Milliken Carpet




Leading Innovations in Carpet
As the digital world began to unfold in the 1970’s, Milliken researchers saw an opportunity to digitally print on carpets and rugs. The result:  the Millitron® printing machine, the industry’s first computer-controlled inkjet carpet printing machine. Unlike overprinting processes that add color only to the tips of the carpet’s fibers, Milliken’s digital textile printing process permeates carpet fibers entirely with color. Today, this technology can print cutting-edge high-resolution digital patterns with a wide range of color options and is capable of changing patterns within fractions of a second, permitting a “made to order” response time for commercial floor coverings. Milliken floor coverings beautify offices, hotels, airports, homes, and commercial environments around the world. Designers, architects and home owners are inspired by our innovative patterns and textures produced through our certified carbon-neutral manufacturing methods.





A Passion for Design

We’re bold collaborators who are inspired to create exceptional flooring products that help inspire the designer in you. Our design team is driven to deliver carpets that lend emotional power, elegance and beauty to any interior. Discover how our flooring products are helping to create award-winning interiors around world and inspire architects.





It’s Easy Being Green

The installation of modular carpet tile in a commercial setting presents challenges such as VOC off-gassing from floor sealants and adhesives. Milliken scientists invented a technology to keep carpet tiles in-place without the need for wet glues or “peel and stick” dry adhesives. The invention was TractionBack® carpet backing, a high-friction coating that’s applied to Milliken’s modular flooring. Carpet tiles with TractionBack® carpet backing stay put underfoot yet can be easily moved and repositioned. No other modular carpet contributes more to LEED certification than Milliken modular carpet with TractionBack® carpet backing. Milliken is a sustainable carpet company.