Safety and Environment

Maintaining a safe and environmentally friendly manufacturing operation.

  • YKK Canada carries out sustainable manufacturing practices to reduce its environmental footprint

    YKK Canada carries out sustainable manufacturing practices to reduce its environmental footprint

    The three R's, reduce, reuse and recycle, play a major role in YKK Canada's sustainable manufacturing practices as the company conserves natural resources, landfill space and energy.

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  • YKK AP America Inc. is committed to protecting the natural environment where its plant is located

    YKK AP America Inc. is committed to protecting the natural environment where its plant is located

    YKK AP America's manufacturing center is located on 204 acres of land in Dublin, Georgia, and it maintains 120 acres of the land as a natural habitat.

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  • Tape Craft Corporation’s comprehensive recycling program is dedicated to reducing its footprint

    Tape Craft Corporation’s comprehensive recycling program is dedicated to reducing its footprint

    Tape Craft is another YKK company that has a comprehensive recycling program to help reduce its impact on the environment.

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  • YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Snap & Button Products applies recycling practices to help preserve the environment

    YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Snap & Button Products applies recycling practices to help preserve the environment

    YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Snap & Button Products has an extensive recycling/reuse program, and has developed green element finishes for its snaps and buttons, which help to reduce its water usage.

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  • Celebrating 2018- Greg Pass0:14

    Celebrating 2018- Greg Pass

    Greg Pass, director of safety at YKK Corporate of America, shares something he's proud to have accomplished in 2018.

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  • The YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Anaheim, California facility runs completely on solar power

    The YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Anaheim, California facility runs completely on solar power

    This article talks about the YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Anaheim, California facility installing solar panels on its roof, which has resulted in a CO2 offset of 896 tons per year.

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  • YKK USA’s Field Technology Center takes YKK’s environmental pledge to heart

    YKK USA’s Field Technology Center takes YKK’s environmental pledge to heart

    This article talks about The YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Field Tech Center's recycling and energy saving programs which are designed to protect the environment.

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  • National Manufacturing Day series- Safety in the workplace

    We continue our series celebrating National Manufacturing Day addressing some of the most common misconceptions about the manufacturing industry. This time we are debunking the myth that...

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  • World Environment Day Series

    World Environment Day Series

    To celebrate World Environment Day, we hosted a social media series throughout the month of June to highlight how we are working toward a sustainable society in cooperation with customers,...

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  • YKK's QuickBurst™ Zipper- Lifejacket demonstration0:57

    YKK's QuickBurst™ Zipper- Lifejacket demonstration

    YKK's QuickBurst™ Zipper- Lifejacket demonstration at ISPO Munich 2018 Water Village

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  • World Environment Day- Jim Reed, President, YKK Corporation of America3:17

    World Environment Day- Jim Reed, President, YKK Corporation of America

    On this World Environment Day, learn from YKK Corporation of America's President, Jim Reed, about our efforts to reduce our environmental impact. At YKK, taking care of our environment and employing

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  • YKK: Employing sustainable practices in everything we do

    YKK: Employing sustainable practices in everything we do

    What is the first image or thought that comes to your mind when you think of sustainability? Is it an image of a green forest? Or a recap of last night’s TV special on the environment? Typically,...

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  • For decades, workwear has evolved to meet the changing needs of modern day workers

    For decades, workwear has evolved to meet the changing needs of modern day workers

    The development and improvement of workwear is closely related to technological advances that have taken place throughout the course of history.

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  • YKK’s Product Preview for the IFAI Expo 2017

    YKK’s Product Preview for the IFAI Expo 2017

    YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. and Tape Craft Corporation will be exhibiting at booth # 2129 at the  IFAI (Industrial Fabrics Association International) Expo in New Orleans from Sep. 27 – Sep. 29.  YKK...

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  • How to Maintain an Excellent Safety Culture

    How to Maintain an Excellent Safety Culture

    By Jerod Gandy, Safety Manager, Tape Craft Corporation, Oxford, Alabama Maintaining a Culture of Safety Awareness Has its Rewards At Tape Craft Corporation, the safety of our employees is very...

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