Milliken & Company acquires Springfield LLC
By Renée Francoeur
September 11, 2015 – Milliken & Company has acquired Springfield LLC, a manufacturer of technical, performance and flame resistant (FR) fabrics for the safety apparel, fire service, military and occupational markets. Springfield is based in Jericho, New York with offices in Rock Hill and manufacturing facilities in Gaffney and Lyman, South Carolina.
“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.
Springfield’s portfolio of flame resistant (FR) and non-flame resistant fabrics provides Milliken with “enhanced technical resources and delivers additional advanced-engineered textile solutions”, Milliken said.
“Springfield is excited to join a strong values-based company with a rich heritage of innovation,” added Ed Shogan, CEO of Springfield. “By combining our collective technical expertise, market insights and supplier relationships, we will continue to deliver products and services to the workwear and military fabrics markets.”