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Avant-garde creations made by Salvadoran design students
2017/09/22
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Avant-garde creations using YKK® zippers designed by students at the University of José Matías Delgado and made by Salvadoran craftsmen.

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YKK El Salvador and YKK Guatemala participated in the Apparel Sourcing Show 2017
2017/09/22
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The Apparel Sourcing Show 2017 (APSS) is a textile and apparel fair in Central America, which was held on May 23rd, 24th and 25th at the Grand Tikal Futura Convention Center, Guatemala. There were 4,700 visitors in attendance from 145 companies from countries including El Salvador, Guatemala, the United States, Colombia, Turkey and China.  The exhibition floor generated more than 400 business appointments.

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KLDSCP Fashion Show was held in April at the Museum of Art in El Salvador
2017/09/22
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On April 6, 2017, the KLDSCP Fashion Show was held at the Museum of Art in El Salvador.  This event takes eight months to plan and consists of selecting designers, specialized workshops, model casting and the event.

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YKK El Salvador has a zipper workshop for design students
2017/09/22
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On February 4, 2017, YKK El Salvador had a zipper workshop for KLDSCP fashion design students at the Mars Museum in El Salvador.  The workshop was put on by designer Adriana Gochez, and the students had the chance to learn how to use zippers and common mistakes that are made with zippers.

Also prior to the training, in January of 2017, some KLDSCP students visited YKK El Salvador where they had the chance to learn about the zipper manufacturing process.

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YKK Guatemala awards design students
2017/09/22
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On November 4, 2016, design students from the Technical Institute of Training and Productivity presented their collection of wedding dresses at the Mundo Petapa (IRTRA).  YKK Guatemala awarded the students who presented the best designs.

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YKK Guatemala sponsors INTECAP RUN WAY 2016
2017/09/22
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YKK Guatemala was one of the sponsors of INTECAP RUN WAY in November of 2016, which consisted of a day of training for fashion design students and exhibition of textile products at INTECAP Zone 4 facilities.

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UJMD Students visit YKK El Salvador
2017/09/22
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On October 21, 2016, students from UJMD visited YKK El Salvador and learned about the process of manufacturing a zipper.  After visiting the plant, they received technical training on different types of zippers and how they are to be used.

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YKK El Salvador and YKK Guatemala participate in ExpoCalzado 2016
2017/09/22
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YKK El Salvador and YKK Guatemala participated in ExpoCalzado 2016, which was held on August 9, 10, and 11 at the Grand Tikal Futura Hotel & Convention Center in Guatemala City.

Both companies displayed leather goods made with YKK® zippers including bags and footwear.

The exhibition was divided into two major segments:  Finished product and raw material.

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YKK El Salvador and YKK Guatemala participated in the Apparel Sourcing Show 2016
2017/09/22
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YKK El Salvador and YKK Guatemala were part of the Apparel Sourcing Show 25th Edition, which was held on May 17, 18 and 19, 2016 at the Grand Tikal Futura Hotel & Convention Center in Guatemala City. This is the only trade show in Central America, where the main textile industry companies from the Central America region meet.

The event was visited by more than 4,000 people and was attended by 105 exhibiting companies from Guatemala, the United States, El Salvador, Honduras, China, Canada, Mexico, India and Spain.

At the Apparel Sourcing Show 25th Edition, the exhibiting companies show their products, capabilities and ecompetitive advantages, which results in the production of high value garments for both local consumption and export.

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