Milliken achieves EcoVadis gold rating

September 22nd, 2022

Milliken & Company, a diversified manufacturer committed to sustainability, is proud to achieve a gold rating on its 2022 EcoVadis assessment. EcoVadis is a trusted provider of business sustainability ratings, providing detailed insight into environmental, social and ethical considerations across 200+ purchasing categories and 160+ countries. Milliken’s score places it in the top 7% of […]

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Peppermint for metal-free odor resistance

January 3rd, 2022

Polartec®, a Milliken & Company brand, has switched to peppermint for metal-free odor resistance treatment across its line of performance fabrics. Polartec®, a Milliken & Company brand, has switched to peppermint for metal-free odor resistance treatment across its line of performance fabrics. The bluesign®-certified peppermint oil odor resist treatment is an easily renewable, highly sustainable […]

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Milliken & Company donates reusable medical gowns

September 30th, 2021

Milliken & Company has donated 70,000 reusable fabric gowns to its long-time customer Singapore-based QMT Industrial & Safety PTE. In response to daily COVID cases in Singapore reaching near one-year peaks, QMT Safety will distribute the reusable gowns to local hospitals to help provide additional personal protective equipment (PPE) to frontline workers. The donation was […]

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Murray joins Textile Division at Milliken & Company

July 12th, 2021

Milliken & Company has hired Moira Murray as its residential sales and market director for the specialty interiors business within the Textile Division. Joining the company from UltraFabrics, Murray will work closely across departments to assist in accelerating the specialty interiors business’s position in the residential marketplace.  With more than 15 years of sales experience […]

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Ballenger joins Milliken & Company

March 3rd, 2021

Milliken & Company has hired Alice Ballenger as director of strategy for its Textile Division. She will be responsible for supporting the division’s business growth and overall strategy.  With industry experience across multiple global markets, working both independently as a business strategist as well as in senior-level roles with Glen Raven, Ballenger brings an abundance […]

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Milliken & Company acquires Zebra-chem

March 2nd, 2021

Milliken & Company has acquired Zebra-chem GmbH, a global chemicals company known for its peroxide and blowing agent masterbatches. With more brands and governments globally setting goals to increase their use of recycled materials, plastics manufacturers are faced with the challenges of using recycled plastics effectively. Peroxide masterbatches, like those from Zebra-chem and Milliken, make […]

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Bagwell joins Milliken & Company

February 23rd, 2021

Milliken & Company has hired Benji Bagwell as its vice president of sales and marketing for the specialty interiors business within the Textile Division. Joining the company from UltraFabrics, Bagwell will be responsible for leading the specialty interiors business growth strategy and alignment with Division initiatives.  With 25 years of industry experience through leadership roles […]

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Milliken & Company publishes sustainability report

July 1st, 2020

Milliken & Company has published its second annual corporate sustainability report. The report gives insight into Milliken’s environmental and social commitments as all global locations work to achieve aggressive sustainability goals by 2025. Using a comprehensive goal scorecard, the 2019 report shares Milliken’s first year of progress towards the company’s 2025 sustainability goals. First introduced […]

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Milliken pivots textile manufacturing to produce advanced medical PPE

April 2nd, 2020

Global textile manufacturer Milliken & Company is leveraging its materials science expertise to manufacture much needed personal protective equipment (PPE) for the health care industry amid the current COVID-19 global pandemic, focusing on engineering textiles into medical-grade fabrics using antimicrobial and fabric barrier coatings. Milliken’s new advanced medical fabrics and barriers are currently available, and […]

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Milliken & Company: one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® for 14th Year

February 25th, 2020

A capstone recognition for the diversified global manufacturer, Milliken & Company now celebrates its 14th year among the World’s Most Ethical Companies. Selected by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, the esteemed designation honors companies with purpose-driven strategies that strive to create positive change throughout […]

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