Houghton International achieves Achilles UVDB Verify Category B2 accreditation

Achilles UVDB Following a rigorous external assessment, Houghton International has been awarded Achilles UVDB Verify Category B2 accreditation.

The accreditation allows Houghton International to pre-qualify as an approved supplier to the utilities sector – a process that makes it easier for companies in the sector to manage their supply chain risks and to comply with EU procurement regulations.

Achilles UVDB Verify is an independent audit of an organisation’s Safety, Health, Environment, Quality (SHEQ) management systems and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

Michael Mitten, CEO of Houghton International, commented: “The Achilles UVDB Verify Category B2 accreditation reinforces our credentials to undertake work in the Power Generation and Utilities sectors. With top scores across the board, this external verification is testament to the quality of the repairs we carry out and gives customers that added confidence in our ability to deliver.

“Our experience in these sectors to date, specially designed facilities with lifting capacity of up to 40 tonne and specialist trained engineers capable of carrying out work both in house and at customer’s sites make Houghton International the ideal choice for any motor, generator or pump service requirements nationally. Specialising in HV machines, we offer support for planned shutdowns, ongoing condition monitoring and maintenance and emergency repairs.”

Achilles operates the UVDB Utilities Vendor Data Base ‘Supplier Management Service’ on behalf of the UK Major Utility Organisations including power operators & developers and water companies.

View our certificate here – UVDB Category B2 Certificate

For more information of to discuss any service requirements please contact us on +44 (0)191 234 3000 or info@houghton-international.com.