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 2,600 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, aerospace 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 2021

474.0m EUR

Turnover 2021

366.2m EUR


Performance 2021

374.8m EUR

Equity ratio 2021




(HELLER Group worldwide, Status: 31.12.2021)

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

100% of shares with the Heller family

Supervisory Board:
Klaus Winkler (Chairman)

Executive Board of Heller Management SE:
Dr. Thorsten Schmidt (Chairman), Manfred Maier, Andreas Müßigmann

Dr. Thorsten Schmidt

With HELLER since:
CEO of the HELLER Group

Manfred Maier

With HELLER since:
Member of the Executive Board of the HELLER Group

Andreas Müßigmann

With HELLER since:
CFO of the HELLER Group

Gebr. Heller Maschinenfabrik GmbH

Machining Centres

  • 4-/5-axis machining centres
  • 5-axis mill/turning machining centres

Production Systems

  • Crankshaft/camshaft production systems
  • Custom and process machines
  • Coating modules


HELLER Services GmbH

Modular range of services


August Wenzler Maschinenbau GmbH

Production Systems for structural components


GSN Maschinen-Anlagen-Service GmbH

RE Solutions
Maintenance Solutions


Paatz Viernau GmbH

Fixtures & Multi Spindle Heads


STS Maschinendienstleistung GmbH

Used Machines
Automation Solutions
Controls Technology


  • HELLER Germany
  • HELLER France
  • HELLER Italy
  • HELLER Poland
  • HELLER Russia
  • HELLER Sweden
  • HELLER Switzerland
  • HELLER Slovakia
  • HELLER Spain

HELLER North America

  • HELLER Mexico

HELLER South America

  • HELLER Brazil


  • 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 (Goslar, Hattingen, Nuremberg, Nürtingen, Rosenheim, Salem), Sweden (Värnamo), Switzerland (Appenzell), Slovakia (Vráble)

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