Heighten the mood

AC/DC-konsertti

HRC has been in charge of the rigging for large-scale concerts at the Kantola event park in Hämeenlinna. In 2015 AC/DC performed at the new concert venue, and in 2016 they welcomed Iron Maiden.

Heighten the atmosphere of your event to a whole new level! Helsinki Rigging Company can rig lights, sound equipment, set pieces, or even a car to a venue’s ceiling. Or wherever you would like. At the same time, we’ll lift the mood to the best it can be.

No project is too difficult or obscure for us. We rigged a 10-meter gorilla onto the side of Hotel Torni, did a controlled 20 meter drop of a grand piano, rigged a car into the air in Kaivopuisto Park, rigged the ceiling lights in the Nelonen news studio, and set up the PA system at the Finnish National Opera.

Just tell us what you want rigged and where. We will carefully plan the rigging, take care of the necessary permits and finish the project using only the best possible equipment. Everything is guaranteed, and handled safely with the utmost expertise.

Forget all your worries – leave the rigging to us.

Need a rigger?

Stockmann

Helsinki Rigging Company implemented the rigging for the Stockmann Itäkeskus department store with cost-efficiency and flexibility. Now, the advertising props used in the store’s marketing campaigns can be easily installed onto the ceiling’s truss scaffolding.

Yes, you need the help of a professional rigger if you want to safely fasten props at a certain height. Riggers are at the service of corporate event organizers, for example, as well as lighting and sound equipment companies, trade show contractors, film producers, ad agencies, promoters and persons in charge of real estate.
By employing the services of certified professionals, you can ease your worries and minimize the risk of accidents. Helsinki Rigging Company is the only registered company in Finland that employs head riggers who have completed international qualifications in rigging, and have full knowledge of all required safety procedures. In Finland, nearly all organizers of large-scale rock concert tours retain the services of Helsinki Rigging Company.
Rigging planning and implementation is demanding, liable work, which is best left to professionals. Planning and design calls for expertise in construction, calculating Force, and risk management. Knowledge of the required tools and making sure they are used correctly is a top priority. Implementation requires qualified professionals, project managers with accountability, and strong knowledge of regulations.

How to implement your idea

  1. Think initially about what kind of experience you want to implement and where.
  2. Contact Helsinki Rigging Company and tell us about your idea.
  3. Based on our discussions, we create a detailed plan.
  4. Helsinki Rigging Company implements your plan in the agreed time frame.

HRC – a key part in all the action

Helsinki Rigging Company is responsible for all the event rigging at Hartwall Arena. We handled the Eurovision Song Contest, Ice Hockey World Championships, and the Helsinki International Horse Show, among others.

Helsinki Rigging Company’s employees have taken care of the rigging for hundreds of the world’s biggest tours. Our services have been entrusted by U2, The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Bruce Springsteen, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, and so on. In some cases, we have also handled the rigging for the tour’s concerts in other Nordic countries and Russia. Moreover, Helsinki Rigging Company employees were responsible for the rigging at the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest Finals at Hartwall Arena in Helsinki.

Project Record

Here are some of the events and concerts we have worked on:

2013:Apassionata, Disney On Ice, Ice Hocky World Championships, Hartwall Arena, Black Sabbath, Pink, Bruce Springsteen, Justin Bieber, Eros Ramazzotti, Kiss, Mark Knopfler, RUSH, Lana del Reyy

2012: Apassionata, Disney On Ice, Rammstein, The Killers, Adam Lambert, Michael Bublé, Ice Hocky World Championships 2012, Ozzy Osborne & Friends, Cesar Milan Live, Assembly 2012, Lady Gaga, Tristan ja Isolde, Children in Need, Nickelback, Loiri – Lauluni 1962–2012, Lionel Richie, Helsinki International Horse Show 2012, Walking with Dinosaurs, Michael Jackson Immortal, Jennifer Lopez, Nightwish, Imagenarium, Robin, MUSE, Swedish House, Mafia

2011–07: Finnish Sports Gala 2011, Apassionata, Disney On Ice, Kylie Minogue, Champion Boxing Night, My Chemical Brothers, Enrique Iglesias, Yö, Michael Bublé, Roger Waters – The Wall Live, Rush, Idols Final 2011, Cesar Milan Live, Eric Clapton, Prince, Assembly Summer 2011, Placido Domingo, Children in Need 2011, NHL Premiere 2011, Britney Spears, Helsinki International Horse Show 2011, Monster Jam, Sade, Roxette, Hector, Boxing Night, Deep Purple, Yö, Paul McCartney, 2010, Finnish Sports Gala 2010, Disney On Ice, Depeche Mode, Apassionata, Rammstein, Kent, Rush, Whitney Houston, Assembly Summer 2010, Leonard Cohen, Ozzy Osborne, Sting, Children in Need, NHL Premiere 2010, Lady Gaga, Helsinki International Horse Show 2010, Rock Star – Taste of Chaos, Helsinki Boxing Night, 2009, Finnish Sports Gala 2009, Disney On Ice, Apassionata, James Blunt, Il Divo, Tina Turner, Simply Red, Enrique Iglesias, Jean Michel Jarre, Laura Pausini, Heavy Weight World Championships, Eagles, Anastacia, Metallica, Britney Spears, Assembly Summer 2009, Children in Need, Nightwish, Tom Jones, Cirque du Soleil – Saltimbanco, Elton John, Helsinki International Horse Show 2009, MUSE, Monster Jam, Marilyn Manson, PINK, Eros Ramazotti, Cliff Richard & the Shadows, Walking With Dinosaurs, Backstreet Boys, 2008, Disney On Ice, Apassionata, Kirka Babizin Tribute, Tapani Kansa, Rihanna, Backstreet Boys, The Vihdoinkin! Tour, Paul Anka, Mark Knopfler, Winnie the Pooh – show, John Fogerty, KISS, Bob Dylan, Lenny Kravitz, Celin Dion, Kylie Minogue, Assembly Summer 2008, Neil Young, Children in Need, Mamma Mia – Musikaali, Leonard Cohen, Helsinki International Horse Show 2008, Monster Jam, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Middleweight Boxing European Championship, 2007, Disney On Ice, Apassionata, Soop Dogg & P.Diddy, Shakira, Eurovision 2007 Song Contest, Mamma Mia- Musical, Il Divo, Ozzy Osbourne, Evanescence, George Michael, Aerosmith, The WHO, Assembly Summer 2007, Children in Need, Cirque du Soleil, Pussycat Dolls, Gwen Stefani, Helsinki International Horse Show 2007, Eppu Normaali Tour, Rush, Another Kind of Magic, Monster Jam, Starlight Express – Musical, Hector, 50 Cent, Me Starat – The Christmas Concert

Customer Feedback

From the Justin Bieber world tour:
”The de-installation for the concert went as swiftly as it did in Moscow, even though here you can’t drive the trucks into the building. That’s impressive.”

Three Promises

Suomen Urheilugaala

The Finnish Sports Gala has grown into a significant media event. Adding to the spectacle are the sponsor cars, which we have rigged to hang mid-air.

1. Best practice

We passionately adhere to the highest standards in professional practice and equipment. We proceed accordingly when terms of safety and cost-effectiveness are met.

2. Responsibility

We take full responsibility for all our services. As our customer, you never have to worry about the safety concerns of working at a height, the legalities regarding rigging equipment and their correct usage, or about the external safety of a workspace.

3. Reliability

Not a single job has ever been left unfinished because of reasons concerning the Helsinki Rigging Company.

We just don’t drop anything – ever.

Head riggers

Jukka”Juki” Tuominen
NRC Level 3 Rigger, NRC Assessor, Head Rigger

Jaakko ”Jaska” Erkinheimo
Head Rigger, Stage Manager

Training and planning

An imaginative launch. Watch the video to see how a new Mercedes-Benz A-Class car was rigged to the roof of the Scandic Hotel Marski in Helsinki.

Helsinki Rigging Company always draws very precise and detailed plans for our rigging projects. The plans are delivered as CAD files. A carefully crafted plan cuts down on rigging work hours and minimizes the element of surprise.
We also organize rigging training. We foster students intending to get into the industry, as well as professionals looking to gain a professional qualification or become certified trainers.

Maintenance

Helsinki Rigging Company is also a manufacturer-certified maintenance and equipment repair specialist.

Contact us

Jukka Tuominen

Jukka Tuominen rigging the required communications hardware on the roof of the Sanomatalo building. Helsinki Rigging Company also handled the rigging for the Nelonen news studio.

How may we be of service? Don’t hesitate to contact us, no matter how large or small your project may be – we always deliver with the same precise and professional touch. Fill in the contact form below, send an email, a text or make a phone call. Let’s bring up the mood to the next level!

Jukka”Juki” Tuominen: juki@rigging.fi, +358 40 844 5222
Jaakko ”Jaska” Erkinheimo: jaska@rigging.fi, +358 40 828 8778

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