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

31200 Offline PM hours reduced
80%
£25 million Cost Avoidance (through early failure detection)
75%
£4.5 million Energy Cost Savings Identified
85%
1550 Health and Food Safety work orders raised
55%
14700 PM and Maintenance ‘Care Plans’ created
65%

WHO WE SUPPORT

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

Blog

Real world CBM implementation: The leadership requirements for success

53North had a great time at this year’s CBM conference in Manchester. At the event our own Keith Smith (53 North’s head of Asset Management Services) spoke about real world maintenance change implementation and what the leadership requirements are needed for its success. In this post we ask Keith to share with you what he presented, to see why this is important and to see how you can improve the success rate of maintenance change programmes.

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Worksop Town FC Under 14 Sponsership

53North are delighted to sponsor Worksop Town FC under 14’s away kit after their recent promotion to the Sheffield & district Junior league “A” division.

It’s great to be able to support grassroots football and we wish the boys every success going forward.

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A warm welcome to Abbie and Ryan

53North are delighted to announce the addition of two new trainee engineering analysts to our expanding team.

Abbie Malton – Abbie joins 53North Group after gaining her degree in Physics and Astro-physics at York University, a local girl from Oldcotes, North Notts, she has a keen interest in engineering and wishes to further her knowledge by getting hands on experience with our wide variety of customers in their numerous facets of the Food and Drink industry.

Ryan Amps – Ryan joins 53North Group post University, after gaining his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sheffield Hallam. A home-grown Sheffield lad with a deep desire to push himself further in engineering at every opportunity.

53North are excited to welcome you both to the Team

53North Support FSH Muscular Dystrophy Charity Golf Day

Never being a Company that passes up the opportunity to assist a worthy cause, 53North accepted the invitation to play in the FSH Muscular Dystrophy Charity Golf Day at the prestigious Lindrick Golf Club, in South Yorkshire. The whole day’s event was organised and corralled with expert ease by Mark Fowles, the Managing Director of Nottingham City Transport and his wife Natalie, both whom we must thank for a wonderful day.

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53North renew Safecontractor accreditation.

53North Group are proud to announce that they have renewed their Safecontractor accreditation. 53North are committed to providing excellence in health and safety and this latest achievement represents an important milestone in our continued efforts to deliver the very best service for our clients.

Safecontractor is one of the fastest growing health and safety assessment schemes in the UK. Accredited contractors can use the Safecontractor logo as a means of demonstrating their level of health and safety compliance to clients and potential clients.

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53North reach over 53,000 hours without a Lost Time Accident

This Summer was a major milestone in 53North Groups history as we reached over 53,000 hours without a Lost Time Accident; this is a record we are incredibly proud of.

The safety of our team is of the upmost importance as we want everyone in our team to go home safe’ at the end of the working day.
Tom Clayton (Managing Director) commented ‘It is amazing to go over 6 years and 6 months without a lost time accident, particularly when you consider the team are working within an engineering and manufacturing environment.  I am really proud of this achievement and the whole team that work together to achieve it’.

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Contact

Telephone

+44 114 299 5007

Fax

+44 114 299 5020

Main Office

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

Accounts

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

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