YKK - Pursuing Monozukuri through Integrated Production
The YKK Group employs integrated production, carrying out its own development and production of materials and manufacturing equipment through to products. This has enabled us to supply top quality products worldwide, sustaining our growth and advancement. An integrated production system allows us to respond quickly to the ever-changing needs of customers, accommodating even the finer details in a timely manner. There are advantages that manifest as cost competitiveness, too. Integrated production also gives rise to new materials and methods we have never seen before, in the form of elemental technologies, such as for developing metal, fiber and plastic materials; sustainable recycling technology; and the establishment of logistics, sales and manufacturing systems. The YKK Group's unique integrated production system therefore provides new valuable for customers and for society.