Spartanburg, S.C. (PRWEB) June 04, 2014
Milliken announced today that Bob Hutchison has been appointed Vice President of Global Design for the Milliken floor covering division. A leader in floor covering and textile innovations, Hutchison will join Milliken effective immediately and will be located at the Milliken Corporate Headquarters and Design Center in Spartanburg, S.C., USA. He will report to Jim McCallum, president of the Milliken global floor covering division, and aid in continuing to position the award-winning company as a leader in modular and broadloom carpeting.
Hutchison will spearhead product design and development for Milliken’s broadloom, modular carpet and entryway matting solutions, and will continue to bring forth innovative design solutions from Milliken with unparalleled aesthetics and performance.
“Bob carries with him extensive industry experience and incredible design expertise,” McCallum notes. “He has developed and managed product platforms to a high degree of excellence throughout his career. His innovative approach to the product development and design process, combined with Milliken’s industry leading technological capabilities, will undoubtedly lead Milliken to significant breakthroughs in its product portfolio as we continue to provide innovative floor covering solutions to the architecture and design community.”
Hutchison joins Milliken with more than 30 years of experience in the textile and carpet industry, including senior leadership positions at Mannington, Mohawk and Lees Carpets.
About Milliken’s global floor covering division – Milliken has a rich history of delivering innovative broadloom and modular carpet collections from its award-winning global design studios, research center and manufacturing facilities. Milliken’s progressive and purposeful flooring products offer inspiring design solutions built from unique insights and an exceptional array of technical capabilities. Visit us at any of our product showrooms around the world to see what inspires our community of innovators and learn more about Milliken Floor Covering at http://www.millikencarpet.com, on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/MillikenCarpet, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MillikenCarpet and on Pinterest at http://www.pinterest.com/millikencarpet.
About Milliken – Milliken is an innovation company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people’s lives since 1865. Our community of innovators has developed one of the largest collections of United States patents held by a private company. With expertise across a breadth of disciplines including specialty chemical, floor covering, and performance materials, we work around the world every day to add value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make this world more sustainable. For more information, visit http://www.milliken.com or follow Milliken Innovation on Twitter or Facebook.