November 30, 2009
Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) announced today that the company’s Yadkinville, North Carolina plant, where REPREVE® recycled polyester is manufactured, will be featured on CNBC’s Sustainability Series - People, Planet & Profit. People, Planet and Profit examines the bold moves companies are making to find ways to reduce and reuse anything within the supply chain, leading to leaner, cleaner and greener operations.
A CNBC film crew visited Unifi’s REPREVE manufacturing facility on November 24, and the television segment will air on CNBC at 8:25 am ET on Wednesday, December 2, 2009. It will also be available on their website at www.sustainability.cnbc.com
“Unifi has a long history of reducing its environmental impact, and the REPREVE family of products is a natural evolution of our environmental initiatives” said Bill Jasper, President and CEO for Unifi. “Being featured on CNBC’s People, Planet and Profit is an exciting opportunity to show viewers how Unifi is making a difference in reducing its environmental impact and taking a leadership approach in providing sustainable textile solutions.”
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 www.unifi.com
, or to learn more about REPREVE®, visit the new website www.repreve.com