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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EASA 2016 Toronto
How much do you know about motor load? – EASA article in Plant Services
Loaded question: How much do you know about motor load? Careful evaluation of motor load requirements could yield long-term savings. Right-sizing of three-phase induction motors continue..
EASA 2016 Toronto
How To Evaluate Winding Temperatures – EASA article in Maintenance Technology
Three-Phase Motor Tips: How To Evaluate Winding Temperatures Suspect a three-phase motor is running hot? If you’re right, the unit is either producing more heat continue..
Happy Holidays
Merry Christmas
Just a quick note from all at Houghton International to wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year! 2015 has been an continue..
EASA 2016 Toronto
Basics of motor storage – EASA article in Machinery and Equipment MRO
Basic procedures assure reliability of stored motors Methods differ among small and large motors and for short- or long-term motor storage. Downtime is costly, so continue..
Golden Spanners 2015
Houghton International customers win big at the Golden Spanners awards
The efforts of train maintenance teams, depots and rolling stock leasing companies were once again celebrated at the Golden Spanners Awards for train reliability on continue..
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..
EASA 2016 Toronto
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..
EASA 2016 Toronto
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..

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