About Us

Southern Industrial Engines, Diesel Engine Service and Repair opened its doors in August 2011 and has been growing ever since. Southern Industrial Engines takes pride in repairing all your machinery in a timely and efficient manner and meeting our customers needs. We have made it our business to keep all your machinery running like it should. We service and repair all major industrial diesel engines for over-the-road trucks, fleet trucks, heavy equipment, RV's and even your boat engine. We serve San Angelo and the surrounding area.

Our work is backed by over 25 years of experience in the diesel and industrial engine industry. We use all the latest technology and tools to diagnose and repair your machinery. We have a fully staffed shop and field-service crew ready when you call. We are members of ISNetworld, one of the leading Compliance Records Management and Reporting System in the U.S., giving your company peace of mind knowing Southern Industrial Engines employees are insured, trained, qualified and safe.

Through our numerous resources across the nation we are able to locate “hard-to-find” after market parts. We are an Interstate-McBee parts distributor, which means we can save you money. We also make custom fit hydraulic hoses right here in our shop. As well as we keep “swing” engines in stock to help reduce down-time.  Our knowledgeable staff is ready to help and answer any questions. 


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Please meet our team below. We look forward to working with you!




Dusty Thompson: 


Dusty is a Master Mechanic and COO of Southern Industrial Engines with 24 years experience in the diesel industry.  Dusty recieved his education & training in Orlando, FL. Dusty's specializes in 2-stroke Detroit engines, Cummins, CAT, Duetz, and Perkins.  Troubleshooting, engine overhauls, transmissions, differentials and airbrakes just to name a few.  

When Dusty is not working he enjoys spending time with his family, deep sea fishing, hunting and attending classic hot rod car shows. 



Walter Bryant:

Mr. Bryant is our Shop Foreman born and raised here in San Angelo, TX.  Mr. Bryant runs a tight ship he makes sure it gets done and gets done right.  But, underneath his uniform shirt is a hometown hero.  When Walter is not keeping things going at the shop he's shaping lives of community children as a master Karate instructor teaching self-dicipline and accountability.  Walter enjoys karate, fishing, bowling and organizing community youth programs.