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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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  • YKK Becomes Only Zipper Manufacturer in Bangladesh to be Certified by Alliance

    YKK Becomes Only Zipper Manufacturer in Bangladesh to be Certified by Alliance

    In December 2018, YKK Bangladesh Pte Ltd became the only zipper manufacturer in Bangladesh to be certified by the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety. The Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety...

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  • How to properly match a zipper color to your garment

    How to properly match a zipper color to your garment

    Matching your fabric color with the YKK Color Card for zippers under a D65 light source will minimize a difference in color between the zipper and the fabric.

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  • YKK El Salvador implements many sustainable practices to help preserve the environment

    YKK El Salvador implements many sustainable practices to help preserve the environment

    YKK El Salvador helps to educate its local community by involving students and teachers from a local school in its annual tree planting day.

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  • How to maintain and repair the zipper in your boots

    How to maintain and repair the zipper in your boots

    Properly maintaining the zippers in your boots will help to extend the life of your boots

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  • Innovation and sustainability go hand in hand at YKK

    Innovation and sustainability go hand in hand at YKK

    John Edward Holliday Jr., senior product development manager at YKK (U.S.A) Inc., shares his thoughts about the relationship between innovation and sustainability in the manufacturing sector. Why...

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  • YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)

    YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. joins the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC)

    We are pleased to announce that YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. has joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC). The Sustainable Apparel Coalition is an industry-wide group working to reduce the...

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  • YKK sponsors North American International Auto Show 2019 Charity Preview Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

    YKK sponsors North American International Auto Show 2019 Charity Preview Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

    You may know YKK best for the zippers in your jeans and jackets, but did you know that YKK makes many products for the transportation industry? Take a look at this video, filmed at the 2019 North...

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  • 18th YKK Fastening Awards

    18th YKK Fastening Awards

    Each year, YKK hosts the YKK Fastening Awards, a fashion design contest for fashion design students studying in Japan focused on fastening products such as zippers, hook & loop fasteners, buckles,...

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  • 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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  • YKK Corporation sponsors Arts of Fashion Foundation’s International Competition

    YKK Corporation sponsors Arts of Fashion Foundation’s International Competition

    On Sunday December 16th and Monday December 17th, the Arts of Fashion Foundation, a San Francisco-based fashion education 501 (C)(3) non-profit, held the 2018 Symposium which culminated with the...

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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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  • 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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  • The YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. National Manufacturing Center in Macon, Georgia implements sustainable manufacturing processes

    The YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. National Manufacturing Center in Macon, Georgia implements sustainable manufacturing processes

    This article talks about how YKK (U.S.A.) Inc.'s building automation system, TREND, has helped the company reduce its gas, water and electrical consumption and save money.

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  • National S.T.E.M/ S.T.E.A.M Day Series

    National S.T.E.M/ S.T.E.A.M Day Series

    According to the National Center for Women in Technology, the number of U.S. computing-related job openings expected by 2026 will be 3.5 million. However, only 17% of these jobs can be filled by...

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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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