Helvar celebrates 100 years

(Finland) – Manufacturer marks landmark anniversary with special online event.

Helvar celebrated its 100th anniversary with a special online event entitled Discovering Brighter Spaces.

The company, founded in 1921, used the centenary celebrations as an opportunity reflect on its past as a family-owned company, but also look to the future and the next 100 years.

“This milestone allows us to focus on the efforts of our customers and associates around the world and celebrate their efforts in helping us to become what we are today – a successful and growing, global company that is transforming everyday places into intelligent, connected spaces,” the company said.

“During our 100-year journey, we have supported and continue to support thousands of customers around the world, contributing to the wellbeing of people, and we’ve invented lighting control solutions and luminaire components that have pioneered, endured and evolved for decades,” added Adel Hattab, CEO of Helvar.

The company’s Discovering Brighter Spaces event, held virtually on 3 March, celebrated its first 100 years, and looked into the future, and the mission of Brighter Spaces. “Our Brighter Spaces ission reflects spaces that are exceptionally well lit and support people’s wellbeing, creativity and productivity,” added Hattab. “These spaces are also very intelligent. Data captured by lighting sensors is refined into insights that benefit different building systems and help them to interact smoothly. Together with AI and automation, these data insights make spaces both people-centric and environmentally sustainable.”

Helvar will continue to hold a number of future-focused events throughout 2021, both at the local and regional levels. Events will be held virtually until face-to-face meetings are safe again.