Houghton International welcomes new HVC head
A big welcome to Gary Miller, the new head of our high voltage coils division. Working as part of the senior management team, Gary takes the lead on all coil manufacturing activities and is responsible for managing our state of the art facility and multi skilled workforce.
Having worked in the engineering industry for 25 years at leading companies such as Rolls Royce and Michell Bearings, Gary brings a wealth of management experience to the role. Following recent investments in a new coil press and other manufacturing machines, Gary has been challenged with improving process flow and planning to enable Houghton International to offer faster lead times in order to meet international demand for its range of innovative insulations systems.
Michael Mitten, CEO of Houghton International, commented: “We are delighted to have Gary on board and I’m confident that he will continue to develop our staff and processes in order to maintain our reputation as a leading coil manufacturing facility.
“We have been manufacturing coils from our base in Newcastle for over 30 years and as such have a very experienced and knowledgeable team. As a motor repairer ourselves we understand the value that high quality coils bring to a job and are continuing to invest in our range to ensure we continue to supply good value, superior quality coils.”
Founded in 1984, Houghton International has expanded over the last 30 years into a multi-million pound, multinational business. The company has grown from originally serving one customer to now working with over 200 customers globally.
Gary Miller, Head of HVC at Houghton International, added: “Houghton International has a fantastic reputation for quality and innovation in HV coils and customers speak highly of our product performance and responsive customer service. It’s my job to ensure we continue to deliver this level of service and exceed expectations going forward by increasing our capacity and improving our lead-times to meet demand.
“Everyone at Houghton International has been very welcoming and I’m looking forward to working with the team to continue to grow the business and our reputation further.”