Unifi, Inc. (NYSE:UFI), a leading producer of multi-filament
and nylon textured yarns, is pleased to announce that Momentum
Textiles, a leading supplier of contract textiles, has selected
REPREVE FR for a line of healthcare privacy curtains.
is the most recent product addition to Unifi's family of
recycled fibers and is the first recycled polyester fiber with
inherent flame retardant properties.
In continuing to
evolve the REPREVE brand family, we recognized the market need
for a recycled fiber with inherent flame retardant properties,
said Roger Berrier, executive vice president for Unifi.
REPREVE FR provides our customers with a sustainable textile
solution while utilizing a proven flame retardant technology. We
are happy that Momentum Textiles has chosen this new product for
a line of healthcare privacy curtains and we look forward to
working with them in an effort to expand their REPREVE FR
performance of REPREVE FR provides Momentum Textiles with an
environmental solution for our line of healthcare privacy
curtains, said Eddie Elizondo, marketing manager for
Momentum Group. We are committed to expanding our
environmentally responsible product offering to meet the
markets need for sustainable textiles.
REPREVE FR will be used in Momentum
Textiles new healthcare privacy curtain collection and will
initially consist of two patterns, Betula and Perennial.
Unifi Disclaimer for Flame Retardancy/Resistance:
All fibers sold as REPREVE FR flame
resistant or retardant (FR) are warranted only to contain no
less than 2000 part per million Phosphorus. Unifi makes no
performance claims of flame retardancy or flame resistance based
upon any standard, whether governmental, industry or otherwise.
Unifi specifically disclaims any such performance claims. All
purchasers of REPREVE FR must sign the Unifi DISCLAIMER and
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT form before purchasing any REP REVE FR yarns.
Please note: REPREVE FR is not SCS certified.
Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is a diversified
producer and processor of multi-filament polyester and nylon
textured yarns and related raw materials. The Company adds
value to the supply chain and enhances consumer demand for its
products through the development and introduction of branded
yarns that provide unique performance, comfort and aesthetic
advantages. Key Unifi brands include, but are not limited to:
AIO - all-in-one performance yarns, SORBTEK,
A.M.Y., MYNX UV, REPREVE,
REFLEXX, MICROVISTA and SATURA.
Unifi's yarns and brands are readily found in home furnishings,
apparel, legwear, and sewing thread, as well as industrial,
automotive, military, and medical applications. For more
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