April 27, 2018 / New products & trends

Two in one: how a new diesel resistant and halogen free marker helps a locomotive manufacturer increase safety

The mistakes of the past have taught us that fire protection in the rail transport sector is a very serious concern. Legislators and standardisation bodies have defined strict requirements for the components in rail vehicles. The highest demands are placed on the safety of passengers in the event of a rescue from a long tunnel. However, the fulfilment of these standards is often challenging for manufacturers of locomotives. … Continue reading



March 15, 2018 / Products applications

What you can do if you hit an electrical cable when drilling in a wall?

Damage to electrical wiring from drilling into walls is a surprisingly frequent phenomenon – especially when buildings are being renovated.  Not only do the lights go out, but you usually blow a fuse as well. With a bit of luck, you might only have to repair the cable sheath. But if you damaged or severed a wire, just using a terminal strip, insulation tape and some silicone sealant are not recommended – you need some professional kit!
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February 6, 2018 / Company

HellermannTyton on the Social Web

Social media sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have become firmly established in society. TV stations regularly quote Twitter messages. Facebook posts spread faster than press agency news wires. Many videos on YouTube even have bigger audiences than most famous TV shows.

Much potential lies in the social Web for business. … Continue reading


January 19, 2018 / Company

Modernism meets electrical tape

Author: Mariëlle olde Hartman-Toebes
HellermannTyton’s HelaTape Flex is not only suitable for professional electricians and installers. The young artists at the Gerrit Rietveld College in Utrecht, The Netherlands also use electrical tape. Not for insulating, bundling or securing cables, but for creating smooth lines in bold colours. HellermannTyton Netherlands sponsored one of the college’s projects with tapes so that young artists could get closer to Piet Mondrian, the famous Dutch artist known for his sharp lines and primary coloured squares.
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Marketing Brand management
January 2, 2018 / Company

How HellermannTyton MADE FOR REAL was made.

Launching a global campaign that focuses the company brand and mindset is a big undertaking for any organisation. It requires capturing the essence of the company. The result serves as a mark of quality to customers and partners and as a source of inspiration for staff. We distilled the spirit of HellermannTyton from ingredients we found across our many locations around the world.  Discover what lies behind MADE FOR REAL – our powerful brand statement and new corporate communication. … Continue reading


December 14, 2017 / Products applications

Efficient electrical panel design: systematic cable management with HelaDuct wire retainers

It was the wind park maintenance engineer who brought the truth to light. Loose cables dangled in her face when she opened the switch cabinet of the turbine she was scheduled to inspect. The cables should have been fixed in place with elastic bands. But they had perished – something that wouldn’t have happened with the right retainers. Learn how to simplify and professionalise cable management in electrical panels and switch cabinets using accessories from the HelaDuct product range. … Continue reading