Our Mission: Improve
The global healthcare industry is confronted with the challenge of treating a
population that is aging, living longer and experiencing an increase in
disease. At Milliken Healthcare, this is
the drive behind our mission to “Improve Patient Lives” through the development
wound, skin and burn care products. While we are ultimately driven to enhance
patient lives, we are also committed to increasing efficiency, reducing waste
and improving cost control for our customers.
While innovation is at the heart of
our daily activities, its power is in its purpose – high ethical standards,
market leadership and products that do good for the world. By combining
science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of
today. Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge
of finding creative ways to enhance people’s lives and make the world around us
easier, safer, more sustainable and more beautiful.
Milliken & Company 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.
7,000 associates work to create entirely new customer experiences, build for
the future and create products that do good for the world.
2005 Began within the Chemical Division. The combined expertise of moisture wicking textiles and antimicrobial agents were combined to create Active Fluid Management® technology.
2017 The Healthcare Business made the shift into Growth Ventures.
2019 Andover Healthcare, Inc. was acquired and the Healthcare Division was created.