NGK Worldwide
NGK Worldwide

The NGK Spark Plug Co., Ltd. corporate group has its corporate headquarters in Nagoya, Japan and currently has 36 subsidiaries around the globe.

Outside of the home country of Japan, NGK alone has eleven factories, four development centres and more than 20 sales offices which ensure that products of the NGK and NTK brands reach customers quickly and reliably.


The dramatic growth of NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd represents a major success story in the UK automotive market. Starting in the 1960s, initially to serve the motorcycle market, NGK entered the UK automotive market in the early 1970s. Since then it has advanced from a market share of under 6% to one of over 50% and continues to grow through market leading service and support.

NGK has become the brand leader in the UK spark plug market and the number one choice of the professional as a result of its quality, technical excellence and total commitment to Research and Development. This has led to major successes with vehicle manufacturers worldwide who are increasingly specifying bespoke plugs so as to achieve maximum efficiency from their new engines.

The Will to Win

NGK Spark Plugs are widely used across all forms of motor sport including Formula 1, Touring Cars, Rally Cars, Motorcycle Racing and Offshore Powerboats

Less than perfect components in this environment will mean the difference between success and failure. This is why so many teams select NGK. Our racing spark plugs are specially developed to withstand the most severe conditions found in motorsport. The high compression ratios and engine speeds developed in high performance racing engines require spark plugs that can withstand extreme thermal loading and mechanical shock. Whether its a 1933 Supercharged MG or a current Formula 1 car NGK has a plug capable of powering you to the winning line.

Careers at NGK

NGK is an equal opportunities employer. As an organisation, we are committed to ensuring that every employee is treated fairly, regardless of gender, colour, race, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or belief, marital status, sexual orientation, disability and age. In particular, we aim to promote equality of opportunity by offering employment, career development, promotion, training, pay and other conditions of work, solely on the basis of ability, merit and the requirements of the job. NGK recognises the benefits from a diverse workforce and aims to pursue this in its recruitment.

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