Focus on Employee Well-Being
The well-being of YKK AP’s employees is a recurring theme in its Fundamental Behaviors that govern the company’s daily practice and bring its culture to life. As we head into 2018, employees recently took initiative to bring greater awareness to staff of the many existing wellness benefits the company has to offer.
In mid-November, the employee-led wellness team held a workshop to discuss the existing program and launch new initiatives to add fun and fitness to employees’ daily lives. One of the most successful, ongoing initiatives is the company’s “Idea Challenge,” which has stirred up creativity among staff in the office to come up with out-of-the-box ideas to make wellness top of mind. A winning idea was to adopt a mile near YKK AP’s corporate headquarters in Austell, Ga. The new initiative will get employees up and moving on Saturday mornings while contributing to the health of its local environment. Another employee initiative – to stock its warehouse with bicycles, so that employees can cycle during their breaks, or even bike to lunch.
As 2018 approaches, YKK AP’s employees have taken their health into their own hands and have ramped up the company’s wellness program – not just in preparation of the new year, but to keep wellness top of mind all year long.
News and Events
YKK AP America Fuels Growth with Addition of Western Regional Sales Representative
Clark Rheem & Associates to lead architectural sales for YKK AP in Colorado, Utah and Idaho AUSTELL, Ga. (May 17, 2018) – YKK AP America Inc. today announced the hire of Clark Rheem & Associates as an independent sales representative for the western region. Clark Rheem & Associates will service architects and glazing contractors throughout […]
YKK AP America Expands Southeast Team with the Addition of Wesley Grubb as Architectural Sales Representative
Grubb joins the Atlanta branch with his territory covering the state of Alabama and Florida Panhandle AUSTELL, Ga. (May 11, 2018) – YKK AP America Inc. today announced the expansion of its Southeast team with the addition of Architectural Sales Representative, Wesley Grubb. Grubb joins the Atlanta branch, reporting to Ken James, and will cover […]
AIA Atlanta Announces Winners in 2018 High School Design Competition
The Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Atlanta) and presenting sponsor YKK AP America Inc. together announced the winners of the 2018 High School Design Competition (HSDC). In its 13th year, the competition featured an introductory level and advanced level to accommodate students’ varying levels of experience. For the first time, the […]