YKK Joins Ellen MacArthur Foundation Network
WaveOn Joins YKK’s Touchlink® Fastener Network
YKK Announces New Collection of Recycled Zippers Made with ECONYL® Regenerated Nylon in Europe
YKK USA Receives 2021 GEAR Award
YKK® Touchlink™ Fastener to be Featured Across ARTILECT’s F/W 2022 Collection
YKK reports 20% decrease in GHG emissions
YKK Awarded Grand Prize in 12th EST Transportation Environment Awards
Leading Outdoor Brand Houdini Sportswear Closes the Circularity Gap – Pioneering EON & YKK Technology to Connect Products in a Circular Apparel System
YKK Signs Licensing Agreement with Green Theme Technologies for Water-Free and Non-Toxic EMPEL Technology
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YKK has been supporting sporting events and athletes by collaborating with @BLUETAGJP. Here is our video about the Yamanashi Jr. Trail Run, held on 15th May 2022. Learn more: https://hubs.ly/Q01cv35f0
In 2019, Ruy Ueda solidified his position as one of the best trail runners on the planet when he was crowned winner of the Skyrunner World Series. We met with Ueda to discuss his latest project—an activewear brand based on his own experiences. https://hubs.ly/Q01clyVg0
Ava Grand found a spark of inspiration for a new clothing line in the most unlikely of places: discarded plastic packaging that had accumulated in her New Jersey bedroom.Check out our latest blog post to learn how Ava is giving new life to plastic waste:
Marist graduate turns plastic packaging waste into a clothing line
Discarded plastic packaging inspires recent college grad's fashion line.
YKK London Showroom’s website has been re-designed! It's packed with content and much easier to find your way around! The updated site has a dedicated page for students, all available products and services from the Showroom, as well as the latest news.https://hubs.ly/Q01f5CP40
Come and visit us at Future Fabrics 28th – 29th June 2022, London. Click here for details: https://hubs.ly/Q01cDlS60
You have the power to choose your attitude. Choose to be joyful and optimistic. Cleiton Soares Araújo shares with us what he believes in vital in keeping a positive attitude. Read more about how he applies this Fundamental Behavior: https://hubs.ly/Q01dTQTl0
You have the power to choose your attitude. Choose to be joyful and optimistic. Cleiton Soares Araújo shares with us what he believes in vital in keeping a positive attitude and outlook in our life and our work. Read more on our blog below!
Check out the amazing photos from Japanese designer Kei Kagami's exhibition "Electric Japan 2022: Kei Kagami Engineering Couture" at The Coronet Theatre in London. Works include Zip Dress (2011), a dress made with YKK® zippers and UV light. https://hubs.ly/Q01dTQ6K0
Did you know that YKK makes parts for your car? @gdecd recently highlighted YKK's automotive business in an article announcing that we were selected as Automotive Supplier of the Year in the 2021 Georgia GEAR Awards. Learn more:
A big round of applause for Maria Padilla for receiving the Core Values Award 2022. Maria says, "I consider it a great privilege to be part of this philosophy and make it part of my life, both professionally and personally."