YKK USA

  • What are the advantages of having zippered sofa covers?

    What are the advantages of having zippered sofa covers?

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

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

    Read Article
  • Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series

    Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series

    There are three major parts of a zipper: (1) the elements, which mesh with each other, (2) the slider, which is the part you operate with your hand and (3) the tape, which is made of cloth. Here...

    Read Article
  • Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #4

    Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #4

    Every year, YKK produces enough zippers to wrap around the world 50 times. That’s 1.2 million miles of zippers! The National Manufacturing Center of YKK in Macon, Georgia produces around 65,000...

    Read Article
  • Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #3

    Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #3

    Have you ever wondered how YKK tests the quality of our zippers? We asked Greg Alexander, Quality Engineer, to explain how his department ensures the quality of our zippers and other products. ”...

    Read Article
  • Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #2

    Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #2

    YKK produces 582 standard colors. About 10 million colors have been registered worldwide. Robin Barnhill, Dye Lab Manager, shared her insight into her department’s role in the overall production...

    Read Article
  • Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #1

    Interviews with the experts- National Zipper Day Series #1

    As part of our National Zipper Day series, we are interviewing experts from our very own National Manufacturing Center in Macon, GA to shed some light on what it takes to create a zipper. Here at...

    Read Article
  • Hundreds gather in Macon to celebrate Cherry Blossom season

    Hundreds gather in Macon to celebrate Cherry Blossom season

    A child smiles and stares in awe as the colorful floats parade in front of her. She waves hello and cheers loudly when she sees her mom waving back at her from YKK’s float. The excitement is...

    Read Article
  • International Women’s Day Series 2018

    International Women’s Day Series 2018

    Throughout the month of March we shared a series of blogs, videos and posts highlighting the work and contributions of our female colleagues from our companies within North and Central America....

    Read Article
  • Yoshida Scholarship Foundation – Carter Center Internship application now open

    Yoshida Scholarship Foundation – Carter Center Internship application now open

    YKK Corporation’s educational foundation, The Yoshida Scholarship Foundation, is currently seeking Japanese nationals to participate in a 9-12 month paid internship at The Carter Center in...

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

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

    The development and improvement of workwear is closely related to technological advances that have taken place throughout the course of history.

    Read Article
  • Media Coverage about YKK

    ‘Cycle of Goodness’ | TheAndersonNews.com YKK founder Tadao Yoshida called his company philosophy “The Cycle of Goodness.” Just Curious: What are Macon’s sister cities? We were “Just Curious”...

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

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

    In 1972, World Environment Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly to raise global awareness concerning protecting nature and the planet Earth.  Every year on June 5th, YKK...

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

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

    We are sharing the following article from the YKK London Showroom from Anna Stefaniak with YKK Europe.   Carolin Holzuber , (UN) COVER exhibition     aniastefaniak Our new exhibition started this...

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

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

    Have you ever wondered how a zipper works?  Well, YKK has created a new web page called “The Craftsmanship of YKK,” which seeks to educate people, especially kids, about YKK’s zipper making...

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

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

    As a leading company in the manufacture of fastening products, YKK is concerned with protecting the world’s water resources and eliminating substance that are harmful to the environment.  To...

    Read Article
  • YKK Congratulates Winners of the MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards

    YKK congratulates the following winners of the Marine Fabricator Association’s Fabrication Excellence Awards.  The Fabrication Excellence Awards contest is designed to recognize excellence in...

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

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

    by Beth Whelchel, YKK Corporation of America Bianca Chong is a fashion design student who won the YKK Fastening Award at the International Talent Support 2015 contest in Trieste, Italy. She won...

    Read Article
  • The Industrial Fabrics Association Offers a Student Competition

    The Industrial Fabrics Association Offers a Student Competition

    For any students who are interested in a textile industry career, the IFAI (Industrial Fabrics Association International) is having Student Design Competitions.  Students have until Monday, May...

    Read Article
  • How to Maintain an Excellent Safety Culture

    How to Maintain an Excellent Safety Culture

    By Jerod Gandy, Safety Manager, Tape Craft Corporation, Oxford, Alabama Maintaining a Culture of Safety Awareness Has its Rewards At Tape Craft Corporation, the safety of our employees is very...

    Read Article
  • loading
    Loading More...