Business Overview

Houghton International specialise in the repair, maintenance and life extension of rotating electrical assets. Servicing a broad range of sectors, customers benefit from over 30 years multi industry experience in electro mechanical engineering and coil manufacture.


We work with customers around the globe to solve problems, reduce costs and increase reliability by improving performance and extending the life of their motors, generators and other electro mechanical machines. Known for our fast response, quick turn around and responsive customer service you can rely on us to drive your project forward.

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Catherine Gidney
Further appointments at Houghton International as the company positions itself for growth
Following on from our recent £300,000 investment, we have taken on another three new recruits to further support our ambitious growth plans for 2016 and beyond. continue..
New HV coil press
£300,000 investment in new machinery and factory redevelopment
We have recently invested over £100,000 in a new state of the art coil press to improve our capabilities and strengthen our offer to the market. In addition we continue..
Region 9 EASA AGM & Convention
We will be attending the EASA AGM & Convention meeting in Barcelona on Thursday 24th September to Sunday 27th September 2015. Get in touch if continue..
New apprentices and trainees
New apprentices ‘generate’ skills at Houghton International
We have welcomed three new apprentices and three trainees to our 85 strong team based in Walker, Newcastle. Sam Gibson, Connor Lohan and Joe Rowan have joined Houghton continue..
Cool advice on hot motors – Article from EASA in Maintenance Technology Magazine
Increased operating temperatures damage motors. Jim Bryan, Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) recommends that protection starts at the source. Publication: Maintenance Technology Publication date: August continue..
HydroVision 2015
HydroVision 2015
The team were in Portland Oregon in July at HydroVision International, the leading global annual hydro event. The event saw 3,800 attendees from 60+ countries, continue..
EASA 2015
EASA 2015
We showcased our range of premium coils specifically designed for industrial, power generation and hydro applications at the 2015 EASA show in San Antonio in continue..
New appointments
Houghton International ‘amps’ up team with three key appointments
We have strengthened our management team with three new recruits to support the company’s ambitious growth plans for 2016 and beyond. Julie McSherry joins the team as continue..
Preventative maintenance for electric motors – EASA article in Plant Services Magazine
Great advice from EASA on how to build the right balance of predictive and preventive tactics to extend long-term operating service life. Publication: Plant Services continue..
Railtex 2015
Railtex 2015
The team exhibited at Railtex 2015 in May. The show was a huge success and saw the launch of new and exciting bespoke repair services continue..
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