CDT, and will provide the community an inside glimpse of the facility located in Coppell.
The event will kickoff at 10 a.m. with an hour-long CEU course on school security for architects. From 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. YKK AP will open its doors for facility tours. During the event visitors can enter giveaways, participate in demonstrations and play games. Guests will also have the opportunity to speak with representatives from Building Envelope Software Technologies, J.B. Hunt trucking, the YKK AP sales team dedicated to the region, as well as company executives.
“The Texas facility is a key part of our operations and we look forward to giving the architectural and contractor community a behind the scenes look,” said Oliver Stepe, senior vice president, YKK AP America. “Our latest facility is an exciting part of a national expansion plan for YKK AP. The event will allow the community to meet with YKK AP representatives and learn more about our facility, while participating in a variety of fun and educational activities.”
Opened in July 2014, the 105,000 square foot Texas location serves as a key U.S. distribution center. The facility, which is dedicated to production, distribution and logistics, allows the company to increase its local production capability and allows for more finished good inventory.
The facility is located at 346 E. Belt Line Road, Suite 600, Coppell, Texas 75019. Those interested in attending the event can find more information and RSVP by visiting http://www.ykkap.com/open.
About YKK AP America
YKK AP America Inc. manufactures entrances, storefronts, curtain walls, window walls, sunshades, windows and sliding doors for office buildings, residential high-rises, schools, stadiums, shopping centers and institutional structures. All building products are manufactured in Dublin, Ga. in ISO 14001 certified facilities that operate in a sustainable manner by reducing pollution and waste. The company is also recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy for Exceptional Leadership in Industrial Energy Efficiency. YKK AP America is based in Austell, Ga. and is a subsidiary of YKK Corporation of America, whose parent company is global manufacturer YKK Corporation of Japan. For more information, visit www.ykkap.com and follow YKK AP on Twitter and YouTube.