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 Recognized by 2021 Window + Door Awards
YKK AP America receives Honorable Mention for Most Innovative Manufacturing Processes VIENNA, VA, Dec. 15, 2021 — Window + Door magazine has announced the winners of the 2021 Window + Door Awards. The awards program recognizes the best products in the residential fenestration industry. “We are proud to honor this year’s products after suspending last […]
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 […]
YKK AP America Earns Honorable Mention in DWM Magazine 2021 Green Awards
As editor Nathan Hobbs of Door and Window Market Magazine put it, “With COVID-19, labor shortages and supply chain issues bearing down, this year could be an easy time to set aside any goal that doesn’t pertain to getting the job done. But the industry has proven that—even amid such challenges—companies aren’t backing away from […]