Skip to main content
Category

News

YKK’s new AcroPlating® technology significantly reduces environmental impacts of metal plating

By News No Comments
Life Cycle Assessment confirms the elimination of harmful substances A recent Life Cycle Assessment[1] conducted by the sustainability consulting firm Peterson Projects B.V.[2] confirmed that YKK’s new AcroPlating® technology completely eliminates harmful chemicals, toxic waste, and thermal energy usage, and reduces GHG emissions, water usage, electricity consumption, chemical usage, and...
Read More

YKK Center Park “Furusato-No-Mori” Initiative Uses Technology to Visualize CO2 Absorption

By News No Comments

YKK Corporation has launched an experimental trial to visualize CO2 absorption using “e-kakashi,” an AI-powered “brain” for agriculture provided by SoftBank Corporation that includes a CO2 absorption estimation system. The trial is taking place at YKK Center Park’s “Furusato-no-Mori” (Hometown Forest) on the grounds of the Kurobe Manufacturing Center (Kurobe…

Read More

YKK USA Launches Solutions Group to Help Companies Improve Manufacturing Efficiency and Processes and Develop New Products

By News No Comments

YKK (U.S.A.) Inc., a leading manufacturer of zippers, plastic buckles and other hardware, hook and loop fasteners, webbing tapes, and snaps and buttons, announces the launch of its new Solutions Group ahead of the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Expo. The Solutions Group aims to help manufacturers struggling with issues…

Read More

YKK commits to achieving climate neutrality by 2050

By News No Comments

Sustainable trims leader announces Sustainability Vision 2050 addressing climate change, material resources, water resources, chemical management and human rights     At today’s Copenhagen Fashion Summit, global sustainable trims leader YKK announced the YKK Sustainability Vision 2050, which will serve as a roadmap to the company achieving net-zero emissions by…

Read More