A Visit from YKK Corporation and Kanazawa University, JapanPosted on March 9, 2017

A Visit from YKK Corporation and Kanazawa University, Japan

On 7 March, 2017 Mr. Wataru Otani, the Director, Executive Vice President, Machinery and Engineering Group from YKK Corporation and his team from headquarter, Asia region and Thailand and Prof. Yoshio Otani, Advisor to the President for International Affairs from Kanazawa University were warm welcomed by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pornapit Darasawang Vice President for Internationalization, the Dean, Faculty of Engineering and KMUTT delegates from Faculty of Engineering and the International Affairs Office, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.

The YKK Group is a global company that produces fastening products (Slide Fastener, Texitile and Plastic Products, Snap Fastener and Button), architectural products (door and window) and machinery and engineering (the machinery specialized for the Fastening Products and Architectural Products). The YKK Group currently has 114 companies in 71 countries/regions around the world.

In the meeting, the parties exchanged views on the competitive market situation, the improvement of human capacity and the production of high quality graduates in engineering. They see the future opportunity to develop internship and also research collaboration together.