Milliken & Co. included on America’s Most Innovative Companies

Diversified manufacturer Milliken & Company has made America’s Most Innovative Companies list for the first time this year. Presented by Fortune and Statista Inc., the America’s Most Innovative Companies list highlights companies nationwide that excel in a holistic approach to innovation. “At Milliken, we draw on our materials science expertise to maintain a portfolio of [...]

By |2023-04-06T14:58:51-05:00April 6, 2023|

Milliken & Co. eliminates PFAS from portfolio

The Textile Business of global manufacturer Milliken & Company announced it has successfully eliminated all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly referred to as PFAS, from its textile fibers and finishes portfolio, becoming the first U.S.-based multi-market textile manufacturer to remove PFAS.   “This is a tremendous accomplishment and tribute to our team who worked around the [...]

By |2023-02-22T08:46:00-06:00February 22, 2023|

Milliken & Co. partners with MMI Textiles

MMI Textiles and Milliken & Company announced a commercial market partnership that allows MMI to supply Milliken Tegris® Thermoplastic Composite fabric. MMI will be able to offer Tegris® at less than case quantities, effective immediately. Milliken Tegris® Thermoplastic Composite fabric is designed for heavy-duty, often dangerous work. A breakthrough material that provides excellent protection against fragment, [...]

By |2023-01-17T08:17:56-06:00January 17, 2023|

Milliken & Company Commits To Net-Zero Future

Diversified global manufacturer Milliken & Company announces its science-based net-zero targets have been approved by the U.N.-backed Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). SBTi is a collective of international organizations dedicated to helping companies set emission reduction targets consistent with climate science and the Paris Agreement. “At Milliken, sustainability is a core value,” shares Halsey Cook, [...]

By |2022-10-24T14:40:22-05:00October 24, 2022|

David Smith to be Milliken’s new textile business president

Diversified global manufacturer Milliken & Company has promoted David Smith to executive vice president and president of Milliken’s Textile Business. Stepping into this new role after more than 40 years with Milliken, Smith will oversee the company’s diverse textile portfolio that helps the company make a positive impact for generations to come. He moves into [...]

By |2022-08-26T12:50:00-05:00August 26, 2022|

Milliken & Co. expands yarn production

Milliken & Company — a diversified global manufacturer innovating in the textile, chemical, floor covering and healthcare industries — recently acquired one of the Frontier yarn plants in Mayodan, N.C., from Gildan. This plant acquisition expands Milliken’s open-end yarn production for its protective fabrics, workwear, government and defense, industrial, and napery textile business units. “Investing [...]

By |2022-08-09T14:22:50-05:00August 9, 2022|

Milliken and Lenzing partner for protective textile sustainability

Westex: A Milliken Brand, a global manufacturer of flame-resistant and arc-rated (FR/AR) textiles, and Lenzing, supplier of wood-based specialty fibers through its brand TENCEL™, announce a new partnership aimed at enhancing sustainability efforts within the protective apparel industry. This collaboration illustrates a long-term commitment to bring more sustainable fabric options to market and kicks off [...]

By |2022-06-15T16:45:50-05:00June 15, 2022|
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