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  • YKK AP Meets Demand for Accessible Design with Launch of Low Threshold Sliding Glass Door

    YKK AP Meets Demand for Accessible Design with Launch of Low Threshold Sliding Glass Door

    Ideal for multifamily applications, the thermally-broken YSD 600 T allows for installation versatility and greater occupant comfort

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  • YKK AP America Launches New Unitized, Impact-Resistant Window Wall System

    YKK AP America Launches New Unitized, Impact-Resistant Window Wall System

    YHW 60 TU meets growing demand for shop-fabricated, pre-glazable applications, providing higher quality and installation versatility while reducing costs and time to close.

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  • YKK AP America Introduces YES 60 Line of Storefront Systems

    YKK AP America Introduces YES 60 Line of Storefront Systems

    Take storefront to new heights with spans as high as 14-feet

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  • YKK AP America Strengthens Midwest Region with Addition of Tony Nista as Architectural Sales Representative

    YKK AP America Strengthens Midwest Region with Addition of Tony Nista as Architectural Sales Representative

    Nista’s proven leadership experience and excellence in cultivating meaningful relationships will cater to the needs of regional customers AUSTELL, Ga. (Aug. 3, 2018) – YKK AP America today strengthens its midwest region with the addition of Tony Nista as Architectural Sales Representative in its Cincinnati branch. Nista comes to YKK AP with a proven track […]

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    YKK AP America Honored with Architizer A+Award

    YKK AP America Honored with Architizer A+Award

    Hurricane and Blast Mitigation YHC 300 SSG Cassette Curtain Wall recognized in Building Products - Glazing Systems and Facades Category

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    YKK AP Helps Cobb County Police Department Prepare Students for Upcoming School Year

    YKK AP Helps Cobb County Police Department Prepare Students for Upcoming School Year

     This July, YKK AP’s Heather Evans led the company headquarters and Atlanta branch’s team members in a joint effort to support the Cobb County Police Department’s school supply drive, Book Bag-Palooza. Thanks to this wonderful effort, Cobb County’s students in need – from elementary to high school – will be prepared and ready to learn this […]

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    YKK AP America Appoints Daymon Loyd as Residential Plant Operations Manager

    YKK AP America Appoints Daymon Loyd as Residential Plant Operations Manager

    A long-time employee with a proven track record in manufacturing and engineering, Loyd’s expertise will enhance plant operations with a focus on safety and quality

    Read More
    YKK AP is an Architizer A+ Awards Finalist! Help us Win!

    YKK AP is an Architizer A+ Awards Finalist! Help us Win!

    The Architizer A+Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and products. This year, YKK AP America is proud to be an A+Awards Finalist  for its four-sided structural silicone glazed curtain wall system, the ProTek® YHC 300 SSG Cassette. This hurricane impact resistant system features a versatile framing design, horizontal stack […]

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    YKK AP Brings Added Design Versatility to New and Replacement Construction with the Introduction of StyleviewⓇ No Trim Windows

    YKK AP Brings Added Design Versatility to New and Replacement Construction with the Introduction of StyleviewⓇ No Trim Windows

    As architectural styles evolve, StyleViewⓇ NT Single-Hung Window meets demand for modern and transitional design

    Read More
    YKK AP to Premiere New “I am an Architect” Video at AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

    YKK AP to Premiere New “I am an Architect” Video at AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

    "Eat Sleep Architect" is a parody on the everyday life of an architect

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    YKK AP Expands Unitized Offering with a New Thermally Broken Curtain Wall for Exceptional Performance and Design Versatility

    YKK AP Expands Unitized Offering with a New Thermally Broken Curtain Wall for Exceptional Performance and Design Versatility

    YUW 750 TU curtain wall provides fast, easy installation, long-term durability and sleek design for today’s modern low to mid-rise buildings

    Read More
    YKK AP America Frames Its Future By Investing in Its Biggest Asset – Its People

    YKK AP America Frames Its Future By Investing in Its Biggest Asset – Its People

    With more than 20 years of expertise, Patrys Wiid joins the executive team as Vice President of Organizational Excellence to help propel the company forward by strengthening its focus on employee-centric organizational development initiatives

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    YKK AP America Recognizes Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

    YKK AP America Recognizes Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

    Winners selected based on performance, growth and representing company’s core values during the 2017 fiscal year

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    YKK AP America Fuels Growth with Addition of Western Regional Sales Representative

    YKK AP America Fuels Growth with Addition of Western Regional Sales Representative

    Clark Rheem & Associates to lead architectural sales for YKK AP in Colorado, Utah and Idaho

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    YKK AP America Expands Southeast Team with the Addition of Wesley Grubb as Architectural Sales Representative

    YKK AP America Expands Southeast Team with the Addition of Wesley Grubb as Architectural Sales Representative

    Grubb joins the Atlanta branch with his territory covering the state of Alabama and Florida Panhandle

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    AIA Atlanta Announces Winners in 2018 High School Design Competition

    AIA Atlanta Announces Winners in 2018 High School Design Competition

    The Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Atlanta) and presenting sponsor YKK AP America Inc. together announced the winners of the 2018 High School Design Competition (HSDC). In its 13th year, the competition featured an introductory level and advanced level to accommodate students’ varying levels of experience. For the first time, the […]

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    YKK AP America Names Glenn Smith as General Manager of Midwest Region

    YKK AP America Names Glenn Smith as General Manager of Midwest Region

    Smith brings more than 20 years of senior sales experience to his role, where he will drive visibility and lead sales at YKK AP America’s Cincinnati and Chicago branches

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    YKK AP Sponsors 2018 AIA Atlanta High School Design Competition

    YKK AP Sponsors 2018 AIA Atlanta High School Design Competition

    On April 17, AIA Atlanta will host the 13th Annual High School Design Competition. YKK AP is proud to continue its second-year sponsorship of this event in an effort to inspire architecture and the future of the profession. The program aims to engage high school students in the design process, regardless of experience, and educate […]

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    Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. in Dublin, Ga.

    Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. in Dublin, Ga.

    On April 15, the City of Dublin will come together to unveil the final piece to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park, two new sculptures which honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s lasting legacy and first public speech. At the beginning of his journey as a civil rights leader and minister, at the young […]

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    YKK AP Honored as 2018 Top Workplace in Atlanta

    YKK AP Honored as 2018 Top Workplace in Atlanta

    YKK AP has been honored as part of the 2018 Top Workplace in Atlanta awards by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Top Workplaces, announced on AJC.com, recognize 150 companies as Top Workplaces and 32 organizations as Workplace Achievers. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and its partner Energage (formerly Workplace Dynamics) who hosted the contest, a common […]

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    YKK AP at CSI’s Northern Central Region Conference April 12-14

    On Thursday, April 12 through Saturday, April 14 you can visit us at the North Central Region (NCR) Conference hosted by Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)’s Twin Ports Chapter to learn about some of our newly released products or dive deeper into your knowledge of our existing product lines. This year’s conference is being held in […]

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    Visit YKK AP at Fifth BEST CONFERENCE Building Enclosure Science & Technology™

    The Fifth BEST Conference Building Enclosure Science & Technology™ brings together researchers and practitioners to share knowledge and lessons they’ve learned through the science and art of working with building enclosures. This year’s conference will take place April 15-18 in Philadelphia. If you plan to attend, we invite you to stop by and say hello to […]

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    Future Architects at Kent State Get Hands-On Experience with YKK AP

    At Ohio’s Kent State University, students are encouraged to learn and explore through direct experience. When YKK AP’s Ohio sales representative, Bob Ober, recently visited Kent State University’s architectural department, he brought with him elaborate YKK AP product samples as a way to engage the students through experiential learning and to bring the discussion around […]

    Read More
    YKK AP Employees Gather for Hands-On Training

    YKK AP Employees Gather for Hands-On Training

    At YKK AP, we strive to foster an environment of continual growth and a commitment to our employees. One way we put this into practice is by offering an annual in-depth employee product training This year’s training took place in March when employees from several branches and manufacturing locations – Atlanta, Austell, Cincinnati, Dallas, Dublin, Boston, […]

    Read More
    YKK AP America Announces Retirement of Mark Richards, General Manager of Northeast Region; Derick Clutchey Named as Successor

    YKK AP America Announces Retirement of Mark Richards, General Manager of Northeast Region; Derick Clutchey Named as Successor

    AUSTELL, Ga. (April 3, 2018) – YKK AP America Inc. today announced the retirement of Mark Richards, General Manager of the Northeast Region. Richards’ commitment, leadership and strategic business approach strengthened his team members in Baltimore and Boston, and grew YKK AP’s footprint in the region. Baltimore Branch Manager, Derick Clutchey, will assume leadership of […]

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    Safety First: YKK AP Baltimore Celebrates 800 Days Accident-free!

    Safety First: YKK AP Baltimore Celebrates 800 Days Accident-free!

    As one of YKK AP’s 25 Fundamental Behaviors, the principles that guide and bring YKK AP America’s culture to life, we emphasize the importance of being vigilant about safety—Safety First. The ability to create a safe workplace is only proven successful through clear communication between managers and workers alike and through adherence to mutually agreed […]

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    YKK AP America Hires Stephanie Ayres to Production Control Manager of Residential Vinyl Windows Division

    YKK AP America Hires Stephanie Ayres to Production Control Manager of Residential Vinyl Windows Division

    Ayres to strengthen residential production planning to provide customers with excellent, consistent service AUSTELL, Ga. (March 15, 2018) – YKK AP America today announces the hire of Stephanie Ayres to fill the newly created role of Production Control Manager of its residential vinyl window division based in Macon, Ga. Ayres will focus on the development […]

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    YKK AP sponsors FIRST Robotics Team, “The ThunderBotz,” for third consecutive year

    On February 22, 2018 Dublin-Lauren’s FIRST Robotics Team, “The ThunderBotz,” hosted an open house to unveil their latest project to the public. For the past six weeks, students and volunteers have been working tirelessly to prepare for the upcoming FIRST Robotics competition taking place in mid-March. Students’ excitement was evident throughout the night as they showcased the […]

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    Visit YKK AP at 2018 Glass TEXpo in San Antonio

    Visit YKK AP at 2018 Glass TEXpo in San Antonio

    On May 10 – 11, YKK AP America will exhibit at Glass TEXpo at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Stop by YKK AP’s booth 201 to learn more about our impact-resistant and sustainable product lines, ProTek and enerGfacade, and which is right for your project. Greg Galloway, ProTek brand manager, will also […]

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    YKK AP Adopts a Mile to “Keep Cobb Beautiful”

    YKK AP Adopts a Mile to “Keep Cobb Beautiful”

    At YKK AP, we believe in the “Cycle of Goodness®” – the idea that “no one prospers without rendering benefit to others,” including Mother Earth. When our employee-led wellness team gathered in late 2017 to brainstorm ways to enhance the company’s wellness program, an innovative and comprehensive idea arose from Assistant Engineer, Jose Acosta. Drawing […]

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    YKK AP Launches Zero Sightline Window  for Structural Silicone Glazed Curtain Wall

    YKK AP Launches Zero Sightline Window for Structural Silicone Glazed Curtain Wall

    YOV SSG Operable Vent Window provides seamless appearance of a fixed window with optimal ventilation and natural light

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    YKK AP Promotes Joey Bernard to Lead Expansion of Texas and Western Regions

    YKK AP Promotes Joey Bernard to Lead Expansion of Texas and Western Regions

    Bernard brings more than 30 years of experience to his new role as Branch Manager

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    YKK AP Hires John Rovi as Sales Representative for Texas Region

    YKK AP Hires John Rovi as Sales Representative for Texas Region

    Rovi brings to the table more than 15 years of sales experience in the construction and architectural products industry

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    YKK AP to Enhance Impact-Resistant Product Line to Meet Revised 2017 Florida Product Approvals

    YKK AP to Enhance Impact-Resistant Product Line to Meet Revised 2017 Florida Product Approvals

    Improvements will speed time to market and bring added versatility to architects and contractors designing for the impact market

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    YKK AP America Promotes Hank Kawano to General Manager of Residential Division

    YKK AP America Promotes Hank Kawano to General Manager of Residential Division

    Kawano’s vision of delivering excellent service to every customer will be grounded in safety, quality and communication

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    Focus on Employee Well-Being

    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 […]

    Read More

    YKK AP Takes Home Four Architectural Product Magazine Product Innovation Awards

    Recognized in Product Innovation and Project Application categories

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    YKK AP Employees Gather Aid for Puerto Rico

    YKK AP Employees Gather Aid for Puerto Rico

    “No one prospers without rendering benefit to others.” - Tadao Yoshida, Founder of YKK Corp.

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    YKK AP America Appoints Key Leaders to New Positions Focused on Customer Experience

    YKK AP America Appoints Key Leaders to New Positions Focused on Customer Experience

    Accomplished leaders to build on company’s customer and employee-centric focus to support long-term goals in commercial and residential businesses.

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    YKK AP America Expands West Coast Sales Team to Address Market Demand

    YKK AP America Expands West Coast Sales Team to Address Market Demand

    Jeanette Schieferle brings nearly 20 years in architectural sales experience to support regional growth.

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    YKK AP America Adds to Architectural Sales Team

    YKK AP America Adds to Architectural Sales Team

    Jesse Baker joins as architectural sales representative to support robust construction market in the Midwest.

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    YKK AP America Expands Midwest Sales Team

    YKK AP America Expands Midwest Sales Team

    Olson Architectural products to represent YKK AP in the region.

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    YKK AP America Celebrates Success by Honoring Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

    YKK AP America Celebrates Success by Honoring Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

    Winners selected based on performance and growth during the 2016 fiscal year.

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    YKK AP Inc.’s Window Research Institute to Host Windowology Exhibition and Symposium in Tokyo

    YKK AP Inc.’s Window Research Institute to Host Windowology Exhibition and Symposium in Tokyo

    To commemorate the Institute’s 10th anniversary, world-renowned architectural photographer Iwan Baan and others will examine windows as a representation of culture.

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    YKK AP is coming to Glass Expo West!

    YKK AP is coming to Glass Expo West!

    YKK AP will be exhibiting at Glass Expo West June 1-2, 2017 in Irvine, California.

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    New “I Am An Architect” Video for 2017

    New “I Am An Architect” Video for 2017

    YKK AP debuts the 6th edition of the I Am An Architect video series.

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    Winners Revealed in AIA Atlanta’s 2017 High School Student Design Competition

    Winners Revealed in AIA Atlanta’s 2017 High School Student Design Competition

    The Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Atlanta) and presenting sponsor YKK AP America Inc. together announced the winners of the 2017 High School Student Design Competition (HSSDC).

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    AIA Atlanta Announces 2017 High School Student Design Competition

    AIA Atlanta Announces 2017 High School Student Design Competition

    AIA Atlanta, with presenting sponsor YKK AP America Inc., announces the 12th Annual High School Student Design Competition (HSSDC).

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    YKK AP Expands Direct Freight Shipping Program to Southeast Region

    YKK AP Expands Direct Freight Shipping Program to Southeast Region

    Dedicated service provides a convenient and efficient shipping experience that limits potential for damage.

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    Rebuilding Macon Names YKK AP as Official Window Supplier

    Rebuilding Macon Names YKK AP as Official Window Supplier

    Manufacturer to donate energy-efficient replacement windows for weatherization of area homes.

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    YKK Group’s Headquarters Building Honored with ASHRAE Technology Award at World Level

    YKK Group’s Headquarters Building Honored with ASHRAE Technology Award at World Level

    YKK 80 Building is the first in Japan to win the award, adding to a growing list of energy efficient recognition and achievements

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    YKK AP America YCW 750 XT IG Curtain Wall Wins Product Innovation Award

    YKK AP America YCW 750 XT IG Curtain Wall Wins Product Innovation Award

    AUSTELL, GA. – The YKK AP America YCW 750 XT IG High Performance Inside Glazed Curtain Wall System was honored with an Architectural Products 2016 Product Innovation Award (PIA) in the Building Envelope category. The PIAs showcase a wide-range of innovative buildings-related products, presenting the winners in the November issue of Architectural Products. Judged by […]

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    YKK AP America Bolsters ProTek® Line with 50 FS/FI Storefront System

    YKK AP America Bolsters ProTek® Line with 50 FS/FI Storefront System

    New system offers enhanced product options

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    The YKK AP Window Research Institute Has Renewed Its Official Website

    The YKK AP Window Research Institute Has Renewed Its Official Website

    The website shares some of the findings from the Institute’s research by delivering high-quality content about windows in the context of various topics such as architecture, art, and culture.

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    YKK AP America Wins Money-Saving Product Award for ThermaShade Sun Control System

    YKK AP America Wins Money-Saving Product Award for ThermaShade Sun Control System

    YKK AP America Wins Money-Saving Product Award for its ThermaShade Sun Control System

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    YKK AP to Present at CSI North Dakota Red River Valley Chapter Meeting

    YKK AP to Present at CSI North Dakota Red River Valley Chapter Meeting

    On February 14, Gary Flemming, Business Manager, Commercial Window Products at YKK AP will discuss how to select the best windows for a new or remodeled school. A careful balance of aesthetics, thermal performance characteristics and structural integrity is critical to making the right decision and ensuring productivity for students and teachers alike. This course […]

    Read More

    Glazing Contractors: Join us for Quality Assurance Training this February

    Who: Are you a glazing contractor responsible for the quality of finished installations? What: This four-and-a-half day training session includes four full days of instruction as well as a tour of the YKK AP commercial manufacturing plant in Dublin, Ga. The training begins with the fundamentals of different product types, from storefront, entrances and windows to window […]

    Read More
    YKK AP America Strengthens Midwest Region with Addition of Tony Nista as Architectural Sales Representative

    YKK AP America Strengthens Midwest Region with Addition of Tony Nista as Architectural Sales Representative

    Nista’s proven leadership experience and excellence in cultivating meaningful relationships will cater to the needs of regional customers AUSTELL, Ga. (Aug. 3, 2018) – YKK AP America today strengthens its midwest region with the addition of Tony Nista as Architectural Sales Representative in its Cincinnati branch. Nista comes to YKK AP with a proven track […]

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    YKK AP America Honored with Architizer A+Award

    YKK AP America Honored with Architizer A+Award

    Hurricane and Blast Mitigation YHC 300 SSG Cassette Curtain Wall recognized in Building Products - Glazing Systems and Facades Category

    Read More
    YKK AP Helps Cobb County Police Department Prepare Students for Upcoming School Year

    YKK AP Helps Cobb County Police Department Prepare Students for Upcoming School Year

     This July, YKK AP’s Heather Evans led the company headquarters and Atlanta branch’s team members in a joint effort to support the Cobb County Police Department’s school supply drive, Book Bag-Palooza. Thanks to this wonderful effort, Cobb County’s students in need – from elementary to high school – will be prepared and ready to learn this […]

    Read More
    YKK AP America Appoints Daymon Loyd as Residential Plant Operations Manager

    YKK AP America Appoints Daymon Loyd as Residential Plant Operations Manager

    A long-time employee with a proven track record in manufacturing and engineering, Loyd’s expertise will enhance plant operations with a focus on safety and quality

    Read More
    YKK AP is an Architizer A+ Awards Finalist! Help us Win!

    YKK AP is an Architizer A+ Awards Finalist! Help us Win!

    The Architizer A+Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and products. This year, YKK AP America is proud to be an A+Awards Finalist  for its four-sided structural silicone glazed curtain wall system, the ProTek® YHC 300 SSG Cassette. This hurricane impact resistant system features a versatile framing design, horizontal stack […]

    Read More
    YKK AP Brings Added Design Versatility to New and Replacement Construction with the Introduction of StyleviewⓇ No Trim Windows

    YKK AP Brings Added Design Versatility to New and Replacement Construction with the Introduction of StyleviewⓇ No Trim Windows

    As architectural styles evolve, StyleViewⓇ NT Single-Hung Window meets demand for modern and transitional design

    Read More
    YKK AP to Premiere New “I am an Architect” Video at AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

    YKK AP to Premiere New “I am an Architect” Video at AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

    "Eat Sleep Architect" is a parody on the everyday life of an architect

    Read More
    YKK AP Expands Unitized Offering with a New Thermally Broken Curtain Wall for Exceptional Performance and Design Versatility

    YKK AP Expands Unitized Offering with a New Thermally Broken Curtain Wall for Exceptional Performance and Design Versatility

    YUW 750 TU curtain wall provides fast, easy installation, long-term durability and sleek design for today’s modern low to mid-rise buildings

    Read More
    YKK AP America Frames Its Future By Investing in Its Biggest Asset – Its People

    YKK AP America Frames Its Future By Investing in Its Biggest Asset – Its People

    With more than 20 years of expertise, Patrys Wiid joins the executive team as Vice President of Organizational Excellence to help propel the company forward by strengthening its focus on employee-centric organizational development initiatives

    Read More
    YKK AP America Recognizes Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

    YKK AP America Recognizes Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

    Winners selected based on performance, growth and representing company’s core values during the 2017 fiscal year

    Read More
    YKK AP America Fuels Growth with Addition of Western Regional Sales Representative

    YKK AP America Fuels Growth with Addition of Western Regional Sales Representative

    Clark Rheem & Associates to lead architectural sales for YKK AP in Colorado, Utah and Idaho

    Read More
    AIA Atlanta Announces Winners in 2018 High School Design Competition

    AIA Atlanta Announces Winners in 2018 High School Design Competition

    The Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Atlanta) and presenting sponsor YKK AP America Inc. together announced the winners of the 2018 High School Design Competition (HSDC). In its 13th year, the competition featured an introductory level and advanced level to accommodate students’ varying levels of experience. For the first time, the […]

    Read More
    YKK AP Sponsors 2018 AIA Atlanta High School Design Competition

    YKK AP Sponsors 2018 AIA Atlanta High School Design Competition

    On April 17, AIA Atlanta will host the 13th Annual High School Design Competition. YKK AP is proud to continue its second-year sponsorship of this event in an effort to inspire architecture and the future of the profession. The program aims to engage high school students in the design process, regardless of experience, and educate […]

    Read More
    Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. in Dublin, Ga.

    Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. in Dublin, Ga.

    On April 15, the City of Dublin will come together to unveil the final piece to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park, two new sculptures which honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s lasting legacy and first public speech. At the beginning of his journey as a civil rights leader and minister, at the young […]

    Read More

    YKK AP at CSI’s Northern Central Region Conference April 12-14

    On Thursday, April 12 through Saturday, April 14 you can visit us at the North Central Region (NCR) Conference hosted by Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)’s Twin Ports Chapter to learn about some of our newly released products or dive deeper into your knowledge of our existing product lines. This year’s conference is being held in […]

    Read More

    Visit YKK AP at Fifth BEST CONFERENCE Building Enclosure Science & Technology™

    The Fifth BEST Conference Building Enclosure Science & Technology™ brings together researchers and practitioners to share knowledge and lessons they’ve learned through the science and art of working with building enclosures. This year’s conference will take place April 15-18 in Philadelphia. If you plan to attend, we invite you to stop by and say hello to […]

    Read More

    Future Architects at Kent State Get Hands-On Experience with YKK AP

    At Ohio’s Kent State University, students are encouraged to learn and explore through direct experience. When YKK AP’s Ohio sales representative, Bob Ober, recently visited Kent State University’s architectural department, he brought with him elaborate YKK AP product samples as a way to engage the students through experiential learning and to bring the discussion around […]

    Read More
    YKK AP Employees Gather for Hands-On Training

    YKK AP Employees Gather for Hands-On Training

    At YKK AP, we strive to foster an environment of continual growth and a commitment to our employees. One way we put this into practice is by offering an annual in-depth employee product training This year’s training took place in March when employees from several branches and manufacturing locations – Atlanta, Austell, Cincinnati, Dallas, Dublin, Boston, […]

    Read More
    YKK AP America Announces Retirement of Mark Richards, General Manager of Northeast Region; Derick Clutchey Named as Successor

    YKK AP America Announces Retirement of Mark Richards, General Manager of Northeast Region; Derick Clutchey Named as Successor

    AUSTELL, Ga. (April 3, 2018) – YKK AP America Inc. today announced the retirement of Mark Richards, General Manager of the Northeast Region. Richards’ commitment, leadership and strategic business approach strengthened his team members in Baltimore and Boston, and grew YKK AP’s footprint in the region. Baltimore Branch Manager, Derick Clutchey, will assume leadership of […]

    Read More
    Safety First: YKK AP Baltimore Celebrates 800 Days Accident-free!

    Safety First: YKK AP Baltimore Celebrates 800 Days Accident-free!

    As one of YKK AP’s 25 Fundamental Behaviors, the principles that guide and bring YKK AP America’s culture to life, we emphasize the importance of being vigilant about safety—Safety First. The ability to create a safe workplace is only proven successful through clear communication between managers and workers alike and through adherence to mutually agreed […]

    Read More

    YKK AP sponsors FIRST Robotics Team, “The ThunderBotz,” for third consecutive year

    On February 22, 2018 Dublin-Lauren’s FIRST Robotics Team, “The ThunderBotz,” hosted an open house to unveil their latest project to the public. For the past six weeks, students and volunteers have been working tirelessly to prepare for the upcoming FIRST Robotics competition taking place in mid-March. Students’ excitement was evident throughout the night as they showcased the […]

    Read More
    Visit YKK AP at 2018 Glass TEXpo in San Antonio

    Visit YKK AP at 2018 Glass TEXpo in San Antonio

    On May 10 – 11, YKK AP America will exhibit at Glass TEXpo at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Stop by YKK AP’s booth 201 to learn more about our impact-resistant and sustainable product lines, ProTek and enerGfacade, and which is right for your project. Greg Galloway, ProTek brand manager, will also […]

    Read More
    YKK AP Adopts a Mile to “Keep Cobb Beautiful”

    YKK AP Adopts a Mile to “Keep Cobb Beautiful”

    At YKK AP, we believe in the “Cycle of Goodness®” – the idea that “no one prospers without rendering benefit to others,” including Mother Earth. When our employee-led wellness team gathered in late 2017 to brainstorm ways to enhance the company’s wellness program, an innovative and comprehensive idea arose from Assistant Engineer, Jose Acosta. Drawing […]

    Read More
    Focus on Employee Well-Being

    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 […]

    Read More

    YKK AP Takes Home Four Architectural Product Magazine Product Innovation Awards

    Recognized in Product Innovation and Project Application categories

    Read More
    YKK AP Employees Gather Aid for Puerto Rico

    YKK AP Employees Gather Aid for Puerto Rico

    “No one prospers without rendering benefit to others.” - Tadao Yoshida, Founder of YKK Corp.

    Read More
    YKK AP to Present at CSI North Dakota Red River Valley Chapter Meeting

    YKK AP to Present at CSI North Dakota Red River Valley Chapter Meeting

    On February 14, Gary Flemming, Business Manager, Commercial Window Products at YKK AP will discuss how to select the best windows for a new or remodeled school. A careful balance of aesthetics, thermal performance characteristics and structural integrity is critical to making the right decision and ensuring productivity for students and teachers alike. This course […]

    Read More

    Glazing Contractors: Join us for Quality Assurance Training this February

    Who: Are you a glazing contractor responsible for the quality of finished installations? What: This four-and-a-half day training session includes four full days of instruction as well as a tour of the YKK AP commercial manufacturing plant in Dublin, Ga. The training begins with the fundamentals of different product types, from storefront, entrances and windows to window […]

    Read More
    YKK AP America Strengthens Midwest Region with Addition of Tony Nista as Architectural Sales Representative

    YKK AP America Strengthens Midwest Region with Addition of Tony Nista as Architectural Sales Representative

    Nista’s proven leadership experience and excellence in cultivating meaningful relationships will cater to the needs of regional customers AUSTELL, Ga. (Aug. 3, 2018) – YKK AP America today strengthens its midwest region with the addition of Tony Nista as Architectural Sales Representative in its Cincinnati branch. Nista comes to YKK AP with a proven track […]

    Read More
    YKK AP America Honored with Architizer A+Award

    YKK AP America Honored with Architizer A+Award

    Hurricane and Blast Mitigation YHC 300 SSG Cassette Curtain Wall recognized in Building Products - Glazing Systems and Facades Category

    Read More
    YKK AP Helps Cobb County Police Department Prepare Students for Upcoming School Year

    YKK AP Helps Cobb County Police Department Prepare Students for Upcoming School Year

     This July, YKK AP’s Heather Evans led the company headquarters and Atlanta branch’s team members in a joint effort to support the Cobb County Police Department’s school supply drive, Book Bag-Palooza. Thanks to this wonderful effort, Cobb County’s students in need – from elementary to high school – will be prepared and ready to learn this […]

    Read More
    YKK AP America Appoints Daymon Loyd as Residential Plant Operations Manager

    YKK AP America Appoints Daymon Loyd as Residential Plant Operations Manager

    A long-time employee with a proven track record in manufacturing and engineering, Loyd’s expertise will enhance plant operations with a focus on safety and quality

    Read More
    YKK AP is an Architizer A+ Awards Finalist! Help us Win!

    YKK AP is an Architizer A+ Awards Finalist! Help us Win!

    The Architizer A+Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s best architecture and products. This year, YKK AP America is proud to be an A+Awards Finalist  for its four-sided structural silicone glazed curtain wall system, the ProTek® YHC 300 SSG Cassette. This hurricane impact resistant system features a versatile framing design, horizontal stack […]

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    YKK AP Brings Added Design Versatility to New and Replacement Construction with the Introduction of StyleviewⓇ No Trim Windows

    YKK AP Brings Added Design Versatility to New and Replacement Construction with the Introduction of StyleviewⓇ No Trim Windows

    As architectural styles evolve, StyleViewⓇ NT Single-Hung Window meets demand for modern and transitional design

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    YKK AP to Premiere New “I am an Architect” Video at AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

    YKK AP to Premiere New “I am an Architect” Video at AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

    "Eat Sleep Architect" is a parody on the everyday life of an architect

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    YKK AP Expands Unitized Offering with a New Thermally Broken Curtain Wall for Exceptional Performance and Design Versatility

    YKK AP Expands Unitized Offering with a New Thermally Broken Curtain Wall for Exceptional Performance and Design Versatility

    YUW 750 TU curtain wall provides fast, easy installation, long-term durability and sleek design for today’s modern low to mid-rise buildings

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    YKK AP America Frames Its Future By Investing in Its Biggest Asset – Its People

    YKK AP America Frames Its Future By Investing in Its Biggest Asset – Its People

    With more than 20 years of expertise, Patrys Wiid joins the executive team as Vice President of Organizational Excellence to help propel the company forward by strengthening its focus on employee-centric organizational development initiatives

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    YKK AP America Recognizes Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

    YKK AP America Recognizes Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

    Winners selected based on performance, growth and representing company’s core values during the 2017 fiscal year

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    YKK AP America Fuels Growth with Addition of Western Regional Sales Representative

    YKK AP America Fuels Growth with Addition of Western Regional Sales Representative

    Clark Rheem & Associates to lead architectural sales for YKK AP in Colorado, Utah and Idaho

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    YKK AP America Expands Southeast Team with the Addition of Wesley Grubb as Architectural Sales Representative

    YKK AP America Expands Southeast Team with the Addition of Wesley Grubb as Architectural Sales Representative

    Grubb joins the Atlanta branch with his territory covering the state of Alabama and Florida Panhandle

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    AIA Atlanta Announces Winners in 2018 High School Design Competition

    AIA Atlanta Announces Winners in 2018 High School Design Competition

    The Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Atlanta) and presenting sponsor YKK AP America Inc. together announced the winners of the 2018 High School Design Competition (HSDC). In its 13th year, the competition featured an introductory level and advanced level to accommodate students’ varying levels of experience. For the first time, the […]

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    YKK AP America Names Glenn Smith as General Manager of Midwest Region

    YKK AP America Names Glenn Smith as General Manager of Midwest Region

    Smith brings more than 20 years of senior sales experience to his role, where he will drive visibility and lead sales at YKK AP America’s Cincinnati and Chicago branches

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    YKK AP Sponsors 2018 AIA Atlanta High School Design Competition

    YKK AP Sponsors 2018 AIA Atlanta High School Design Competition

    On April 17, AIA Atlanta will host the 13th Annual High School Design Competition. YKK AP is proud to continue its second-year sponsorship of this event in an effort to inspire architecture and the future of the profession. The program aims to engage high school students in the design process, regardless of experience, and educate […]

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    Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. in Dublin, Ga.

    Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. in Dublin, Ga.

    On April 15, the City of Dublin will come together to unveil the final piece to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park, two new sculptures which honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s lasting legacy and first public speech. At the beginning of his journey as a civil rights leader and minister, at the young […]

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    YKK AP Honored as 2018 Top Workplace in Atlanta

    YKK AP Honored as 2018 Top Workplace in Atlanta

    YKK AP has been honored as part of the 2018 Top Workplace in Atlanta awards by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The Top Workplaces, announced on AJC.com, recognize 150 companies as Top Workplaces and 32 organizations as Workplace Achievers. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and its partner Energage (formerly Workplace Dynamics) who hosted the contest, a common […]

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    YKK AP at CSI’s Northern Central Region Conference April 12-14

    On Thursday, April 12 through Saturday, April 14 you can visit us at the North Central Region (NCR) Conference hosted by Construction Specifications Institute (CSI)’s Twin Ports Chapter to learn about some of our newly released products or dive deeper into your knowledge of our existing product lines. This year’s conference is being held in […]

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    Visit YKK AP at Fifth BEST CONFERENCE Building Enclosure Science & Technology™

    The Fifth BEST Conference Building Enclosure Science & Technology™ brings together researchers and practitioners to share knowledge and lessons they’ve learned through the science and art of working with building enclosures. This year’s conference will take place April 15-18 in Philadelphia. If you plan to attend, we invite you to stop by and say hello to […]

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    Future Architects at Kent State Get Hands-On Experience with YKK AP

    At Ohio’s Kent State University, students are encouraged to learn and explore through direct experience. When YKK AP’s Ohio sales representative, Bob Ober, recently visited Kent State University’s architectural department, he brought with him elaborate YKK AP product samples as a way to engage the students through experiential learning and to bring the discussion around […]

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    YKK AP Employees Gather for Hands-On Training

    YKK AP Employees Gather for Hands-On Training

    At YKK AP, we strive to foster an environment of continual growth and a commitment to our employees. One way we put this into practice is by offering an annual in-depth employee product training This year’s training took place in March when employees from several branches and manufacturing locations – Atlanta, Austell, Cincinnati, Dallas, Dublin, Boston, […]

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    YKK AP America Announces Retirement of Mark Richards, General Manager of Northeast Region; Derick Clutchey Named as Successor

    YKK AP America Announces Retirement of Mark Richards, General Manager of Northeast Region; Derick Clutchey Named as Successor

    AUSTELL, Ga. (April 3, 2018) – YKK AP America Inc. today announced the retirement of Mark Richards, General Manager of the Northeast Region. Richards’ commitment, leadership and strategic business approach strengthened his team members in Baltimore and Boston, and grew YKK AP’s footprint in the region. Baltimore Branch Manager, Derick Clutchey, will assume leadership of […]

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    Safety First: YKK AP Baltimore Celebrates 800 Days Accident-free!

    Safety First: YKK AP Baltimore Celebrates 800 Days Accident-free!

    As one of YKK AP’s 25 Fundamental Behaviors, the principles that guide and bring YKK AP America’s culture to life, we emphasize the importance of being vigilant about safety—Safety First. The ability to create a safe workplace is only proven successful through clear communication between managers and workers alike and through adherence to mutually agreed […]

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    YKK AP America Hires Stephanie Ayres to Production Control Manager of Residential Vinyl Windows Division

    YKK AP America Hires Stephanie Ayres to Production Control Manager of Residential Vinyl Windows Division

    Ayres to strengthen residential production planning to provide customers with excellent, consistent service AUSTELL, Ga. (March 15, 2018) – YKK AP America today announces the hire of Stephanie Ayres to fill the newly created role of Production Control Manager of its residential vinyl window division based in Macon, Ga. Ayres will focus on the development […]

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    YKK AP sponsors FIRST Robotics Team, “The ThunderBotz,” for third consecutive year

    On February 22, 2018 Dublin-Lauren’s FIRST Robotics Team, “The ThunderBotz,” hosted an open house to unveil their latest project to the public. For the past six weeks, students and volunteers have been working tirelessly to prepare for the upcoming FIRST Robotics competition taking place in mid-March. Students’ excitement was evident throughout the night as they showcased the […]

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    Visit YKK AP at 2018 Glass TEXpo in San Antonio

    Visit YKK AP at 2018 Glass TEXpo in San Antonio

    On May 10 – 11, YKK AP America will exhibit at Glass TEXpo at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio. Stop by YKK AP’s booth 201 to learn more about our impact-resistant and sustainable product lines, ProTek and enerGfacade, and which is right for your project. Greg Galloway, ProTek brand manager, will also […]

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    YKK AP Adopts a Mile to “Keep Cobb Beautiful”

    YKK AP Adopts a Mile to “Keep Cobb Beautiful”

    At YKK AP, we believe in the “Cycle of Goodness®” – the idea that “no one prospers without rendering benefit to others,” including Mother Earth. When our employee-led wellness team gathered in late 2017 to brainstorm ways to enhance the company’s wellness program, an innovative and comprehensive idea arose from Assistant Engineer, Jose Acosta. Drawing […]

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    YKK AP Launches Zero Sightline Window  for Structural Silicone Glazed Curtain Wall

    YKK AP Launches Zero Sightline Window for Structural Silicone Glazed Curtain Wall

    YOV SSG Operable Vent Window provides seamless appearance of a fixed window with optimal ventilation and natural light

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    YKK AP Promotes Joey Bernard to Lead Expansion of Texas and Western Regions

    YKK AP Promotes Joey Bernard to Lead Expansion of Texas and Western Regions

    Bernard brings more than 30 years of experience to his new role as Branch Manager

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    YKK AP Hires John Rovi as Sales Representative for Texas Region

    YKK AP Hires John Rovi as Sales Representative for Texas Region

    Rovi brings to the table more than 15 years of sales experience in the construction and architectural products industry

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    YKK AP to Enhance Impact-Resistant Product Line to Meet Revised 2017 Florida Product Approvals

    YKK AP to Enhance Impact-Resistant Product Line to Meet Revised 2017 Florida Product Approvals

    Improvements will speed time to market and bring added versatility to architects and contractors designing for the impact market

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    YKK AP America Promotes Hank Kawano to General Manager of Residential Division

    YKK AP America Promotes Hank Kawano to General Manager of Residential Division

    Kawano’s vision of delivering excellent service to every customer will be grounded in safety, quality and communication

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    Focus on Employee Well-Being

    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 […]

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    YKK AP Takes Home Four Architectural Product Magazine Product Innovation Awards

    Recognized in Product Innovation and Project Application categories

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    YKK AP Employees Gather Aid for Puerto Rico

    YKK AP Employees Gather Aid for Puerto Rico

    “No one prospers without rendering benefit to others.” - Tadao Yoshida, Founder of YKK Corp.

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    YKK AP America Appoints Key Leaders to New Positions Focused on Customer Experience

    YKK AP America Appoints Key Leaders to New Positions Focused on Customer Experience

    Accomplished leaders to build on company’s customer and employee-centric focus to support long-term goals in commercial and residential businesses.

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    YKK AP America Expands West Coast Sales Team to Address Market Demand

    YKK AP America Expands West Coast Sales Team to Address Market Demand

    Jeanette Schieferle brings nearly 20 years in architectural sales experience to support regional growth.

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    YKK AP America Adds to Architectural Sales Team

    YKK AP America Adds to Architectural Sales Team

    Jesse Baker joins as architectural sales representative to support robust construction market in the Midwest.

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    YKK AP America Expands Midwest Sales Team

    YKK AP America Expands Midwest Sales Team

    Olson Architectural products to represent YKK AP in the region.

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    YKK AP America Celebrates Success by Honoring Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

    YKK AP America Celebrates Success by Honoring Top Performers at Annual Sales Meeting

    Winners selected based on performance and growth during the 2016 fiscal year.

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    YKK AP Inc.’s Window Research Institute to Host Windowology Exhibition and Symposium in Tokyo

    YKK AP Inc.’s Window Research Institute to Host Windowology Exhibition and Symposium in Tokyo

    To commemorate the Institute’s 10th anniversary, world-renowned architectural photographer Iwan Baan and others will examine windows as a representation of culture.

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    YKK AP is coming to Glass Expo West!

    YKK AP is coming to Glass Expo West!

    YKK AP will be exhibiting at Glass Expo West June 1-2, 2017 in Irvine, California.

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    New “I Am An Architect” Video for 2017

    New “I Am An Architect” Video for 2017

    YKK AP debuts the 6th edition of the I Am An Architect video series.

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    Winners Revealed in AIA Atlanta’s 2017 High School Student Design Competition

    Winners Revealed in AIA Atlanta’s 2017 High School Student Design Competition

    The Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Atlanta) and presenting sponsor YKK AP America Inc. together announced the winners of the 2017 High School Student Design Competition (HSSDC).

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    AIA Atlanta Announces 2017 High School Student Design Competition

    AIA Atlanta Announces 2017 High School Student Design Competition

    AIA Atlanta, with presenting sponsor YKK AP America Inc., announces the 12th Annual High School Student Design Competition (HSSDC).

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    YKK AP Expands Direct Freight Shipping Program to Southeast Region

    YKK AP Expands Direct Freight Shipping Program to Southeast Region

    Dedicated service provides a convenient and efficient shipping experience that limits potential for damage.

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    Rebuilding Macon Names YKK AP as Official Window Supplier

    Rebuilding Macon Names YKK AP as Official Window Supplier

    Manufacturer to donate energy-efficient replacement windows for weatherization of area homes.

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    YKK Group’s Headquarters Building Honored with ASHRAE Technology Award at World Level

    YKK Group’s Headquarters Building Honored with ASHRAE Technology Award at World Level

    YKK 80 Building is the first in Japan to win the award, adding to a growing list of energy efficient recognition and achievements

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    YKK AP America YCW 750 XT IG Curtain Wall Wins Product Innovation Award

    YKK AP America YCW 750 XT IG Curtain Wall Wins Product Innovation Award

    AUSTELL, GA. – The YKK AP America YCW 750 XT IG High Performance Inside Glazed Curtain Wall System was honored with an Architectural Products 2016 Product Innovation Award (PIA) in the Building Envelope category. The PIAs showcase a wide-range of innovative buildings-related products, presenting the winners in the November issue of Architectural Products. Judged by […]

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    YKK AP America Bolsters ProTek® Line with 50 FS/FI Storefront System

    YKK AP America Bolsters ProTek® Line with 50 FS/FI Storefront System

    New system offers enhanced product options

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    The YKK AP Window Research Institute Has Renewed Its Official Website

    The YKK AP Window Research Institute Has Renewed Its Official Website

    The website shares some of the findings from the Institute’s research by delivering high-quality content about windows in the context of various topics such as architecture, art, and culture.

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    YKK AP America Wins Money-Saving Product Award for ThermaShade Sun Control System

    YKK AP America Wins Money-Saving Product Award for ThermaShade Sun Control System

    YKK AP America Wins Money-Saving Product Award for its ThermaShade Sun Control System

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