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
80%
£47 million Cost Avoidance (through early failure detection)
75%
£9.6 million Energy Cost Savings Identified
85%
3754 Health and Food Safety work orders raised
85%
21322 Machine FMEA & PM's 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

A trio of new starters

 

53 North are happy to announce three new starters, David Westwood (pictured left), Chris Deakin (pictured center) and Adam Theaker (pictured right).

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Steve Bielby Joins the Team

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

Steve had this to say about joining the team: I am pleased to be joining the 53North team and am looking forward to this next step in my career and the challenges it will bring.

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Official partnership agreed between 53north group and SKF lubrications systems

53North are proud to announce their Official partnership agreement with SKF lubrications systems, to supply and support connected and intelligent systems

53North are specialists at the strategic implementation of connected reliability systems and lubrication. They have been supporting SKF with the development of exciting new products due for release in May 2022. Following this long term relationship, an official partnership has been agreed that will enable further development and roll out of intelligent systems.

These Intelligent and connected systems are designed to support sites, strategy to maintain, on critical assets, support with maintenance optimisation, and govern site adherence and autonomous maintenance.

Contact 53North for more information regarding the new SKF connected systems.

53North Head office and Data Centre opening day

Friday, 24 September 2021 saw the official opening of 53 North House, attended by Dame Julie Kenny DBE DL.

Although we moved into the building some 22 months ago, the official opening that we had hoped for back in 2020 couldn’t happen because of the global COVID-19 pandemic.

To coincide with the opening, we  held an Open Day, bringing all the staff together to help us celebrate this very special occasion.

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2021 53 North Charity event

The beginning of June saw 53 North embark upon a ‘Take on a Charity Challenge’, in an effort to raise money for two local charities, Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, and the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust.

Several ideas were batted around before we finally settled on an ‘AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS’ challenge.  In essence, this meant that between us, we were to cover 24901 miles in 80 days, which equated to 8.4125 miles per person, per day!

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ISO 9001:2015 recertification completed!

 

 

 

53North Group are pleased to announce that they have been recertificated to ISO 9001:2015 following a thorough auditing process from ACM Ltd.

Director Chris Wragg commented “This recertification shows that the business and our teams are fully committed to the continued delivery of quality work to our customers.  Quality is one of our six principles and we strive to ensure our systems provide accuracy, assurance and support to all of our customers. Deborah Bird and Joanne Hunt have done a fantastic job in support me in passing this audit and I know they are continually looking to improve our internal processes.

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Contact

Telephone

+44 114 299 5007

Fax

+44 114 299 5020

Main Office

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

Accounts

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

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