NGK Spark Plug Europe Gmbh
NGK SPARK PLUG is one of the leading automotive and technical ceramics suppliers, with its corporate headquarters in Nagoya, Japan and sales organisations and production facilities all over the world. The automotive side of the company specialises in the fields of ignition and sensor technology, supplying Original Equipment customers across the globe. For the Aftermarket, its product portfolio comprises spark plugs, glow plugs, ignition coils and leads under the NGK Ignition Parts brand. Under the brand NTK Vehicle Electronics the company offers oxygen sensors (including NOx sensors), exhaust gas temperature sensors (EGTS), mass air flow (MAF) and manifold absolute/boost pressure (MAP) sensors as well as engine speed and position sensors.
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- Business Type:
- Industry Type:
- Automobile & Ground Transport
- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
With around 16,400 employees, the company’s automotive and technical ceramics activities generate a total annual turnover of around 3.7 billion Euros worldwide. NGK SPARK PLUG’s EMEA sales (including its EU, UK, France and Eurasia subsidiaries) represent 27% of this global turnover. NGK SPARK PLUG operates on all continents and has 41 group companies, 33 production plants and five Technical Centres.
NGK SPARK PLUG’s regional headquarters in Ratingen, Germany, serves Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with high-end products and first-class expertise from NGK and NTK, leading brands in the automotive industry and in the field of technical ceramics. In the EMEA region, representing 26.1% of NGK SPARK PLUG´s global turnover, the company has ten group companies and more than 800 employees, as well as two production plants in France and South Africa and a technical centre in Germany.