In April, YKK (U.S.A.) invited the GA-Japan Legislative Caucus Members and local leaders for a site visit in Macon. Among those in attendance were Greater Macon Chamber President and CEO Jessica Walden, pictured here, with the delegation and YKK’s Senior Directors of Manufacturing for YKK (U.S.A.)┬áTony Green and Marty Timms. The group toured multiple facilities, learning how today’s YKK plan is manufacturing not just zippers but multiple products that include fasteners, textiles, key parts and more. This global company has been based in Macon for now 50 years. Read more about YKK’s history here.