Helm Group


Helm Group has recently changed its branding to consolidate all of its entities and operations under the name Helm.  Previously, the company operated under the names Mechanical, Civil, Industrial, and more.  The new brand will tie all of our offerings together to help us recruit new talent and show customers our range of expertise.  The […]

Helm started in 1946 as a local chip and seal contractor.  As times changed, the company focused on new types of work and new geographies.  Recently, however, the company made a new push to perform more of this work for local counties, towns, and property associations throughout Northwest Illinois.  Each of the last 3 years, […]

Helm Civil was recently awarded the Eastbound approach lanes of the I-74 Mississippi River crossing.  Over the last 3 years, the company worked on the Westbound approach and will bring that expertise to this new $33 million project.  Both projects are part of the $1.2 billion I-74 corridor connecting Iowa to Illinois in the Quad […]

Mechanical Inc. recently won the Safety Achievement Award from the Great Lakes Construction Association for outstanding accomplishments in achieving an exemplary safety record during 2016. With Mechanical’s commitment to safety, a culture of safe work, and dedicated safety personnel,  awards like this are welcomed but are not surprising. Mechanical’s EMR is well below industry averages. […]