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Houghton International

At Houghton International, we strive to be the best in the world at what we do.

We maintain a safe working environment and treat everyone with fairness. As we believe that quality is everyone’s responsibility, we make sure to properly communicate with customers, suppliers and colleagues regularly and on a timely basis to get the job done correctly and quickly.

We’re committed to improvement, innovation, creativity and perfection. Our team will always strive to solve every problem, offering flexibility and a can-do attitude to guarantee a quality service.

Our History

Since launching in 1984, Houghton International has gone from strength to strength to reach a multinational status that makes our entire team proud. Read all about our milestones, developments and achievements over the years.

Our Capabilities

We service our global customer base from our industry accredited facilities in the North East of the UK. With over 135,000 sq ft, ideally suited to the repair, maintenance and life extension of electrical rotating machines, we have the capability and capacity to deliver planned maintenance contracts and ad hoc emergency repairs.

Houghton International Rail Division Traction Motor

Our Suppliers

We support our suppliers in their pursuit of continuous improvement and operational excellence. At the same time, we expect our suppliers to meet the highest standards in terms of quality, ethics and sustainability.


Houghton International operates in sectors where quality procedures and the safety of equipment are critical. As such, we have developed a rigorous quality policy with processes and procedures to ensure that everything we do is of the highest standard.

Meet the Team

Get to know the team at Houghton International. Every member of our staff is important to the success of our company — learn more about us today!

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