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YKK AP America Partners with Façade Architectural Solutions to Expand Commercial Products Business in Michigan

Post Time:Mar 15,2013Classify:Industry NewsView:78

AEC and contract glazing community will now have access to YKK AP America’s entire portfolio of building products and enhanced, value add consultative service.      

YKK AP America strengthens its presence in the State of Michigan today by partnering with Façade Architectural Solutions, an independent manufacturer’s representative. In addition to Michigan, the partnership covers Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio including the Greater Fort Wayne and Toledo markets respectively. Through this partnership, area architects, engineers, and company customers now have local professionals to support YKK AP America’s commercial fenestration products.

Façade Architectural Solutions will also offer complex YKK AP façade system solutions through existing YKK AP America partner for fabricated wall systems on major projects, Erie Architectural Products. This new business alignment offers unique infrastructure and technical qualifications that will enhance YKK AP service in the region on a full range of projects and applications from simple to highly complex. Customers and architects in the region will now receive an unparalleled degree of technical support in the product selection and application process for projects of any size and scope to be sold in linear form or fully unitized and pre-glazed.

“By partnering with Façade Architectural Solutions, we will further strengthen our service in the area by providing our current customers with local, more convenient access to our products while opening up additional opportunities within the region,” said Oliver Stepe, senior vice president of YKK AP America. “YKK AP and Façade Architectural Solutions are both committed to providing the highest quality fenestration products that increase property value, save energy and are aesthetically appealing.”

YKK AP America offers a wide variety of commercial and residential fenestration products to the building industry, including entrances, storefronts, curtain walls, window walls, sun control systems, windows and sliding doors. The company is widely known for its innovative enerGfacade and ProTek product brands used for energy savings and impact resistance in facades. All YKK AP products are created in facilities that are environmentally-friendly and ISO 14001 certified, a standard that reduces the environmental footprint of a business as well as decreases the pollution and waste a business produces.

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 ISO 14001 certified facilities in Dublin, Georgia – a standard for businesses that operate in a sustainable manner by reducing pollution and waste. The company has also been recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy for Exceptional Leadership in Industrial Energy Efficiency. YKK AP America is based in Austell, Ga. It is a subsidiary of YKK Corporation of America, whose parent company is global manufacturer YKK Corporation of Japan. For more information, visit

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