The NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. corporate group has its corporate headquarters in Nagoya, Japan and currently has 32 subsidiaries around the globe. NGK Spark Plug is the worldwide manufacturer of spark plugs and lambda sensors.
Outside of Japan, NGK has thirteen factories, four research and development centers and more than 20 sales offices which ensure that products of the NGK and NTK brands reach customers quickly and reliably.
In total, the approximately 12,000 employees of the corporate group (March 2012) helped the corporate group’s turnover reach 3,47 billion US dollars (approx. 2,67 billion €). In the process, the company’s largest sector, automotive components, accounted for 2.72 billion dollars (approx. 2,09 billion €). The area of communications media components and technical ceramics, the company’s second pillar, accounted for 757 million dollars (approx. 582 million €).
NGK takes great pride in their spark plugs, specifically designed to meet the demands of Formula 1 racing. NGK and Ferrari have been working closely together for over ten years and have enjoyed technical success in each Formula 1 season. Ferrari is the clear leader in Formula 1 and NGK is the No. 1 supplier of spark plugs.