As employees in the companies which comprise YKK America Group, we take great pride in our mission which is to innovate, produce, sell and service quality closures and architectural building products so that we might render benefit to society in the following ways:
Customers - by providing superior products that best meet their needs in the changing global marketplace -- the component products, building products and technologies which add value to their products, thereby contributing to their profitability and growth. Our trading partners also include suppliers, bankers, and other professionals. We value our relationships with them, and we will always treat them fairly.
Employees - by providing a safe and secure workplace, a respectable livelihood, and challenging opportunities to develop potential to the fullest. By welcoming and respecting different cultures and personalities within our company we become stronger. We are all "YKK Citizens."
Communities - by providing jobs, paying taxes, and utilizing local businesses. Through our individual and corporate participation, we will actively support the communities in which we work and live. As good corporate citizens, we will promote technological development and comprehensive measures to preserve and enhance the environment.
To achieve these goals, we must ensure that our company remains financially sound. Accomplishing this task will require teamwork, flexibility, continuous improvement of our individual efforts, and strong, skillful leadership throughout YKK America Group. The results will benefit all society as we work, grow, and prosper together.
YKK's commitment to quality and innovation results in value added products, new facilities and investments in the many communities in which we work and call home. Through a process of continuous improvement in our manufacturing facilities, we are able to offer better working environments to our employees. And by sharing our prosperity, the community benefits along with us. That is our belief, our guiding principle and our mission.