Houghton International appoints new Pump Sales Engineer as Pump Services department continues to grow

Electro mechanical engineering specialist Houghton International has appointed Chris Weston as its new Pump Sales Engineer. Highly experienced with an excellent track record within the pump industry, Chris will support the existing pump services team as it continues to develop its service offering to reflect the evolving needs of the market. Offering hands on technical sales support, Chris will work with customers throughout the UK providing responsive solutions to their maintenance issues and pump needs.


Chris Robson, Sales Director at Houghton International, commented: “Since the launch of our Pump Services department last year, we have continued to invest in our pump facilities and, just as importantly, our people to continue to provide innovative solutions for our customers. Chris is the perfect fit help support the development of our pump services team and provide real added value support to our customers.


“Pumps is a key growth area for Houghton International and we are confident that combined with our quality services and innovative solutions Chris will help to ensure we remain at the forefront of industry developments. Chris has spent much of his career working with pumps and I am confident his skills and experience in this area will strengthen our capabilities.”


Starting his career as an Electromechanical Engineer for the British Army, Chris has worked in both power and pumps for over 22 years. Working both here and abroad, Chris has worked on a range of jobs involving the commissioning, installation, servicing and repair of a wide range of pumps.


Chris Weston, Pump Sales Engineer, at Houghton International, added: “I'm pleased to have joined an innovative and forward-looking company that is committed to supporting a pump services department. I am particularly impressed with the level of investment in the business both on its facilities and in its employees.


“I have worked with pumps for many years now and intend to bring this experience, along with my established supply chain relationships, to Houghton International. I will work on the ground and in facilities with customers building on work to date to ensure they receive practical, proven and cost-effective solutions to their problems.”


Independent of the OEM's, Houghton International also supply new pumps and spares and offer on-site support and condition monitoring for a full range of rotating machines, including electric motors and generators. Houghton International ensures that all work is carried out to the highest standards and fully tested prior to reinstallation, providing performance analysis and pump curves for added assurance. All testing is carried out in accordance with BS EN ISO 9906-2000; API 610 or customers' specified standard.


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.


For more information on Houghton International and the range of services it offers please visit:


Picture caption:  Chris Weston, Pump Sales Engineer at Houghton International Quotation Author Company

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