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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Rail training
Greater Anglia apprentices gain ‘traction’ with Houghton International
We welcomed apprentices from train operator Greater Anglia last month as the first delegates on our new ‘Introduction to traction motor and MA set repair’ continue..
Golden Spanner Awards 2016
Houghton International celebrate the best of rolling stock maintenance
The Golden Spanners awards celebrate the best of rolling stock maintenance and are handed out to those companies making the greatest strides in train reliability, continue..
EEF Manufacturing Awards
Houghton International apprentices recognised at EEF Future Manufacturing Awards
The North East, Yorkshire and Humberside winners of the EEF Future Manufacturing Awards 2016 were announced at a celebration lunch on the 17th November 2016 continue..
Jobs boost at Houghton International
Jobs boost drives staff numbers north of 100 for first time in 30 years
Following our recent expansion we have welcomed 10 new recruits to the team in order to keep up with demand and support further growth. Bolstering the continue..
EASA
Power to the Pump – EASA article
The pump experts at EASA have written this useful guide to consider when it comes to pumps and electric motors. An important step when selecting continue..
EEF
Two Houghton International apprentices shortlisted for prestigious EEF award
Two of our talented apprentices have been shortlisted for a prestigious regional apprentice award at this year’s EEF Future Manufacturing Awards. The apprentices are all continue..
Roof cause
EASA Electric Motor Root Cause Failure Analysis Training and Fundamentals of DC Operation & Repair Tips
We have teamed up with EASA, the world renowned Electro Mechanical authority to host its upcoming UK training sessions at our workshop in Newcastle upon Tyne. continue..
TSA
TSA and Houghton International partner to offer local maintenance and support to UK and Ireland customers
Traktionssysteme Austria (TSA) has appointed UK based electro mechanical engineering specialist Houghton International as its service partner in the UK and Ireland. Under the exclusive continue..
EASA
Motor connection tips for avoiding costly mistakes – EASA article
The Electrical Apparatus Service Association, (EASA) has prepared their top tips for avoiding costly mistakes when it comes to electric motor connection.     Manufacturers continue..
Carilec 2016
Houghton International attends 2016 CARILEC Engineering Conference
The 2016 CARILEC Engineering Conference is to date CARILEC’S biggest programme. The four-day event featured a trade show, technical presentations, classroom-type sessions and networking opportunities continue..

Testimonials

" Efficient, reliable and cost effective... "

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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