This article showcases our top picks for the best Texas based Industrial Engineering startups. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Industrial Engineering industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Texas Industrial Engineering Startups
AFGlobal Corporation is an oil & energy company specializing in subsea pipeline components and forged products. AFGlobal Corporation is a technology and manufacturing specialist working to enhance their clients’ success around the world.
AFGlobal align well-established precision engineering with evolutionary innovation. AFGlobal unique approach combines conventional OEM processes and technology with unconventional thinking, providing reliable answers and establishing quicker ways to find the best solutions for their clients..
PLH Group, Inc.
PLH Group, Inc. is a nationwide energy-focused construction and related services business comprised of operating entities across North America.
The PLH Group of companies deliver energy infrastructure solutions to its clients in the electric power delivery and pipeline industries. PLH is owned by Energy Capital Partners..
Entech Sales & Service
Entech Sales & Service is a construction company that provides services for commercial and industrial buildings. It offers services such as electrical services, building construction, and engineering and industrial construction.
The company was founded in 1981 and headquartered in Dallas, Texas.. .
Forge Tech is an industrial company specializing in online and in-service mechanical repairs. It also specializes in all aspects of routine and emergency on-line leak sealing on a call-out basis.
The company’s patented portable forge bonding technology is specifically designed to bring the proven high strength, reliability, and safety of solid-phase, forge bonding to where it’s needed most. Forge Tech focused on developing a safe portable metal joining technology to better accomplish additions and enhancements and various repair and maintenance activities normally addressed by less reliable “cold work” solutions using adhesives, polymers, or similar products.
Forge Tech is based in Kemah, Texas, USA.. .
ECM Technologies is a Texas A&M University-based start-up that utilizes bacterial-derived proteins as a platform for designing collagens for biomedical needs. Unlike many extracellular matrix materials, these Designer Collagens are not animal derived and can be genetically customized with cell instructive cues tailored to specific applications.
Designer Collagens can fill the gap between current extracellular matrix technology and available biomaterials to improve clinical outcomes in regenerative medicine.. .
Founded as Southern Engine and Pump Company in 1908, DXP was re-chartered in 1979 as Sepco Industries and renamed DXP Enterprises, Inc. in 1996.
Over the years, we have strengthened our ability to support our customers by acquiring a diverse group of companies with a powerful corporate focus on product expertise, technical services and MROP supply chain management. Founded as Southern Engine and Pump Company in 1908, DXP was re-chartered in 1979 as Sepco Industries and renamed DXP Enterprises, Inc.
in 1996. Over the years, we have strengthened our ability to support our customers by acquiring a diverse group of companies with a powerful corporate focus on product expertise, technical services and MROP supply chain management.
Today, DXP is a publicly traded professional distribution management company that provides products and services to a variety of industries through its Innovative Pumping Solutions (IPS), Supply Chain Services and MROP Products and Services. DXP continues to stay on the leading edge of technology, training and products while attracting and retaining the best employees.
Our corporate strategy is simply to be the best solution for the industrial customer.. .
Indigeo Virtus is a privately-held company founded to deliver products and services that support our customers’ goals of achieving excellence in their respective industries. Latin for “I require excellence,” Indigeo Virtus is how we start our day.
We recognize that there are thousands of hard-working individuals across various industries who begin each day and each project with this frame of mind. We are here to deliver comprehensive solutions that help them achieve excellence.
Founded in 2013 by Alex and Holly Husser, Indigeo Virtus addresses the needs of business owners and employees, customers and suppliers, in order to operate efficiently and effectively. We believe industry should be characterized by our greatest potential, not the lowest common denominator..
Rimkus Consulting Group
Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc., a US-based international consulting firm, brings over 300 professionals to bear on your consulting and expert witness needs. You can learn about their company history, explore the wide range of practice areas they deal in, and see what kinds of assignments they’ve had recently.
Even their long-time clients are often surprised to learn the breadth of their services. You probably will be as well.
They have been in the forensics business since 1983, offering their clients an array of experts that spans virtually all engineering disciplines, many scientific disciplines and forensic business analysis. With this broad range of expertise, plus the years of experience their staff members bring into play, they are able to address virtually any problem their clients bring to us.
They further augment their full-time staff with a select group of contractors with unique education or experience to address those more esoteric needs that come up from time to time. They offer their clients the services of an extensive list of seasoned professionals to meet their needs..
FTS International, Inc. is one of the largest providers of hydraulic fracturing services in North America.
Our services enhance hydrocarbon flow from oil and natural gas wells drilled by exploration and production, or E&P, companies in shale and other unconventional resource formations.. .
Management and Engineering Technologies Internationa (METI)
METI is an exemplary, customer-focused company dedicated to continuous improvement in all areas of service delivery and day-to-day operations. METI is ISO 9001:2015 certified by Preferred Registrar Group, Inc.
(PRG), and achieved its certification months ahead of goal. METI is always working to be able to “raise the bar” in terms of our commitment to delivering high quality services and products.
ISCAR is the largest of the 15 companies comprising the IMC (International Metalworking Companies). Together, they supply a dynamic comprehensive line of precision carbide metalworking tools.
These companies produce a wide range of carbide inserts, carbide endmills and cutting tools, covering most metal cutting applications. IMC also provides engineering and manufacturing solutions to major industries throughout the world.
Many innovative products, designed specially for customer requirements, have made the IMC a world leader in the major manufacturing industries such as automotive, aerospace and die & mold production.. .
Plant Performance Services
Plant Performance Services LLC (P2S) is a provider of turnaround, outage, construction, demolition, and specialty services. We are a specialty contractors in the refining, oil, gas, chemical and petrochemical, and power industries for industrial services.
The business groups of P2S have a reputation for consistently delivering innovative solutions and quality craftsmanship under challenging deadlines.. .
KP Engineering offers the energy industry with process-driven engineering, procurement, and construction solutions. It offers consulting and project management services for the refining, oil production, petrochemical, and gas processing industries.
KP Engineering offers services that focus on process and scope development, engineering design, technology evaluations, fabrication, field construction, and more. KP Engineering was founded in 2004 and is based in Tyler, Texas..
Skillicorn Technologies LLC (Austin, Texas) and Skillicorn Technologies Ltd. (London) serve to maximize deployment of The Skillicorn Technologies System (STL System) globally.
The STL System effects a circular economy built around highly efficient recovery of all nutrients, energy and water inherent in circumstantial volatile wastes and their leveraged (photosynthetic and ambient heat) monetization. Overlaying this system, and integral to it, is highly efficient use of solar PV, solar thermal, wind, in-line hydraulic kinetic energy capture and energy storage: to produce the lowest cost firm, on-demand 100% renewable power in any defined circumstance.
The STL System also works to absolutely limit evaporative water losses in every circumstance it engages: agricultural, storage, canal, riverine, urban municipal and rural. The STL system achieves the most efficient production of plant proteins, plant starches and plant-based minerals and vitamins.
The STL System achieves the most efficient production of fresh, organic vegetables, herbs, salad makings, vine fruit and cannabis. The STL System achieves the most efficient production of bio-plastics and plant-based materials.
The STL System achieves the most efficient production of meat-based proteins and lipids. The STL System achieves the most efficient production of white fish and prawns.
The STL System allows treatment and recycling as potable, all municipal and mixed municipal-industrial wastewaters, as well as most industrial and mining wastewaters. It does so while generating a significant net profit on investment and operations absent any requirement for fees, tariffs or subsidies.
T&T Engineering Services
T&T Engineering Services, Inc. provides design and engineering services as well as turnkey product supply, principally to the petroleum exploration and production services industry.
T&T Engineering Services, Inc. is ISO 9001: 2008 certified by DNV.
T&T was founded in 1997 and is headquartered at its design center in Tomball, northwest of Houston, Texas. T&T assists drilling contractors and oil companies in their continuing drive toward more efficient, productive, safe and reliable drilling operations.
T&T is known for its contributions to the development of fast moving rigs for several major drilling contractors and for its excellent product designs.. .
Relevant Solutions is the preferred provider of critical service solutions. Every solution they deliver is specialized and customized for each demanding situation a client presents to us.
They leverage the vast experience and knowledge gained across their combined histories to provide exceptional solutions, without exception. They continually sharpen our edge with new expertise, and we’re always at the ready, focused on the most important job at hand – keeping their customers up and running.
They don’t just sell parts and service to their customers; they help them realize new and better ways to run more efficiently.. .
Bastion Technologies Strength, Performance, Innovation The concept of a “Bastion” is derived from a fortified stronghold designed to withstand great forces. In a similar way, Bastion Technologies provides its customers solutions to structural, mechanical, and electrical engineering; laboratory and developmental shop challenges to further Their nation’s success as a leader in research and technology.
Although They are a small disadvantaged business, Their projects range from supporting engineering, operations, manufacturing, and fabrication of major International Space Station segments to creating designs for small robotic components. Their small company atmosphere adds to Their ability to provide cost-effective solutions based on Their lean management structure, sound corporate infrastructure, and steady financial growth..
Datahoist gathers and processes elevator data using IoT devices combined with adaptive, self-learning algorithms. Cartop and door sensors send data through an edge gateway into the Microsoft Azure cloud, where data is processed and analyzed.
Fast and easy to install, Datahoist learns patterns and alerts users to any anomalies it detects.. .
HR Green, Inc.
HR Green is honored to be one of the nation’s longest operating engineering firms. For more than 100 years, the HR Green family of companies has been dedicated to our clients’ success.
Whether we are providing civil engineering services, innovative management solutions to timely challenges, or overseeing the construction of a high profile improvement, the projects we undertake with our clients connect and shape communities, drive redevelopment and sustainability goals, and improve processes for consistent value.. .
ERIKS Seals and Plastics
ERIKS Seals and Plastics is a leading technical resource for seals, engineered plastics and bearings required for demanding applications. We provide our customers with the unique combination of product and material expertise combined with efficient, customized logistics.
ERIKS serves customers in the consumer products, food and beverage, heavy equipment manufacturing, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, power generation, semiconductor, transportation and the water and wastewater industries. ERIKS distinguishes between the following types of customers or purchasing profiles:.
EEA Consulting Engineers
EEA Consulting Engineers has 22 licensed engineers and the firm is licensed in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. EEA provides mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) engineering services, process utility engineering, energy conservation, and commissioning.
Since the company’s founding in 1977, the small business has grown from two staff to now more than 65 personnel providing engineering expertise in facilities ranging from central utility plants, commercial office buildings, data centers, government and military facilities, the high tech and semiconductor sector, higher education institutions, industrial facilities, pharmaceutical and biotechnology facilities, recreational parks and pools, religious institutions, and retail shopping centers. EEA has been named a Top Workplace by the Austin American Statesman and an MEP Giant by Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine..
Source One Spares
Source One Spares specializes in “just-in-time” delivery of refurbished flight control, landing gear, nacelle, actuation, and other rotable airframe components to commercial aircraft operators around the world. Delivering overhauled inventory on-demand dramatically decreases the downtime caused by AOG situations and maintenance checks.
This helps airlines maintain profitability and lowers consumer costs. Source One Spares was established in 1997 to help airlines lower their costs on spares acquisitions with just in time delivery of refurbished rotable components for Boeing and Airbus aircraft.
It is based in Houston, Texas.. .
5-D Systems is a small business technical services and solutions company. It design, develop, test, integrate, and support unmanned, manned, and optionally piloted aircraft / aviation systems; also providing technical, logistics, and management support for a range of military systems and project offices to the U.S.
Armed Forces and major defense contractors.. .
Axxiom Manufacturing, Inc
When Schmidt® Manufacturing began operations more than 40 years ago; the founders shared a vision to introduce more productive equipment to the abrasive blasting industry that would also contribute to a smarter, safer workplace environment. With a team of dedicated, knowledgeable welders, engineers and staff, they produced a quality product that has come to be trusted worldwide.
Axxiom® Manufacturing, Inc. is proud to be carrying on that vision and tradition.
With hundreds of years of combined experience and resources, the people of Axxiom are able to design and manufacture vessels that continue to be unsurpassed in our industry.. .
Solidiform is an industry pioneer in the casting prototype business. They have proudly manufactured investment and sand castings for the aerospace industry since 1980.
As a woman-owned small business, they are centrally located in Fort Worth, Texas to support their customers’ needs from coast to coast. Their diverse manufacturing base allows us to provide turnkey, custom casting solutions to their customers; from prototype SLA castings to production castings, precision sand to machine complete investment castings, they provide solutions that meet their customers’ numerous needs..
Americase, Inc. designs and manufactures commercial duty carrying cases for any kind of transportation.
Their most common consumers include the military, airlines (including HM 224 cases), educational facilities, manufacturers of electronics, oil and gas wireline services, promotional display companies, entertainers, transporters of hazardous materials, and many more.. .
Oasis Testing is a designer of automated test systems for the energy and manufacturing industries. Oasis Testing, the goal is to set the standard in the industry with creative safety practices and a record of zero accidents in the workplace.
Safety Management is fully integrated into the culture and the way they conduct business every day, and the success of the program is one of continuous improvement with full engagement and ownership at all levels of the organization.. .
Falcon Midstream Services
Falcon Midstream Services is an oil and gas company that focuses on providing hydro-testing, pipeline cleaning, and bolt torquing services to the midstream industry. It specializes in the fields of pipeline cleaning, pipeline drying, and TestOps Certified.
It was founded in 2015 and headquartered in Conroe, Texas.. .
INTERA Petroleum Consultants
INTERA is an employee-owned geoscience and engineering consulting firm focused on solving some of the most challenging problems related to the development, management, restoration, and protection of natural resources. Headquartered in Austin, we operate from U.S.
offices in California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, New Mexico, Texas, and Washington, and international offices in Switzerland and France. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional client service—listening and being responsive, meeting and exceeding expectations, honoring our commitments, and bringing solutions that are practical and reliable.
On every project, we apply the lessons learned and expertise gained from our work on hundreds of other projects to produce work products of the highest technical quality, perform our work safely, and meet agreed-upon schedules and budgets—all with a focus on making our client’s jobs easier. We provide clients with exceptional service by attracting and retaining scientists and engineers who enjoy the challenges of working on complex projects.
Many of our staff are recognized experts in their respective fields. We excel in establishing teams that combine seasoned professionals with talented younger engineers and scientists, enabling us to bring expertise, energy, and efficiency to every client project..
Aria Services, Inc.
Aria Services provides architectural and engineering support for telecommunication infrastructure development. From the creation of construction drawings to handling structural analysis, the firm handles third-party services for the wireless telecommunication industry.
Aria Services is specialized in the structural analysis and construction drawings for telecommunication infrastructure anywhere in the world. As experts in the field, it handles the process of land planning, engineering and designing of structures, and eventual structural analysis for a variety of telecommunication towers.
The company was established in 2010 and is based in Houston, Texas.. .
Fiberod is a Texas-based specialist in oil and gas lifting equipment that manufactures fiberglass sucker rods. These are used to pump oil wells for big oil companies.
FIBEROD® sucker rods (FSR) were developed to improve the operational characteristics of artificial lift rod pumping systems in crude oil production. FSR pumping systems have become an accepted ingredient in artificial lift design, and are used extensively throughout the range of crude oil production..
Premier Elevator Services
Premier Elevator Services is a local Dallas/Fort Worth firm with 100+ years combined experience in vertical transportation that allows us to provide outstanding service as a value engineered alternative to the higher priced, lower quality service providers. Premier Elevator’s focus is to provide personal attention to our clients specific needs by providing quality service, value engineering, and a commitment to outstanding customer service.
We can service your elevator equipment, give you the personalized service you deserve, and still save you money. Regardless of your vertical transportation needs, Premier Elevator has the experience, knowledge, and the desire to get the job done the first time at the right price.
We will exceed your expectations as a quality service partner.. .
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