YKK AP Inc. Releases 2021 Integrated Report

Introduces efforts to solve social issues through business activities with a newly formulated purpose,“We Build a Better Society through Architectural Products”

Nov. 18, 2021 – YKK AP Inc. has issued its annual report, “YKK AP Integrated Report 2021.” The report serves as a communication tool for all stakeholders such as customers, business partners, and local communities. It can now be viewed at ykkapamerica.com

YKK AP Inc.’s global business policy is “Providing social value through products and realizing manufacturing reform.” In order to convey the company’s thinking and business activities based on this policy, the annual report organizes financial and non-financial information and medium-to-long-term business initiatives from the perspective of sustainability and conveys the current status of YKK AP’s progress.

In 2021, YKK AP’s momentum was driven by its newly formulated purpose, “We Build a Better Society Through Architectural Products,” which highlights the significance of the organization’s existence. In order to be a company that makes society happy through business activities, YKK AP is working to help solve various social issues such as climate change and disasters, health and comfort, safety and security, and environmental risks. The special feature of this report introduces YKK AP’s product development and business activities that address these social issues. YKK AP will continue to contribute to solving social issues through its business activities and strengthen communication with stakeholders by actively disclosing information.

In North America, YKK AP America’s focus remains on building upon its foundation as a leading architectural products manufacturer. “From product performance to sustainable design, we think of ourselves as a partner;  a partner in imparting knowledge and in pushing innovation, and the sharing ideas for the good of society. By honoring the ‘Cycle of Goodness’ philosophy and our global purpose, we continue to improve upon our value for the North American built environment, our customers, our employees, and in the communities in which we work,” said Oliver Stepe, president of YKK AP America. “This year’s report demonstrates our continued commitment to understanding the needs of our society and introducing philosophies, practices and products that will continue to benefit the greater good.” 

To learn more about YKK AP Inc. and YKK AP America, go to ykkap.com


YKK AP America Inc. is a technology-oriented manufacturer of commercial façade systems and residential doors and windows. With every finished good, we push the boundaries in next-generation manufacturing and create value for architectural applications. Driven by a desire to provide exceptional service in our markets, YKK AP America builds upon our foundation of advanced engineering, vertically integrated manufacturing, and customer focus to deliver the highest level of quality and a positive customer experience. YKK AP America’s subsidiary brand, Erie Architectural Products partners with glazing contractors to design, test and engineer solutions for large-scale projects using its ENVIRO|FACADES curtain wall systems. YKK AP America is headquartered in Austell, Ga., with its major projects company Erie Architectural Products located in Lakeshore, Ont. All building products are manufactured in our world-class production facilities located in Dublin, Ga., Macon, Ga. and Lakeshore, Ont.  For more information, visit ykkap.com and follow us on Linkedin.com.

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