NGK Spark Plug is the leading expert in ignition components technology and electronic for the automotive industry. The world-leading spark plug, heater and sensor specialist with over eighty years of experience in ignition systems, with headquarters in Japan. Almost every automobile producer uses these products as OE.
The headquarters of the company for the EMEA region is in Ratingen, Germany, which at the same time supplies the aftermarket and OEM sector with two strong brands NGK and NTK.
Regarding OEM products NGK Spark Plug is a long-term partner of brands such as Audi, Alfa Romeo, Bentley, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, Jaguar, Lancia, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Opel, Renault, Seat, Skoda, Volkswagen, as well as Volvo. Additionally, NGK Spark Plug offers to the European market of automotive parts a wide range of products all from one place, such as NGK band spark plugs, cables, ignition coils and heaters and NTK brand lambda sensors, exhaustion gas temperature sensors and NOx sensors. All products are manufactured compliant with OE specifications and quality. As a result, the company supplies the most important distributors and is the number one company in the supply of spark plugs of all European buyers.
The company is managing sales organizations all over the world and has 24 plants and 5 technical centers. With a total of 13.000 employees in 43 companies it generates an annual turnover of around EUR 2.7 million. Their technical experience is also reflected in their numerous successes in motor sports, such as for example that they are not only the official supplier of Scuderia Ferrari in Formula 1, but also the suppliers of almost every team in MotoGP.