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About 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
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21 Apr 2015
SiVance, LLC Opens State-of-the-Art R&D Lab to Drive Rapid Innovations in Specialty Silane and Silicone Technologies
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.
25 Mar 2015
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.
19 Feb 2015
Milliken features all-round improvements for lighter PP vehicle parts with Hyperform® Reinforcing Agents at VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2015
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.
4 Feb 2015
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.
5 Jan 2015
Milliken to Feature New Benefits and Applications for its Advanced Additive Technologies at NPE 2015
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.
3 Dec 2014
Next-Generation Catalyst and Additive Technologies from W. R. Grace and Milliken Combine to Deliver Exceptional Results to PP Producers
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.
3 Nov 2014
Milliken’s New, Breakthrough Hyperform® HPN 210 M Nucleator for HDPE Significantly Increases Resin Performance and Processing
Ghent, Belgium – Milliken & Company unveiled today, at Pack Expo International (booth #10513), Hyperform® HPN 210 M, a new, game-changing nucleating agent for injection molded high-density polyethylene (HDPE) applications. This new breakthrough technology features a unique crystalline orientation that improves the mechanical performance of HDPE to levels approaching those of polypropylene (PP) impact copolymers. The Hyperform HPN 210 M nucleator gives molders attractive new processing options for packaging and material handling applications and underscores Milliken’s investment in ongoing research to benefit customers worldwide. The new additive – which specifically targets material handling applications such as waste containers, totes, crates and pallets – is the first in a family of next-generation nucleators that Milliken is developing.
28 Oct 2014
Ghent, Belgium - Leading polyolefins additives supplier, Milliken & Company, will welcome polypropylene (PP) producers, converters and brand owners attending Arabplast 2015 with the promise of innovative ways to enhance the attractiveness of PP for consumer, industrial and medical applications. The innovation is not limited to PP as Milliken will also showcase a solution to protect the contents of PET packaged food, beverage and consumer products.
10 Sep 2014
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 Emballage 2014 booth #6C088.
30 Jun 2014
SiVance, LLC Introduces Advanced New SiVance® C1008 Curative for Protective Marine and Infrastructure Coating Applications
Ghent, Belgium - SiVance, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, today unveiled SiVance® C1008 Curative, a new silicone curative that significantly improves the durable flexibility of epoxy polysiloxane protective topcoats in marine and infrastructure applications, without sacrificing weatherability. The development of this new curative technology solves a major challenge common to epoxy polysiloxanes: brittleness and cracking that can develop over time as the coating cures.
8 May 2014
Milliken ClearTint® Liquid Polymeric Colorants Win FDA Approval for Clarified PP and HDPE Food Contact Applications
Ghent, Belgium - Milliken & Company today announced that its ClearTint® polymeric colorants have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in food contact applications. All five ClearTint primaries, the basis for all the company’s ClearTint colors, have been approved under the FDA’s Food Contact Notification program. Milliken’s proactive efforts to secure agency approval, undertaken on behalf of customers, will benefit manufacturers of food containers in two important ways. First, customers can avoid the time and cost required to calculate use levels and conditions for non-migration of new ClearTint colorant blends, making it easier to adopt the latest color trends. Second, these high-end products help ensure safety in broader application areas, such as sippy cups and baby bottles and other repeat-use containers. FDA approval adds an important new benefit to the already compelling ClearTint value proposition.
23 Apr 2014
Ghent, Belgium - Milliken & Company today unveiled plans for a major capacity expansion of its Millad® NX™ 8000 clarifying agent for polypropylene (PP) at its Allen facility in Blacksburg, S.C. The company will double its production and add an additional redundant manufacturing line to ensure ample global supply of the product. This is Milliken’s most significant capital investment in its Millad clarifier business to date, underscoring the company’s continued leadership position in clarifier technology. The expansion is scheduled for completion in 2015.