The core division, which accounts for around 50% of the sales of our customer in the electronics / electrical industry, developed strongly sideways with a high margin. The Board of Directors and management saw the business as a skimming off rather than […]
For a leading equipment manufacturer in the construction equipment sector the sales strategy had to be further developed. The main background and drivers were the shifts in traditional, three-step sales, particularly due to the increasing importance of online business.
Hawa Sliding Solutions was formed in a merger by assistance of Helbling Business Advisors. Synergies were realized and a growth program was set up. The project was awarded the “ASCO-Economiesuisse Award 2019” for the best consulting project in Switzerland.
We advised the CHT Group, a leading global specialty chemicals group, on the acquisition of keimadditec Surface GmbH and the operating assets of Silcona GmbH & Co. KG, which were integrated into keimadditec before the transaction.
We advised IHAG Holding AG on the sale of its subsidiary Photonfocus AG to ISRA VISION AG. Photonfocus is a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of high-performance CMOS image sensors and high-speed cameras for industrial image processing with subsidiaries in Spain and […]
A manufacturer in the field of heating / ventilation / air conditioning is confronted with decreasing quantities and price collapse in one product area. As a result, overcapacities in the plants have to be reduced and cost structures improved.
A provider of surface finishing services wants to follow its customers and operate additional locations in regionally attractive markets in the Far East. For this purpose, attractive locations in the region should be identified, either to acquire an already operating company or […]
Based on a comprehensive analysis of the current situation, concrete measures were derived. The “Financial Transparency” package of measures was successfully implemented under Helbling’s leadership. Together with the client, concepts – adapted to the specific circumstances of the company – were developed […]
We accompanied our client in the ancillary building trades in the validation and detailing of the restructuring measures. In addition, we prepared a report for the lending banks and insurance companies in order to secure the future financing.
We supported our client in the ancillary building trades with the development and implementation of various restructuring measures, including site consolidation and socially responsible staff reductions. In addition, we prepared a report for the lending banks and insurance companies in order to […]
For curing a novel dental filling material, new LED curing lights for dentists are required. Ivoclar Vivadent, a market leader in dental products, appointed Helbling to develop the new smart LED polymerization units “Bluephase PowerCure” and “Bluephase G4”. With its built-in reflection […]
For curing a novel dental filling material, new LED curing lights for dentists are required. Ivoclar Vivadent, a market leader in dental products, appointed Helbling to develop the new smart LED polymerization units “Bluephase PowerCure” and “Bluephase G4”. The main objective of […]
A leading supplier to the automotive industry develops and produces intelligent radio remote controls for use in keyless entry systems of various OEMs. To improve comfort, all variants of an existing radio key are to be equipped with a MEMS sensor to […]
A supplier from the automotive industry develops ECUs and electrical modules for controlling and diagnostic functions in the power train. One of these functions includes the regulation of solenoid valves. Helbling develops the complete embedded software for different variants of a valve […]
A supplier from the automotive industry develops control units and modules for control of power electronics assemblies with high electrical power. Among other things, these are electrical motor control units implemented as modular PWM controllers, which regulate the output current for the […]
A major manufacturer of building and security technology develops, produces and projects modular intrusion detection and alarm systems for use in large building complexes. The system’s networked control panels manage the intrusion detection peripherals (motion detectors, signaling devices) of the assigned parts […]
The customer is making further improvements to the drive train of an automotive vehicle. The adjustments to the drive system are causing component collision in the chassis area. Our customer wants to redesign a chassis component for a special vehicle by making […]
The customer is a supplier of special vehicles with combustion engines. Given the developments to be expected in the field of drive technology and forthcoming development of a completely new generation of vehicles, the customer needs to determine which new drive technologies […]
The ISOG 24 tool grinding machine is able to produce or regrind tools such as drills and all types of special tools with a defined cutting edge. Helbling Technik developed the machine in cooperation with our customer – starting from the analysis […]
Landis+Gyr AG is a global industry leader for Integrated Energy Management and Smart Metering Solutions. In order to achieve optimal management of their worldwide development data and electronic components, the ENOVIA SmarTeam PDM Solution has been implemented by Helbling PLM Solutions.
Georg Fischer JRG – subsidiary of GF Piping Systems – develops, produces and markets fittings and systems for the domestic technology sector. Product development and tool and mold making are carried out using CATIA, as is the NC programming of the milling […]
The client behind the innovative children’s timer is the startup Vanmilia AG, which specializes in the development and marketing of “Family Friendly Products”. On the basis of a preliminary scientific study, Helbling was assigned to technically realize the classic children’s timer concept […]
The business processes at the household appliance manufacturer were analyzed, redefined and implemented to align with the standard functionalities of the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform. With the assistance of Helbling PLM Solutions, the management of PDM and CAD data, ranging from the first development […]
The traditional Swiss company Humbel Zahnräder Inc. is a center of competence for the development and manufacturing of innovative gear technology. With the support of Helbling PLM Solutions, Humbel Zahnräder Inc. is able to better maintain their expertise and effectively outsource their […]
The racing team of the Emil Frey Group competes in the “Blancpain GT Endurance Series” with their Emil Frey GT3 Jaguar and they aim to further expand this commitment in the future. As a basis for product development, the team relies on […]
The young innovative team from SLIK Architekten Ltd. has decided to utilize the 3DEXPERIENCE On the Cloud Platform, as implemented by Helbling PLM Solutions, to optimize their BIM processes. “Through our urban planning, architectural strategy and projects, we aim to create aesthetically […]
The Physik-Institut of the University of Zurich works successfully with the 3DEXPERIENCE for Academia Platform. After first initiation by the machine shop team, who mainly deals with the development, fabrication and assembly of test facilities, as well as of research and teaching […]
An automotive supplier for electronic components develops and produces control units for automatic transmissions with torque converter. The scope for Helbling is to develop a three-step boot concept and implement it in separate software units.
An automotive supplier for electronic components develops and produces control units for automatic transmissions. The scope includes the adaption of the existing software to a new control unit variant for double clutch transmissions.
A safety technology company in industrial and manufacturing automation develops and produces intelligent sensors for use in large remote-controlled mechanical systems. The data required to control and safeguard remote-controlled movements are provided by proximity sensors. Helbling’s task is to extend an existing […]
A Swiss manufacturer of meat processing machines wanted to expand its product range and develop a machine for cutting frozen pork bellies. Helbling was able to develop a completely new machine within a short time frame thanks to its experience in developing […]
Helbling has been mandated by Nestlé for the concept, development and industrialization of the Q-Cup and its docking station. The Q-cup is a connected mug dedicated for the preparation of the new nesQino beverages. Some of the key challenges successfully tackled by […]
Piomic Medical AG has developed COMS® technology, which promotes wound healing through combined optical and magnetic stimulation. Piomic appointed Helbling at an early stage in the process to come up with a product vision and then design and develop a portable, easy-to-use […]
The French automotive supplier Vale was looking for a partner to develop the optics for a rain light sensor. The decisive factor in choosing Helbling was the range of competences we have in this area: solid knowledge and experience in plastic optics […]
The electricity utilities of the Canton of Zurich (EKZ) want to open up new business fields outside their current area of activity. Within the company, there were already many ideas and approaches that needed to be expanded, concentrated, finalized and tested on […]
The world is becoming increasingly networked and more and more products are becoming part of the Internet of Things (IoT). A manufacturer of water dispensers asked himself whether and with what benefits he should connect his products. During an intensive workshop, product […]
As part of its growth strategy, a manufacturer of functional packaging wants to develop applicators for the hair dye market. The applicators should bring a concrete added value for the consumers. So far, the manufacturer has not been active in this field. […]
The project started with passionate people, who wanted to enhance the experience of drinking wine by the glass. Invineo offers an all-in-one patented solution for horeca managers. it includes a selection of wines packaged in a specific bottle and served by a […]
The transition to electromobility is forcing classic automotive suppliers into strategic realignment. Dependence on the combustion engine is increasingly becoming a corporate risk. No less so for the SME “Feinwerktechnik Otto Harrandt GmbH”, which manufactures automation systems for piston assembly, measurement and […]
In order to strengthen and expand its position in the US market, HUBER+SUHNER has begun to develop a new generation of coaxial connectors for RF cables. The focus is on a simple, ergonomic and reliable method of preparing and assembling cables. Due […]
Our client was in the process of introducing a novel, wearable electromechanical drug delivery device to the market. As part of the production ramp-up efforts, our client observed several rare occurrences of motor start-up failures in fully assembled devices. The extreme rarity […]
Our client specializes in the development of automated Frozen Sample Aliquotters (aFSA). These systems allow for the retrieval of multiple frozen samples from a single frozen biospecimen without exposing the source specimen to the freeze/thaw cycling. This unique process increases sample quality, […]
Our client is a world leader in surgical tools, engaged in developing a new suite of robotic instruments for a state-of-the-art robotic system. We were tasked to develop and build a “surrogate” robotic arm system, which allows our client to quantify the […]
Prodigio is Nespresso’s first capsule coffee maker that can be operated with an app via smartphone. It gives users feedback on the number of available capsules and how to use them. Helbling developed the fluid structure, mechanics and software, including the Bluetooth […]
Nespresso’s Vertuo line is an innovative coffee maker system which, in contrast to conventional systems, uses low pressure and rotating capsules. For the first time, the larger capsules make it possible to prepare large quantities of coffee. Helbling developed the machine technology […]
The Bosch GHO 12V-20 Professional Cordless Planer is a compact cordless planer for mobile woodworking. It is distinguished by unbeaten practicality and sets a new standard in tool control. Helbling developed various mechanical aspects, the ergonomics, the user friendliness and the underlying […]
We supported Sto SE & Co. KGaA, Germany, in the acquisition of 49.8% of Jonas Farbenwerke GmbH & Co. KG, Germany. Sto is strong in the field of facade paints and coatings, JONAS‘ particular strength is in interior wall paints.
For a customer from the machine and equipment manufacturing industry (high-precision measurement technology), we needed to optimise the process landscape, which had been heterogeneous until that point, as well as the inconsistent ERP support. To achieve that goal, a high level of […]
A long-standing and very successful manufacturer of machines and equipment found its existence threatened as a result of two incorrectly calculated and poorly executed major projects abroad. To protect the company in this critical situation, we needed to initiate and implement effective […]
The NESCAFÉ Milano 2.0 developed by Helbling is the world’s most advanced tabletop coffee machine. With its unrivalled levels of user friendliness and beverage quality, a host of recipe and blending functions, and integration into the “Internet of Things”, the machine sets […]
We supported AZ Elektro AG, Switzerland, in the sale to CMP Capital Management-Partners GmbH, Germany. AZ Elektro is specialized in engineering, installation and service in the fields of high and low voltage electrical installations, telematics, switchgear and building system technology
We supported AS Aufzüge AG, Switzerland, in the acquisition of GTA Solutions AG, Switzerland. AS Aufzüge is the largest multi-brand elevator service organization in Switzerland with twelve formerly family-owned elevator companies
The customer’s initial situation when granting this order was as follows: Rising price and cost pressure, an increasing number of product launches and mounting production volumes at a technology corporation in the security technology sector made an assessment of production operation necessary […]
The company does business in the field of sanitary technology and has a stable, above-average sales and turnover growth. To date, its main markets have been in Germany and Europe. Production capacities were planned at new locations to enable strong future growth […]
In the course of this project, the material costs needed to be reduced in all of a building supplier’s divisions and business units. For this purpose, the procurement portfolio and processes, as well as potential ways of optimising individual commodity groups and […]
We developed an overarching location concept for an international, family-owned company in the furniture manufacturing and shopfitting sector. This concept suited the uneven growth of the individual corporate areas while taking the different requirements placed on the various production locations into consideration. […]
We was contracted to reformulate the strategy of a leading Swiss building supplier in the building shell sector. Organic and inorganic growth goals and the proprietors’ financial goals provided the framework conditions in a challenging market environment. Strategies for four business areas […]
The Financial Services Standards Association (VQF) offers single-source compliance services to financial intermediaries of the Swiss para-banking sector. Helbling developed a collaboration platform for the VQF so it could monitor compliance regulations more easily and transparently. It also implemented a state-of-the-art, process-oriented […]
Fixcontrol GmbH is a start-up. The idea behind the business is to offer a control and time measurement system for various sports that is based on fixed, readable control points and a data logger worn by the athlete. The system’s enhanced flexibility […]
“SecuriFire” is the redundant, modular fire detection system from Securiton. It enables the lightning-fast detection of incipient fires. Helbling developed “SecuriFire Studio”, a modern application that can be used to plan, configure and operate the fire detection system efficiently and at a […]
Helbling remodeled combined commissioning and test equipment for the SecuriWall M3 mobile alarm system from Securiton. The system is used to temporarily monitor large spaces, such as airfields or factory areas. Securiton turned to Helbling with the goal of remodeling the existing […]
One of the goals of energy-efficient building technology is to ensure that rooms are only lighted, ventilated and heated when they are actually occupied. Modern buildings can achieve this through the use of presence detectors. Created by Theben HTS, the market leader […]
The “Daphne Pocket Autorefractor” is an extremely compact, easy-to-use diagnostic tool for the quick, objective measurement of defective vision in the human eye. Helbling developed the entire system most notably the design, implementation of the optical measurement system, the embedded electronics and […]
“PIXIE” is the smallest, fastest and smartest capsule coffee machine on the market. To achieve this superlative, Helbling developed new functions and innovative concepts for the mechanical elements, electronics and hydraulic system, before preparing this marvel of household appliances for series production.
Cherry red, gray and white – black isn’t always a must when it comes to achieving the ultimate coffee experience. The “MINI ME” capsule coffee machine from NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto is impressive not only with regard to its fresh design and low […]
Helbling developed a mobile app (iOS and Android) for the service technicians of Nestlé and external supply services. The app makes it easy for technicians to check, service and configure a variety of different beverage machine types on site. It also enables […]
Eco Medics is a Swiss company that has developed a globally unique analytical method and corresponding devices for measuring pulmonary function. Areas of application range from neonatology and sports medicine to routine diagnostics and scientific research. Helbling conceived and developed a user-friendly […]
Helbling used innovative technology to design a motor control board for brushless direct current motors (BLDC motors) for Faulhaber, a traditional family business. Faulhaber’s high-tech miniature and micro drive technology can be found in automated production equipment and robotics, the aerospace industry, […]
Generating power using steam turbines calls for efficient cooling systems that can condense steam after it leaves the turbine. Air-cooled condensers (ACC) are an ideal solution if a dry location or environmental regulations make cooling water unavailable or too costly for a […]
The Vertera 6G cash recycler from Glory Global Solutions represents the state of the art in automated cash recycling. It offers new and improved features, particularly in terms of storage capacity and space requirements. Helbling developed the entire mechanical system for the […]
A thermoelectric generator (TEG) is capable of transforming heat flows into electrical power. Helbling developed a TEG for a diesel-electric locomotive for Bombardier Transportation from start to finish, from the initial product idea through to a demo locomotive on a 1:1 scale. […]
Scientists used to require several pieces of equipment and a multi-step process to purify biomolecules like nucleic acids or proteins. Nowadays, the QIAcube does it all automatically – in one square meter of space. Helbling developed this device for and in collaboration […]
In 2015, BLS AG launched a three-year retrofit project for its 36 NINA multiple units (low-floor commuter trains). These include the optimization of the cooling system for the rooftop power converters in compliance with new requirements. Helbling analyzed the factors that had […]
The follow-up system for a mobile hotplate makes cooking and baking a piece of cake. The hotplate communicates wirelessly with the pot to automatically set the right temperature and perfect cooking time. And that’s not all: if you turn the mobile hotplate […]
Helbling developed an alignment unit for Asitrade (now Bobst Grenchen) that is used on high-performance litho-laminators to precisely align and synchronize preprinted sheets with the continuous corrugated board line. With its revolutionary mechatronic process, the Power Aligner ventures into entirely new dimensions […]
The Interroll Group, one of the world’s leading specialists in intralogistics, offers a series of motor control modules for conveyor roller systems. These can be used to control a variety of EC motors and achieve a wide range of different bus topologies. […]
A manufacturer of home appliances planned to bring an app to market that would allow one of its devices to be controlled via Bluetooth. To achieve this, Helbling developed the lower software layers (API) needed for the connection and data exchange via […]
Based on a pilot and technology study, Helbling developed an innovative flow meter until it was ready for series production. Since the device combines small size with functionality in any position, it can be installed flexibly in a variety of different devices […]
Helbling developed the electronic system as well as the software and hardware for Nespresso’s lightest and most compact coffee machine to date – from the pilot study to large-scale production for the global market. The electronic control system for the “Essenza Mini” […]
With its DW288, Meyer Burger launched the world’s first machine developed exclusively for the purpose of slicing silicon bricks using diamond wire technology. The saw is capable of exploiting the advantages of this pioneering wafer production technique like no other wire saw […]
Cochlear’s Codacs™ implant is the world’s first hearing implant specially developed to treat severe to profound mixed hearing loss. It circumvents both the outer and middle ear to transfer vibrations directly to the fluid within the inner ear (direct acoustic cochlea stimulation […]
Helbling developed the “Professional Beverage Studio” for Nestlé (Nescafé), a modern cloud application designed to telemetrically configure, monitor and maintain machines and devices. The application allows new recipes and coffee creations to be added to several different machines at once, all in […]
The Satin Hair 7 SensoCare Styler from Braun is a straightener that automatically adjusts its temperature during use to protect hair against heat damage. With the risk of damage eliminated, healthy-looking, shiny hair can be crafted into long-lasting hairstyles. Helbling developed the […]
The ANM T30 CR Neurostimulator is the first device developed for treating tinnitus, an ailment that affects 5 to 10 percent of the population to varying degrees. Helbling developed the system from the ground up based on the findings of scientific research […]
Meyer Burger’s fully automated and integrated production line for photovoltaic modules (Integrated Module Line) produces glass/glass modules using state-of-the-art cell interconnection technology. Unlike standard glass/backsheet modules, pioneering glass/glass modules are constructed without an aluminum frame. Instead, a thinner sheet of glass is […]
The innovative Air-On® room air-conditioning unit from the company of the same name combines heating, air-conditioning, ventilation, humidification, dehumidification and air purification functions with state-of-the-art IT. As a result, the unit is able to quickly satisfy the customer’s specific needs while creating […]
The customer contracted us to prepare a commercial due diligence report focused on the markets “high-performing diesel components” and “high-pressure technology”. Targeted growth and the market positioning of the company were the key driving forces.
Gel card technology is used to determine blood type and has become a well-established and widespread standard method. Gel cards on laboratory machines are automatically processed in high throughput applications. Together with a medtech company, Helbling has developed a gel card spinner […]
Elenza, a US medtech firm, has developed the world’s first electronic Autofocal Intraocular Lens (AF-IOL). The “ELENZA Sapphire AutoFocal IOL” is designed to give patients a seamless visual range, providing effective near, intermediate and distance vision after a cataract operation. The technology […]
Surgeons need information about bone quality in order to provide the best possible treatment for femoral neck or vertebral fractures. In the past, they have relied on computed tomography (CT) scans performed prior to the surgical procedure. This kind of imaging, however, […]
The Swiss Federal Act on the Equalization of Persons with Disabilities (BehiG) calls for flush access to public transport so that passengers with disabilities can enter without assistance. To comply with this requirement, Basler Verkehrs-Betriebe (BVB) raised the platform level of their […]
Working with a blower can be quite disruptive in quiet areas around hospitals or schools, for instance. On an extremely tight deadline, Helbling developed a complete leaf blower for STIHL that operates on battery power, enabling it to be used anywhere, even […]
The goal of the contracting party, a machine and equipment manufacturer, was to double corporate turnover through organic and anorganic growth within a certain time period. We developed an appropriate growth strategy to that end.
Our customer from the financial service sector contracted us to establish a group procurement because its procurement was decentralised. At the same time, we needed to integrate the purchasing activities of the 7 country subsidiaries to reduce procurement costs and optimise processes. […]
An international automotive supplier belonging to tier 1 in the premium segment contracted us to organise new financing for the company as part of a restructuring and growth phase. In addition to an international bank consortium (> EUR 100 million), this concerned […]
As an M&A consultant, we advised and supported WITTE Automotive, an automotive supplier for vehicle access systems, during the execution of the entire sales process. The transaction included both the German production sites in Stromberg in the Rheinland-Palatinate and the hinge production […]
Due to the economic and financial crisis, the turnover of a medium-sized company from the construction supply industry decreased considerably. To counteract this negative trend, this company contracted us to examine the extent to which it could be reorganised and create a […]
We supervised Soho Flordis Group (SFI), a manufacturer of clinically effective natural remedies, during its acquisition of Potter’s Herbals, a leading manufacturer of traditional plant-based medications in Great Britain. The transaction included the portfolio of EQUAZENTM, a nutritional supplement featuring a specific combination […]
The international leading provider of electrical contacts and connector system solutions has thanks to the PDM solution significantly increased efficiency of their development departments as well as substantially improved the product IP exchange across the multiple development and manufacturing sites (Knowhow, Collaboration, […]
Landis+Gyr is global industry leader for integrated Energy Management and Smart Metering Solutions. ENOVIA SmarTeam PDM is the solution for their worldwide Management of Development Data and Electronic Components.
USM Haller E literally casts a new light on the iconic USM Haller modular furniture system: with almost invisible integrated lighting. Helbling Technik supported USM in an innovation pre-development project to bring about this innovative enhancement of the design classic. The same […]