Founded in 2002, the Luxembourg Automotive Suppliers Association – ILEA provides a strategic forum for automotive suppliers by addressing issues of common concern; serving as a source of information and providing an industry voice on topics of interest. ILEA is hosted by FEDIL – The Voice of Luxembourg’s Industry and focuses on the interests of Luxembourgish companies active in the automotive sector and provides them with a common body of communication. ILEA is a platform for sharing experience and information among its members. Its aim is to promote the relations between the various suppliers as well as towards car manufacturers. ILEA is a member of CLEPA (European Association of Automotive Suppliers) www.clepa.eu.
ILEA members generate a total sales turnover of more than 1.5 billion EUR per year and export their products and services all over the world. Major export countries are: Germany, France, Italy, UK, Japan, Spain, USA, China, Sweden.
The automotive suppliers in Luxembourg employ approximately 9,000 people. Many companies, such as Goodyear, IEE, Carlex, Mahle and Delphi have major R&D centres in Luxembourg. These technical centres employ approximately 1.950 people.
Member companies are suppliers in the value chain of components, modules, systems, materials and equipment developed for the original equipment automotive industry.
- Component production sites exporting to all major European automobile manufacturers
- Tier1 and Tier2 engineering and application centres
- R&D centres (public and private) in automotive and mobility
- R&D centres in materials and composite materials
- Vehicle homologation services
- Mobile connectivity service providers
- Manufacturing solutions providers
- Automotive Consulting
The creation of the Luxembourg Automotive Components Cluster (LACC) in 2014 was initiated and supported by ILEA.