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YKK AP America Names Glenn Smith as General Manager of Midwest Region

Apr 16th, 2018

YKK AP America Inc. has named Glenn Smith as general manager of the Midwest region, which includes YKK AP’s Cincinnati and Chicago sales offices. Smith brings more than 20 years of senior sales and management experience to his new role, in which he will drive YKK AP’s visibility and lead sales within the region. “Glenn’s […]

YKK AP Employees Help Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims

Nov 13th, 2017

When Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico in September,  it hit close to home for two employees at YKK AP America’s Austell, Ga., headquarters. Angel Baez and Veronica Acosta were among the employees whose families were affected by the storm. “Those first few days of not being able to communicate with anyone on the island were […]

New Texas Facility a ‘Significant Milestone’ for YKK AP America

Jul 7th, 2014

YKK AP America has a plan, and this week marked a major part of its unfolding. The company announced Tuesday it has opened the doors to its new, 105,000-square-foot Texas facility in the Dallas/Fort Worth Area—a major expansion move by the company. “This one is actually pretty unique for us,” says YKK AP senior vice […]

Bob Ober Joins YKK AP Cincinnati Branch

Jul 3rd, 2014

YKK AP America announced it appointed Bob Ober as an architectural sales representative for the company’s Cincinnati branch. According to YKK AP, Ober will be based in Pittsburgh and cover the western Pennsylvania, eastern Ohio, and West Virginia territories. “Bob is another outstanding addition to the YKK AP America family,” says Oliver Stepe, senior vice […]

Top Performers Honored at YKK AP America’s Annual Meeting

May 23rd, 2014

YKK AP America recognized its top performers from 2013 during its annual meeting May 6, and Kim Law, who works out of Greensboro, N.C., received the company’s Branch of the Year Award. “The key to YKK AP’s success is investing in regional branches, like Greensboro, which support our unique local markets,” says Oliver Stepe, senior vice […]

CopyTele Subsidiary Enters Into Settlement with YKK AP America

Apr 14th, 2014

CopyTele Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, J-Channel Industries Corp. (JCIC), has entered into an agreement with YKK AP America Inc. in connection with JCIC’s patented J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology. The agreement is the seventh settlement for the J-Channel Window Frame Construction technology, and resolves the patent infringement lawsuit filed against YKK on […]

YKK AP Launches New Career Development Program for Engineers

Apr 11th, 2014

YKK AP America launched a formal career development program for its existing and future engineering employees. The program provides a means by which engineers can foster personal and professional development as well as grow within the company and the fenestration industry, according to the company. The engineering program sets clearly defined requirements for employees to […]

YKK AP America to Open New Texas Facility in July

Apr 8th, 2014

YKK AP America announced plans to launch a new manufacturing center in the state of Texas. The new facility, set to open in July 2014 in Coppell, Texas, will be the company’s first major manufacturing and logistics center outside of the state of Georgia, where its flagship plant is located. “The new operation in Coppell […]

YKK AP America Names Carespodi National Sales Manager and Bernard Regional Branch Manager

Mar 14th, 2014

YKK AP America has named Terry Carespodi national sales manager and Joseph Bernard Midwest region branch manager.

YKK AP America Announces Expansion Plans in Texas

Nov 7th, 2013

YKK AP America has announced plans to expand its presence in the Texas market. Company officials say they plan to open a new production, distribution and logistics facility located in the Dallas/Fort Worth metropolitan area next spring. “Texas is strong market and focal point for YKK AP America as we look to expand in the […]