Supporting their complementary product offerings are cultural parallels, including both being privately-held and family-owned
“Milliken and Keystone Aniline Corporation share a long history of innovation, environmentally responsible manufacturing and relationship building — core values which connect us in practice, perspective and approach to values-based business,” said J. Harold Chandler, Milliken president, CEO and chairman.
Founded in 1920, Keystone is headquartered in Chicago, and has operations in Europe and North America, including the company’s largest manufacturing facility in Inman, S.C.
“Milliken and Keystone each have individual expertise in chemical colorants; Milliken with unparalleled new molecule development, and Keystone with leading formulation capabilities,” shared David Moody, president of the global Milliken Chemical division.
“By combining our product portfolios and specialized colorant knowledge with Milliken’s solutions and expertise, we create business and market synergies that will drive new global opportunities and better meet the evolving needs of our customers,” said John Andrews, CEO, Keystone.