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.
Our water pumps are characterized by excellent standards in quality and expertise. The housing of a water pump consists almost exclusively of high-quality cast aluminum. Our maintenance-free bearings with the ball and roller spindle bearings are designed for the highest axial and radial stress.
Up-to-date unitized sealing technology ensures optimal leak tightness and longevity. All our construction units are examined before the assembly. This procedure guarantees high reliability and a long life span of our GEBE water pumps.
By our large storage capacity, we make short-term supply possible. With the help of our logistics partners, we ensure that your water pumps arrive at the correct time at the correct place.