NGK customers attend Rugby international

Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd has played host to 10 Northern Ireland wholesalers during a corporate weekend, the highlight of which saw them attend the recent Ireland v Italy Six Nations Rugby Union game in Dublin.

Enjoying their trip to Dublin’s Aviva Stadium with NGK were (front row left-right): Kevin McNeill, of JNK Components Ballymena, Sean Slane, of Mac Autoparts Belfast, Vincent McCaffrey, of Antrim Autoparts Antrim, Alwyn Megarity, of A C Components Portadown, Ian Scott, of Carryduff Autoparts Carryduff, and Mark Hallam, Marketing Manager NGK Spark plugs (UK) Ltd. Back row L-R: Stewart Neill, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd Area Manager for Ireland, Mark Clydesdale, of Colin Adams Motor Parts Newtownards, Charlie Mullin, of C E Motor Factors Limavady, Alan Graham, of Lagan Motor Factors Lisburn, David Davidson, of Woodstock Motorparts Belfast, and Alan Jardine, of Partsdoc Coleraine

The customers – who stayed in a top Dublin hotel – earned their place on the fun weekend by being top performers in NGK’s Winter promotion that included all NGK products and ran through the months of January and February.

Hosting the weekend for NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd were Area Manager for Ireland Stewart Neill and Marketing Manager Mark Hallam.

Stewart Neill said: “Our guests were deserved winners in the promotion and they enjoyed a fantastic weekend. We even managed to arrange a 58-15 victory for Ireland!”

NGK is renowned for supplying original equipment (OE) spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK Lambda and other engine management sensors to most of the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers with the same parts being available to the UK and Ireland independent automotive aftermarket. It also supplies a wide range of ignition coils to make it the leading ignition specialist.

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