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About Us

Our story begins in 1985 as a family-owned companynamed Svav-Or, an importer of natural yarns to the local textile industry.In 2002, we acquired IKAR, enabling the expansion of our yarn portfolio. Soon after, in 2003, IKAR began focusing on finished products - specializing in seamless technology. The main goal – developing and manufacturing top-quality finished products for leading brands and retailers around the globe.

To this day, we strive to inspire a creative spirit with great working 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


Eyal Ron Ronkin


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


Amit joined IKAR in 2010 and played a pivotal role in its growth. From 2012 to 2017, he opened and managed IKAR's US branch after relocating to New York City. Amit's expertise and passion lies in innovation, technology, and sustainability.

In September 2023, Amit assumed the role of IKAR's CEO. He holds a BA in Psychology and Business Management from IDC University. In his earlier years, Amit played professional volleyball and still enjoys a good match today.


Nathalie Kaufman


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.


Avi Manes

General Manager Asia

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.

Our Team


Noam Kenan Ben Natan

Managing Director EU & UK

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

Managing Director USA

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.


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.


Wiebke Miltenberger

Director of Buisness Development EU

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.


Tech Services

Boots-on-ground technical specialists for an accurate and speedy garment development experience.



From concept to product, we design for a diverse portfolio of customers.



Using patented technologies and advanced manufacturing capabilities, we bring innovative ideas to life.



Smart product design and efficient production resulting in high-quality products at a competitive cost.

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We are constantly exploring and pushing the innovation limits, applying the leading technologies, materials and processes to our products.


At IKAR, we are investing in several sustainability areas in order to reduce the ecological footprint of our products and processes

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