Milliken & Company Acquires Springfield LLC

"With this acquisition, we will further improve the user experience for industrial workers, first responders, and military personnel with performance-driven protective apparel that does not sacrifice comfort or safety," said Joe Salley, president and CEO of Milliken & Company.

Milliken & Company announced Sept. 9 that it is acquiring Springfield LLC, a manufacturer of technical, performance, and flame-resistant fabrics for the safety apparel, fire service, military, and occupational markets. Family-owned Springfield is based in Jericho, N.Y. and has manufacturing facilities in Gaffney and Lyman, S.C.

"As Milliken continues to build for the future, we remain committed to delivering innovations that 'do good' -- adding value to daily lives, improving health and safety, and helping to make the world more sustainable," said Joe Salley, president and CEO of Milliken & Company. "With this acquisition, we will further improve the user experience for industrial workers, first responders, and military personnel with performance-driven protective apparel that does not sacrifice comfort or safety."

"Springfield's expertise is an excellent complement to our existing products and capabilities. It further enables Millliken to deliver valuable, comprehensive textile solutions designed to improve comfort, protection, and safety," added Jeff Price, president of Milliken & Company's specialty fabrics division.

Springfield LLC CEO Ed Shogan said, "Springfield is excited to join a strong values-based company with a rich heritage of innovation. By combining our collective technical expertise, market insights, and supplier relationships, we will continue to deliver exceptional products and services to the workwear and military fabrics markets."

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