Business Overview

Houghton International specialises 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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David Curry joins the team at Houghton International
We have recently appointed David Curry in the role of Design Draftsman and Engineering Project Support to build our capabilities within our engineering department. With continue..
Houghton International achieves IECEx certification fuelling growth in hazardous environments
Following an independent audit, via SGS, we have achieved IECEx service facility certification which further demonstrates our capability to safely repair and overhaul equipment used continue..
NE Business awards
Houghton International takes Service accolade in regional final of NE Business Awards
On receiving the NE Business Award Michael Mitten, CEO of Houghton International, commented: “We are delighted to have been recognised in both the Tyneside and continue..
What’s Causing Your Hight Motor Current? – EASA Article
This article from the Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) explores the sources of a number of three-phase motor issues. Understanding the source of the problem continue..
New apprentices and trainees
Apprentice open day
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..
Fully tested with a 5 year warranty…
Houghton International is highly confident in the quality of our coils and insulation systems and is proud to stand by them by offering an extended continue..
VE test facility
New VE testing facilities to support product development
In response to increasing demand for customer led research and development projects we have invested in a fully functional Voltage Endurance (VE) test lab for continue..
Brian Tait joins the Houghton International team
We have appointed Brian Tait as our new Head of Pump Services to build our capabilities and strengthen our offer. With over 36 years’ experience, continue..
Thank you for the feedback!
Thank you for taking the time to complete our 2017 customer satisfaction survey, we appreciate the feedback. Overall the results show that our customers are continue..
Achilles UVDB
Houghton International achieves Achilles UVDB Verify Category B2 accreditation
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 continue..


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