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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 Launches New Product “click-TRAK®”

    YKK Launches New Product “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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  • YKK Experts Talk about the Latest in Zipper Innovation at 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

    YKK Experts Talk about the Latest in Zipper Innovation at 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

    YKK will showcase its expertise in zipper innovation at the 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, to be held June 18 – 20, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. On Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 AM in booth...

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  • Women Designers Series: Ndeye Gueye, “The Zipper Queen”

    Women Designers Series: Ndeye Gueye, “The Zipper Queen”

    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 Ndeye Gueye AKA The Zipper...

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  • Women Designers Series: Debora Crichton

    Women Designers Series: Debora Crichton

    Our women designers series is an on-going project to highlight innovative designers across the world that incorporate YKK products into their unique creations. We were first introduced to Debora...

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  • Protecting firefighters from common firefighter safety and health hazards

    Protecting firefighters from common firefighter safety and health hazards

    As a manufacturer of heat and fire resistant NFPA compliant fasteners, YKK understands the importance of taking preventative measures to protect firefighters.  We thought you might find the...

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  • Popular Misconceptions About Caring for Jeans

    Popular Misconceptions About Caring for Jeans

    For decades, YKK has been supplying jeans manufacturers with zippers as well as other fasteners.  As a major supplier to this industry, we thought you would find the following articles concerning...

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  • YKK Canada’s Alexandre Saade volunteers with the Club Lions Laval Renaissance to benefit people in his community

    YKK Canada’s Alexandre Saade volunteers with the Club Lions Laval Renaissance to benefit people in his community

    Alexandre Saade, assistant project manager at YKK Canada, is a member of Club Lions Laval Renaissance, an organization that raises money through volunteer activities to benefit people in the Laval...

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  • YKK Mexicana and YKK Snap Fasteners Manufactura Mexico are working together to become a more sustainable manufacturing company

    YKK Mexicana and YKK Snap Fasteners Manufactura Mexico are working together to become a more sustainable manufacturing company

    Like YKK’s other manufacturing companies in the North and Central America region, YKK Mexicana, YKK’s zipper manufacturer in Mexico, and YKK Snap Fasteners Manufactura Mexico, YKK’s snap and...

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  • How to prevent metal zippers from changing color and staining a garment

    How to prevent metal zippers from changing color and staining a garment

    During a garment dyeing process, different types of dyestuff and auxiliaries are used depending on the nature of the garment fabric.  For example, a sulfur dye, reactive dye or a direct dye is...

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  • YKK Colombia implements the 3Rs:  Reduce, Reuse and Recycle as part of its environmental practices

    YKK Colombia implements the 3Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle as part of its environmental practices

    By implementing the 3R's: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, YKK Colombia encourages its employees to recycle waste.

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  • YKK North and Central America region celebrates International Women’s Day

    YKK North and Central America region celebrates International Women’s Day

    Today and everyday we honor the work of our female colleagues around the world. To celebrate, we are joining the International Women’s Day organization as they explore this year’s theme...

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  • YKK (U.S.A.) Inc.’s Margaret Mimbs teaches at the company’s talent training center

    YKK (U.S.A.) Inc.’s Margaret Mimbs teaches at the company’s talent training center

    Margaret Mimbs trains new hires on fastener manufacturing at the YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Talent Education Center in Macon, Georgia.

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  • How to protect your workers from an arc flash incident

    How to protect your workers from an arc flash incident

    Learn all of the necessary precautions to take including making your workers wear personal protective equipment to help protect them from an arc flash incident.

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