slam latches.

2. Electronic Latches: In addition to mechanical latches, PROTEX also specializes in electronic latches that offer enhanced security and convenience. Our electronic latch systems utilize advanced technologies such as electromechanical actuators, electronic locking mechanisms, and access control systems to provide secure and reliable access control solutions.

3. Industrial Latches: PROTEX is a trusted supplier of industrial latches used in a wide range of industrial applications. Our industrial latch systems are designed to withstand harsh environments, heavy loads, and demanding operating conditions, ensuring the safety and security of valuable equipment and machinery.

4. Custom Latch Solutions: We recognize that every customer has unique requirements. To cater to these specific needs, PROTEX offers custom latch solutions. Our experienced engineering team works closely with clients to understand their requirements and design tailor-made latch systems that perfectly fit their applications.

Service Capabilities:

PROTEX is committed to providing exceptional service to our customers. Our service capabilities include:

1. Product Design and Development: Our skilled team of engineers and designers collaborate closely with clients to develop latch systems that meet their exact specifications and requirements. We leverage the latest design software and technologies to ensure precise engineering and optimal functionality.

2. Manufacturing Excellence: With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, PROTEX ensures the highest quality standards throughout the production process. We employ advanced manufacturing techniques and rigorous quality control measures to deliver reliable and durable latch systems.

3. Quality Assurance: Quality is at the forefront of everything we do. PROTEX adheres to stringent quality control processes to ensure that our latch systems meet or exceed industry standards. Our commitment to quality is evident in the long-lasting performance and durability of our products.

4. Technical Support: PROTEX believes in providing comprehensive support to our customers. Our technical support team is readily available to address any queries, offer guidance, and provide assistance throughout the product lifecycle. We are committed to fostering long-term partnerships and ensuring customer satisfaction.


PROTEX Latch Manufacturers is a trusted industry leader in the design, production, and distribution of latch systems. With our extensive product portfolio, custom solutions, and commitment to quality and service excellence, we are the go-to choice for customers seeking reliable and innovative latch solutions. Whether you need mechanical latches, electronic latches, or industrial latch systems, PROTEX is dedicated to delivering top-notch products and outstanding customer support.

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Industrial Latches

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Gate Latches

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Magnetic Door Latches

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Rotary Latches

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Rubber Latches

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Spring Latches

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Butt Hinge

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Concealed Hinge

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