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About us

Our company

IDEA OPTICAL is the French leading company in optical fiber cable connectivity and cable management, with more than 15 years of expertise.

We partner major contractors in the Telecom, Energy and Railway sectors, essentially on the EMEA Market.

          Every client is provided with personalized advice and support, in order to exceed your expectations and fully respect the five strategic imperatives: Quality, Cost, Service, Delivery and Maintenance.  

Our Sales representatives (Fluen in: French, English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic and Russian) regularly invite customers to the showroom based in Guyancourt (dept. 78, France) to present our solutions to them in natural conditions.

The premises based in Lannion (dept. 22, France), withe a 9,500 m² production space, a Supply chain warehouse, administration services, our design office and quality control.

At the heart of our production site, our integrated design office develops innovative solutions and constantly works on upgrading our products to perfectly meet market needs.

A subsidiary of the ACOME Group since 2015, Idea Optical has strengthened the group’s optical connectivity product expertise to put French industrial know-how at the service of Very High Speed Broadband everywhere and for everyone.

The ACOME Group

ACOME is an international high-tech group specialized in the telecom, automotive and construction sectors. Present on 4 continents, the Group currently employs close to 2,000 people.
ACOME develops and manufactures high quality products and solutions for building networks and telecommunications infrastructure, to constantly improve installation efficiency.

The ACOME Group has the largest cable manufacturing plant in Western Europe. This cutting edge production platform (high-speed extrusion, irradiator, draw tower, etc.) positions the company as the European leader in terms of cable production capacity. The products delivered to Europe are manufactured in Normandy, France on this main industrial site which has 6 factories covering 430,000 m².

ACOME is France’s 1st cooperative company, with a turnover in 2021 of 550 million euros and 1800 employees. Since 1932, ACOME has always promoted a cooperative, democratic and responsible governance model.

1,750 employees worldwide

Idea Optical sites

EMEA 81% (whose 73% are base in France, 15% in China, 5% in Brazil)

12 factories

7 factorises in France, 3 in Chine, 1 factory in Brazil, 1 factory in Morocco

Sales locations in 6 countries

France, Germany, Italy, UK, China, Brazil.

Logistics platforms worldwide

EMEA, South America, ASIA

1 expertise & technology group center

France

2 tech centers

France, China

The headquarters

Paris, France

Our values

Engagement

Engagement

We are committed to protecting the environment (EcoVadis Silver) and we are also committed to providing all our employees with a healthy and quality working environment, regardless of their field of activity.

Excellence

Excellence

We seek to build ever more innovative products using our state-of-the art technology. Innovation is at the heart of all our product development.

Respect

Respect

Respect is a fundamental value. The company is committed to ensuring that every employee is respected within the company without any discrimination related to gender, age, sexual preference or religion. We also make it a point of honour to apply gender equality in our teams.

Our know-how

Expertise and advice

Expertise and advice

As an active member of ARCEP’s fibre expert committee, our company contributes to the definition of tomorrow’s telecom network engineering.

In direct contact with all national commercial operators and third party providers, our sales team supports and advises contracting authorities in their choice of solutions adapted to existing engineering.

Product design

Product design

To meet our clients’ specific needs and to continuously improve our product range, our design office designs, models and develops new solutions.

Our high product design standards mean we are perfectly in line with market needs, while taking into account feedback from the field.

Production

Production

The assembly and integration of our cabling solutions are entirely manufactured at our production site in Lannion where our workshop cover 3,000 m².

This organization gives us complete control over the production chain, but also makes us highly responsive to support you effectively in your deployment projects.

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Have a question ?

Our team is there to help you

by telephone at
+33 (0)2 96 48 36 90

from monday to friday
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
and 1:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Careers

Joining Idea Optical means to integrate a human-size company, innovative and growing. We propose career opportunities in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality, Human Resources, Sales & Communication.

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