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Show Floor Expands at Glass Expo Northeast™ with YKK AP America

YKK AP America is set to exhibit at Glass Expo Northeast™ 2015, a two-day architectural glass event to be held April 23-24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Island Hotel in Hauppauge, N.Y. YKK AP America of Austell, Ga., will … Continue reading

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YKK AP Appoints John Spelman to Florida Sales Territory

YKK AP America has hired John Spelman as a sales representative. Spelman will be based in the Orlando branch and work with customers in the Central Florida sales territory under the leadership of branch manager Barry Wampler. “John is a great … Continue reading

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YKK AP to Double Residential Window Production Capacity with Plant Expansion

Increasing customer demands has prompted YKK AP America to expand its residential window plant in Macon, Ga. In January 2015, the company will begin relocating its production lines into a larger building on its Macon campus while adding two new … Continue reading

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Bob Ober Joins YKK AP Cincinnati Branch

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 … Continue reading

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Blizzard Set to Retire from YKK AP, Leaves Behind Legacy in Midwest Branch

Phil Blizzard and Oliver Stepe

When Phil Blizzard joined YKK AP America 18 years ago, he was told to open a branch in Cincinnati. So he did. “I moved here, bought a home, went to a local office supply, purchased a fax machine and plugged … Continue reading

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YKK AP America Targets Rocky Mountain Region as Next Area of Growth

YKK AP America has expanded to the Rocky Mountain region announcing that it has established a sales territory that will cover Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. “As YKK AP continues to grow its presence nationally, we placed an extra emphasis on … Continue reading

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Top Performers Honored at YKK AP America’s Annual Meeting

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 … Continue reading

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YKK AP America Names West, Ignazio Atlanta Branch Manager, Operations Manager

YKK AP America named Brock West its Atlanta branch manager and appointed company veteran Michelle Ignazio its Atlanta branch operations manager. West, who brings with him nearly 30 years of experience in the glass industry, will oversee all aspects of … Continue reading

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YKK AP Launches New Career Development Program for Engineers

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 … Continue reading

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YKK AP America to Open New Texas Facility in July 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 … Continue reading

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