News & Thought Leadership


MIS Applauds ASTM International for Development of New GCCM Standard

April 13, 2016
ASTM International, a leading organization that defines and sets standards to improve manufacturing performance and more, recently announced it is developing a standard for geosynthetic cementitious composite mat (GCCM)....

Vis™ Tape lingo

April 11, 2016
Have you ever wondered what all of those numbers on Vis™ Tape mean? If so, you're not alone... so we've spelled it out for you here: Well, now you know! And notice how clearly you can read these markings!...

Milliken Launches OptiCell as Part of Growth Strategy in Asia-Pacific Market

April 06, 2016
Shanghai, China. – Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, today announced that it has renamed its existing line of innerduct product line from MaxCell®* to OptiCellTM....

It's Getting Cold in Here

February 25, 2016
Working Temperature of MaxCell® Innerduct Each week it seems that a timely question will segue nicely into the next Cable Managment blog post. Since it's winter and the temperature is frigid (except for those of...

Work Smarter, Not Harder

February 11, 2016
Sometimes we all need a little “grandpa wisdom” so here’s a little tidbit that may help you out. When visiting a MaxCell® installation, if you find yourself in the position of being a project...

Vis™ is the Next Big Thing in Infrastructure

January 20, 2016
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, today announced it will officially launch the Vis™ brand, a new line of high performance cable management...

Sewing 101

January 20, 2016
There are basically two types of sewing methods used in industrial applications: chain-stitch and lock-stitch. Each of these two methods has some pros and cons in the industry. The Lock-stitch name is pretty much...

New Repair Solution Developed for Potable Water Systems

January 19, 2016
Milliken Infrastructure Solutions, LLC (MIS), a subsidiary of Milliken & Company, today announced the addition of GeoSpray® 61 to its innovative line of geopolymer mortar system solutions. Building on the...

Fire - Fire

January 13, 2016
In 1993 Beavis and Butt-head burst onto the scene with their famous slogan. Even today when someone lights a fire you will hear that phrase uttered so I guess it’s engrained into our popular culture. In ISP...

What in the world is TFN

January 04, 2016
I got the question the other day about the wire that is placed in our detectable MaxCell. Specifically, I was asked what the heck TFN insulation is and how does it help? If we’re going to talk about TFN then we...