100 Best Companies to Work For
Milliken
Rank: 38 (2005 rank: N.A.)
  
Headquarters: Spartanburg, SC
Industry: Textiles
Midsized Companies Rank: 15
2004 Revenue ($ millions): N.A.
U.S. Sites: 60
Website: http://www.milliken.com
What makes it so great?
Employees have great affection for CEO Roger Milliken, whose family founded this textile company in 1865. "Thankfully, someone in this country cares about the American worker and what he stands for," said one employee.
U.S. employees 9,300
Employees outside U.S. 1,700
% minorities 38
% women 38
New jobs (1 year) -300
% job growth (1 year) -3
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 57
% voluntary turnover 13
Applicants N.A.
Most common job (salaried) Product/Process Improvement $60,000
Most common job (hourly) Machine Operator $30,000
Notes:
N.A.: Not available. U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.