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 Takes Home 2021 Glass Magazine Award
Glass Magazine announced the winners of the 2021 Glass Magazine Awards. The prestigious glass and metal industry awards program honors companies in 14 categories, and this year’s winners present a remarkable industry that is still innovating, still growing and still building. “This year’s winners show why glass is the best material choice for performance, strength, […]
YKK AP Presents 2021 Core Values Awards Winners
At YKK AP, our core values are at the heart of our business. Each year, we present the Core Values Awards to employees who live out our values daily – building experience to create success, being a person of trust, integrity, and respect, and insistence on quality in everything they do. This year, we are […]
YKK AP America Inc. Raises Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour
New minimum wage is effective beginning this Labor Day, Sept. 6 AUSTELL, Ga. (Aug. 30, 2021) – YKK AP America Inc. (YKK AP), a leading manufacturer of award-winning commercial facade systems and residential doors and windows, today announced it will raise its minimum starting wage to $15 an hour. The change will be effective beginning […]