[baidarka] YKK

Alexander D. McLeod (alexandermcleod@sprintmail.com)
Fri, 08 May 1998 08:05:30 -0700

Date: Fri, 08 May 1998 08:05:30 -0700
From: "Alexander D. McLeod" <alexandermcleod@sprintmail.com>
To: baidarka@lists.intelenet.net
Subject: [baidarka] YKK

YKK stands for Yoshida Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha which roughly translates
as Yoshida Company, Ltd. They are a privately held Japanese firm which
makes all sorts of fasteners but zippers are probably their best known
product (especially for us). The U.S. branch has a web site which might
be useful:
(In a previous life I was an academician specializing in Things
Japanese, including their industrial structure.)