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Our Mission

To Enable a Seamless Development and Production Experience

About Us

Our story begins in 1985 as a family-owned companynamed Svav-Or, an importer of natural yarns to the localtextile industry.In 2002, we acquired IKAR, then a synthetic yarn sourcingcompany. This move enabled the expansion of Svav-Or’syarn portfolio and later the opportunity to enter a new fieldunder the IKAR company name.Soon after, in 2003, IKAR began focusing on finishedproducts - specializing in seamless technology. The maingoal – developing and manufacturing top-quality finishedproducts for leading brands and retailers around the globe.To this day, we strive to inspire a creative spirit with greatworking vibes and cooperations.

IKAR is a leader in state-of-the-art apparel design and manufacturing solutions. We offer a broad range of underwear, shapewear and activewear lines. From design to development, through efficient production, IKAR delivers superior quality and fit – all fully customized to meet your brand needs.

We provide our customers with a full vertical service that includes in-house R&D, design, and technical solutions. Together with our customers we create winning products, delivering superior quality and fit – all fully customized to meet your brands needs. We put our heart and soul into everything we do – from innovation driven research & development, through great investments into hype, up-to-date designs and all the way to efficient and environmentally aware production processes

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Eyal Ron Ronkin

CEO

Since 2003, Eyal has been driving IKAR’s strategic vision,
technology, and marketing activities. Eyal has a B.Sc in
Agricultural Sciences from the Hebrew University,
Jerusalem, Israel.

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Amit Ron Ronkin

SVP, Business Development & Sustainability

Since 2010, Amit is responsible of customer acquisitions and new
business prospecting at IKAR. Amit has a BA in Psychology and
Business Management from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya,
Israel

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Nathalie Kaufman

COO

Nathalie leads the daily operations at IKAR, including
production management and customer support. Nathalie
is an honored BA in Asian studies, majoring in Chinese,
and philosophy from the Tel-Aviv University, Israel.

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Avi Manes

Asia Managing Director

Avi Joined IKAR in 2019. He is responsible for Asia production and
quality. Avi has a B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from The Technion
university, Haifa, Israel, And a Master degree in Business
management from Polytechnic NY.

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Noam Kenan Ben Natan

UK & EU Chief Executive

Noam manages the UK and EU Customers at IKAR. She leads IKAR’s UK and EU business, responsible for new customer acquisition and growth. Noam has a LLB in law from the Hebrew University, Israel.

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Roi Ballin

USA Chief Executive

Roi leads IKAR’s New York office, and is responsible for US customer
acquisition and new business prospecting. Roi has a B.Sc in Industrial
Engineering from Shenkar Academy, Israel.

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Yoel Eyal

VP R&D

Yoel leads the innovation at IKAR- an expert in the field of bonded
garments and bras. He has experience in lingerie development &
production since 1982. Yoel studied industrial engineering and
management in Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Wiebke Miltenberger

Europe Chief Executive

Wiebke manages the European Office in Germany. She oversees all
Sales and Business Development Activities. Wiebke has a BA in
Fashion Journalism & Communication and has worked with some of
the biggest Brands and Retailers in the European Market.

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Sivan Elbaz

VP Design

Sivan leads Ikar’s design team and is responsible for researching
and analyzing relevant market trends in order to bring forward
innovative design concepts and new cutting edge developments
for our clientele. Sivan has a B.Ed.Des in Fashion design and
education from Wizo academy, Israel.

Our Story

Founded

Our original core business was the import of raw materials, specializing in synthetic yarns and fibers.

2002

Seamless

From fiber to garment, IKAR began the development and production of seamless apparel in China, manufacturing for the largest brands and retailers.

2012

Internal QC

Setting up an internal quality control and technical support team located in China.

2018

Merge

Our original core business was the import of raw materials, specializing in synthetic yarns and fibers.

New York

Establishing our permanent presence in the USA, growing our US customer base.

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Vietnam

Expanding our production capabilities to new countries of origin, allowing improved manufacturing flexibility.

1985

2003

2013

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Giving Back

IKAR regularly gives back to the community, by donating to the following social non-profit organizations:

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