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  • Fasteners for face shields and PPE to fight COVID-19

    Fasteners for face shields and PPE to fight COVID-19

    YKK can assist our valued partners in the medical community with key fastening components for medical devices and personal protective equipment (PPE) to fight COVID-19.

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  • YKK El Salvador S.A. de C.V. builds a wall at a local school to protect students from crime

    YKK El Salvador S.A. de C.V. builds a wall at a local school to protect students from crime

    YKK El Salvador S.A. de C.V. recently completed a project supporting Tecpan School, a local school with a student population of 290, from kindergarten to 9th grade. The school needed support...

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  • 2020-04-03 COVID-19 – Letter to our customers

    2020-04-03 COVID-19 – Letter to our customers

    We want to provide you with an update on our situation today. On April 2, 2020 Georgia Governor Brian Kemp issued an executive order requiring Georgians to...

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  • YKK Partners with Customers to Manufacture Products for COVID-19 Relief

    YKK Partners with Customers to Manufacture Products for COVID-19 Relief

    As COVID-19 strains the healthcare and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) industries in the United States, YKK is proactively partnering with existing customers as well as reaching out to new...

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  • 2020-03-16 COVID-19 – Letter to our customers

    2020-03-16 COVID-19 – Letter to our customers

    We want to thank you for your patience during this very challenging situation and provide you with an update on our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • YKK Corporation of America’s campaign “One Conversation at a Time” is a PR Daily’s 2020 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards finalist

    YKK Corporation of America’s campaign “One Conversation at a Time” is a PR Daily’s 2020 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards finalist

    We’re excited to announce that YKK Corporation of America’s campaign “One Conversation at a Time” has been selected as one of Ragan Communications and PR Daily‘s 2020 Digital Marketing & Social...

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  • YKK is one of 150 global corporations to urge world leaders for net-zero recovery from COVID-19

    YKK is one of 150 global corporations to urge world leaders for net-zero recovery from COVID-19

    We are proud to join more than 150 companies — with a combined market capitalization of over US$ 2.4 trillion and representing over 5 million employees — in signing a statement urging governments...

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  • YKK Sri Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd. employees rally their community to reduce plastic waste

    YKK Sri Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd. employees rally their community to reduce plastic waste

    In this installment of “A Journey Around YKK Global Facilities,” we take you to YKK Lanka (Pvt.) Ltd. where our team is doing incredible work to help reduce plastic waste. Current situation with...

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  • YKK India- Empowering young women through vocational training

    YKK India- Empowering young women through vocational training

    In this installment of “A Journey Around YKK Global Facilities,” we introduce you to YKK India’s Social Development and Vocational Training Center. According to the United Nation’s Sustainable...

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  • Women Designers working to meet critical needs

    Women Designers working to meet critical needs

    We’re inspired by the work of many companies and independent designers that have come together during these difficult times to help their community members, especially those in the healthcare...

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  • Talking about YKK with Lee Smith

    Talking about YKK with Lee Smith

    We asked Lee Smith, vice president manufacturing operations  at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc., to talk about his 40+ year career with YKK and to share his advice for people wanting to start a career in this...

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  • George Wilson talks about his knack for problem solving

    George Wilson talks about his knack for problem solving

    We continue to celebrate the innovative minds behind our products. Meet 2020 Patent Award Winner George Wilson, progressive die engineer at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Snap and Button Products. George has...

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  • Kozue Childress talks about her professional journey at YKK

    Kozue Childress talks about her professional journey at YKK

    Meet Kozue Childress, director-supply chain management at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. She’s been with the company 30 years. We asked Kozue to tell us how her journey at YKK got started and to share her best...

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  • Jonathan Sharp talks about what drives him to be innovative in the workplace

    Jonathan Sharp talks about what drives him to be innovative in the workplace

    Jonathan Sharpe, product design engineer at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Snap and Button Products, has been working at YKK for 13 Years. He has always enjoyed figuring out what makes mechanical things work...

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  • From paper drawings to real problem-solving products- Chuck Lecompte discusses his latest inventions

    From paper drawings to real problem-solving products- Chuck Lecompte discusses his latest inventions

    Chuck Lacompte, manager of new product development engineering at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Snap and Button Products, has been working at YKK 36 years. His love for sketching/drawing and working on...

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  • Thanh Nguyen talks about his passion for innovation

    Thanh Nguyen talks about his passion for innovation

    Meet Thanh Nguyen, director, Transportation Fastening Group at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Thanh has been working at YKK for 13 years and is one of the recipients of the 2020 YKK Patent Awards. He’s also...

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  • Easy to Sew ® Face Mask with Filter Pocket (Pleated Version)*

    Here at YKK, we are guided by our founder’s Philosophy of the “Cycle of Goodness,” the idea that no one prospers without rendering benefit to others. We are tirelessly working alongside our...

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  • Ways to give back amidst Coronavirus Pandemic- A letter from Tim Harvey

    Ways to give back amidst Coronavirus Pandemic- A letter from Tim Harvey

    Tim Harvey, director of finance at Tape Craft Corporation, shares a heartfelt message about the importance of giving back in times of crisis. I have the privilege of writing about YKK Fundamental...

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  • One Conversation at a Time- Paige Plaskonos

    One Conversation at a Time- Paige Plaskonos

    Meet Paige Plaskonos, dye lab supervisor at YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. in Macon, GA. She’s been working at YKK since August 2019. We asked Paige to talk about her experience as a recent graduate and about...

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  • YKK Colombia S.A.S. donates beds and kitchen stove to Vira, a foundation supporting homeless seniors

    YKK Colombia S.A.S. donates beds and kitchen stove to Vira, a foundation supporting homeless seniors

    Generosity is not an act of charity; it is a mutual aid between forces that fight for a common good, which is why YKK Colombia S.A.S. is proud to partner with Vira, a local non-profit organization...

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  • YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V. joins the #UnDiaSinMujeres (A Day Without Women) national strike, to end violence against women across the country

    YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V. joins the #UnDiaSinMujeres (A Day Without Women) national strike, to end violence against women across the country

      At YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V., we promote our Core Values ​​every day and we believe in the Cycle of Goodness, the idea that “No one prospers without rendering the benefit of the others.” That is...

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