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About YKK

As the global leader in quality control and manufacturing standards, YKK North and Central America Group's fastening solutions are produced by our patented technology to ensure superior performance and longevity. Through our diverse vertical manufacturing systems, YKK North and Central America Group produces best in class products you can always trust to make an invaluable difference in customers' lives.

YKK Trend

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SELF - REFLECTION
A shift from a society that pursues maximum profit to a society that is conscious of a continuance of society, pursues optimization of each individual, and quests for richness. Within such society, a reevaluation of one's own performance, and becoming reacquainted with one's optimal state.
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SELF - REFLECTION
A shift from a society that pursues maximum profit to a society that is conscious of a continuance of society, pursues optimization of each individual, and quests for richness. Within such society, a reevaluation of one's own performance, and becoming reacquainted with one's optimal state.
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SELF UP - GRADING
Seeking an ability to nimbly and positively manage change and build more open relationships with people and society while pushing the boundaries of performance and capabilities beyond the present state.
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Seeking an ability to nimbly and positively manage change and build more open relationships with people and society while pushing the boundaries of performance and capabilities beyond the present state.
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With products and services shared simultaneously in many places, consumers are seeking a better balance in their lives for the future. Focusing on flexibility and sustainability, this balance will be achieved through the use of technology coupled with creativity and inquiry.

Social and Environmental Responsibility at YKK

YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. employees in Macon, Georgia participate in the Ocmulgee Alive River Cleanup
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Social and Environmental Responsibility at YKK

Tape Craft employees give generously to their local Toys for Tots program
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Military, Wet Suit and Fast Food Uniforms Go Eco-Friendly

What are the advantages of having zippered sofa covers?

Promoting healthy work environments and active lifestyles.

A brief history of YKK’s Corporate Culture

Jeans manufacturers and Berkeley scientists discover new ways to make earth-friendly blue jeans

Supporting young talent from all over the world

Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series

Two Tape Craft employees each adopt a mile of highway in memory of their children and help keep their local community clean

Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #4

Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #3

Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #2

Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #1

YKK El Salvador is chosen as one of the top 10 national dental clinics in El Salvador

Hundreds gather in Macon to celebrate Cherry Blossom season

YKK USA’s San Francisco Global Marketing Group participate in The North Face Endurance Challenge Series

YKK AP sponsors FIRST Robotics Team, “The ThunderBotz,” for third consecutive year

International Women’s Day Series 2018

YKK tests its fasteners to ensure quality

Yoshida Scholarship Foundation – Carter Center Internship application now open

YKK: Employing sustainable practices in everything we do

Ingredient Brands Add Value to End Products

For decades, workwear has evolved to meet the changing needs of modern day workers

Technology and Apparel Leaders Develop Unique, Smart Clothing and Wearables for the Future

Smart diapers could be a game changer in hygiene industry

Apparel industry leaders take steps to be more sustainable and socially ethical

Automotive Engineers innovate seating to meet consumer needs

How to properly maintain the zipper on your drysuit

Media Coverage about YKK

A Christmas story for the family

YKK’s Fundamental Behaviors set standards for the company in providing quality products and in being a good corporate citizen

YKK provides relief to the victims of Hurricane Maria and the Central Mexico Earthquake

YKK releases a fantastical, heart-warming Christmas video about automatic zippers

YKK conducts conservation activities to preserve Kurobe, Japan’s natural groundwater

How to choose the correct zipper for your handbag

YKK Honduras renovates Dr. Leonardo Martinez V. public school

What are the advantages to having a zippered mattress cover?

YKK’s Product Preview for the IFAI Expo 2017

YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. in Marietta, Georgia collects eye glasses for National Vision Month

Join YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. and Tape Craft Corporation at the IFAI Expo!

YKK releases new animated short “Fastening Days 3”

YKK North & Central America Group plant trees in honor of World Environment Day

Austrian footwear designer, Carolin Holzuber, exhibits in YKK Europe’s London Showroom

YKK Introduces “The Craftsmanship of YKK,” a webpage designed to educate children about YKK’s zipper making technology

How to purchase a great pair of jeans for men

Organic Cotton is kinder to you and to the environment

Zipper Dress Designer wins YKK® photo contest

Colombia is now the fashion capital of Latin America

YKK Develops ECO-DYE®, a waterless dyeing technology for zippers

YKK Congratulates Winners of the MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards

Young Designer uses YKK® zippers in a unique way to design a leather clutch purse

The Industrial Fabrics Association Offers a Student Competition

Denim is coming back as athleisure wear plateaus

Durable Luggage Contains Quality Zippers

How to Maintain an Excellent Safety Culture

FAQ: Removing Stains from Denim Garments

YKK, Mad Water Debut ‘Made in USA’ Waterproof Zippers

Great Hunting Gear Requires Near Perfect Camo

Design for a difference

Welcome – John Smith, President, YKK (U.S.A.) Inc.

YKK releases new animated short “Fastening Days 2”

The YKK 80 Building Becomes the First Office Building in Japan to Obtain Top LEED-BD+C (Core and Shell) Certification (Platinum)

May 22-24, 2018

Texprocess Americas (Booth#1451) / Atlanta, GA

January 25-28, 2018

Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show (Booth# 54011-UL)

January 22-23, 2018

SHOT SHOW Supplier Showcase (Booth# S1738) / Las Vegas, NV

November 6, 2017

YKK releases short film “AUTO CAMPING” featuring automatic zippers

May 10, 2017

Jim Reed named President, YKK Corporation of America

February 28, 2017

YKK Corporation releases new stop motion film “Zipper & Bears”

February 24, 2017

Yoshida Scholarship Foundation seeking Japanese nationals for Carter Center internship

February 17, 2017

YKK80 Building Awarded Top Prize ASHRAE Technology Awards

January 31, 2017

YKK partners with David Clark Company to produce Boeing’s New Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner Spacesuit

August 7, 2016

YKK Corporation releases new animation short: Fastening Days 2

May 29, 2016

The YKK 80 Building Becomes the First Office Building in Japan to Obtain Top LEED-BD+C (Core and Shell) Certification (Platinum)

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