Vector CANtech, Inc.

Vector provides tools, software components and engineering services for the networking of electronic systems in the automobile and related industries. The ECU development is supported with tools for the design, test, calibration and diagnostics as well as with software components and development services.

Company details

39500 Orchard Hill Place, Suite 550 , Novi , Michigan 48375 USA

Locations Served

Business Type:
Engineering service provider
Industry Type:
Manufacturing, Other
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Over 1000

This company also provides solutions for agricultural applications.
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For 25 years, Vector has been your partner for development of embedded electronics. More than 1,300 employees at 18 locations worldwide support manufacturers and suppliers in the automotive industry and related sectors with a professional platform of tools, software components and services for developing embedded systems.

Vector provides OEMs and suppliers of automotive and related industries a professional and open development platform of tools, software components and services for creating embedded systems.

The Vector Group had over 1.300 employees in 2014 and reached a turnover of 269 million Euro.

Our customers appreciate Vector as a reliable and technically competent partner when seeking efficient solutions for electronic networking. Customers from across the globe - in the automotive, heavy-duty vehicle, aerospace, transportation and control engineering fields - rely on solutions and products from the independent Vector Group.

For more than 25 years, besides our innovative strength, the core values of fairness, honesty and loyalty are important to us. These values, combined with our visionary perspective, represent the foundation for our successful growth.

The company Vector Software GmbH was founded on April 1st, 1988 by Eberhard Hinderer, Martin Litschel, and Dr. Helmut Schelling. Based on this engineering company, an international, continously growing enterprise has emerged. From the beginning, the typical Vector values of innovative power, fairness, honesty, and loyalty were in the focus - among the employees as well as towards customers. These traditional values, combined with a visionary view, were and are the foundation for our successful growth.

Our goal is excellence in all areas! We offer outstanding products and services. We implement your requirements to meet your goals, continually optimize our products and solutions, execute projects on time and within budget, offer professional training class instruction, and first-class product support.

Globally Harmonized Processes
A pillar of our success is the Vector Process Management System (VPMS). All of our locations world-wide operate on the basis of processes established in the VPMS. Your specification can be accessed from every work station with only a few mouse clicks - always up-to-date and always available. This is the basis for successful distributed world-wide product development with clearly defined interfaces and without inefficiencies.

The high satisfaction of our customers and employees and the continuing growth in both sales and employees are evidence of Vector’s success.

Our state-of-the-art VPMS is based on modern management methods. Vector processes are regularly assessed and certified, and they comply with current standards:

  • Quality Management - ISO 9001
  • Automotive SPICE
  • Functional Safety - ISO 26262

Protection of the environment is important to Vector and is integral to our company-wide guidelines. We assess our environmental impact and reduce it by established environmental management processes based on ISO 14001. Vector environmental guidelines serve as the foundation for these processes:

  • Vector protects natural resources and does not harm the environment.
  • Vector complies with legal requirements related to environmental protection.
  • Vector has implemented for environmental management guidelines that govern all of its activities and goals that contribute towards environmental protection. This assures that environmental impacts by Vector are continually reduced or avoided.

These guidelines give direction to management and employees, so that their behavior in their work environment is environmentally friendly and reduces the environmental footprint of Vector business activities.

The Vector environmental guidelines are communicated to all persons who work at Vector or on behalf of Vector.