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Ever Wondered What Does 'YKK' On Your Zippers Stand For?

What an effin surprise!

Ever Wondered What Does 'YKK' On Your Zippers Stand For?
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One idle afternoon while I was arranging my wardrobe I came across something that made me wonder why is it there? The maximum zippers of my jeans and bags have got the same thing written on them i.e. 'YKK.' But why is it so? 

Don't scratch your head over thinking about the same thing. Here's the answer for you!

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YKK stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikigaisha. They are the world's most renowned and foremost zipper manufacturer. 

Ever Wondered What Does This 'YKK' On Zippers Stand For

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They manufacture more than half of the zippers of the world and provide their facilities in almost 71 countries. 

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Tadao Yoshida, a Japanese businessman, founded this company back in 1934 in Tokyo. 

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The company's largest plant is set up in Georgia, USA which produces over 7 million zippers per day. 

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YKK makes the machines, which produce zippers. 

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This company's focus was on producing just one essential product of the fashion industry- ZIPPER, a tool that is used in apparel, accessories and other materials. 

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The company has diversified in manufacturing all sorts of hardware tools that joins two different things. 

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