Helix offers in-house vertically integrated mechanical, electrical and automation solutions. With a carefully selected staff of experienced engineers and seasoned project managers, Helix has assembled a unique team that can provide state of the art solutions in diverse industries including automotive, steel, building products and general industrial. With divisions dedicated to Project Management, Controls and Automation, Electrical and Mechanical Installation, and Equipment and Process, Helix can complete all aspects of most projects without the need to subcontract, thereby maintaining complete control and assuring a high quality and on time project.
Realizing that experience and listening skills are key attributes of project management, Helix has hand-picked their team of experienced, industry savvy project managers to provide customers with a knowledgeable, professional point-of-contact to offer senior-level consultation and ensure a successful and timely project implementation. Computer based project tracking, includes development of specifications, budget tracking and a repository for all customer communications. A web based customer portal provides customers with a collaborative environment for planning, tracking and executing their project. Our production consultants work with your staff to identify issues, plan effective solutions and improve plant efficiency.
Experienced in all aspects of an automation system including; PLCs, Motion Control, Drive Systems, Robotics, Networks, and Vision Systems, Helix provides complete automation and controls support, design, installation, integration, training and service. Our engineers are trained in and have factory experience with systems by Siemens, SMS (Pro Bas), Allen Bradley, Omron, GE, Modicon, Pilz, Yaskawa , Parker, Moore and SEW. With the flexibility to provide quotes for a project, a long term contracted engineer or just a service call, Helix has the ability to step in and fill both your long term and short term automation and controls needs.
With Professional Engineers on staff and crews directed by experienced project managers and supervisors, Helix is uniquely positioned to provide both electrical and mechanical installation. So if your needs include installation of MV gear, PLC/controls wiring, cable tray, conduit installation, network/fiber installation or a complete integration package, Helix is your one stop shop providing project management, field superintendents, working foreman and a crew of craftsmen capable of working in many different disciplines. Helix can provide all of these trades, under one roof, all working for the same management team, resulting in a quality installation.
The design and fabrication of machines, conveyors, fixtures and the steel structures to support them is critical to the ongoing process improvement objectives of every plant. With machine designers and structural engineers on staff, Helix has the ability to work with your company to modify existing processes or design and install new process equipment. Our experience spans the gauntlet from overhead conveyors and accumulation sections for major automotive companies to fixtures for automated assembly. Relying on the strong automation, and electrical and mechanical design competencies from our other divisions, Helix can not only design the equipment, they can integrate it into your plant.
Having cut our teeth in the demanding environments of the mills and the automotive manufactures, Helix has taken these lessons and applied them across various industries including engine manufacturing and building products.
As integrators in Steel Mills including Severstal, Nucor, and US Steel and with extensive experience in related Metals and Mining, the original founders of Helix have a special place in their heart, as well as a deep knowledge for the steel industry.