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  • A new line of nursingwear for moms on the go! Introducing Alia White of Ashe and Irys

    A new line of nursingwear for moms on the go! Introducing Alia White of Ashe and Irys

    Our women designers series is an on-going project to highlight innovative designers across the world that incorporate YKK® products into their unique creations. In this installment, we introduce...

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  • 2019-12-02 Issue 125 – Fundamental Behavior 23 – Give back

    2019-12-02 Issue 125 – Fundamental Behavior 23 – Give back

    When I think about the approaching holiday season, and the theme of “giving back,” a familiar scripture verse comes to mind. “To whom much is given, much will be required.” (Luke 12:48) Living in...

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  • YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V. fête ses 25 ans

    YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V. fête ses 25 ans

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  • YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V. celebra 25 años

    YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V. celebra 25 años

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  • YKK sponsoring San Francisco-based Arts of Fashion Foundation to Host 18th Annual International Fashion Showcase at the Asian Art Museum

    YKK sponsoring San Francisco-based Arts of Fashion Foundation to Host 18th Annual International Fashion Showcase at the Asian Art Museum

    The Arts of Fashion Foundation will welcome guests to the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco on Monday, December 16, 2019 to view the grand finale of the annual Symposium, the International Fashion...

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  • Employees at YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V. participate in Banco de Tapitas initiative

    Employees at YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V. participate in Banco de Tapitas initiative

      Our colleagues at YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V. have been participating in a giving back initiative with the organization Banco de Tapitas. The organization partners with companies around the...

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  • 2019-11-25 Issue 124 – Fundamental Behavior 22 – Take pride in our appearance

    2019-11-25 Issue 124 – Fundamental Behavior 22 – Take pride in our appearance

    Thinking of your workplace like your own home means having an attachment to the company, to the workplace, and to the products.

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  • 2019-11-18 Issue 123 – Fundamental Behavior 21 – Be a lifelong learner

    2019-11-18 Issue 123 – Fundamental Behavior 21 – Be a lifelong learner

    I’m a big believer in the importance of lifelong learning.  There is always something new to learn and our learning journeys should never come to an end.  To prepare for this opportunity to write...

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  • YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V Celebrates 25 Years

    YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V Celebrates 25 Years

    YKK Mexicana S.A. de C.V. held a ceremony commemorating its 25th anniversary on November 12, 2019. YKK Mexicana was established in September 1994 as a small plant in Puebla that assembled basic...

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  • A journey around YKK global facilities – Passive Town

    A journey around YKK global facilities – Passive Town

    In the wake of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, the YKK Group moved a portion of our headquarters’ function to Kurobe, Toyama. There, we planned a project to address energy issues and it took...

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  • 2019-11-11 Issue 122 – Fundamental Behavior 20 – Pay attention to the details

    2019-11-11 Issue 122 – Fundamental Behavior 20 – Pay attention to the details

    Missing just one detail can have an enormous impact on a job. Be a fanatic about accuracy and precision. The goal is to get things right, not simply to get them done. Double-check your work.

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  • 2019-11-04 Issue 121 – Fundamental Behavior 19 – Be proactive

    2019-11-04 Issue 121 – Fundamental Behavior 19 – Be proactive

    Being Proactive does not eliminate events but it does prevent them from being catastrophic. Good, successful companies do this well and you can see it in their business philosophy

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  • Macon-Bibb County Welcomes Kurobe City Hospital Delegation for 16th Year

    Macon-Bibb County Welcomes Kurobe City Hospital Delegation for 16th Year

    Navicent Health and Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia welcomed six physicians, one nurse, and one dietitian from Kurobe City Hospital

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  • Three to Five Day Zipper Delivery Now Available from YKK in Anaheim, CA

    Three to Five Day Zipper Delivery Now Available from YKK in Anaheim, CA

    In order to meet the West Region’s (Washington, Montana, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, California, Arizona) speed to market demand, the YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. Anaheim, CA manufacturing facility is...

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  • 2019-10-28 Issue 120 – Fundamental Behavior 18 – Take ownership

    2019-10-28 Issue 120 – Fundamental Behavior 18 – Take ownership

    Take personal responsibility for making things happen. It’s never someone else’s job.

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  • How to avoid slider paint chip off

    How to avoid slider paint chip off

    When a painted Slider is subjected to dry cleaning or a wet processing treatment, including washing a garment, the paint may chip off of the slider.  The reason the paint chips off of a slider is...

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  • YKK Group’s Cafe Bonfino to switch to coffee straws made from plant-derived materials

    YKK Group’s Cafe Bonfino to switch to coffee straws made from plant-derived materials

    YKK Group’s Cafe Bonfino Co., Ltd. (*1) will switch from plastic straws to straws made from plant-derived materials in consideration of the environment. The coffee straw adopted by the company is...

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  • 2019-10-21 Issue 119 – Fundamental Behavior 17 – Practice blameless problem-solving

    2019-10-21 Issue 119 – Fundamental Behavior 17 – Practice blameless problem-solving

    I think whether a problem can be grasped promptly depends on managers communicating with employees on a regular basis and whether they are building a relationship of trust.

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  • YKK’s GreenRise™ Zipper Awarded 2019 Good Design Best 100

    YKK’s GreenRise™ Zipper Awarded 2019 Good Design Best 100

    YKK’s GreenRise™ zipper has received the “2019 Good Design Best 100” award from the Japan Design Promotion Association. The “Good Design Best 100” recipients are chosen from among all 2019 Good...

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  • Brittani Bumb: Creating new designs with a touch of vintage flair

    Brittani Bumb: Creating new designs with a touch of vintage flair

    Our women designers series is an on-going project to highlight innovative designers across the world that incorporate YKK® products into their unique creations. Introducing Atlanta-based fashion...

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