yarn Selected for the Television Series How It's Made
Textile News Article Posted May 14, 2008
Inc. (NYSE: UFI) announced today that
the company's 100% recycled yarn, has been
selected as a feature for the international
How It's Made.
The How It's Made film crew visited Unifi's Yadkinville, North Carolina manufacturing facility to document the production of Repreve, making Unifi the first U.S. textile mill to be featured on the show. The episode will air on the Discovery Channel during season 12 (begins January 2009).
corporate commitment to environmental
sustainability and the development of
eco-friendly products like
attracted the attention of Robert Morselli,
director of research for
This opportunity with How It's Made is a testament to Unifi's dedication and commitment to the Repreve brand and is an excellent opportunity to further educate consumers on our recycled polyester, said Roger Berrier, executive vice president for Unifi.
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 information about Unifi, visit http://www.unifi.com.