28 May 2020
Global materials science expert Milliken & Company is once again leveraging its unique capabilities to help produce needed medical personal protective equipment (PPE) amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The current shortage in plastic materials used for protective face shields is leading manufacturers to offer the readily available polypropylene plastic. The material, however, is naturally hazy, so plastic manufacturers are turning to Milliken and the company’s NX® UltraClear™ polypropylene concentrate to produce plastics with clarity levels suitable for healthcare industry face shields.
14 May 2020
Contec, Inc., Milliken partner to produce Sporicidin® brand disinfectant qualified to kill coronavirus
The demand for antibacterial cleaning supplies continues to climb in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and healthcare institutions are looking for effective alternatives to traditional solutions. To fill this need, Contec, Inc., the industry leader in critical cleaning products and cleanroom supplies, is scaling up production of its Sporicidin® brand disinfectant, most often used for mold and water damage remediation, and turned to diversified global manufacturer and materials science expert Milliken & Company to help produce mass quantities.
29 Jan 2020
Milliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, has formally acquired Borchers Group Limited (“Borchers”), a global specialty chemicals company known for its innovative high-performance coating additives and specialty catalyst solutions from The Jordan Company, L.P. (“TJC”). The transaction officially closed on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.
14 Jan 2020
Milliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of materials science expertise, announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Borchers Group Limited (“Borchers”), a global specialty chemicals company known for its innovative high-performance coating additives and specialty catalyst solutions from The Jordan Company, L.P. (“TJC”). The acquisition is expected to close in January 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
2 Dec 2019
One of the world’s leading specialty fertilizer producers, the Dutch company Van Iperen International, which works exclusively with Milliken’s Liquitint™ Agro colorants in its NPK high quality fertilizer formulations, is now fully operational with its subsidiary in the United States.
5 Nov 2019
Milliken Chemical has long said that its Hyperform® HPN™ performance additive for polypropylene (PP) offers significant energy savings to injection molders during processing—a claim that has now been independently verified by UL LLC.
31 Oct 2019
Milliken’s Millad® NX™ 8000 Clarifier for Polypropylene Receives Critical Guidance Recognition from the Association of Plastic Recyclers
Milliken Chemical, a division of Milliken & Company, today announced that its Millad® NX™ 8000 clarifying agent for polypropylene (PP) has received Critical Guidance Recognition from the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR). This prestigious recognition for innovative materials validates that the Millad NX 8000 clarifier is compatible with plastic packaging recycling. To date, the Millad NX 8000 additive is the only PP clarifying agent to receive Critical Guidance Recognition from APR, a national trade organization whose efforts are aimed at identifying and eliminating barriers to successful commercial recycling.
17 Oct 2019
Milliken’s newest DeltaMax™ Performance Modifier will help manufacturers of polypropylene impact copolymers to boost efficiency
At K 2019, a global plastics industry conference in Dusseldorf, Germany, Milliken & Company will introduce the newest product in its family of DeltaMax™ Performance Modifiers. This latest addition is designed to expand use of the additive into all market segments, including food packaging.
16 Oct 2019
Milliken & Company, a globally recognized leader in plastic additives and colorants has announced the European launch, at K 2019, of one of its most sustainable products yet—Millad® NX® 8000 ECO.
16 Oct 2019
Milliken Chemical, a leading global supplier of additives and colorants for plastics and division of global manufacturer Milliken & Company, will use its presence at the K 2019 trade fair on Oct. 16-23 to demonstrate the many ways in which it is “Enhancing plastics with Color, Care, Clarity and Performance. Together.”
1 Oct 2019
Milliken introduces KeyPlast RESIST™: A spectrum of bright, high-performance colorants for engineering plastics
Milliken & Company, recognized as a worldwide leader of plastic additives and colorants, announced today the launch of KeyPlast RESIST™, a spectrum of bright, high-performance colorants for engineering plastics.
27 Aug 2019
Milliken & Company, recognized as a worldwide leader of plastic additives and colorants, announced today plans to construct a new, state-of-the-art chemical manufacturing plant and knowledge center in Asia.