YKK Philippines Incorporated inaugurated its latest factory on July 31, 2017 at the First Philippines Industrial Park II(FPIP) .

Mr. Masayuki Sarumaru representative Director and Vice Chairman of YKK Corporation reiterated the Company’s commitment to the “Cycle of Goodness”.

“No one prospers without rendering benefits to others”. Through this philosophy, we would like to contribute to the growth of our valuable customers and the local community by enhancing our service and providing shorter lead-time.


Mr. Tadashi Koshio welcomed all the special guests and customers expounding on the Theme for the day “ANEW”. Mr Koshio reiterated , “We are rechanneling our goals
to recapture business from import products and provide better service and best quality products to all our business partners specially”. After the speeches came the ribbon cutting with all the VIP’s officially opening the factory for business and production .

The traditional Tree Planting Ceremony was held to signify growth.

Our Japanese executives enjoyed the commemorative photos and their first ride inside the Philippine Jeepney ( a symbol of Philippine culture)

It was a perfect day to be one with our VIP’s and our customers who came all the way from the provinces and Metro-manila to support YKK in this very important milestone event.

Also Present were :
Honorable Edna Sanchez - Mayor of Sto Tomas
Honorable Mr Makoto Iyori - Minister for Economic Affairs Embassy of JPN in PHL
Mr Kosuke Miimi -YKK Holdings Asia President and CEO
Mr Isami Matsui - Planning, Manufacturing and Engineering Division,Fastening Products Group
Mr Hiroyuki Aoshima - Business Planning Director
Mr Antonio Laurel - Chairman and former partner of YKK PHL

In spite the stormy weather conditions two days before the inauguration and the weather forecast for the day which indicated rain, the inauguration was blessed with good weather and a successful celebration of the day when YKK Philippines Inc started “ANEW”.