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The brand Helios stands for innovation, quality and a comprehensive product range. The range extends from mini fans and complete system solutions with heat recovery for industrial, commercial and domestic applications up to customised solutions with an air flow rate of more than 2.2 million m³/h. Customers worldwide trust Helios fans in ventilation, heating, cooling, climate and drying applications.


- 2018

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Helios AIR1

Helios in a new dimension - the new compact ventilation units with heat recovery.

- 2015

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EcoVent Verso (KWL®)

A new and smart solution for ventilation with heat recovery.

- 2012


New products for technical building services

Helios jet fans come in axial and centrifugal design and a compact and lightweight aluminium construction.

- 2011


For the environment

Fans and ventilation units with ECgreenVent for lowest energy consumption. 14 new types in different sizes available.

- 2010


KWL® »Dream Team«

New duct system RenoPipe and the next generation of ultraflat KWL units - ideal partners for cost-effective renovations.

- 2009


Helios Arena

The "Helios Arena" is the home stadium of the "Wild Wings" ice hockey team in Villingen-Schwenningen.

- 2008


Introduction of ultraSilence®

Mono tube ventilation system ELS and MiniVent M1 convince with lowest sound level and power consumption. The excellent product design wins several international design awards.

- 2006


Helios expands KWL® range

New products, system solutions and services.

- 2004


Opening of the Helios training center (LCC)

The new Helios LüftungsCompetence Center (LCC) opens with state-of-the-art media technology and a big workshop and exhibition area.

- 2000


Helios at Expo 2000 in Hannover

The worldwide biggest artificial indoor tornado is on display at the World Expo 2000 in Hannover. The "Cycle bowl tornado" is made possible with the help of a big axial Helios fan with 2800 mm. Supported by 40 Helios fans placed as a spiral around the center.

- 1994


"Like no other"

The new ELS comes with the best sound level on the market.

- 1993


A new logistic center

and new production space with approx.16 000 m² at the company's headquarter in Villingen-Schwenningen are built.

- 1993


New Helios subsidiary in the UK

Foundation of Helios Ventilation Systems in Colchester, England.

- 1993


Balanced ventilation with heat recovery (KWL) becomes a topic

From the beginning Helios is present on the market with convincing KWL solutions.

- 1992


The next innovation

Invention of the modular component system.

- 1990


Surfing in a hall

Indoor windsurfing championship in Paris-Bercy: 27 big axial fans from Helios generate 7 Beaufort wind force.

- 1989


Introduction of RADAX® VAR

Launch of a large range of mixed-flow in-line fans.

- 1984



Introduction of ELS Quietvent „mono tube system“

- 1982


New subsidiary in France

Founding of Helios Ventilation France.

- 1976


Helios expands in Europe

Companies in Switzerland and Austria are founded.

- 1965


Extension of axial fan range

Helios extends its range of axial fans to types of up to diameter 3500 mm. The company gets word-wide patent for impeller construction with glass fibre.

- 1950


A new era

Manufacturing of cash registers fans - beginning with desk and ceiling fans.

- 1931


Extension of product range

The company starts producing dynamos, bicycle pedals and bicycle headlights. "Helios" is the new brand name of the company.

- 1923


Foundation of Fernwellen-Apparatebau AG

Production of headphones, funnel loudspeakers and detector elements.




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