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Welcome to YKK Southern Africa

YKK stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushikikaisha - a global manufacturer of zips, snaps & buttons, textiles and plastics. Established in 1934 and we currently employ 40000 people worldwide.Globally represented by 118 affiliated companies in 71 countries. We believe that our past has shaped our future by bringing together the abilities of our staff and the requirements of our customers. Every component of every product we make uses the most advanced methods to the highest technical and ethical standards. Our attention to detail has changed the world of fasteners and ensured that we will always be "One step ahead". YKK's vertically integrated manufacturing centre delivers consistent quality. We do this by sourcing the finest raw materials, producing our own production line machinery and take 100% responsibility for manufacturing every single component.


We opened a new web page dedicated to YKK TREND 2014.

YKK TREND 2014is a collection of fastening products (zippers, sliders, and plastic...

YKK will be exhibiting at the Munich Fabric Start from 05– 7 February 2013 in Munich, Germany.

MUNICH FABRIC START is Germany’s leading...