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Celtrak Ltd.
Company typePrivate
IndustryInformation Technology, Electronic Engineering
Founded2000 by Joe McBreen and Frank Clancy
HeadquartersGalway, Ireland

Celtrak Ltd. is an IT and electronic engineering company in Galway, Ireland. Celtrak works across Europe, North America, and the Middle East. The company makes GPS products for civil engineering and utilities in Ireland, the UK and Europe.

History[change | change source]

Celtrak Limited was founded in 2000.

The company also undertook wireless technology research in partnership with NUIG. [1][2][3] The company has been involved in developing technology to help drivers improve fuel efficiency.

The company now focuses on delivering GPS solutions to the civil engineering and utilities space in Ireland, the UK and Europe. Oil distribution companies also use the technology for fleet management.

In early 2008, Celtrak received a €1 million investment from Egis, a French engineering company.[4]

In October 2015, Thermo King bought Celtrak.[5][6] Celtrak is also an industrial partner in the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI).[7]

References[change | change source]

  1. "SFI Awards Major Research Centre to NUI Galway" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2006-08-20. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  2. "Celtrak". Archived from the original on 2007-11-28. Retrieved 2008-09-17.
  3. "Image, Signal and Communication Processing for the Automotive Environment". Car.nuigalway.ie. 2009-05-12. Retrieved 2016-09-21.
  4. "European VC investment in tech is actually going up. But Seed funding?". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2020-10-23.[permanent dead link]
  5. Taylor, Charlie. "Galway tech firm Celtrak acquired by Thermo King". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2021-02-10.
  6. "StackPath". www.fleetowner.com. Retrieved 2021-02-10.
  7. "About DERI". Deri.ie. Archived from the original on 2016-08-11. Retrieved 2016-09-21.