The Asset Care Company

We are 53 North Group

What we do

53North believe there is a better way to care for physical assets. Therefore, 53North provide a fiscally sound and proactive approach that utilises expertise combined with applied sciences, risk management techniques and condition-based technologies to ensure that the optimum performance can be achieved.

The services are business aligned, risk balanced, less invasive, data driven and standardised to ensure its clients get the most value from their assets with sustainable improvements. 53North are passionate about helping companies adopt an asset management standard that has real meaning through the provision of asset care, reliability and lubrication-based services that are targeted at delivering real world improvements in manufacturing performance.

We are the experts

53North’s standards, principles, technologies and services are all built on the documented science of life cycle asset management but remain in keeping with each of its client’s corporate policies to support management and people engagement. 53North have a vast amount of experience in the application and delivery of asset care solutions.

Our Aim

Simply put, 53North aim to improve performance in all areas. The productivity, safety, efficiency and reliability of the physical assets is fundamental, therefore 53North focus on the physical mechanisms, the development of maintenance practice and provide support to the people who are practising it. This includes the development of Asset Care Packages and Preventative Maintenance Standards to improve equipment life cycles.

Providing the Elements for Total Asset Care

53North Group has a range of maintenance and asset care elements that are laid out in our asset care table above. These elements are split into departments that are targeted at manufacturing organisations, each designed to support different client needs. The four departments are supported by a range of products, and are listed under headers below. Whilst each department will provide its own specific benefits, most will often be combined rather than delivered individually to meet the customer’s requirements.

Our Services

Asset 6@1.5x
Asset 5@1.5x
Asset 9@6x
Asset 8-01
Asset 6@6x

Meaningful, Measurable and Memorable

Benefits we’ve delivered so far

50152 Offline PM hours reduced
£47 million Cost Avoidance (through early failure detection)
£9.6 million Energy Cost Savings Identified
3754 Health and Food Safety work orders raised
21322 Machine FMEA & PM's created


53North services are mainly focused on the retail market for FMCGs, whereby high manufacturing performance, safety and cost-effective maintenance solutions are critical.

53North deliver application of the latest technologies and sciences with engineering and process knowledge to customers in the following categories:

53 Applications

53North have developed an online system to support its asset care partners, it is a data driven system with a business focused front end for CBM and Asset Care support.

The application of science for engineering evolution

Asset Care Datums Introduced
Oil Samples Analysed
Training Hours Delivered


John Rose joins our expanding team


53North would like to extend a worm welcome to John Rose, our third new starter in as many months. John will become a key member of our project team as a manufacturing specialist, with involvement in criticality analysis, FMECA and RCM processes as well as supporting our focus for food safety within our asset care approach.

I am really pleased to be joining the 53North team and am looking forward to this new challenge and contributing to the team. I bring over 20 years manufacturing experience in the food industry including a wide range of different processes including pasteurisation, agglomeration with packaging experience in glass, pouches, cartons and bulk packaging. I am also experienced in SAP systems.

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James Pikett joins the team


53North would like to give a warm welcome to James. James is the second of our three new starters to join us. With the onset of digitisation and artificial intelligent based condition monitoring, we recognised that additional analytical resource was needed for our dedicated data analytical centre. James will be key to expanding our data analytical services as well as oil condition monitoring.

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Welcome to John Muir

53North would like to welcome John Muir to the team. John will work in the project team as a Junior technician, his focus will be supporting some of the key elements of data analysis of machine health data, criticality analysis, FMEA and other asset care systems.

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53North announce Symphony Industrial AI partnership



53North are pleased to announce its latest supply partnership, Symphony Industrial AI. This exciting partnership makes wireless monitoring of assets using automated diagnostic AI available at an affordable monthly cost. Combining 53North’s asset management expertise, their connected analytical data center and Symphony Industrial AI’s world leading technology is a step forward for UK & Ireland’s predictive maintenance.

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What is Condition Based Maintenance (CBM)

What is Condition based maintenance?

Condition based maintenance (CBM) is an effective way to reduce maintenance costs and improve plant availability because it reduces unnecessary intrusive maintenance and prevents unplanned failures. Sensors are used to measure the operational behaviour of the components within the assets, which are then analysed and interpreted to allow an understanding of the machine health.

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53North welcomes Mark Parlby to the team

53North would like to welcome Mark Parlby to the team. Mark will work in the project team as our senior controls engineer. Marks focus will be supporting some of the key elements of asset management like criticality analysis, FMEA and asset care plan development, as well as supporting our work in connected reliability systems. It is key that our connected reliability systems can integrate with sites current PLC and SCADA systems, with Marks experience in these areas, he will be a great addition to our team

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+44 114 299 5020

Main Office

53North Group, 53North House, Caxton Way, Dinnington, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S25 3QE


53 North Group, C/o Morgan Dodd Ltd, Oxford House,  Sixth Avenue, Doncaster DN9 3GG

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