About YKK Group
YKK Group HAS A LONG, STORIED HISTORY—WITH MANY MORE CHAPTERS YET TO WRITE.
Founded in 1934, YKK Group today operates in 71 countries around the globe. Its 111 affiliated companies employ over 42,000 people.
Already an established brand globally, YKK Group continues to boost its international competitiveness from a management structure divided into six geographic segments:
- North and Central America
- South America
- Europe, the Middle East and Africa
- Japan (Tokyo HQ)
This regional approach enables YKK Group to adapt business operations—from product development to marketing—to the cultural climate of the countries where it does business. On the local level, YKK Group works closely with communities to make the most of what each has to offer.
FISCAL HEALTH, COMBINED VALUE
In the spirit of our CYCLE OF GOODNESS® philosophy, YKK Group continues to add—and share with society—value through innovative manufacturing.
The Fastening Products Group grows more cost-competitive and responsive to market demands while delivering the consistent quality and service its customers expect.
The Architectural Products Group builds on its market strength with state-of-the-art products for a wide range of applications, from high-rise offices to residential homes.
Striving for a more sustainable society, YKK Corporation and YKK AP lead the way in developing products that help reduce energy use in homes and offices across the world—all manufactured with shrinking environmental impact.
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YKK AP Attends 13th Annual Women in Manufacturing SUMMIT 2023
This September, YKK AP America attended the 13th Annual Women in Manufacturing SUMMIT 2023 in San Diego, Calif. Led by vice president of organizational excellence, Patrys Wiid, a team of 10 employees participated in the three-day conference. The SUMMIT brought together more than 1,700 manufacturing professionals from across the country to hear inspiring keynote addresses, […]
YKK AP America Announces the Appointment of Ivan Zuniga as Director of Product Development
ATLANTA, Ga. (Oct. 2, 2023) – YKK AP America (YKK AP) today announced the appointment of Ivan Zuniga as Director of Product Development. In his new role, he will be responsible for leading, directing and overseeing daily operations of the product development group in an effort to accelerate product innovation and further the company’s global […]
YKK AP America Appoints Raymond Shelton as Chief Sustainability and Communications Officer
Shelton brings more than 30 years of experience to further advance YKK AP’s sustainability efforts ATLANTA, Ga. (Aug. 30, 2023) – YKK AP America (YKK AP) today announced the appointment of Raymond Shelton as Vice President/Chief Sustainability and Communications Officer. This underscores the company’s continued commitment to building a better society through architectural products that […]