Thrustmaster of Texas

Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. manufactures heavy-duty commercial marine propulsion and thrusters including waterjets, propulsion out drive units for barges, thru-hull azimuthing propulsion in the form of Z and L drives, retractable thrusters, transverse tunnel thrusters, and the patented Portable Dynamic Positioning System. The factory is based out of Houston, Texas with sales offices in Rotterdam, Singapore, China, Dubai, and Brazil. The company also has a service office in Houma, Louisiana to respond to our off-shore clients working out of that region.

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Thruster Manufacturer

All products are developed in-house by a complete engineering department for mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and electronic design. Tooling includes state-of-the-art computerized machining and measuring equipment with software packages for Computer-Aided-Design (CAD), vessel resistance and propulsion, 3-D mathematical modeling and ANSYS Finite Element Analysis (FEA). The application of modal analysis, stress and strain analysis as well as rotor dynamic analysis of drive trains and transmissions are major fundamentals towards the reliability and quality of Thrustmaster’s products.

Thrustmaster maintains its own sales offices in North America and a growing network of carefully selected and well-trained agents all over the world.

Conveniently located in Northwest Houston on sixty acres, we have over 200,000 square feet of manufacturing space with total in house fabrication, machining, assembly, inspection and testing capabilities.  Included is over 25,000 square feet of warehouse space where we stock a large inventory of spare parts available for same day shipment in most cases.  All products are manufactured in strict adherence to ISO-9001; 2000 edition standards.  For shipping and handling of our materials and thrusters we have two 15-ton, three 30-ton, two 50-ton, a 100-ton with 30-ton runner overhead cranes, and a 35-ton portable crane to move products safely and quickly about the facility.

In addition to our manufacturing and warehouse area we also have over 40,000 square feet of office space for our Administration and Engineering services.

Thrustmaster is a vertically integrated manufacturer with a spare parts warehouse that uses bar-coding and par-level ordering to maintain manufactured and OEM parts on the shelves.

Employing more than 100 skilled technicians, assemblers, welders, and machinists Thrustmasters offices house PhD and MSc engineers along with expanded support personnel having experience dating back over half a century in the history of marine applications.

Office Location

Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc.
6900 Thrustmaster Drive
Houston, Texas 77041

Thank you for considering Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. for your marine propulsion project. Since the founding  of the company, we have consistently provided quality products and service to the commercial marine industry at a reasonable cost.

What sets us apart in the marine propulsion industry is  our dedication to quality and the commitment to treating our customers as our business partners. Not only do we know the marine market, we actively listen to our customer’s requirements and apply that knowledge to product development and improvement.

With more than 1,000 thruster units in operation around the world, many of them of an exclusive design to suit a particular unique application, we have proven our dedication to design engineering excellence as well as comprehensive service after installation. We hold patents for many of those special design configurations.

At Thrustmaster, we constantly strive for the continuous improvement in the quality and value of our products. While many of the traditional thruster designs available on the market are more than 30 years old, we have taken every advantage of new technology for product improvement. Our thruster designs incorporate the latest state-of-the-art U.S naval technology.

The assurance of quality is reflected in our dedication to the ISO-9001:2008 standards and classification society type approvals of our thrusters.

We pledge to operate our company in an environmentally responsible manner. We therefore maintain a broad reaching health, safety and environmental management plan in support of our operations wherever we work.

The dedicated employees of Thrustmaster of Texas share a common passion for building quality products that are known throughout the industry. We welcome the opportunity to serve you for all of your marine propulsion requirements.

Our Mission

Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. aims to be a leading manufacturer of marine thrusters all over the world. We believe we can achieve this by:

Optimizing product configuration for each individual customer application. Producing high quality products on time and at a fair price and profit level. Providing comprehensive after sales service.

Continuous product improvement based on customer feedback. New product development to address changing market needs.