Facility Description



DYNACON was formed in 1986 and specializes in the custom design and manufacture of winches and handling systems in support of surface or subsea activities for diverse applications within the ocean industry. There are currently more than 90 people employed at our Bryan, Texas location, which consists of 16 acres with 85,000 square feet of manufacturing and office space. In 2012 Dynacon became a part of Forum Energy Technologies. 

Product Line

Our product line features winches, umbilical handling systems, levelwinds, remote operated vehicle (ROV) launch/recovery systems, cable engines, overboarding sheaves, hydraulic power systems, and other related products. We recently added a service department for care and maintenance of cables and field repair of equipment. 

Design & Manufacturing Capabilities

DYNACON has designed and built winches and handling systems ranging from D.C. electric drive drum winches for oceanographic applications to electro-hydraulic and diesel-hydraulic traction winch systems with motion compensated cranes for deep water operations. DYNACON winches and handling systems can be designed and built to meet certification requirements of the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Det Norske Veritas (DNV), Lloyd's Registry of Shipping, the U.S. Coast Guard, or other certifying agencies. All aspects of the production process including design, fabrication, assembly, and testing are accomplished at our Bryan, Texas facility.