Milliken & Company Commits To Eliminating PFAS From Textile Finishes And Fibers

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — February 14, 2022 — Today, global manufacturer Milliken & Company announced a commitment to eliminate all per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly referred to as PFAS, from the company’s textile finishes and fibers portfolio.

“Sustainability is a core value of our company, and we are and have always been on a quest for continuous improvement,” shared Halsey Cook, president and CEO for Milliken & Company. “As part of our sustainability journey, we are committed to finding innovative and meaningful solutions to reduce our environmental impact. While we do not always begin our journey with perfect information, we strive to make adjustments as new information comes to light.”

Milliken’s Textile Business plans to eliminate all PFAS-containing materials from its portfolio by December 31, 2022.

“As a values-driven company, we’re always evaluating the needs and demands of the markets we serve. Our promise to our customers is to engineer the highest-quality protective and performance textiles, and our purpose is to positively impact the world for generations,” said Chad McAllister, executive vice president, Milliken & Company, and president, Milliken’s Textile Business.

Posted February 22, 2022

Source: Milliken & Company