YKK News & Events

Events and Trade Shows List

YKK participates in a variety of events and trade shows every year. Below you’ll find the latest list of events and trade shows in which YKK will be participating.


AORN Show 2022

IDEA Show 2022

In the News

YKK Signs the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity (CBD) COP 15 Business Statement for Mandatory Assessment and Disclosure 
YKK Develops AquaGuard® NATULON®, an Environmentally Friendly Water Repellent Zipper
YKK USA opens onsite medical clinic at Macon, GA Plant
YKK Digital Showroom Links Digital and Real Worlds
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
YKK’s new AcroPlating® technology significantly reduces environmental impacts of metal plating
YKK Reorganizes with an Emphasis on Speed, Digitalization, Sustainability, and Diversity
YKK’s Georgia Regional Headquarters Expands to Include South America
YKK Launches Digital Showroom to Connect with Customers
YKK joins coalition of businesses calling for 50% reduction of GHG emissions by 2030 to achieve goals of Paris Agreement
Science Based Targets Initiative Approves YKK’s Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Reduction Targets
YKK Center Park “Furusato-No-Mori” Initiative Uses Technology to Visualize CO2 Absorption
YKK fights viruses with a new line of zippers treated with Polygiene’s ViralOff®
YKK USA Launches Solutions Group to Help Companies Improve Manufacturing Efficiency and Processes and Develop New Products
YKK commits to achieving climate neutrality by 2050
How Fashion Industry Leaders Are Working Together To Fight COVID-19: YKK joins forces with Fashion Girls For Humanity and MadeByUs
YKK USA Expands Product Offerings to Support COVID-19 Relief
YKK Announces its Collaboration with Oceanworks®, the Leading Marketplace for Materials Made From Recycled Ocean Plastic
YKK Partners with Customers to Manufacture Products for COVID-19 Relief
YKK Signs Fashion Industry Charter for Climate Action
YKK Develops New VISLON® Magnet Type Zipper
YKK to Host Tech Talk at Outdoor + Snow Show about New NATULON® Ocean Sourced™ Zipper Collection
YKK Addresses the Ocean Plastic Problem with NATULON® Ocean Sourced™ Zipper Collection
YKK’s QuickFree® zipper wins U.S GOOD DESIGN® Award
YKK Partners with Browzwear 3D Design Solutions to Bring Digital Innovation to the Fashion Industry
Three to Five Day Zipper Delivery Now Available from YKK in Anaheim, CA
Breast cancer survivor develops blouse for post-mastectomy op patients featuring YKK® Zippers
YKK’s GreenRise™ Zipper Awarded 2019 Good Design Best 100
YKK Collaborates with Ubuntu Life on New Line of Bags – 100% of profits to support mothers and children in Kenya
YKK Begins Manufacturing Eco-Friendly Zippers in the USA
YKK Announces Environmental Vision 2050
YKK Launches New Product “click-TRAK®”
YKK Begins Sale of GreenRise™ Plant-derived Zippers
YKK Tackles Plastic Waste with Zippers Made From Recycled Bottles
YKK Experts Talk about the Latest in Zipper Innovation at 2019 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market
YKK Becomes Only Zipper Manufacturer in Bangladesh to be Certified by Alliance
YKK QuickFree® wins 12th Kids Design Award
YKK releases short film “AUTO CAMPING” featuring automatic zippers
Jim Reed named President, YKK Corporation of America
YKK Corporation releases new stop motion film “Zipper & Bears”
Yoshida Scholarship Foundation seeking Japanese nationals for Carter Center internship
YKK80 Building Awarded Top Prize ASHRAE Technology Awards
YKK partners with David Clark Company to produce Boeing’s New Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 Starliner Spacesuit
YKK Corporation releases new animation short: Fastening Days 2
The YKK 80 Building Becomes the First Office Building in Japan to Obtain Top LEED-BD+C (Core and Shell) Certification (Platinum)