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Milliken Research - Where Innovation Lives

Milliken Research

Where Innovation Lives

Milliken Research

Widely recognized as a global leader in research technology, innovation and customer service, Milliken is currently responsible for more than 2000 patents and 19,000 textile and high performance products. This means that the average person may come in contact with an item containing a Milliken component more than fifty times a day whether it’s our specialty linens, carpet fabrics, military combat clothing and support gear or thousands of other products. Combining technical expertise in chemistry and textile science to deliver innovative materials for the most challenging of applications is our mission.

Milliken Military showcases the best of these corporate values, bringing our history of manufacturing excellence and the resources of our world-class research and development team to the global stage. Crafting materials for everything from the most sophisticated, battlefield-tested military combat gear to the standard uniform worn every day by our service men and women, Milliken’s capacity and capabilities in the military materials arena are nothing short of first class.

A Heritage of Innovation

​Milliken has long led the way for "knowledge-based" investment, employing over 100 PhDs and has accumulated over 2,200 U.S. patents - and more than 5,000 patents worldwide - since our founding in 1865.
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