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
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25 Aug 2016
New SiVance® C2010 Resin for Epoxy-Silicone Formulations Ups Durability of Protective Coatings in Harsh Conditions
Ghent, Belgium – SiVance, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, today introduced SiVance® C2010 resin, a new reactive silicone technology designed to create highly durable epoxy-silicone hybrid coating formulations. Specifically, this unique, high-performance material helps extend the flexibility and impact resistance of protective coatings used in harsh operating environments such as undersea drilling, hydraulic fracturing and chemical manufacturing. Compared to coatings made with competitive products, hybrid formulations featuring SiVance C2010 resin enable formulators to help their customers avoid the cracking, delamination and blistering that lead to corrosion and failure of metal pipes, tanks and equipment.
12 Jul 2016
Ghent, Belgium – Milliken invites polypropylene (PP) producers, compounders and converters attending K 2016 to join with it to enable future innovation across the plastics industry by “Making polypropylene clearer, better, faster. Together”.
27 Jun 2016
Milliken Wins Prestigious EUROPUR Innovation Award for Industry Leading Milliguard™ AOX-1 Antioxidant
Ghent, Belgium – Milliken & Company announced today that it has won the prestigious EUROPUR Innovation Award for the company’s Milliguard™ AOX-1 polymer-bound antioxidant for polyurethane (PU) which gives the automotive industry a unique solution for compliance with toughening indoor air quality standards for vehicles. EUROPUR, the European Association of Flexible Polyurethane Foam Blocks Manufacturers, created this award to recognize excellence and professionalism in the flexible PU foam industry. Antoni Puig, product line manager, EMEA – PU Colorants & Additives, and Sven De Vis, European technical manager, accepted the award on behalf of Milliken on June 8 at the 50th anniversary celebration of EUROPUR in Brussels, Belgium.
13 Apr 2016
SiVance, LLC introduces Chemspec Europe visitors to its unique custom manufacturing capabilities for silicone-based reactive & fine chemicals
Ghent, Belgium – SiVance, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, invites Chemspec Europe visitors to Booth G101 to discover its highly-flexible custom manufacturing capabilities, offering rapid and confidential support to customers requiring reactive silicone-based intermediates and fine chemicals.
10 Mar 2016
Milliken sets food industry on path to more functional, appealing and sustainable Polypropylene packaging at Alimentaria 2016
Ghent, Belgium – Milliken is aspiring to put NX™ UltraClear PP for food and beverage packaging firmly on the radar of food processors and retailers at Alimentaria 2016. At Booth 858 in Hall 1/ Corridor H, Milliken will demonstrate the creative potential of the material for combining desired functionality and appealing aesthetics in more sustainable plastics packaging. Milliken will also present latest UV protection solutions for clear PP injection molded packaging.
1 Feb 2016
Milliken features all-round improvements for lighter vehicle parts at VDI Plastics in Automotive Engineering 2016
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.
11 Jan 2016
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.
13 Oct 2015
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.
14 Jul 2015
Milliken to show inspiring potential of UltraClear PP for thermoformed food packaging at FachPack 2015
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).
4 Jun 2015
Milliken’s Milliguard® AOX-1 Antioxidant Helps Auto Industry Meet Increasingly Stringent Vehicle Indoor Air Quality Standards
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.
7 May 2015
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.
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.