Howard Butler Ltd

(t/a Hobut)

Crown Works
Lincoln Road
Walsall West Midlands WS1 2EB
United Kingdom

Company Summary

Howard Butler Ltd is the UK's leading manufacturer of Current transformers, Electrical and Electronic Panel Meters, Shunts, Earth Leakage Relays, Transducers and associated products.
We have been manufacturing the HOBUT range of products for over 90 years and export globally.
Our range also features digital and analogue panel meters, multifunction meters, synchroscopes, kilowatt hour meters, battery charger meters, battery condition indicators and more. Our comprehensive product range can be viewed at
Howard Butler Ltd has ISO 9001:2008 approval with a constantly reviewed quality policy.
This ensures that through our vigilance, control, design methods and accountability throughout all stages of design and manufacture quality is designed and built into our products. Our in-house design engineers are able to work with customers to provide custom solutions where our standard product range is not applicable: - For instance where their application requires custom shunts or current transformers.
Our policy is one of continuous improvement, therefore the HOBUT range is regularly added to with new products, mostly designed to IEC, BS, or DIN specifications.
We hold extensive stocks of vital components to ensure quick delivery of both standard and special products.
Customer satisfaction is central to the aims of Howard Butler Ltd, with our fully integrated computer system closely controlling orders, enquiries and stock

Key phrases: Cast Resin Transformers

Key phrases: Earth Leakage Protection Relays

General Information

  • Year established

  • Registration no


  • Legal form

    Private Limited

  • Type of company

    Head Office

  • VAT

    GB 100 1746 32

  • Fax

    +44 1922 723626

  • Website


  • Hobut 

    panel meters, current transformers, shunts, power transducers and protection relays




  • Lloyds TSB Bank plc


Area : Asia-Pacific, Central Asia, Middle East, Africa, Central/East Europe, Western Europe, North America, Central America, South America

Key figures


  • Company

    100-249 Employees


  • 2014



Executive information

  • Mrs. T Spink

    UK Sales

  • Mr P. Collins

    Export Sales


Secondary activities

  • Producer
  • Distributor
  • Service provider

Other classifications (for some countries)

SIC (GB 2007) :
Manufacture of electric motors, generators and transformers (27110)
NACE Rev.2 (EU 2008) :
Manufacture of electric motors, generators, transformers and electricity distribution and control apparatus (2710)