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Cooper’s Houston, Texas service shop provides full after-sale support for large-bore and small-bore engines and compressors

houston Service Shop

Cooper’s Houston, Texas parts, service shop, manufacturing, and corporate engineering center offers a diverse array of services including in-house engine and compressor repairs and overhauls, parts manufacturing, parts warehousing, and technical support from our onsite corporate engineering team. Established in 2005, the current Houston service center provides after-sale support for all the major engine and compressor brands from Cooper (see below). We are in the same building as our corporate engineering team and central parts distribution center, so our response time to customer needs is fast and never compromised by long distance communications. 

houston shop Core Capabilities

The Houston Service Shop is the Cooper Gulf Coast regional shop/warehouse for genuine OEM parts and service, covering the following reciprocating compression and engine products:

  • AJAX
  • Caterpillar
  • Clark
  • Cooper-Bessemer
  • Enterprise
  • Gemini
  • Ingersoll-Rand
  • Superior
  • Texcentric
  • Turbocharger Solutions International (TSI)
  • Waukesha
  • Worthington

This location specializes in the following types of service and repair:

  • Manufacture and refurbish compressor pistons
  • Manufacture and service compressor valves (poppet and plate) and unloaders
  • Manufacture and refurbish power pistons
  • Manufacture and refurbish power cylinders and power liners
  • Power head manufacturing and repair
  • Full integral unit overhauls
  • Full engineering services and technical support
  • Oil and water pump repair
  • Compressor cylinder liner manufacturing
  • Unloader manufacturing and repair
  • Compressor piston and rod repair
  • Hydrostatic and helium testing
  • Compressor cylinder relining

This location has the following specialty machining tools:

  • Winrock analyzers
  • HYTORC equipment
  • Optical/laser alignment
  • Vibration analysis equipment
  • Martwashers
  • Hydrostatic test bunker
  • Customized field service trailer
  • Certified engine lifting equipment

Proven Results

COOPER CASE STUDY: The Houston team undertook the complex task of overhauling and completely reconditioning three Cooper-Bessemer 16W-330s and one 8W-330 for a major U.S. pipeline company. In addition to the overhaul and reconditioning, all engines had their fuel and ignition systems upgraded to hyper fuel/clean burn. The entire undertaking was completed to customer requirements and scheduled over a six month period.

Location Information

Address16250 Port Northwest Drive
Houston, Texas 77041
Established2006
Property11.4 acres
Roofline320,000 ft2
Shop180,000 ft2
Warehouse100,000 ft2
Office92,000 ft2
Equipment

20-ton cranes (5)
10-ton cranes (4)
5-ton cranes (6)

Contacts

Gulf Coast Service Director

Gulf Coast Service Manager

Account Managers

Houston Machine Shop Manager

Houston Machine Shop Supervisor

Stephen Hammond

Gulf Coast Leader

Stephen Hammond is a 34-year Cooper veteran who started his career just after high school after taking a tour of our former Superior engine-compressor factory in Springfield, Ohio. Stephen has dedicated almost his entire career to Cooper, as there are few things he’s done outside of our company. Stephen learned the business from the ground up and has served in Ajax package engineering, application engineering, shop management, service management, and sales leadership both domestically and globally. Today, Stephen is the leader of our Gulf Coast U.S. region which includes management of the sales team, machine shop, and service group.      

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Steve Hammond is a 34 year Cooper veteran who started his career just after high school where he took a tour of the former Superior engine-compressor factory in Springfield, Ohio and knew he wanted to make that his home. Steve has dedicated almost his entire career to Cooper, and there are few things he hasn’t done in our company. Steve learned the business from the ground up and has served in Ajax package engineering, application engineering, shop management, service management, and sales leadership both domestically and globally. Today, Steve is the leader of our Gulf Coast U.S. region which includes management of the sales team, machine shop and service group.
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