NK celebrates

25 years of growth

This year SBS Deutschland GmbH, celebrates its 25 year anniversary.

The company was established in Eisenach, Germany in June 1991, based on the spare part division of the old Wartburg car manufacturing company.

Since then the company has not looked back. The growth rates have been remarkable, and today NK is one of the leading brands in automotive brakes, steering and related replacement parts all over the European continent, with particular strongholds in Germany, Scandinavia, France and Russia.

With more than 100 employees the distribution centre in Eisenach has become the largest site of the SBS Group supplying NK automotive brake, steering and related replacement parts to distributors and wholesalers all over Germany, in Russia and neighboring countries, in Austria, Switzerland and the Netherlands

The success of our Eisenach company and the NK brand is based on four keywords: Range, availability, supply performance, and quality and driven by a dedicated and experienced team.

The NK ranges are among the widest ad deepest on the automotive aftermarket. Product management has high focus, and the ranges comprise parts for almost all makes in the European carpark within passenger cars and light commercial vans, from Vladivostok to Reykjavik - and models from the 1980s until today. To ensure right “time-to-market” we constantly analyze the development of the car market and react according to this.  

The NK range is delivered from three European distribution platforms. In addition to Eisenach, we also have stock and distribution facilities in France near Paris and in Denmark featuring comprehensive stocks which ensure high availability and safe supplies. All in all we stock more than 20,000 reference numbers and 1,000,000 parts – the majority of these in Eiseanch.

Supply performance:
In many countries such as Germany, France, Denmark and Austria we offer overnight deliveries down to one-piece quantities in order to support our wholesaler customers’ ability to act fast on the repair market.

For other countries including the Russian market and neighbor countries our lead times are short and competitive. We are an experienced supplier to countries outside the European Union which means that we have customized and efficient supply concepts for our many loyal customers in Russia, Belarus, Ukraine etc. Even the most complicated paper work processes and transport schedules are handled professionally and smoothly by our experienced export staff.

The NK brand offers the perfect balance between quality and price. All our products are produced according to international quality standards such as the car industry’s TS 16949 standard and ISO 9000. NK parts are matching quality featuring a general 5-year guarantee against failures in material and workmanship. We have all necessary international and national approvals such as NAMI and with an office in Moscow we have hands-on knowledge of specific local market requirements.

The company behind NK
NK is a trademark of Danish based SBS Automotive A/S (member of the SBS Group) which comprises companies in Germany (SBS Deutschland GmbH), France, Denmark, Poland and Russia.

The NK product range includes parts within brakes, steering, transmission, suspension, clutches, engine and electrical components.

SBS Deutschland in Eisenach celebrates this year 25 years anniversary.