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Our Story

100+ years of innovation and leadership

At Helvar we create intelligent and energy-saving lighting solutions. Intelligent lighting is essential for the wellbeing of employees, customers, visitors, patients… and you! By combining smart data and reporting tools, and working together seamlessly with other systems, Helvar’s solutions help to create smart environments built for the future.
Our products are regarded as best-in-class for reliability, compatibility and flexibility. With an extensive selection of advanced lighting solutions and components, we’re unmatched when it comes to saving energy and enhancing comfort and mood. From providing remote monitoring and maintenance, to using data to predict energy savings or to lower running costs by integrating to other building systems, our service offerings support buildings throughout their entire life cycle.
The company was originally set up in 1921 by Mr Walter Grueling and Mr Bengt Nybom. A century later, Helvar Oy Ab is now one of the global leaders in intelligent lighting solutions, with a world-class hybrid offering of wired- and wireless- control solutions, as well as a powerful platform of digital services. Our mission is to Turn Everyday Places into Brighter Spaces; spaces which are perfectly functional, intelligent and designed for the future. Helvar is headquartered in Finland, with regional offices in Sweden and the United Kingdom, and we work closely with a network of over 80 expert partners across the world.