Friedrichsdorf – Comfort & Driving Assistance Systems

The site in Friedrichsdorf near Frankfurt am Main is part of the Valeo Comfort & Driving Assistance Systems Business Group and is the headquarters of the global Valeo peiker Telematics (CVP) product line.

It is not only a production site, but also an important development center for connected car applications and microphones. peiker was founded in 1946 as an acoustics company and has been part of the Valeo Group since 2016. Our telematics modules are important components of the connected car, making them indispensable for the automated transport concepts of the future.
They enable the rapid and reliable exchange of data, such as through complex Internet connectivity, navigation, manufacturer-specific assistance services, and the legally required emergency eCall service.

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The focus at the site

  • All under one roof: from product development to production
  • Research & development in the field of connected car / telematics applications
  • Research & development in the field of microphone technology
  • Production of telematics modules and microphones
  • Inhouse injection molding facilities and state-of-the-art SMT machinery

Products

Telematics modules

Valeo peiker: more than 10 years of experience in telematics with eCall features (including ERA GLONASS)

Microphone technology

Sensor solutions for any voice and noise-related use case and beyond: voice microphones, multi-capsule array microphones, noise microphones

History at a Glance

1946
1972
1984
2009
2012
2016

1946

Founding of “Beerwald & Co.” factory for the production and sales of piezoelectric and acoustic devices in Bad Homburg; later rebranded as peiker acustic GmbH & Co. KG and relocated to Friedrichsdorf.

1972

Market launch of combined audio and speech sets for government security radio, firefighters and other emergency responders paves the way for automotive products by peiker.

1984

Presentation of the first operating handset HA1/A10 for mobile radio; development of the first peiker passenger car hands-free kit for Siemens.

2009

Development of the 3G/UMTS module as the basis for future eCall and connectivity solutions.

2012

Development of the 4G/LTE module.

2016

Valeo takes over the site.

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