NGK Spark Plugs Adds Jeffrey Schlenker as GM of Purchasing
NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.)—the Wixom, Michigan-based manufacturer of ignition parts and sensors—has announced Jeffrey Schlenker has joined the company as general manager of Purchasing. “Jeffrey joins us with extensive experience creating strategies and roadmaps to align with corporate objectives and ensure cost savings are met. We are excited to have someone of his caliber join
NGK Spark Plugs Announces Appointments to Leadership Team
NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. has announced the appointment of two individuals to their leadership team. Megan McDonald, an NGK associate for over 23 years, has been promoted to General Manager of Corporate Planning. In this newly created role, McDonald will serve as a leadership team member and be responsible for the successful execution of
NGK Spark Plugs Announces Kirt Denman as Director of Aftermarket
NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. has announced Kirt Denman has joined the company as the Director of Aftermarket. Denman has specialized in the automotive aftermarket and retail market for over 35 years, the company says. NGK says Denman will serve as a leadership team member and be responsible for developing a strategy to drive the
Kirt Denman Joins NGK Spark Plugs as Director of Aftermarket
NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. announced today that Kirt Denman has joined the company as Director of Aftermarket. “I am pleased to announce that Kirt Denman has accepted the position of Director of Aftermarket,” said NGK SVP of Commercial Business Operations, Brian Norko. “Kirt joins us with extensive knowledge and a deep understanding of the
NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc. to Change Company Name Effective April 1, 2023
NGK Spark Plugs Inc. announced that effective April 1, 2023, the company name will become Niterra North America, INC.
NGK Spark Plugs Announces Promotions within its Leadership Team
NGK Spark Plugs, the world’s leading ignition and sensor specialist, has announced two promotions with its leadership team. Franchelle Thomas has been promoted to Director of Culture, Communication, and People, filling a recently vacated position. Thomas was previously the General Manager of Human Resources NGK Spark Plugs (U.S.A.), Inc., and will add to her responsibilities Human
NGK Spark Plugs Announces Executive Changes
NGK Spark Plugs Inc. has announced changes within its executive team which includes the appointment of four individuals. Clair Stewart has joined the company as Vice President of Supply Chain Management. In his new role, Stewart is responsible for procurement, materials, packaging, and logistics. Before joining NGK Spark Plugs, Stewart was employed by Autokiniton Global
Understanding Spark Plugs & Ignition Components
Simple parts such as spark plugs are much more involved than you might realize. Samantha Moore of Vector Motorsports breaks down the crucial things you need to know about spark plugs and other ignition components as they relate to your car or application.
NGK Introduces their Tech Training Portal
NGK & NTK have announced the launch of their online/on-demand portal for Technical Training and Live webinars to keep parts pros and technicians up to speed on today’s developments in ignition and sensor technology. The portal, which can be accessed online, offers unique online learning pathways for both the Ignition Specialist and Sensor Specialist categories.
NGK Recognized by Honda for Excellence in Quality & Delivery
NGK Spark Plugs USA. Inc. has been awarded the 2020 Excellence in Quality & Delivery Award from Honda Development & Manufacturing of America LLC. As measured by Honda’s delivery performance index, The Honda Excellence in Quality & Delivery Award recognizes suppliers at the top of their commodity classification. Additionally, the supplier must also have demonstrated
NTK Variable Valve Timing Solenoids
NTK’s program approach focuses on high failure rate applications of VVT solenoids in vehicles that are 2004 model year and newer.
Rachel Meyer Replaces Sister Megan to Drive Randy Meyer Racing’s NTK Sensors A/Fuel Dragster
Randy Meyer Racing didn’t have to look far to find a new primary driver when Megan Meyer announced her retirement last year, as her sister, Rachel, has been named Megan’s replacement. Rachel will drive the newly rebranded NTK Sensors A/Fuel dragster tuned and owned by her father, Randy Meyer. “This is something I have always