September 21, 2021

Cepton Partners with TOP-electronics to Serve a Global Customer Base for Intelligent Lidar Solutions

Cepton Technologies (“Cepton”), Inc., an innovative provider of state-of-the-art, intelligent, lidar-based solutions, has announced TOP-electronics (“TOP”) as a distribution partner in Europe and the USA.

TOP-electronics is a technology provider, specialized distributor and representative in electronic components, modules and solutions. With its growing portfolio of award-winning lidar solutions, Cepton is partnering with TOP to address the demand from global customers across a range of applications in the Automotive and Smart Infrastructure markets. Supported by TOP’s deep knowledge of the international market, excellent technical expertise and strong ties with global suppliers and customers, Cepton expects to work with a larger network of worldwide customers who are looking to benefit from the 3D, intelligent perception enabled by Cepton’s lidar technology.

Powered by Cepton’s patented MMT® (Micro Motion Technology), Cepton’s lidar solutions have been deployed worldwide to enable a wide range of applications, including consumer vehicle ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), AV (autonomous vehicles), smart traffic intersections, traffic analytics, e-tolling, security and safety, crowd analytics and more. Working with the professional team at TOP, customers can now adopt lidar-enabled use cases using the right solutions from Cepton along with technical support from TOP to expedite their development and deployment.

“We are proud to work with a technology leader in the lidar market. Working together, Cepton and TOP-electronics will make state-of-the-art lidar solutions more accessible to the customer, opening up opportunities for a wider range of applications. TOP’s slogan is ‘TOP-electronics loves to connect… engineers and technology’, which is exactly what we will achieve with Cepton in our targeted markets in Europe and the USA”, said Arco Snoey, founder and CEO of TOP-electronics.

Klaus Wagner, Director of Product Management and Marketing at Cepton, said: “We are glad to be working with the talented team at TOP, that has over 15 years of experience bringing technologies from the forefront to customers worldwide, and helping translate ideas into real solutions. We are pleased to join TOP’s network of world-leading technology and solution providers and look forward to expanding our global customer footprint in partnership with TOP.”

TOP-electronics has offices in The Netherlands and France to support the EMEA market, and offices in the USA to support North and South America, and provides localized technical support and assistance in sales and logistics.


About Cepton Technologies, Inc.

Cepton provides state-of-the-art, intelligent, lidar-based solutions for a range of markets such as automotive (ADAS/AV), smart cities, smart spaces and smart industrial applications. Cepton’s patented MMT®-based lidar technology enables reliable, scalable and cost-effective solutions that deliver long range, high resolution 3D perception for smart applications.

Founded in 2016 and led by industry veterans with over two decades of collective experience across a wide range of advanced lidar and imaging technologies, Cepton is focused on the mass market commercialization of high performance, high quality lidar solutions. Cepton is headquartered in San Jose, California, USA, with a presence in Germany, Canada, Japan, India and China, to serve a fast-growing global customer base. For more information, visit and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About TOP-electronics

TOP-electronics is a technology-provider, specialized distributor and representative in electronic components, modules and solutions. TOP-electronics has been providing electronic solutions to OEMs since 2005. TOP-electronics has gained thorough knowledge of the international market, with offices in Europe, North America and Asia. TOP-electronics can deliver the best solution with the requested requirements in the technical, commercial and logistic space.


Faithy Li, Cepton Technologies,