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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Industry recognition for Houghton International apprenticeship programme
Houghton International were recognised at the inaugural AEMT awards last week, taking top prize in the ‘Contribution to Skills & Training’ category for our apprenticeship continue..
Electric Motor Rewinds
Have you seen our new dedicated winding shop?
We recently doubled the capacity of our large machine repair shop to create more space for our business to develop and grow in line with continue..
Steven Gilluley
Steven Gilluley joins the Houghton International team
We have hired Steven Gilluley as our new Rail Technical Account Manager. Highly experienced and well respected within the rail industry, Steven will support our continue..
EASA Region 9 convention
Michael Mitten appointed Vice President of EASA Region 9
Last month saw another successful EASA European & World Convention, with a record attendance of 86 participants from almost 20 countries. The participants came together continue..
New starters September 2017
Continued growth leads to increased capacity
Following a string of new business wins regionally, nationally and internationally, Newcastle based electro mechanical engineering company Houghton International continues to invest in growing its continue..
REW ConocoPhillips CHP
Video: ABB ST Generator overhaul for RWE ConocoPhillips CHP
We recently overhauled a 24 MVA, 37 tonne, ABB ST Generator for RWE ConocoPhillips CHP in our large machine repair shop in Newcastle upon Tyne. continue..
Did you see our new promotional video at EASA?
We debuted our new High Voltage Coil promotional video at the EASA show in Tampa last week. The video showcases our capabilities and facility, demonstrating continue..
EASA accreditation
Houghton International gains EASA accreditation for electric motor repair
We have been approved as an EASA accredited service centre by the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA). EASA Accreditation means that Houghton International has successfully continue..
Houghton International and ZF Aftermarket
Rail servicing agreement signals success for aftermarket specialist
We have joined forces with ZF Aftermarket to provide rail customers with a comprehensive repair and service offering for traction motors, gearboxes and transmissions, initially continue..
Did you see our new promotional video at Railtex last week?
We debuted our new promotional video at Railtex last week to showcase our range of engineering services to the rail industry. Our RISAS approved facility continue..


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Richard Younger

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" Flawless, perfect, thank you... "

David Heckman

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" Extremely responsive, highly knowledgeable, best PD results we have ever seen... "

Joe Higgs

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" Excellent fit, windability second to none, highly recommended... "

Jason Znidarich

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" Proactive approach, absolute confidence and genuine problem solving attitude "

Stuart Lawler

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