FACTORY WITH FACES

Since 1985, Milliken-Ontera has proudly delivered Modular Carpet Tile Solutions from our Northmead plant in Sydney, Australia and is recognised as a leader in the design and technical supply of the commercial floor covering market, throughout Australia and New Zealand.

 

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The collective of talented individuals at Northmead continually strive to ensure product ranges are on trend and relevant, developed from the latest technology, manufactured to the highest standards and delivered with a total focus on the needs of the customer.

Milliken-Ontera maintains a culture of continuous improvement and a quest for developing unique technologies and manufacturing to world class standards. Investment in plant modernisation, leadership and talent development all augur for a company intent on market leadership. Our duty of care for the safety of our team, the wellness of our customers who use our products is all inherit of our culture. This is what our foundation of innovative flooring is built upon.

Collectively we are Milliken-Ontera. Our team is inspired to create impactful environments, enhancing performance and building success and significance amongst individuals. Which is why many of our team members go above and beyond the call of duty at Milliken-Ontera.

RESPONSIBLE MANUFACTURING

The way products are manufactured also has a significant impact on their environmental footprint. Milliken-Ontera’s production processes go beyond regulatory compliance. We are continually focused on the reduction of all forms of emissions waste and pollution. Milliken-Ontera’s carpet production facility is located in Northmead, New South Wales. The Northmead plant operates using the following principles of environmental efficiency:

ISO 9001 STANDARDS

Our manufacturing facilities are certified

The internationally recognised standard for Quality Management Systems, ISO 9001 is a set of principles designed to ensure a common-sense approach to organisational management. In simple terms, it provides the basis for effective processes and effective people to deliver an effective product or service time after time. Milliken-Ontera is an ISO 9001 certified organisation.

 

ISO 14001 STANDARDS

Our manufacturing facilities are certified

Environmental Management System (EMS) standard - specifies the requirements of an environmental management system for organizations. The standard exists to help organizations (a) minimize how their operations affect the; (b) comply with applicable laws, regulations, and other environmentally oriented requirements, and (c) continually improve these processes.

LEAN MANUFACTURING

Company wide, Milliken-Ontera operates using

Lean manufacturing aims to maximise customer value while minimising waste. Using Lean Management practices, our focus has shifted from optimising separate technologies, assets, and vertical departments, to optimising the flow of products and services through entire value streams horizontally across technologies, assets, and departments to customers.

"Milliken's Operational Success Means That Our Facilities Are Now Benchmarked By 1000s Of Companies Worldwide"