A profile of HELLER

Foresight spanning decades. Focus on the future.

HELLER was founded in 1894 as a small craftsman’s workshop. Today, the global Group develops and produces state-of-the-art CNC machine tools and manufacturing systems for machining operations.

HELLER combines the tradition and experience of a medium-sized family-owned company with the integrated solution-based approach of a global player.

As one of the leading machine tool manufacturers in the machining sector, we employ 2,800 staff worldwide. 5 production facilities in Europe, Asia and North and South America guarantee reliable deliveries to our customers. Additionally, we are represented in all major markets with sales and service bases and qualified service partners. More about HELLER global.

The HELLER product range comprises 4 and 5-axis machining centres, milling-turning machining centres, custom machines and process machines, coating modules, machines for crankshaft and camshaft machining, as well as a comprehensive modular range of services. With HELLER4Industry and HELLER4Use, we offer our customers an extended range of solutions to achieve increased productivity and flexibility in production. HELLER generates tailor-made complete solutions for a diverse range of manufacturing requirements. From the stand-alone machine to the fully-automated turnkey production system – from the new machine to the full-service agreement to the retrofit. More about HELLER machines & solutions and HELLER Services.

Our customers include companies from the automobile industry and their suppliers, from general mechanical engineering, energy technology, fluid technology and many other sectors. More about HELLER industry solutions and our customer references.

That's why HELLER

Our quality pledge

  • Made by HELLER:
    Deepest vertical integration: HELLER machines produce HELLER machines.
  • Made to Work:
    HELLER machines are designed for stable processes in harsh daily production – 24/7 in a 3-shift operation.
  • Lifetime Partnership:
    HELLER offers comprehensive services over the entire life cycle of a machine.
  • HELLER Global Footprint:
    Our global orientation combined with a strong regional presence ensures customer proximity worldwide.

HELLER company philosophy

What we stand for.

Our corporate values form the basis of the HELLER corporate philosophy: systematic, sustainable, fair. They show us the way and give us orientation for our actions. At the same time, we continuously pursue our mission that drives us as a company: supporting our customers with added value through knowledge. We call this HELLER solutions: Knowing how it’s done.

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Order intake 2019

443.8m EUR

(64% Europe, 19% North and South America, 17% Asia)

Turnover 2019

724.3m EUR


Performance 2019

685.6m EUR

Equity capital 2019

134.2m EUR

(Quote: 34.8%)


more than 2.800

(HELLER Group worldwide)

Heller Holding SE & Co. KGaA
represented by the
Heller Management SE

Supervisory board:
Berndt Heller (Chairman), Bernd Haußmann, Joachim Beyer, Thomas Fruhstuck, Christian Hald, Marc Heller, Christa Lang, Gerhard Reiner, Steffen Schwencke, Bernd Treuer, Harald Völker, Gerhard Wick

Management board of the Heller Management SE:
Klaus Winkler (Chairman), Manfred Maier

Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH

Supervisory board:
Berndt Heller (Chairman), Joachim Beyer, Wolfgang Seitz

Managing directors:
Manfred Maier (Chairman), Dieter Drechsler, Andreas Müßigmann, Peter Weber

Klaus Winkler

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With HELLER since:

Manfred Maier

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With HELLER since:

Dieter Drechsler

Born on:
With HELLER since:
Projects & Applications

Andreas Müßigmann

Born on:
With HELLER since:
Finance & Administration

Peter Weber

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With HELLER since:
Sales & Services

HELLER Support Germany

Managing directors:
Manfred Maier (Vorsitz)
Dieter Drechsler
Andreas Müßigmann
Peter Weber


Managing director:
Matthias Meyer

GSN (Germay)
Wenzler (Germany)
Paatz (Deutschland)

STS (Germany)

HELLER North America (NAFTA)

Managing director:
Kenneth M. Goodin

  • HELLER Mexico

HELLER South America (LATAM)

Managing director:
Alfredo Griesinger

  • HELLER Brazil


Managing directors:
Andreas Müßigmann
Peter Weber

  • HELLER Germany
  • HELLER France
  • HELLER Italy
  • HELLER Poland
  • HELLER Russia
  • HELLER Sweden
  • HELLER Switzerland
  • HELLER Slovakia
  • HELLER Spain
  • HELLER UK (Sales & Services)


Managing director:
Andrew Parkin

  • HELLER China
  • HELLER India
  • HELLER Singapore
  • HELLER Thailand

Main facilities (Production/Sales/Service): Germany (Nürtingen), England (Redditch), USA (Troy/Michigan), Brazil (Sorocaba), China (Changzhou)

Sales/Service locations: Italy (Verona), France (Paris), Spain (Barcelona), Poland (Poznan), Russia (Moscow), Brazil (Belo Horizonte, Joinville, Porto Alegre), Mexico (Querétaro), China (Jinan, Beijing, Shanghai), India (Pune), Thailand (Bangkok), Singapore

Service locations: Germany (Hattingen, Salem, Goslar, Saarbrücken, Nürtingen, Nuremberg, Rosenheim), Sweden (Värnamo), Switzerland (Appenzell), Slovakia (Vráble)

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