From backpack manufacturers to skyscraper builders, users of YKK’s two great brands - YKK® Fastening Products and YKK AP® Architectural Products – benefit from YKK’s network of 114 companies operating in 71 countries around the world. Since the company’s founding in Tokyo in 1934, YKK has continuously set industry standards for quality, service, value and innovation in the production of fastening products such as zippers, hook & loop fasteners, plastic buckles and notions, webbing, and snaps & buttons, and architectural products such as storefronts, curtain walls, entrances, sun controls, windows and doors. Based on the "Cycle of Goodness™" corporate philosophy – no one prospers without rendering benefit to others – YKK aims to contribute to a sustainable society through our manufacturing operations and constantly seeks new ways to serve the changing needs of our diverse customers.Located in Marietta, Georgia, YKK Corporation of America is the western hemisphere parent of YKK Corporation’s North and Central America Group. Geographically, this Group consists of 12 dynamic operating companies spread across five time zones covering Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Central America and Colombia, South America. YKK first entered the United States as a zipper distributor in 1960, set up a sales office in Atlanta in 1970, and in 1972 purchased 54 acres in Macon, one of the first Japanese companies to set up operations in Georgia. YKK now employs more than 1,400 Georgians in 3.5 million ft² of manufacturing and office space in Macon, Dublin, Marietta and Austell.
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