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NGK stands draws big crowds at Automechanika Birmingham

Ignition specialist NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd’s appearance at the Automechanika UK show attracted independent garages and parts distributors from all over the UK and Ireland.

The event – held over three days at the NEC, Birmingham – saw the NGK stand draw crowds of visitors eager to discover more about the original equipment (OE) supplier of spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK Lambda and other engine management sensors.

Mark Hallam, Marketing Manager NGK, poses with the NGK model.
Mark Hallam, Marketing Manager NGK, poses with the NGK model.

Mark Hallam, Marketing Manager, NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, said: “This was the inaugural Automechanika show in the UK and we were pleased to see a large number of independent garages and distributors. Our sales and technical staff were on-hand to deal with their enquiries and were kept busy over the three days.”

Stewart Neill, Area Manager (Ireland), NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd, said he was delighted with the number of customers who had travelled over from both Northern Ireland and Southern Ireland for the event.

He said: “It was great to see so many familiar faces who had made the journey to visit us in Birmingham. Visiting shows, particularly overseas, shows a real commitment by our distributors and their garage customers to learn more about our latest products and plans.”

NGK supplies the world’s leading vehicle manufacturers with its OE spark plugs, glow plugs and NTK sensors with the same quality parts also being available to the UK and Irish automotive aftermarkets. It also supplies a comprehensive range of ignition coils.

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