NGK to relocate Japanese head office

Move to aid transformation of NGK Spark Plug into environmentally sustainable company

NGK Spark Plug has announced it is relocating its global head office functions in Japan.

The move will take place in April 2022, with the new headquarters located at the ‘URBANNET NAGOYA nexta BUILDING’ in Higashisakura, Higashi-ku, Nagoya City.

Situated between the 16th–19th floors of the URBANNET NAGOYA nexta BUILDING – which is currently under construction – the new global head office will cover a total of 4400m2.

NGK Spark Plugs (UK) Ltd managing director Marko Wowczyna said: “The relocation of our global head office functions to the URBANNET NAGOYA nexta BUILDING in Nagoya perfectly symbolises the transformative path we are on.

“This new state-of-the-art facility is designed with our 2040 vision – ‘Beyond ceramics, eXceeding imagination’ – in mind.

“The new head office will help us strengthen various corporate functions as the company changes drastically beyond the current way.”

The new premises will house around 500 employees.

Remote work will be promoted, with the number of office seats reduced to 70 per cent of the full capacity.

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