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 Launches Collaborative Research into Construction Technology with Carnegie Mellon University
Explores the use of robotics and technologies in fenestration products installation to help address global labor and construction challenges AUSTELL, Ga. (Jan. 13, 2020) – YKK AP America today announced YKK AP Inc. has signed an agreement with Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) to conduct joint research on advanced technology to install windows, curtain walls, doors, […]
YKK AP Hires Craig Lewis as Architectural Sales Representative for Tennessee
Lewis brings to the table more than 25 years of sales experience in the building materials industry AUSTELL, Ga. (Jan. 10, 2020) – YKK AP America Inc. (YKK AP) has named Craig Lewis as architectural sales representative for the Tennessee market. Lewis will play an integral role in expanding the brand’s efforts in Tennessee and […]
YKK AP America Inc. Acquires Erie Architectural Products Group
Strategic acquisition of high-performance facades manufacturer brings together proven market leaders to address the increasing demands of an evolving market for highly-engineered, prefabricated and unitized solutions AUSTELL, Ga. (Dec. 9, 2019) – YKK AP America Inc. (YKK AP), a leading manufacturer of award-winning commercial facade systems and residential doors and windows, today announced the acquisition […]