About us

A commitment to quality for generations

1906: The Brand Logo GEBE are the initials of Gotthilf Breining, who was the OEM supplier for Bosch, Lucas, Fiat and Ducellier (Valeo). In the aftermarket known worldwide by its brand “GEBE“, recognized for its Quality since 1906.

1983: In 1983 Willy J. Schoenen, the founder of IKA GmbH (Ltd.) took over G. Breining, as a supplier of carbon brushes and self lubricating bushings. Willy J. Schoenen, had been the managing director at Gotthilf Breining GmbH, which he already joined in 1968. Obliged to this long tradition, IKA has already from the beginning sold only products of initial-supplier quality or those meeting OEM standards. Top quality, years of experience and reliability have made IKA to a supplier of automotive electric spare parts as well as to an important partner for the car rebuilder sector.

today: Today IKA Germany is serving rebuilder of starters and alternators as well as special wholesalers and spare parts departments of car manufacturers in 70+ countries on all continents with a specialized and actively managed portfolio. 

Deep technical understanding, paired with global market insights, allows us to translate the highly diverse requirements of our global clients into portfolio recommendations. While continuously investing in our TQM and our logistics, we are maintaining the high level of flexibility (e.g. individually programmed, private lable relays in our headquarter in Königswinter), to serve our clients with tailored solutions.

Graduates, trainees & interns

With your talent and passion for the automotive industry, and our global presence and experience, we have the opportunity to provide you with a diverse, challenging and equally rewarding work experience.

 

Our Salespeople are more than just good communicators. They are passionate advocates of our GEBE brand and the trusted partner to our customers.

From internships to trainee and undergraduate dual study programs, with IKA Germany we have the right fit for you. From blue chip companies to industry specialists, we supply our partners in 70+ countries and exhibit at trade shows around the world  – the opportunities are as diverse as our customers.

At IKA Germany, we’re are preparing us for the future and look forward to welcoming you on board.

Your career development

How will your career grow at IKA Germany? No matter which career area you choose, we’ll provide a clear structure for your development.

Find out more about our Career Competencies Model and discuss your best fit with Mr. Langen.

Current education puts

Currently we are not looking for new employees/trainees.

Christian Langen

Phone: 02244 91842 -12
c.langen@ika-germany.de

IKA Management

Willy Schoenen

President

Harald Benninger

Managing Director

Roman Schoenen

Managing Director

Sebastian Hoff

Managing Director

At IKA Germany, partnership is not a set-phrase, but a commitment for generations. As OEM carbon brush supplier for Bosch and others, GEBE is recognized for its quality since 1906. Subsequently the GEBE promise “Quality inside” has been the benchmark during our portfolio expansions and acquisitions over decades. To serve our clients in 70+ countries, we actively manage a well-selected portfolio, with tailored solutions and the highest level of flexibility.

Contact

Get in touch with IKA

IKA Industrie- und Kraftfahrzeugausrüstung GmbH

Humboldtstraße 8
D-53639 Königswinter
Germany