In December 2020 Milliken was proud celebrate our 100th year of manufacturing in the UK. The company was first registered in 1920 at the Waterside Mill in Bury in the North West of England, when it became one of the earliest textile manufacturers in the UK. It manufactured cotton shirtings and in later years industrial fabrics.
Meet The Maker: Steve Ainscough
Job title: Millitron® Design Technician – AKA The Pattern Pro
Having spent time operating in and leading the print department, Steve now heads up technical support for Milliken’s Millitron patterning technology.
Time at Milliken: 24 years
Meet The Maker: Mark BrixtonJob title: Dye Services Associate aka The Master Mixer
Time at Milliken: 13 months.
Meet The Maker: Lee RileyJob title: Backing Range Team Leader AKA Mr Motivator
Time at Milliken: 15 years
Meet The Maker: Martin ToppingJob title: Infinity Operator AKA The Top Tufter
Time at Milliken: 5 and a half years. I’ve just reached the 5 year achievement award, when you get a certificate and vouchers.