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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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..
Electro Mechanical Services In-house On-site 24 hour Emergency Repair Electrical Repairs AC DC Motors Pumps Gearboxes Generators - Houghton International
Houghton International secures motor maintenance and rewind contract at Lynemouth Power Limited
Following our recent expansion we have secured a three year motor maintenance and repair contract at Lynemouth Power Limited in Northumberland. As a result of a continue..
New apprentices and trainees
We are recruiting for 6 Engineering Apprentices to join our team!
We are recruiting for 6 Engineering Apprentices to join our team. If you are interested in finding out more about the roles available or know continue..
Houghton International retains RISAS approval
We are pleased to announce that we have retained our Rail Industry Supplier Approval Scheme (RISAS) certification for our range of AC and DC traction continue..
Customer feedback
We appreciate the feedback!
Thank you for taking the time to complete our 2016 customer satisfaction survey, we appreciate the feedback. Our customers told us that: You rate us continue..
Happy Holidays
Happy holidays!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at Houghton International. Don’t forget staff will be available over the Christmas period to deal with any continue..
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..


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Richard Younger

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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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