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Milliken & Company Selects Directworks to Drive Sourcing Innovation

Companies mentioned in this article: Directworks

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Global innovation leader, Milliken & Company, and Directworks, the leading provider of direct materials sourcing software, today announced a three-year partnership to drive innovation within Milliken's sourcing organization.

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This partnership builds upon Milliken's continued commitment to reduce costs and increase efficiency by creating strategic relationships with their network of suppliers.

"At Milliken & Company, we are dedicated to creating continuous innovation in every aspect of our business. Directworks shares our vision, and provides a strategic sourcing solution purpose-built for the manufacturing supply chain," said Tom Mathis, Chief Sourcing Officer at Milliken & Company. "We are looking forward to advancing our sourcing operations through our partnership with Directworks."

"We are honored that Milliken, a manufacturer with a rich heritage of innovation, has selected Directworks as their solution partner," said Greg Anderson, President of Directworks. "We are excited for the opportunity to support Milliken's efforts to advance their business performance through strategic sourcing initiatives."

Milliken will use Directworks' cloud-based software solution to streamline their direct materials sourcing activities across their global manufacturing operations.

About Milliken: Milliken is an innovation company that has been exploring, discovering, and creating ways to enhance people's lives since 1865. Our community of innovators has developed one of the largest collections of 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 make this world more sustainable. For more information, visit www.milliken.com.

About Directworks: Directworks helps manufacturers save time and money by simplifying the way they source and manage direct materials. Manufacturers strive to select the right suppliers for the direct materials they use to build their products. Directworks provides cloud-based sourcing software built for manufacturers to engage suppliers, create cost transparency, securely collaborate on product design, efficiently analyze quotes, and assess the critical factors required to make the best cost-for-value sourcing decisions.

Media Contact: Kristen DeLucia, Directworks, 7249331180, kdelucia@directworks.com

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