FOND DU LAC, Wis. — NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. announced the closing of its acquisition of Wells Manufacturing, L.P. and the Wells Vehicle Electronics business from UCI Holdings Limited. Wells is a global manufacturer and supplier of advanced vehicle electronics components for automotive original equipment and replacement applications.
“Wells, like NGK, is a highly respected and trusted source of quality products for millions of vehicles and other applications,” said Wells president David Peace. “This acquisition significantly strengthens the reach of our respective product portfolios and positions our combined organization for continued growth within the North American market and around the world.”
Founded in Fond du Lac, Wis., in 1903, Wells offers more than 38,000 parts, including distributor caps and rotors, ignition coils, control modules, sensors, wire and cable sets, emissions components, switches, fuel system components, voltage regulators and diagnostic solutions. The company operates a state-of-the-art headquarters and electronics manufacturing facility in Fond du Lac, an additional manufacturing plant in Reynosa, Mexico, and a product distribution center in Centerville, Iowa. To learn more about Wells, please visit www.WellsVE.com.