Diversified manufacturer Milliken & Company has made America’s Most Innovative Companies list for the first time this year.
Presented by Fortune and Statista, the America’s Most Innovative Companies list highlights companies nationwide that excel in their approaches to innovation and is inevitably led by tech giants like Alphabet, Salesforce and Microsoft.
Milliken is one of 11 companies in the industrials sector on the 2023 list. Statista surveys employees and experts to assess product and process innovations, and collaborates with LexisNexis to analyze the quantity and value of a company’s patents. These three components come together for a final score, and the top 300 US companies are listed as America’s most innovative.
“At Milliken, we draw on our materials science expertise to maintain a portfolio of more than 11,000 products used in the textiles, specialty chemical, floorcoverings and healthcare industries,” said Milliken president and CEO Halsey Cook. “Innovation is a core value, and it is firmly embedded in our culture.”