Pasadena Service Center

Forging new ways forward for you in Pasadena

Our pump and electromechanical service centers in Pasadena offer technology and capabilities to deliver fast and integrated solutions to complex projects. The facility is fully equipped to maintain, repair and sell a wide range of large motors and generators, as well as to service, upgrade and repair OEM and non-OEM pumps for customers in power generation, oil and gas, petrochemical, steel, mining and heavy-manufacturing industries.

Pasadena service center
State-of-the-art facilty
  • Over 130,000 ft2 of shop space houses complete services for centrifugal, vertical and horizontal pumps as well as electrical, machining and welding capabilities
  • Comprehensive shop services to manufacture, maintain, repair and upgrade your component and equipment, the electromechanical service center is also an authorized new motor distributor for many leading OEMs
  • ISO 9001:2015 as well as ISO 9001 and ISO 45001 certifications
Taking care of our customers
  • Close to our customers and end-to-end extensive support from the combined products and services from Sulzer electromechanical and pump services group
  • Onsite engineering group and experts ensures all projects are completed by highly experienced staff of engineers, project managers, and technicians as well as dedicated craftsmen
  • Total commitment to safety and quality

Electromechanical services

Machining at Pasadena Service Center
Sulzer electromechanical services shop

Resources and capabilities 

  • Machine shop services (manufacture and repair)
  • Welding services (buildup and fabrication)
  • Motor inspections and overhauls
  • Authorized new motor distributor for many leading OEMs
  • Balancing
  • Vibration analysis
  • Laser aligning
  • High voltage motor rewinding with hot pressed slot sections
  • Synchronous rotor repair and split wheel redesigns
  • Transition/adaptor bases built with solid steel plated
  • Exciter wheel repair and split wheel redesigns
  • Induction rotor rebar and redesigns
  • Reverse engineering
  • Motor storage
  • Complete inventory of large motor parts program
  • Critical motor surveys
  • Contingency planning
  • 24/7 emergency repair
  • Turnkey field services and testing
generator at Pasadena Service Center
Large motor services, repairs and upgrades

New motors, drives and controls

  • AC motors (fractional to 15,000 HP; crusher duty, pump, variable speed)
  • AC VFDs (inverter and vector)
  • DC motors and drives 
  • Soft start controllers- DC permanent magnet motors
  • Gear motors
  • Metric motors
  • Replacement parts
  • Troubleshooting and repair
Oven at Pasadena Service Center
Bake ovens

Field services and testing

  • Preventative maintenance
  • Motor and generator on-site evaluation
  • AC/DC troubleshooting 
  • Optical laser alignment 
  • Vibration data collection and analysis
  • Balancing
  • Line boring
  • Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) programming

We are committed to providing our customers with the best products and services at highest quality standards in the industry. To ensure common standards at Sulzer locations worldwide, our corporate Quality, Environment, Safety and Health (QESH) programs define a set of standards and best practices with which all sites must comply.

Pump services

Expert pump maintenance services in Pasadena, Texas
Inside Pasadena pump services shop
Pump services shop

Resources and capabilities 

  • Complete services for centrifugal, vertical, and horizontal pumps as well as retrofit services with tailored solutions
  • Services, repairs and upgrades for OEM and non-OEM pumps 
  • Full machine shop
  • Quick turn pump cell
  • Complete inspections, reliability and performance testing
  • NDT: PMI, MT, PT, and VT by Level II, with access to Level III
  • EMRO: with reports that include electrical, mechanical and E-M graphs
  • NORM capabilities with procedures and survey meter
  • Reverse engineering and upgrades
  • Specialized coatings for abrasive service
  • High-quality aftermarket parts
  • 24/7 emergency response
  • Turnkey field services and testing
  • Customer training
  • Full-size paint booth
  • ISO 9001 and ISO 45001 certifications
Pump inspection and analysis
Pump inspection and analysis

Tailored retrofit solutions to improve reliability while adapting performance to changing processes 

  • Improved hydraulic design and mechanical design upgrades
  • State-of-the-art hydraulic achieve optimum efficiency and smooth hydraulic operation
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics, using our own unique software, verify and fine tune performance
  • Model testing, when necessary, both virtually and in the test lab, to validate real world performance
  • Upgrades at component level through full pump modernization/cartridge replacement applying cutting-edge design methods
  • All work conducted in accordance with industry and Sulzer in-house design standards, with critical design loadings and stress levels fully assessed
  • Advanced rotordynamic modeling capabilities ensure rotating element stability and smooth running under all anticipated performance conditions

Re-engineering and higher-grade materials and coatings

  • 3D coordinate measurement tools are utilized to capture complex component geometry as a process to augment our capabilities during overhaul, repair and/or retrofit of third-party equipment
  • Process fully controlled and documented from initial findings through design and manufacture to final inspection
  • Fundamental understanding of the root causes of corrosion and erosion issues within pumps is applied to overcoming wear problems in service
  • Improvements to detail of internal flow paths, in conjunction with modern wear resistant materials, are utilized to achieve significant life extensions
  • Detailed knowledge on materials and coatings and metallurgical failure analysis applied to resolving corrosion and/or component failures
SNS end suction single stage centrifugal pump
Complete turnkey field services, testing and machining to improve your equipment’s availability

Turnkey field services, testing and machining

  • On-site evaluation by experienced and expert engineers and personnel to identify the root cause, review pump, and recommend corrective actions
  • 24/7 emergency response
  • Experienced field services teams
  • Mechanical troubleshooting, inspections, data, collection and recommendations report
  • On-site equipment installation, commissioning and removal
  • Optical alignment
  • Vibration Analysis
  • Flow testing


Your service center

Sulzer Electro-Mechanical Services (US) Inc

Phone: +1 713 473 3231

Sulzer Electro-Mechanical Services (US) Inc

1910 Jasmine Drive

77503 Pasadena, TX


Sulzer Pump Services (US) Inc.

Phone: +1 281 417 7110

Sulzer Pump Services (US) Inc.

1906 Jasmine Dr

77503 Pasadena, Texas