Milliken Reaches Highest Level of Material Transparency for Floor Covering

May 19, 2017 9:45:49 AM / by Mollie Williams posted in Doing Good, Sustainability

Every day, we surround ourselves with products and materials that can influence our lives in ways seen and unseen. While it can be easy to see how their tangible experiences can enhance our every day, such as the comfort of cushion-backed carpet, more intangible attributes, like a PVC-free construction, can be less obvious yet are equally as important.

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The Lee Brothers Present the Story of Spartanburg Native, Princess Pamela

May 12, 2017 8:09:00 AM / by Mollie Williams posted in Doing Good

Soul food, Spartanburg, and success - all a part of the story of the innovative Spartanburg-native chef, Pamela Strobel. Affectionately known as Princess Pamela, Milliken is joining community partners to celebrate her delicious recipes as one of the sponsors of an upcoming authentic cookbook luncheon this Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at Spartanburg’s Hub City Farmer’s Market.

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Belonging to Our Communities by Doing Good

May 8, 2017 9:08:00 AM / by Mollie Williams posted in Doing Good

At Milliken, we invest in more than just our innovations. From our perspective, ‘doing good’ means directly impacting the communities where our associates live and work for the better.

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Milliken Named a World’s Most Ethical Company for Aligning Principle with Action

Mar 16, 2017 2:13:08 PM / by Mollie Williams posted in Doing Good

“How Milliken grows is equally as important as how much we grow – this is an integral belief that each Milliken associate holds, and that directs their work daily. It is an honor to be annually recognized for this perspective on a successful, values-based business.”

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4 Interview Tips to Impress Innovative Companies

Mar 9, 2017 11:24:58 AM / by Mollie Williams posted in Doing Good, Innovation

Whether you’re partnering with NASA to help research and develop industry-leading flame-resistant textiles or bringing chemicals to market that make manufacturing more environmentally friendly, being part of an innovative company can be incredibly exciting and meaningful for one’s career. But how do you stand out among a pool of applicants and secure an incredible opportunity at a forward-thinking organization?

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5 Tips for a Meaningful Career

Feb 27, 2017 5:53:47 PM / by Mollie Williams posted in Doing Good

“Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” – Teddy Roosevelt 

According to the World Health Organization, we spend approximately one-third of our lives working. Whether you believe in the products your company brings to market or volunteer on the weekend with colleagues who have grown to become a close work family, it’s important to all of us to have a meaningful career full of learning, growth, and exciting challenges.

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Milliken Donations Fund Spartanburg Community Park Amenities

Feb 16, 2017 12:04:28 PM / by Mollie Williams posted in Doing Good

The area surrounding the Mary Black Foundation Rail Trail in Spartanburg, South Carolina, is considered a ‘high need play desert.’ The term, defined by the national play-focused organization, KaBOOM!, translates as areas where low-income children do not have accessible opportunities to play in their local city. Demographics, walkable areas, playspace quality, obesity, child care facilities, and other factors are taken into consideration to identify where these play deserts exist.

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3 Textile Technologies that Enhance Healthcare

Feb 10, 2017 10:02:12 AM / by Mollie Williams posted in Doing Good, Innovation

High-quality healthcare deserves high-quality innovation. From antibacterial fabrics to technically superior wound dressings, the quality and safety of materials in our healthcare facilities are essential.

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Milliken Champions Ethical Issues in the Architecture & Design Industry

Jan 19, 2017 9:17:29 AM / by Mollie Williams posted in Doing Good

“We have a responsibility that is proportional to our power. Being sensitive to the human considerations is crucial in making ethical decisions. It’s not what you can do, it’s about what you should do.” - Damon Horowitz

Ethical integrity is core to who we are as a company. From our processes to products, our community of innovators seeks to advance ethical standards across the many industries that Milliken influences and serves. Most recently, our floor covering division has led the discussion of ethics as it impacts the architecture and design fields. 

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Milliken Associates Set Record for Largest Joint Volunteer Effort on Spartanburg Community Trail

Dec 22, 2016 9:02:05 AM / by Mollie Williams posted in Doing Good, Sustainability

Our associates’ passion to make a direct impact in the communities Milliken serves is more than inspiring. Most recently, nearly 50 associates from our Performance Products division came together to revitalize the first paved trail in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the home of our corporate headquarters.

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