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Microencapsulation added to Milliken portfolio

Encapsys brings a unique combination of innovation, science and technology to the Milliken team.

28th October 2021

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Appleton, WI, USA


Milliken & Company has acquired Encapsys, a specialist in microencapsulation, from the Cypress Performance Group.

“Moving the needle on sustainability requires big thinking and powerful collaborations,” said Halsey Cook, Milliken president and CEO. “The expertise of Encapsys coupled with our ability to scale will propel our efforts to deliver sustainable innovations for our customers.”

“Encapsys brings a unique combination of innovation, science and technology to the Milliken team,” added Cindy Boiter, president of Milliken’s Chemical Business. “Enhancing our portfolio of speciality chemicals with global reach, this acquisition will accelerate sustainable solutions for the markets and customers we serve.”

As Encapsys integrates into Milliken, daily operations will continue without interruption, including relationships with existing suppliers and customers.

Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, the microencapsulation technologies of Encapsys put a uniform polymeric shell around a core material at the micron level to create capsules. Microencapsulation has applications across industries and helps companies achieve more sustainable products by advancing responsible consumption and the efficient delivery of active materials.

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