Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. to build new Houston, TX facility

Thrustmaster of Texas, Inc. ( the largest U.S. based manufacturer of bow thrusters and Z-drives for the marine industry, is breaking ground on a new 60 acre, 200,000 square foot factory near it’s current location in Houston, Texas. The new factory is scheduled for opening by year end 2008.

With overhead cranes up to 100 ton capacity, the new facility will produce thrusters in the range of 100 to 6,000 HP (75 to 4,500 kW) for marine transportation, offshore industries, and military craft applications.

Thrustmaster received new orders well in excess of USD100 million in 2007 of which USD75 million is for export outside the USA.