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Cone Denim and Westex by Milliken Extend FR Denim Partnership: Continuing the tradition of innovation and heritage

June 26, 2019, Greensboro, N.C. – Two industry powerhouses Cone Denim® and Westex by Milliken, the flame resistant (FR) textiles business of global manufacturer Milliken & Company, are pleased to …

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Milliken & Company to Acquire Polartec from Versa Capital Management

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Milliken & Company (“Milliken”), a global diversified manufacturer with more than a century and a half of textile expertise, today announced that it signed a definitive agreement to …

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Westex® by Milliken® expands line of performance FR fabrics, educates industry at ASSP 2019

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Westex by Milliken, an industry-leading arc-rated (AR) flame-resistant (FR) textiles manufacturer, will present its line of protective textiles at ASSP Safety 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana, June …

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Milliken & Company Acquires Springfield LLC

Acquisition broadens ability to protect industrial workers, first responders and military personnel worldwide with expanded product portfolio and technical capabilities SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Today, Milliken & Company, a global innovation …

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Westex by Milliken and Cone Denim Join to Provide Flame Resistant Denim Fabrics to the Workwear Industry

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Westex by Milliken and Cone Denim announced an exclusive partnership to provide innovative flame resistant denim apparel fabrics. Both leaders within their respective industries, Cone Denim and …

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View who The Institute for Safety and Health Management selected for its 2013 Safety Management Professional of the Year. 2013 Safety Management Professional of the Year

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ARTICLE: Flash Fire — Duration and Heat Flux

Over the past two decades, there has been reasonable debate (and less reasonable marketing) on the duration and energy of flash fires. Westex’s Technical Director Scott Margolin explores the complexities …

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New White Paper Explains the Terms “Inherent” and “Treated” and Why They Don’t Matter

Westex has published a new white paper designed to clarify the difference between “inherent” and “treated” flame resistant fabrics. The paper explains: The origins of these terms How they became …

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Article: Predicting Comfort Of Flame Resistant Clothing

Written by Westex International Technical Director Scott Margolin, this must-read article addresses the importance of fabric wear tests, and explores comfort factors such as breathability and weight. Read the full …

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See How Our UltraSoft® Brand Fabric Stacks Up to the Competition

Westex is the only company in the industry with the technology and expertise to consistently produce FR fabrics with the qualities that matter: Guaranteed flame resistance for the life of …

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