Milliken Chemical

Milliken is an innovation company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. Our community of innovators has developed one of the larger collections of United States patents held by a private U.S. company. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, we work around the world every day to add true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and make this world more sustainable. For more information, visit www.milliken.com.

Milliken & Company’s Chemical Division

Milliken & Company’s Chemical division has grown to become a leading global supplier of coatings, specialty chemicals and advanced additive and colorant technologies since its conception in 1957. The division that was founded to supply proprietary processing chemicals within Milliken’s operations has since expanded into many diverse industries and markets, ranging from plastics to children’s art products. Milliken’s Chemical division has application and development centers around the world and is committed to customer support. For more information about Milliken’s Chemical division, please visit www.millikenchemical.com.

Milliken Chemical
Ham 18-24
B-9000 GENT
Belgium
+32 9 265 1136
www.millikenchemical.com
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Milliken features all-round improvements for lighter vehicle parts at VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016

The lightweight and aesthetic benefits of Hyperform® HPR803i reinforcing agent can be demonstrated with an example of innovative exterior door-trim for a Cross-Over vehicle.
(Photo © 2016 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR141)Ghent, Belgium – Milliken focuses on improving all-round mechanical performance and aesthetics of lightweight polypropylene (PP) and polyurethane (PU) parts to meet the high requirements of the automotive industry at the forthcoming 2016 VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering Conference in Mannheim, Germany.

Milliguard® AOX-1 one of two Milliken award winners in 2015 R&D 100 Awards

Milliken’s Dominick Valenti, global R&D director, Performance Colorants and Ingredients, and Mark Ragsdale, senior scientist, received the prestigious R&D 100 Awards on behalf of Milliken & Company. (Photo © 2016 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR140)Ghent, Belgium – Milliken & Company was honored with two R&D 100 Awards for 2015, given by R&D Magazine. Recognized as the “Oscars of Innovation,” this marks Milliken’s fourth consecutive year receiving this distinction and second consecutive year with two technologies awarded.

Milliken presents pioneering reactive additives for PU at PUTECH 2015

Reactint® colorants in PU foam.
(Photo © 2015 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR136)Ghent, Belgium – Leading supplier of polymer bound colorants and additives for the Polyurethane Industry, Milliken, invites PUTECH 2015 visitors to discover its unique fully reactive polymeric additive technologies focused on enhancing performance, improving visual appearance and preserving the long-term quality of polyurethane (PU) systems – all without contributing to VOC or FOG levels.

Milliken to show inspiring potential of UltraClear PP for thermoformed food packaging at FachPack 2015

Milliken showcases UltraClear PP thermoforming solutions at FachPack 2015.
(Photos © 2015 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR134)Ghent, Belgium - Leading polyolefins additives supplier, Milliken, is all set to impress Europe’s packaging industry at FachPack 2015 with the exciting ability of UltraClear PP to create thermoformed food packaging that is eye-catching, high-performance and resource- and cost-efficient. Celebrating 150 years of enhancing people’s lives, Milliken will showcase applications demonstrating the full potential of UltraClear PP alongside UV protection solutions for polyolefins and PET bottles (Booth 642 Hall 9).

Milliken’s Milliguard® AOX-1 Antioxidant Helps Auto Industry Meet Increasingly Stringent Vehicle Indoor Air Quality Standards

Milliken’s Milliguard® AOX-1 Antioxidant for Polyurethane Vehicle Interiors. (Photo © 2015 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR131)Ghent, Belgium – Milliken & Company’s Milliguard® AOX-1 novel polymer-bound antioxidant for polyurethane (PU) addresses more-stringent environmental, health and safety requirements while delivering outstanding thermal stabilization performance at low loadings. It offers a unique solution for compliance with tougher vehicle indoor air quality standards - such as China’s new passenger car air quality assessment guidelines and similar emerging standards in other regions - by contributing negligible volatile organic compound (VOC) and outgassing condensation (FOG) content in emissions testing. Milliguard AOX-1 antioxidant also offers unparalleled efficiency in stabilizing free radicals that can degrade polyurethane (PU) foam, and is highly synergistic with other antioxidant classes. This Milliken technology provides polyol producers and foam manufacturers with a powerful tool for interior vehicle components such as seats, door trim, carpet, instrument panels, headliners and consoles.

Milliken presents all-round value of Ultra Clear PP packaging at RosUpack 2015

Ultra Clear PP clarified with Millad® NX™ 8000 offers exceptional aesthetics, productivity gains and energy-saving benefits in injection molding.
(Photo © 2015 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR129)
Ghent, Belgium - Leading polyolefins additives supplier, Milliken, is set to catch the eye of converters and brand owners at RosUpack 2015 with the inspiring aesthetic appeal, excellent application performance and outstanding productivity improvements of Ultra Clear PP at its booth in Hall 4.

SiVance, LLC Opens State-of-the-Art R&D Lab to Drive Rapid Innovations in Specialty Silane and Silicone Technologies

Large Walk-in Fume Hoods in SiVance’s New Research and Development Laboratory.
(Photo © 2015 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR128)
Ghent, Belgium - SiVance, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, today announced the opening of a new, 11,000 sq.ft. research and development (R&D) laboratory, on the company's R&D and manufacturing campus in Gainesville, Fla., that will enhance its ability to quickly develop and scale new silane and silicone technologies. The new facility is part of a planned series of investments enabling SiVance to better address current and future customer needs in target markets such as electronic semiconductors, contact lenses, coatings and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). The lab will also speed process development for custom manufacturing of speciality silanes, silicones and other chemistries.

Milliken showcases Ultra Clear PP thermoforming solutions at IPACK-IMA 2015

Milliken showcases Ultra Clear PP thermoforming solutions at IPACK-IMA 2015.
(Photos © 2015 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR127)Ghent, Belgium - Leading polyolefins additives supplier, Milliken, will reveal the secret to high-performance, attention-grabbing thermoformed packaging that is both resource- and cost-efficient, with a showcase of Ultra Clear PP-based commercial applications at its IPACK-IMA booth G01/Hall 14.

Milliken features all-round improvements for lighter PP vehicle parts with Hyperform® Reinforcing Agents at VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2015

The lightweight and aesthetic benefits of Hyperform® HPR803i reinforcing agent can be demonstrated with an example of innovative exterior door-trim for a Cross-Over vehicle. (Photo © 2015 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved)Ghent, Belgium - Milliken will go beyond simply addressing the lightweight trend in vehicle manufacturing with solutions designed also to improve all-round mechanical performance and the aesthetics of polypropylene (PP) parts at the 2015 VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering Conference in Mannheim, Germany.

Milliken presents pioneering reactive additives for PU at UTECH 2015

Reactint® colorants in PU foam.Ghent, Belgium - Leading supplier of polymer bound colorants and additives for the Polyurethane Industry, Milliken, invites UTECH 2015 visitors to discover its unique fully reactive polymeric additive technologies focused on enhancing performance, improving visual appearance and preserving the long-term quality of polyurethane (PU) systems - all without contributing to VOC or FOG levels.

Milliken to Feature New Benefits and Applications for its Advanced Additive Technologies at NPE 2015

Injection Molded Ultra Clear PP Food and Storage Containers Clarified with Milliken’s Millad® NX™ 8000 Additive. (Photo Milliken, MKPR122, Copyright© 2015 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved)Ghent, Belgium – Milliken & Company’s technical expertise and performance-enhancing additive solutions for polyolefins will be among the highlights at next year’s Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC) and National Plastics Exhibition (NPE) 2015 in Orlando, Fla., March 23-27. Herrin Hood, global product line manager at Milliken, will share the company’s cutting-edge, technological developments in polypropylene (PP) through his presentation, titled “Nucleation of Polypropylene: A New and Practical Approach to the Measurement of Stiffness (Modulus) Performance.” On NPE’s exhibit floor at booth #S12001, Milliken will showcase new benefits of its advanced additive technologies that respond to four key industry demands: clarity and aesthetics, productivity improvements, sustainability and property optimization.

Next-Generation Catalyst and Additive Technologies from W. R. Grace and Milliken Combine to Deliver Exceptional Results to PP Producers

Polypropylene Food Contact Application Produced with Grace’s CONSISTA® C601 PP Catalyst and Milliken’s Millad® NX™8000 Clarifier.
(Photo Milliken, MKPR121, Copyright© 2014 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved)Ghent, Belgium - W. R. Grace & Co. and Milliken & Company today announced that their advanced technologies, used synergistically, are enabling polypropylene (PP) manufacturers to develop new and differentiated resin portfolios featuring enhanced clarity, cleanliness, processability and mechanical performance.

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