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YKK QuickFree® wins 12th Kids Design Award

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QuickFree®, a zipper developed by YKK, was recognized in the “design that contributes to the safety and security of children” category of the 12th Kids Design Award sponsored by Kids Design Association in Japan. The Kids Design Award aims to promote design that contributes to the safety and security of…

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YKK partners with David Clark Company to produce Boeing’s New Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner Spacesuit

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YKK (U.S.A.) Inc. has partnered with David Clark Company to provide the zippers for The Boeing Company’s new Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner Spacesuit. The spacesuit has been designed for wear in Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft, which is being developed in collaboration with NASA’s Commercial Crew Program and is designed to...
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The YKK 80 Building Becomes the First Office Building in Japan to Obtain Top LEED-BD+C (Core and Shell) Certification (Platinum)

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YKK Fudosan (Real Estate) Co., Ltd. (Head office: 1, Kanda Izumi-cho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo) obtained top LEED-BD+C (Core and Shell) certification (Platinum) for its YKK80 Building. It was the first such certification for a new office building in Japan. In LEED* certification, the site, water efficiency, materials, indoor environment and energy…

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