Friedrichsdorf – Valeo Brain Division

The Valeo site in Friedrichsdorf develops and produces telematics and audio products in connected vehicles.

Friedrichsdorf is part of the Valeo Brain Division and operates under the name Valeo Telematik und Akustik GmbH. Around 500 employees from over 40 different countries develop and produce telematics and audio products. These modules are important components of networked vehicles and thus indispensable for the automated traffic concepts of the future. They enable reliable data exchange, for example via a fast 4G/5G internet connection, navigation, manufacturer-specific assist services and the eCall legal emergency call.

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The focus at the site

  • Research and development in the field of connected vehicles / telematics
  • Research and development in the field of audio technology
  • Production of telematics modules and microphones
  • Own injection molding facilities and state-of-the-art SMT (Surface Mounted Technology) machines

Products at the site

Telematics modules

More than 10 years of experience in telematics solutions from 3G – 5G with

  • Car 2 Car communication, eCall functions
  • 2G-4G emergency call control units with backup batteries and loudspeaker 
  • 4G telematics units for eCall and data transmission
  • 5G telematics units for eCall and data transmission with integrated antennas

Audio technology


Microphones for any type of speech and noise application, as well as many other applications: 

    • Analogue and digital (A2B) speech microphones & multi-capsule array microphones
    • Noise microphones with IP protection classes up to IP6k9k

Other audio products:

    • Siren detection solutions (EVD)
    • Algorithms for signal enhancement or noise and wind suppression
    • Solutions for telephony applications (Call & eCall)
    • Loudspeaker integration solutions

Working in Friedrichsdorf

Friedrichsdorf is located on the southern slope of the main Taunus ridge overlooking Frankfurt and is the third largest town in the Hochtaunus district after Bad Homburg and Oberursel. Together with its districts of Dillingen, Seulberg, Köppern and Burgholzhausen, Friedrichsdorf has a population of around 25.000. Friedrichsdorf has a good infrastructure with kindergartens, schools, medical specialists, clubs, a shopping center and a beautiful pedestrian zone with numerous restaurants.

Activities at the site

The Friedrichsdorf site is committed to its employees within the framework of regular employee events, such as summer parties, Christmas parties and regular information events. Wellbeing is a priority and is manifested at the site through regular measures.

Sustainability at the site

The site impresses with a recycling rate for commercial and industrial waste of almost 98%. All of this waste is fed into the recycling loop. Only 2% is not sent for material recycling and disposed of.




Foundation of the company "Beerwald & Co." for the production and distribution of piezoelectric and acoustic devices in Bad Homburg; later change of name to "peiker acustic GmbH & Co. KG" and relocation of the company headquarters to Friedrichsdorf


Production start of the first 4G telematics control units


Takeover by Valeo and change of name to Valeo Telematik und Akustik GmbH


Nomination of the first 5G telematics control unit


Opening of the new canteen


Commissioning of the new antenna measurement hall


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