Valeo Vision Systems was created upon the acquisition of Connaught Electronics Ltd in 2007 by the Valeo Group. Since then, the company has grown to become a global leader in the supply of automotive multi camera solutions, supplying all major European OEM’s as well as rapid expansion into North American and Asian markets. Tuam, Ireland is our Global Product line head quarters.
The companies product portfolio is focused and highly innovative, specializing in the design and manufacture of advanced Driver Assistance Systems, including Rear View Camera's, Surround View Systems and Machine Vision applications such as Pedestrian Detection, Cross Traffic Alert and Automated Parking. Our next generation products will launch us into the realm of Autonomous Driving applications and associated sensors.
Valeo Group is an Automotive Supplier, Partner to all automakers worldwide. As a technology company, Valeo proposes innovative products and systems that contribute to the reduction of CO2 emissions and the development of intuitive driving. Valeo operates in 29 countries globally, consisting of 136 production sites, 34 development centers, 16 research centers and in excess of 81,000 employees.
As a Global Product Line within Valeo Group, the operation in Ireland is an excellent example of Valeo, the Tech Company. Through the sustained investment of Valeo Group, supported by IDA Ireland, our footprint in Ireland includes one of the largest Research and Development sites in Valeo, employing in the region of 400 professionals across a wide spectrum of Engineering and Science disciplines. Overall, the Tuam facility has over 1000 employees on-site.
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