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The latest news and information from YKK North and Central America Group

  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • How to purchase a great pair of jeans for men

    How to purchase a great pair of jeans for men

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  • Organic Cotton is kinder to you and to the environment

    Organic Cotton is kinder to you and to the environment

    [View the story “Organic Cotton is kinder to you and to the environment” on Storify] The post Organic Cotton is kinder to you and to the environment appeared first on YKK.

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  • Zipper Dress Designer wins YKK® photo contest

    Zipper Dress Designer wins YKK® photo contest

    This year to celebrate National Zipper Day on April 29th, YKK had a photo contest, and we asked people to submit any unique photos of YKK® zippers on our Instagram page.  The winner of the contest...

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  • Colombia is now the fashion capital of Latin America

    Colombia is now the fashion capital of Latin America

    [View the story “Colombia is now the fashion capital of Latin America” on Storify] The post Colombia is now the fashion capital of Latin America appeared first on YKK.

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  • Jim Reed named President, YKK Corporation of America

    Jim Reed named President, YKK Corporation of America

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

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

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

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  • YKK Congratulates Winners of the MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards

    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...

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  • 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

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  • The Industrial Fabrics Association Offers a Student Competition

    The Industrial Fabrics Association Offers a Student Competition

    The Industrial Fabrics Association Offers a Student Competition

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  • Denim is coming back as athleisure wear plateaus

    Denim is coming back as athleisure wear plateaus

    [View the story “Athleisure wear sales are slowing as denim sales pick up.” on Storify] The post Denim is coming back as athleisure wear plateaus appeared first on YKK.

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  • Durable Luggage Contains Quality Zippers

    Durable Luggage Contains Quality Zippers

    [View the story “How does the quality of a zipper affect your luggage overall?” on Storify] The post Durable Luggage Contains Quality Zippers appeared first on YKK.

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  • 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...

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  • FAQ: Removing Stains from Denim Garments

    FAQ: Removing Stains from Denim Garments

    How to Remove Stains from Denim Garments Removing stains from denim garments caused by metal dust particles from a zipper is easy.  Since the stains appear on the surface of the fabric, you can...

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

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

    Read about YKK's collaboration with Mad Water to produce the first American made AQUASEAL® zippers for their "Domestic Duffel."

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  • Great Hunting Gear Requires Near Perfect Camo

    Great Hunting Gear Requires Near Perfect Camo

    Camo needs to be complete and natural. In nature there are few straight lines or perfect circles.

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  • Design for a difference

    Design for a difference

    Student designer Angela Luna makes a difference

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

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

    YKK Fudosan (Real Estate) Co., Ltd. (Head office: 1, Kanda Izumi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) obtained top LEED-BD+C (Core and Shell) certification (Platinum) for its YKK80 Building. It was the first...

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  • YKK releases new animated short “Fastening Days 2”

    YKK releases new animated short “Fastening Days 2”

    YKK has released the second episode in our video series “Fastening Days.” This is the sequel to our first animated film, which was released in Oct 2014. Please check it out!

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