Wednesday, October 9, 2013

When zippers were not invented it was very difficult to produce decorative and fashionable garments or other appliance. Zippers are very important and interesting closures for garment openings. They have generally two rows of interlocking tooth-like elements which may be drawn close by a sliding element or slider. Zippers are very user-friendly and may be closed or opened quickly and easily. This is the reason why zippers have become so popular. 

In addition to comfort in use, they offer aesthetic value to the garment by the decorative pulls, colorful tapes and chains. YKK is one of the largest zipper manufacturers in the world and produces thousands of zipper styles with hundreds of colors. YKK doing business by setting up zipper industry in the several place of the world to meet apparel industries demand. Please find some narrative information of world leading zipper companies and their growing history:-

Talon: Mead-ville, USA based Talon zippers and Fasteners, established in 1893 was the inventor of the zipper and many other fastening items. They were the first zipper manufacturing company who produced hook-less fasteners for boots and shoes. Talon is a high quality zipper manufacturer that delivers superior service and value to their consumers.

Talon has a long heritage of producing high quality zipper. But, recently Talon merged with Pacific zipper Inc due to bankruptcy which named to Talon International Inc. This brand has enlarged its manufacturing and delivery capacity throughout Asia pacific.

IDEAL: Ideal Fastener was a company founded in 1936 in New York City which is the second largest zipper manufacturer in the world doing business worldwide. Ideal is producing zippers for several applications such as apparel, home furnishings, backpacks/ luggage, automotive seating, furniture, military uniforms, work-wear etc. Ideal owns and operates 7 large factories worldwide (over 2 million square feet of manufacturing space) that delivers finer service and value. Ideal has enlarged its global facilities vastly to cope up with the dynamic business strategy.

YKK: YKK was established by Tadao Yoshida in Higashi Nihonbashi, Tokyo in January 1934. The company is growing up by adding new products, innovations, research and development. YKK is the number one largest zipper manufacturer in the world, this company is expert in production and marketing of other fastening products like snaps and buttons, webbing, hook & loop, self-closing tape fastening systems, and metal and plastic notions including clips and buckles. YKK also produces aluminum building products for home appliances. 

Today, YKK Corporation manufactures fasteners and architectural products at 109 affiliated companies in more than 71 countries, with 39,000 employees what delivers better service and value to their consumers. YKK operates to a global specification for their products, and quality is continually audited by a central team. Their products are internationally recognized for consistency, quality and durability. Moreover, their products are effectual in the most desired applications. YKK focused on this theme with the aim to bring focus on how such important innovations have enabled to enjoy many significant benefits, both in the global context and in other daily lives.

YKK have always been proud to be a technology enabled company driven by its people. They always welcome new ideas and inventions with potentials not only for better business but also to enrich the lives of all other stakeholders.

Beside this, regionally or globally many other renowned zipper industries like SBS zipper, Neo zipper, HHH zipper, Edicate zipper, Riri zipper & FBN zipper industries are well known for zipper mechanisms and gained customers satisfaction through superior quality, value and quicker delivery.


  1. Hi after reading this blog and this post i got many information and about the leading companies of zipper manufacturing companies i must say that you have done great work by giving this information.

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    1. Hi Steve,

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