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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13 Apr 2017
Ghent, Belgium – Milliken & Company, a leading supplier of polymer-bound colorants and additives, today announced that it has acquired Keystone Aniline Corporation, a global leader in dyes, pigments, pigment dispersions and polymers, headquartered in Chicago, Ill. This move joins two successful organizations with complementary expertise and capabilities to offer customers a broader array of advanced colorant solutions, technologies and services. Further, the acquisition enables customers to streamline their supply chains by allowing them to obtain a wider range of products from a single source. Customers will see enhanced reliability of supply through Milliken’s acquirement of Keystone’s multiple facilities around the world.
23 Mar 2017
Ghent, Belgium — Deep Color Foam is an important trend, giving mattress manufacturers the opportunity to diversify their product lines and stand apart from the competition. Milliken Chemical has the tools to make Deep Color Foam a reality, and will be showcasing the bright, bold end results at Interzum 2017.
14 Mar 2017
Ghent, Belgium – Leading polyolefins additives supplier Milliken has innovative solutions to showcase at the upcoming Interpack 2017 trade fair for clear packaging applications in polypropylene and PET. At that May 4-10 show in Düsseldorf, Milliken will demonstrate why NX™ UltraClear PP is the optimal, cost-effective option to help brand owners address the growing packaging trends for both resource efficiency and attention-grabbing appeal.
28 Nov 2016
Ghent, Belgium – On Stand 6C155 during the Jan. 8-10 show at the Dubai World Trade Centre in the UAE, Milliken will focus on the advantages of using its technology-leading clarifiers and nucleators to improve PP resins, and demonstrate how its UV absorber can improve key properties in PET packaging.
10 Nov 2016
French thermoformer CGL Pack partnering with Milliken at Paris expo to showcase UltraClear PP transparent packaging
Ghent, Belgium – Leading French packaging thermoformer CGL Pack will showcase at the upcoming Emballage 2016 exhibition -- now known as All4Pack Paris -- thermoformed food trays and containers made of polypropylene clarified with Milliken & Co.’s Millad® NX™ 8000 additive.
24 Oct 2016
Milliken & Co. at K 2016 to highlight its Millad® NX™ 8000E clarifier for extrusion blow molded grades of polypropylene
Ghent, Belgium - At the K 2016 trade fair in Germany, specialty chemicals supplier Milliken & Co. plans to showcase a variant of its well-established Millad® NX™ 8000 clarifying additive for polypropylene that it has tailored for use in the extrusion blow molding (EBM) process. This new additive performs significantly better in higher melt-flow-rate (MFR) grades of PP, and yields excellent results in both optics and productivity.
20 Oct 2016
WM Thermoforming Machines partnering with Milliken at K 2016 to showcase NX UltraClear PP transparent thermoformed packaging
Ghent, Belgium – Switzerland-based WM Thermoforming Machines is exhibiting at the Oct. 19-26 K 2016 trade show in Düsseldorf, Germany, and will use a brand new model of machine to demonstrate the clarity that Milliken & Co.’s Millad® NX™ 8000 additive brings to thermoformed polypropylene.
6 Oct 2016
Victor Taichung at K 2016 to produce clear cups made using INEOS polypropylene clarified with Milliken’s Millad® NX™ 8000
Ghent, Belgium – Victor Taichung Machinery Works Co. Ltd. will be demonstrating on its booth at K 2016 the clear advantage that processors get when they use INEOS polypropylene made with Milliken & Co.’s Millad® NX™ 8000 clarifier technology.
6 Sep 2016
Milliken, Torres Espic & Fecken-Kirfel set to make a colorful impression on PU foam segments at K 2016
Ghent, Belgium – Milliken will join forces at K 2016 with polyurethane (PU) foam producer Torres Espic and foam-cutting innovators Fecken-Kirfel to demonstrate the persuasive appeal of using the uniquely strong and bright deep shades of Milliken’s Reactint® colorants in combination with innovative cutting profiles to indicate high-end quality, and differentiating features and benefits in PU foams in applications such as mattresses.
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.