Quality Inside

Passion for Automotive Spare Parts since 1906


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GEBE-Compass App

Always up to date

Discover the GEBE product range for high-quality spare parts for starters and alternators, engine management components and relays and switches. Multiple filters allow for efficient browsing of more than 15,000 different part-numbers: Search and find products by reference-, unit-, GEBE product number or vehicle application. As the GEBE product range is continuously broadened, the GEBE-Compass app will always provide you with the latest after-market innovations.

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Meet IKA Germany


Automechanika, Frankfurt am Main - 11.09. - 15.09. - Hall 4.1, Stand D40

The world’s leading trade fair for the Automotive Service Industry
Hall 4.1, booth D40.

Local Content Automotive Conference, Kaduna, 4th - 7th October

Main hall

Automechanika, Johannesburg, 27th – 30th September

South Africa’s leading international trade fair for the automotive service industry. Booth: 5D08

Automechanika, MIMS, Moskow, 21st – 24th August

21st International Exhibition of Automotive Parts, Components, Car Maintenance Equipment and Products. Booth: B235

Automechanika, INA PAACE, Mexico City, 14th – 16th June

Mexico and Central America’s International Trade Show for the Automotive Aftermarket, OE Manufacturing and Service Industry. Booth: 2614

AutoExpo: Ethiopia, Addis Ababa 12th – 14th May

Automotives, Spare Parts & Accessories
Main hall, booth B162

AutoExpo: Kenya, Nairobi 11th – 13th April

Automotives, Spare Parts & Accessories
Main hall, booth B201,

Automechanika, Shanghai, 28th – 3rd December

The world’s second largest brand trade fair for the automotive service industry.
German Pavilion: hall 2, booth 2E20

IAP,Tehran, 16th – 20th November

Automotives, Spare Parts & Accessories
German Pavilion: hall 7, booth 7022

Automechanika, Frankfurt, 13th – 19th September

The world’s leading trade fair for the Automotive Service Industry
Hall 4.1, booth 40.


Quality Management System Standard ISO 9001:2015

Declaration of conformity of the Custom Union (EAC Declaration)

New Catalogues 09.08.2018

Tech Info – Brush Holders 20.07.2018

Updated Privacy Policy 04.06.2018

General Information 11.04.2018 

Regulators and Rectifiers New Prices 01.04.2018

Pulleys 04.10.2017

Regulators 20.09.2017

Filters 30.08.2017

Slip ring 1.2018.0 24.08.2017

Quality Management

Commitment to Excellence

Quality Promise: In-house Total-Quality-Management & regular ISO certification. One of the leading distributors globally in the carbon brush segment.

High Flexibility: Individual packaging & labeling. Customized relay programming in Germany. 15.000+ OEM part numbers on stock.

Drive for Efficiency: Fully digitalized & customized warehousing solution with a loyal organization. 6x inventory turnover p.a.

IKA Germany Quality Management is more than just a process, it’s a commitment to excellence.

Every employee is an active part of this multidimensional challenge, a continuous pursuit to archive better results and satisfy the individual needs of every customer.

We offer Total-Quality-Management, a steady expansion of our OEM product range and fulfillment of the latest standards ISO 9001:2015, RoHS 2 and REACH.

Customer First

Private Label & Tailored Solutions

State of the art end-to-end service

From German blue-chip companies, to automotive OEMs and major spare parts trader, we are an established private labeling partner. Due to our technical competence in our HQ and our close cooperation with tier 1 industry partners, our products and end-to-end services are trusted around the globe.

To deliver a service at the level of the product quality, we are continuously improving our processes to cater for variance of industry and customer specific requirements. Our ways of working are based on the direct alignment of our clients’ product management and our technical department at all times. This two-pronged approach increases efficient alignment and exchange of experience.

“At IKA Germany, our private labeling services are as flexible as your requirements. From product development of small series solutions to the complete package with portfolio development, technical consultation & warehousing. Decades of close partnerships with industry, OEMs and wholesalers, continuously benchmark us against the best in all respects.”

Mark Twardziok, Technical Director IKA Germany

1. Part number          4. Batch number

2. Logo                        5. Technical specification

3. Barcode                  6. Circuit diagram


About us

A consistent spirit of true partnership

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.

Graduates, trainees and interns

Career at IKA Germany

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 rewording work experience.

Our Sales people 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 specialistis, we supply our partners in 70+ countries and exhibit @ trade shows around the world  – the opportunities are as divers as our customers.

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

“I enjoy to be part of a team with a positive mindset and energy, which delivers and achieves goals successfully.

With constant new challenges and opportunities for development, IKA sets high standards, while my colleagues give me the support to grow with self-assurance.”  

Jamal Khalil, Dual Study Logistics

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 Competences Model and discuss your best fit with Mr. Langen.

Current education puts

Currently we are not looking for new employees/trainees.

The next application period for 2019 starts off in December this year.

  • Kaufmann/Kauffrau im Groß- und Außenhandel

Christian Langen

Phone: 02244 91842 -12

The GeBe Milestones: 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 customers in 70+ countries on all continents with a specialized and actively managed portfolio. Rebuilder of starters and alternators as well as special wholesalers and spare parts departments of car manufacturer.

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.


Willy Schoenen


Harald Benninger

Managing Director

Roman Schoenen

Managing Director


Get in touch with IKA

IKA Industrie- und Kraftfahrzeugausrüstung GmbH

Humboldtstraße 8
D-53639 Königswinter