Today, manufacturers across the U.S. are celebrating Manufacturing Day – an annual event recognizing manufacturing to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Accounting for roughly 9% of the nation’s workforce, Manufacturing Day calls attention to this important industry in our country.
Our associates drive innovation at Milliken day in and day out. Through their contributions, meaningful designs are conceptualized, created, and implemented to help enhance the lives of those around us. Every associate adds their insight and perspective to the work we do, culminating in a global team with a unique approach to discovering new solutions and improving the world we share.
For many Americans, the start of football season is synonymous with fall. As the leaves change, high school, college, and professional football players take the field with their fans in tow.
Every year, August brings a flurry of activity as students head back to school. Often times, back-to-school season can be overwhelming for parents, as they balance anticipation and excitement with preparations.
Milliken’s textile heritage continues to be a point of pride across our diverse company product portfolio. With over 150 years of experience, our approach has been about innovation – creating meaningful products to change the way textiles offer comfort and protection to each of us every day.
As Senior Hospitality Designer for Milliken’s floor covering division, Kristin Gruenefeld’s innovative approach to floor covering is born out of a market need to provide elevated, performance-driven surfaces with distinct aesthetics. Kristin’s solutions blend two seemingly incongruous elements – function and aesthetic – to bring to life an interior designer’s vision for high-volume spaces like hotels and restaurants.
Discover innovation like you’ve never seen it before – through the lens of Milliken associates, customers, and communities.
A lot of what we do at Milliken is tangible – from creating flooring solution to designing innovative textiles to creating smart chemistries to ‘do good.’ Because of our company’s rich legacy and bright future, Milliken & Company joined Instagram this week as another way of sharing where we come from and where we are headed.
Today’s technical textiles are more than meets the eye. Flame resistant (FR) fabrics for protective workwear are no exception—requiring a keen understanding of market need, deep scientific expertise, and a bold exploratory perspective.
Since interning with Milliken in 1990, Dawn has utilized her keen eye for design and color, and her technical understanding of the science of performance textiles, to create fabrics spanning a range of industries. She spent time in women’s wear, automotive textiles, commercial table linens, before moving to residential and commercial interiors, where she focuses her time today.
At Milliken, we are a community of innovators. Stemming from meaningful design and forward thinking, our company addresses issues of today for the good of tomorrow. Milliken products, patents, and technology serve as the underpinning of daily life – as a U.S. consumer, you may interact with Milliken innovations up to 50 times a day without even knowing it.