YKK, founded in Japan in 1934, offers total fastening solutions.


Since the company’s founding in Tokyo in 1934, YKK® has continuously set industry standards for quality, service, value, and innovation in the production of zippers, plastic hardware, hook and loop fasteners, webbing tapes, and snap and buttons. With integrated production and supply systems in more than 70 countries and regions, YKK® is positioned to meet the needs of the textile and sewing product industries.

At the core of their corporate activities is the philosophy of YKK® founder Tadao Yoshida, the “Cycle of Goodness”. The idea that ‘no one prospers without rendering benefit to others’ expresses the YKK Group’s corporate spirit of continuing to prosper with society, customers, related industries, and employees. With commitments to important industry initiatives and organisations, such as the UN Fashion Charter, the Science-based Targets for CO2 emissions reduction, and the Ellen MacArthur Foundation for the advancement of circular fashion, YKK® is dedicated to creating products beneficial to people and the planet.

Among YKK’s innovations, some examples are NATULON® zippers, whose tape is made from recycled material, NATULON Plus® with a higher recycled material ratio, and AcroPlating® technology.

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