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The company is an original equipment (OE) supplier of spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK Lambda and associated engine management sensors to many of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers (VMs), with the same components being supplied to the UK automotive aftermarket.
The new improvements are designed to provide a better service for its distributors and garages with easy location of the correct part for their specific vehicle requirements and image enhancements.
Part Finder is located on the company’s www.ngkntk.com/uk website and includes catalogues for: cars and light commercial vehicles; motorcycles and scooters; ATV Quad; horticultural & small engines; marine; and classic vehicles.
It features the company’s extensive product portfolio of spark plugs, glow plugs, ignition leads, ignition coils, oxygen sensors, EGTS sensors, MAP & MAF sensors and camshaft and crankshaft sensors, giving the correct part number for thousands of model applications.
Mark Hallam, Marketing Manager, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, said: “All of our data is now available in an enhanced user environment on our website. There have been a number of electronic improvements that have been made to make it even more user-friendly for our customers. Image quality has been enhanced and we believe our customers will appreciate the new look which is in keeping with the company’s corporate identity.
“Our technical team has worked diligently to help put the improvements in place and the reaction we have had from customers so far has been very positive. However, as a company we never stand still, and we will continue to update and improve Part Finder and would appreciate further feedback from customers to enable us to continue to improve the facility.”
Part Finder is free to use and easily located via the NGK website home page and includes not only catalogues for each area of the company’s business but also product cross-references, buyer’s guide and downloads.
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About NGK SPARK PLUG:
Worldwide: 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. With around 16,000 employees, the company’s automotive and technical ceramics activities generate a total annual turnover of around 3.5 billion Euros worldwide. NGK SPARK PLUG’s EMEA sales (including its EU, UK, France and Eurasia subsidiaries) represent 26.1% of this global turnover. NGK SPARK PLUG operates on all continents and has 41 group companies, 24 production plants and four Technical Centres.
Aftermarket EMEA: NGK SPARK PLUG has seen significant growth across the Aftermarket since expanding beyond motorcycle parts into the automotive sector in the 1970s. With an outstanding commitment to quality, technology and research & development the company has become the world’s number one in spark plugs and oxygen sensors, and a leading provider of glow plugs, ignition coils and leads as well as further sensor technology. Organisationally NGK SPARK PLUG’s regional headquarters in Ratingen, Germany serves the Aftermarket across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In the EMEA region the company has ten group companies and more than 1,000 employees, as well as two production plants in France and South Africa and a Technical Centre in Germany.
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