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YKK Corporation of America 1850 Parkway Place SE, Suite 300, Marietta, GA 30067 (770) 261-6120 From backpack manufacturers to skyscraper builders, users of YKK's two great brands – YKK® Fastening Products and YKK AP® Architectural Products – benefit from YKK's network of 111 companies operating in 71 countries around the world. Since the company's founding in Japan in 1934 by Tadao Yoshida, YKK has continuously set industry standards for quality, service, value and innovation in the production of fastening products such as zippers, hook-and-loop fasteners, plastic hardware, and snaps and buttons and architectural products such as storefronts, curtain walls, entrances, sun controls, windows, and doors. Based on the "Cycle of Goodness™" corporate philosophy – no one prospers with- out rendering benefits to others – YKK aims to contribute to a sustainable society through our manufacturing operations and constantly seeks new ways to serve the changing needs of our diverse customers. The Fastening Products Group does exactly what the name implies, producing and marketing fasteners. This business is where YKK started, and we have produced and marketed fastening products for over 80 years. Today, YKK brand fastening products are used around the world, and we continue to meet the challenge of further increasing the value of our brand and creating new demand for our products. The Machinery and Engineering Group contributes to the growth of the YKK Group from aspects of both development and manufacturing of machinery as the core of YKK Group technologies. The YKK Group has grown globally by developing an integrated production system that encompasses materials, manufacturing facilities, and products. The Architectural Products Business Group manufactures YKK AP® brand products. Our production system features products developed to meet market needs precisely, manufactures to consistent standards, and delivers a level of quality trusted around the world. The YKK AP® brand aims to increase the value of buildings with entrance and window systems that offer quality, diversity, and uniqueness, based on the wide-ranging know-how we have accumulated through major projects around the world. Founded: January 1, 1934 Total worldwide employees: 44,674 Annual global sales: $5.636 billion (60% architectural products) Global network: 111 companies in 71 countries AT A GLANCE GLOBAL MANAGEMENT PLUS TWO BUSINESS GROUPS AT A GLANCE "No one prospers without rendering benefit to others." Cycle of Goodness ™

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