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  • Curious to learn about YKK’s latest in zipper innovation? Watch our Tech Talk to hear from YKK’s zipper experts!

    Curious to learn about YKK’s latest in zipper innovation? Watch our Tech Talk to hear from YKK’s zipper experts!

    YKK hosted a Tech Talk by John Holliday, Senior Product Development Manager, and Terry McCullough, Sales Engineering Manager at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Denver, Colorado. The experts...

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  • Women Designers Series: Mary Bashay

    Women Designers Series: Mary Bashay

    Our women designers series is an on-going project to highlight innovative designers across the world that incorporate YKK® products into their unique creations. Meet Mary Bashay! Mary is a...

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  • Meet the Interns: Summer Youth Works at YKK AP America Inc.

    Meet the Interns: Summer Youth Works at YKK AP America Inc.

    This summer YKK AP America Inc. hosted 5 interns at their Dublin manufacturing plant through the Summer Youth Works program. This initiative came together in partnership with the City of Dublin,...

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  • YKK AP Corporation’s English Language Program Participants visit YKK AP America

    YKK AP Corporation’s English Language Program Participants visit YKK AP America

    On August 19 and August 26, a total of twenty-three participants in YKK AP Corporation’s program to improve the business English competency of YKK AP employees in Japan visited YKK AP America Inc....

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  • A journey around YKK global facilities- Café Bonfino

    A journey around YKK global facilities- Café Bonfino

    YKK and coffee? You may think YKK and coffee is a strange combination. But did you know that YKK in fact grows coffee beans in Brazil? In this installment of our “A Journey around YKK global...

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  • Women Designers Series: Kate Cusack

    Women Designers Series: Kate Cusack

    Our women designers series is an on-going project to highlight innovative designers across the world that incorporate YKK® products into their unique creations. Today we’d like to introduce you to...

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  • Meet the Interns: Rosa Zavala Castillo

    Meet the Interns: Rosa Zavala Castillo

    This summer we welcomed several interns to different offices within the North and Central America region. In this installment of our “Meet the Interns” series, Rosa Zavala Castillo shares her...

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  • Women Designers Series: Angela Luna

    Women Designers Series: Angela Luna

    Our women designers series is an on-going project to highlight innovative designers across the world that incorporate YKK® products into their unique creations. Angela Luna is the creative force...

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  • A journey around YKK global facilities- Trend Cafe – A Coruña

    A journey around YKK global facilities- Trend Cafe – A Coruña

    Summer season is travel season! As a global company operating in 72 countries, we take pride in working alongside our local communities as we fulfill our founder’s philosophy of The Cycle of...

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  • A journey around YKK global facilities- Fastening Experience® Indonesia

    A journey around YKK global facilities- Fastening Experience® Indonesia

    Summer season is travel season! As a global company operating in 72 countries, we take pride in working alongside our local communities as we fulfill our founder’s philosophy of The Cycle of...

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  • Top 5 Luggage Trends for 2019- YKK Experts Series

    Top 5 Luggage Trends for 2019- YKK Experts Series

    Finding the right suitcase is an essential part of a successful travel experience.  When you are traveling, the last thing you want to worry about is a broken zipper or not meeting the airlines’...

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  • National Intern Day- Our summer interns interview Jim Reed, president of YKK Corporation of America

    National Intern Day- Our summer interns interview Jim Reed, president of YKK Corporation of America

    In honor of National Intern Day, Jim Reed, president of YKK Corporation of America, answers questions from our summer interns. This summer we had the pleasure of welcoming three summer interns to...

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  • YKK employee makes a difference in her community through gardening

    YKK employee makes a difference in her community through gardening

    Since this month we’re highlighting our company’s sustainability practices, we thought we’d share how our employees are taking it upon themselves to be kind to the environment and others. Rhonda...

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  • YKK Announces Environmental Vision 2050

    YKK Announces Environmental Vision 2050

    We are proud to announce the new YKK Group Environmental Vision 2050, “Towards a brighter future for nature and humanity,” in response to the great need for environmental actions on a global...

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  • Meet the Interns: Koei Howell

    Meet the Interns: Koei Howell

    This summer we welcomed four interns to different offices within the North and Central America region. Throughout the next few months we will be sharing interviews with them as they tell us about...

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  • Meet the Interns: Cosmos Cha

    Meet the Interns: Cosmos Cha

    This summer we welcomed four interns to different offices within the North and Central America region. Throughout the next few months we will be sharing interviews with them as they tell us about...

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  • Meet the Interns: Mohammadreza Talebzadeh Milani

    Meet the Interns: Mohammadreza Talebzadeh Milani

    This summer we welcomed four interns to different offices within the North and Central America region. Throughout the next few months we will be sharing interviews with them as they tell us about...

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  • YKK Announces the Launch of Easy Close Zipper  “click-TRAK®”

    YKK Announces the Launch of Easy Close Zipper “click-TRAK®”

    YKK announces the launch of click-TRAK®, a zipper that makes opening and closing operations easier by replacing the insert pin with a snap button that you press together when closing the zipper....

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  • YKK Begins Sale of GreenRise™ Plant-derived Zippers

    YKK Begins Sale of GreenRise™ Plant-derived Zippers

    YKK  announces the launch of GreenRise™, a new plant-derived zipper. The launch of this product signals YKK’s commitment to the development of environmentally friendly products aimed at...

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  • YKK Tackles Plastic Waste with Zippers Made From Recycled Bottles

    YKK Tackles Plastic Waste with Zippers Made From Recycled Bottles

    YKK is tackling the plastic waste issue with its materially recycled NATULON® zipper, which has saved millions of plastic bottles from landfills in the past five years. This is just one of the...

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