YKK Corporation of America

In North and South America, YKK® brand fastening products and YKK AP® brand architectural products are manufactured and supported by the more than 3,700 employees of the YKK Americas Group, the individual companies of which operate under the leadership and guidance of YKK Corporation of America.

Located in Marietta, Georgia, YKK Corporation of America is the western hemisphere parent of YKK Corporation’s Americas Group. Geographically, this Group consists of 16 dynamic operating companies from Canada to 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, GA and was one of the first Japanese companies to set up operations in Georgia.

YKK Corporation of America provides professional guidance to these companies in the form of corporate development, corporate MIS, corporate communications, general affairs, benefits and compensation, finance and accounting, risk management, legal coordination and corporate purchasing.