Norman Thornton

Ohmstede Industrial Services

Value Delivered

As leader of Ohmstede Industrial Services, Norman is responsible for all operations. He guides strategic business planning and execution of the value proposition to ensure sustainable growth. He leads in promoting a culture of highest standards for safety and quality, the key drivers for performance based trust with Ohmstede clients.


Norman has over 35 years of experience in the Industrial and Service Industries. Norman began his career with Ohmstede in 2004 as Area Manager, Greater Houston. He was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2013 and named President in 2017.

Prior to joining Ohmstede, he was President and Owner of Process Enterprise. Norman began his career with CA Turner Companies, Port Arthur, TX., advancing to President, Action Construction, a merit shop contractor.

The Personal Side

Norman enjoys spending time with his wife, two daughters and grandchildren. He also enjoys working on his farm in Southeast Texas.