Former Milliken Design Center Re-Opens as Distribution Center in LaGrange

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Milliken continues to invest in LaGrange community with Milliken Distribution Center to accommodate growing, diversified product offering

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The Milliken Distribution Center is a key part of our company’s presence in LaGrange. We want to see the facility have the greatest sense of purpose and use. We’re thrilled that our growing product line now requires it.

Today, global flooring manufacturer Milliken announces the opening of the Milliken Distribution Center in LaGrange, Georgia, in its former administrative and design building.

The 143,000-square-foot facility will help accommodate the company’s growing product line, which now includes luxury vinyl tile, along with its traditional broadloom, modular carpet and entryway solutions. The distribution center is slated to begin operating on June 1.

“As Milliken grows in the market, it is important that we evaluate and when possible, adopt our existing facilities. With the repurposing of this facility in LaGrange, we are able to support the community and continue to make a positive economic impact,” said Jim McCallum, president of the global Milliken floor covering division. "The Milliken Distribution Center is a key part of our company’s presence in LaGrange. We want to see the facility have the greatest sense of purpose and use. We’re thrilled that our growing product line now requires it.”

Milliken has been an important part of the LaGrange community since 1968. Repurposing the building as a distribution center makes meaningful and sustainable use of the company’s existing facilities and builds upon our community relationships.

Milliken continues to operate multiple facilities throughout Troup County that include not only the manufacturing of floor covering but also technical and performance textiles.

Those interested in career opportunities at the Milliken Distribution Center can visit http://careers.milliken.com to learn more.

About Milliken’s global floor covering division – Milliken has a rich history of delivering innovative flooring solutions from its award-winning global design studios, research center and manufacturing facilities. Milliken’s progressive and purposeful flooring products offer great design solutions built from unique insights and an exceptional array of technical capabilities. Visit us at any of our product showrooms around the world and see what inspires our community of innovators. Or, learn more about Milliken floor covering at http://www.millikenfloors.com, on Facebook, Pinterest and LinkedIn, and on Twitter and Instagram @MillikenFloors.

About Milliken – For 150 years, Milliken has been innovating with the purpose to explore, discover and create ways to enhance people’s lives. Our community of innovators has developed one of the larger collections of United States patents held by a private U.S. 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 true value to people’s lives, improve health and safety, and help make this world more sustainable. For more information, visit http://www.milliken.com, and join us on Facebook and on Twitter @MillikenandCo.

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