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Glass Industry Podcast – With Guest Oliver Stepe, President of YKK AP America Inc.

This month’s podcast features Oliver Stepe, president of YKK AP America Inc. who talks, among other things, about being a kid who grew up on Long Island running a company based in Japan with its main plant in rural Georgia.

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Will Minimum Wage Move to $15/Hour?

A recently introduced legislative proposal aims to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour. Presented by House Committee on Education and Labor chairperson Robert C. Scott (Va.) and led by Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Patty Murray (D-WA), … Continue reading

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YKK AP America Inc. Acquires Erie Architectural Products Group

YKK AP America Inc. (YKK AP) today announced the acquisition of high-performance facades solutions provider, Erie Architectural Products Group (Erie AP)—its first in North America. This strategic acquisition represents a significant move toward where the construction market is trending; fabricated, … Continue reading

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YKK AP America Adapts to Evolving Workforce

YKK AP America Inc.’s recent hiring of Patrys Wiid for the newly-created vice president of organizational excellence position is part of a wider employee-focused strategy. Oliver Stepe, president of YKK AP America, tells USGNN.com™ that the additions of this particular … Continue reading

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YKK AP Celebrates 25th Anniversary

YKK AP America Inc. commemorated its 25th anniversary with a full day of activities and festivities at its plant in Dublin, Ga. The day began with a welcome reception and plant tour for the nearly 70 guests, employees and local … Continue reading

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