Thrustmaster Corporate Brochure
Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. manufactures heavy duty commercial marine propulsion and thrusters.
The factory and production of all thrusters is based out of Houston, Texas with a global network of
sales offices in Rotterdam, Singapore, China, Dubai, and Brazil. A service office is located in Houma,
Louisiana to assist offshore clients.
All thrusters are developed in-house by a complete engineering department for mechanical, hydraulic,
electrical and electronic design. Tooling includes machining and measuring equipment, CAD, vessel resistance and propulsion, 3D modeling and ANSYS Finite
Element Analysis. The application of modal analysis, stress and strain analysis as well as rotor
dynamic analysis of drive trains and transmissions are fundamentals towards the reliability and
quality of Thrustmaster’s products.
Executive Achievement Spotlight Article – Joe Bekker
Thursday, December 8th, 2016
Joe Bekker, Founder and President, Thrustmaster of Texas. Bekker likes to think big. That’s why he built the world’s largest Thruster Manufacturing Facility…. by Jack O’Connell
For over 30 years Thrustmaster has been a leading provider of propulsion systems
for use in the offshore, marine, inland waterways and military markets.
Thrustmaster has a growing global network customer base comprising of more than
Thrustmaster employs over 280 staff members located in offices, manufacturing and service
facilities in over 7 countries. 28 of which are engineers dedicated to
the design of advanced propulsion systems.
In 2013, Thrustmaster invested $200,000 on research and development in order to provide
efficent applications to meet growing market demands.