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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Work experience student Jennifer with HR Co-ordinator Husna Begum
Opportunities for young people to experience the world of work at Houghton International
The numbers speak for themselves: According to EEF, two-fifths of manufacturers say over 40% of their workforce is aged over 50 and Engineering UK predicts continue..
Apprentice operating pump testing equipment
Welcoming our newest apprentices to Houghton International
Every year we welcome a new intake of apprentices at Houghton International, who will split their time between college and work over four years until continue..
Cakes on a table at Macmillan Coffee Morning
Macmillan Coffee Morning at Houghton International
On Friday 28th September Houghton International took part in the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, Macmillan Cancer Support’s biggest fundraising event of the year. The charity continue..
Appointment of new QHSE Manager, Paul Adams
Houghton International is pleased to announce the appointment of our new QHSE Manager, Paul Adams. Paul joins Houghton International with 18 years of experience in continue..
Michael Mitten, CEO of Houghton International, at the North East Business Awards 2018
Awards boost to Houghton International recruitment drive
  At Houghton International we are celebrating following a series of award wins, cementing our position as one of the North East’s leading employers. We have continue..
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..


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