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  • A Christmas story for the family

    A Christmas story for the family

    A few days before Christmas, a very cold winter was approaching. While the last leaves were falling from the trees, in a small sewing workshop, four tailors were soon to finish the last dresses...

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

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

      Like many companies today, YKK has a philosophy, management principle and a set of Core Values which our employees look to in performing their jobs and in providing the best quality products and...

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  • YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. receives another “Best of the Best” new and innovative products award at the IFAI Expo in New Orleans

    YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. receives another “Best of the Best” new and innovative products award at the IFAI Expo in New Orleans

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

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

    Like many companies today, YKK is concerned with helping people who have been affected by recent natural disasters such as Hurricane Maria which plowed through Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017,...

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

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

    YKK Corporation has just released a short video entitled, “AUTO CAMPING” as part of its efforts to promote its corporate brand and its zippers.  Directed by Naoya Yamaguchi, this video, which was...

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

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

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  • How to choose the correct zipper for your handbag

    How to choose the correct zipper for your handbag

        When you say “handbag” there can be many different interpretations, including backpack, baguette, handbag, cross body bag, tote bag, clutch bag and bucket bag, and in some instances, handbags...

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  • YKK Honduras renovates Dr. Leonardo Martinez V. public school

    YKK Honduras renovates Dr. Leonardo Martinez V. public school

    In February of 2017, YKK Honduras began remodeling the Dr. Leonardo Martinez V public school.  The company made the decision to do this after receiving a letter in October of 2016 from the...

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  • What are the advantages to having a zippered mattress cover?

    What are the advantages to having a zippered mattress cover?

    For decades, consumers have been purchasing spring mattresses. However, recently consumers have been switching to foam mattresses because they can be ordered online in what is known as a...

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  • YKK's Product Preview for the IFAI Expo 2017

    YKK's Product Preview for the IFAI Expo 2017

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

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

    Since 1949, the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation’s vision has been “building a better tomorrow by bringing individuals into a world of sight and sound.” One Georgia Lions Lighthouse goal is to...

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

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

    Join YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. and Tape Craft Corporation at the IFAI (Industrial Fabrics Association International) Expo in New Orleans on September 27-29, 2017. The IFAI Expo is a dynamic textile...

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  • YKK releases new animated short “Fastening Days 3”

    YKK releases new animated short “Fastening Days 3”

    YKK has released the third video in the “Fastening Days” trilogy, which thus far have had a total of 13 million views from around the world. In FASTENING DAYS 3, Yoji, Kei and Kelly, rescue the...

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  • 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...

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  • 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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