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Houghton International

Contact Details

Riverside Court Fisher Street
Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 4LT
Tyne & Wear
T: 0044 (0)191 234 3000 24 Hour Emergency Repair Service: +44 (0)7860 440295
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Houghton International improves the performance of electro mechanical assets around the world. We use our technical expertise to work with customers to solve their problems offering a high-quality monitoring, maintenance, repair and life extension service for motors, generators, pumps and all electrical rotating equipment.
Founded in 1984, Houghton International has expanded over the last 35 years into a multi-million pound, multinational business.

Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, we provide a range of services globally:

Electro Mechanical Services: Our dedicated Electro Mechanical Services facility comprises of state of the art technology to provide a comprehensive range of in-house and on-site services to support our customers in the power generation, renewables, industrial, water, oil & gas, marine and rail transport sectors.

Our staff are multi-skilled engineers who use their extensive experience to work with customers to solve their problems, offering a high-quality repair and maintenance service for all electrical rotating equipment including AC and DC motors, thruster motors, winch motors, pumps, gearboxes, alternators and generators.

We offer:

  • 24 hour/365 emergency repair service
  • Specialist repair, overhaul and motor maintenance
  • Comprehensive range of on site and in situ services
  • Large machine repair shop - 40 tonne craneage with 13 metre working height
  • Condition monitoring and motor management
  • Specialist life extension capabilities
  • Planned shutdown maintenance
  • Full load test capabilities
  • Specialist pump services capabilities
  • IECEx certified

High Voltage Coils: We manufacture a range of premium coils specifically designed for industrial, power generation and hydro applications, including HiFLEX™ our innovative, fully cured, totally flexible insulation system.

  • Supply and manufacture of premium high voltage coils and auxiliary winding kits
  • Specialist electro mechanical engineering support
  • Computer aided design, performance upgrade and reverse engineering capabilities
  • Worldwide in situ support services

Our goal is to work collaboratively with repairers, OEMs and their customers to reduce costs and improve reliability using our coil manufacturing expertise to extend the life of their electro mechanical assets.

Rail: RISAS certified, we offer a range of electro mechanical engineering services designed to keep the rail industry moving. Alongside the specialist repair, maintenance and life extension of Traction Motors and MA sets we also provide DC line inductor and diesel electric alternator repair services.

We work with ROSCOs, TOCs, FOCs and bogie overhaulers to reduce costs and improve reliability by extending the life of electro mechanical assets across the whole vehicle.

Working together we offer high quality, reliable and proven electro mechanical engineering services. Our quality management system is accredited to BSI EN ISO 9001:2015, our occupational health and safety management system is accredited to OHSAS 18001:2007 and our environmental management system is accredited to BSI EN ISO 14001:2015

Contact Member

Sales of

  • High Voltage Machines (HV)
  • Low Voltage Motors (LV)
  • Medium Voltage Motors (MV)
  • Traction Motors
  • Gearboxes

Environmental Issues

  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management

Sales and Service of:

  • Electric Motors
  • High Voltage Machines
  • Pump Systems
  • Panel Building
  • Transformers and HV Switchgear
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Gearboxes

Electric Motors

  • Generators
  • Low Voltage Motors (LV)
  • Medium Voltage Motors (MV)
  • DC Motors
  • Traction Motors

High Voltage Machines

  • High Voltage Machines (HV)

Services Offered

  • Rewinds HV
  • Rewinds LV
  • Rewinds MV
  • Electrical Contractors
  • Hazardous Area Ex Repairs
  • Maintenance
  • Marine Repairs
  • Removal & Installation
  • Repairs
  • Sales & Service
  • Vacuum Pressure Impregnation (VPI)
  • 24 Hour

Pump Systems

  • Centrifugal
  • Submersible
  • Borehole

Pump Services Offered

  • Impellor Balancing
  • Pump Condition Monitoring
  • Pump Hazardous Area Ex Repairs
  • Sitework: Pump Removal and Refitting
  • Sitework: Waste Water
  • Submerge test

Transformers and HV Switchgear

  • Transformers Repair

Condition Monitoring

  • Condition Monitoring
  • HV Motor Analysis
  • LV motor Analysis
  • Laser Alignment
  • Thermography
  • Vibration Analysis

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