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

Artificial turf pitches

Our main business

Natural grass and artificial turf maintenance

Our strength

Natural grass & stadium construction

Our passion

700,000

Installed square meters of natural grass

2,350,000

Installed square meters of artificial turf

8

Built trainings centres

3

Maintenance contracts in german Bundesliga

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.

Our Customers

Borussia Dortmund

We support Borussia Dortmund in their lawn maintenance and the new construction of sports facilities. Besides the construction of the training centre in 2005, we also carried out the construction of the stadium’s interior in 2012.

1. FSV Mainz 05

We have been taking the maintenance of the sports facilities of 1. FSV Mainz 05 since 2011. This includes the Coface Arena and the various training grounds. We provide the best conditions in close cooperation with trainers, players and persons responsible. 

 

SpVgg Greuther Fürth

The SpVgg Gereuther Fürth can avail of the most recent training conditions thanks to the training centre we built in 2013. The rebounder, the sprinting hill and the artificial turf football ground are just a few of many highlights that the new facility offers.

 

FC Schalke 04

 

The artificial turf border installed around the field in 2012 provides ideal warm-up areas despite difficult lighting and venting conditions.

FC Bayern München

In summer 2014, we reconstructed the interior of the Allianz Arena. In the course of that, we installed an artificial turf border around the field. Moreover, we prepared the field for the installation of hybrid turf systems.

RB Leipzig

We have been supporting RB Leipzig in the construction of its training centre since 2011. Both the professional players and the junior players can train at the same time on natural grass grounds and artificial turf grounds, some of which are heated.

  • Bayer 04 Leverkusen
  • DSC Arminia Bielefeld
  • Eintracht Braunschweig
  • 1. FC Köln
  • 1. FC Magdeburg
  • 1. FC Nürnberg
  • Fortuna Düsseldorf
  • Fortuna Köln
  • Hamburger SV
  • Hertha BSC
  • Kieler SV Holstein
  • MSV Duisburg
  • Rot Weiss Essen
  • SC Freiburg
  • SG Dynamo Dresden
  • SV Darmstadt 98
  • SV Wehen Wiesbaden
  • SV Werder Bremen
  • VfL Bochum
  • VfL Osnabrück
  • VfL Wolfsburg
  • We do not only have references from major national league clubs, but also from several hundred non-professional and youth clubs all over Germany. Please contact us if you wish to have a look at a reference sports ground in your area!

Construction of the training centre

RB Leipzig

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.

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

Sporthybrid R

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

Become part of the team

Career

What we offer

Interesting, diverse tasks.

A job in a fast-growing company with an excellent reputation in the area of sports ground construction all over Germany. 

A permanent contract.

Excellent pay and a company pension scheme designed for the long term.

A safe workplace in a collaborative athmosphere.

Vacancies

Building machine operators

Are you a responsible specialist who is able to operate our specially-designed cutting-edge building machines and therefore in a position to offer strong support at one of our numerous construction sites?

Greenkeepers

Are you committed and flexible and have you had a chance to gather experience in the maintenance of green areas or are you interested in same?

Specialists in the construction of sports grounds/Technicians for artificial turf and plastic

Do you have experience in installing artificial turf that you wish to apply all over the country for famous clubs or are you flexible and interested in this exciting new field of work in the construction of sports grounds?

Trainee for a vocational training as gardener

Are you an open-minded and committed young person? Are you willing to learn all aspects of being a landscape gardener during a three-year traineeship specialising in gardening and landscaping in our company? 

Are you curious about our specialisation in sports ground construction, a field into which you will of course gain differentiated insight? Are you interested and would you like to get an idea of the job and our company that has been an accredited company for vocational training since 1985 in the frame of work experience? 

Does this sound like you and, are you interested? If you are, then don’t hesitate to send us your application! 

Be proactive

No suitable job for you? Feel free to send us your speculative application! We are always interested in getting to know and employing new people.