A medium-sized family business

Overview

The founder of our company, Herbert Heiler, has managed to set himself apart from competitors thanks to “his own idea of quality" from the very beginning.

Our company’s success story of more than 60 years serves as proof for our continuous development, experience and know-how.

Quality and progress are our individual performance features. Experienced staff, a unique fleet of vehicles consisting of special-purpose machines, and the fact that we apply cutting-edge construction technologies secures our lead in quality and ensure that we can meet even the tightest deadlines.

Founded
1953
Strenghts
Quality, Adherence to delivery dates, Honesty
Employees
80
Company headquarter
Bielefeld - Germany

Our team

People

Know-how

Our interdisciplinary team consists of professional sports ground builders. We employ people with a wide range of interests and skills, ranging from traditional gardeners for lawn maintenance to civil engineering experts and specialists for the construction of undersoil heating systems. 

This kind of expertise allows us to continuously develop new, innovative procedures and techniques - all for the benefit of football.

Communication

Our team cooperates closely in order to guarantee the highest level of quality and service possible.

COMPANY VALUES

WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

Quality

We pursue our passion so our customers can pursue theirs. Our quality is their prerequisite.

Service

Construction is trust. And trust is our service.

Meeting deadlines

No matter whether the deadline is an inaugural game, the end of the summer break or the handover - we will meet your deadline.

Innovation in business processes and produts

Technology

Latest technologies

Our machines correspond to the latest technologies in order to ensure that we can carry out our projects effectively and efficiently. This reduces both material and fuel consumption.

Fleet of vehicles

To ensure that we can respond to orders quickly and flexibly, we have an extensive fleet of vehicles composed of our own machines and special-purpose machines.

Workshop

We are in a position to carry out regular check-ups, maintenance and repairs by ourselves all over Germany in our own workshop in Bielefeld or with our mobile workshop wagon.

Development & Construction

In order to improve our products and processes, we develop many of our special purpose machines ourselves.

From landscaping to sports ground construction

History

1953

Herbert Heiler, who was only 20 years old at the time, founded the company. 

1965

First public sector commission

Construction of the outdoor facilities of the district hospital Bielefeld, now called Klinikum Bielefeld Rosenhöhe.

1966

First pitch

This year the company is building the first sports ground in Bielefeld-Ummeln.

1975

Synthetic grounds & tracks

Construction of the first small plastic sports grounds and tracks.

 

1986

Landscaping

Construction of the outdoor facilities of the city hall in Bielefeld.

1992

First artificial turf

Construction of the first artificial turf ground by heiler. It still had a sand infill back then.

1996

Management take-over

The two brothers Udo and Michael Heiler take over the management tasks from their father Herbert Heiler.

1999

First stadium

The Ruhrstadion of VfL Bochum is the first stadium interior built by heiler.

2004

Olympic Stadium Berlin

Construction of the entire stadium interior including the blue track on which Usain Bolt set his current world record and which has been famous since 2009.

 

2005

First training centre

Construction of the first training centre for Borussia Dortmund.

2006

World Cup 2006

Initial orders from FIFA for the construction of stadiums for the World Cup.

2012

New business premises

Relocation to the new business premises in order to accommodate the growing company structure. 

2015

heiler Sporthybrid R

After several years of development we are constructing the first hybrid turf using our Sporthybrid R.

2016

Hybrid turf for the german Bundesliga

9 pitches and stadiums in the german Bundesliga get our hybrid turf heiler Sporthybrid R installed on their pitches and stadiums.

2017

FC Bayern Campus

Completion of the FC Bayern Campus with 8 natural and artificial grass pitches, a sprinting hill a running track and several small sports fields.

2018

heiler Sporthybrid T

heiler developed and introduced the first hybrid turf made of bioplastics in the world. The product is available since January 2018.