Television Series How It's Made to
Feature Unifi's REPREVE yarn in January 2009
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Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) announced today upcoming on-air dates for the How It's Made Recycled Polyester segment, featuring REPREVE . The episode will reveal the unique production processes in manufacturing the company's 100% recycled yarn, REPREVE.
The international documentary show How It's Made currently airs on the Discovery Channel and Discovery's Science Channel and is broadcast in more than 180 countries and translated into several different languages.
Producers of the show contacted Unifi after learning about the company's 100% recycled product, REPREVE and its corporate commitment to the sustainability and preservation of natural resources. The How It's Made film crew visited Unifi's Yadkinville, North Carolina manufacturing facility to film the production of REPREVE, making Unifi the first U.S. textile mill to be featured on the show.
The first segments featuring REPREVE will air on Discovery's Science Channel:
Friday, January 9th at 9:00 p.m. EST
Monday, January 12th at 4:00 p.m. EST
Check Discovery Channel and Discovery's Science Channel listings for additional airings dates.
The How It's Made film crew shoots the production of
REPREVE at Unifi's Yadkinville manufacturing facility.
(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 information about Unifi, visit
www.unifi.com, or to learn
more about REPREVE, visit the new website
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