North Carolina Zoo Awards Unifi 2017 Paw Of Approval For Earth-Friendly Commitment

Press Release | August 22, 2017

The North Carolina Zoo has awarded Unifi Inc. its 2017 Paw of Approval, which highlights the company’s commitment to environmentally responsible manufacturing.

FINCH Designs, Made With REPREVE®, Awarded Seal of Approval by Project JUST

Press Release | August 14, 2017

FINCH Designs, a swimwear brand using REPREVE® recycled fiber in its products, is a new recipient of the Project JUST Seal of Approval.

Unifi Signs a Letter of Intent to Form Joint Venture in Guatemala

Press Release | August 01, 2017

Unifi, Inc. today announced that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to form a joint venture in Guatemala with the owners of Complast S.A. (Complast) and Technologia Textil Avanzada (TTA), existing recycling, spinning and texturing companies in Guatemala.

Shark Week Coasts In to the Greensboro Science Center

Press Release | July 24, 2017

Shark Week returns to the Greensboro Science Center (GSC), with a little help from our friends!

New Era Cap, Portland Trail Blazers and REPREVE® Collaborate to Launch First Officially Licensed NBA Hat Made With Plastic Bottles

Press Release | April 5, 2017

New Era Cap Co. Inc. announces the debut of its first-ever official National Basketball Association (NBA) cap made with plastic bottles, featuring the Portland Trail Blazers, thanks to the use of REPREVE® recycled fiber.

A&E Launches Industry First REPREVE Recycled Core Spun Sewing Thread

Press Release | March 30, 2017

American & Efird (A&E) continues its 125-year tradition as a global leader in textile manufacturing, announcing today the official product launch of an industry first, REPREVE® recycled core spun industrial sewing thread, Perma Core® using REPREVE®.

Unifi Receives Letter of No Objection From Food And Drug Administration to Produce REPREVE® Recycled Bottle Flake for Food-Grade Packaging

Press Release | March 6, 2017

Unifi, Inc. can now produce its post-consumer recycled PET plastic flake for use in the manufacturing of food-contact articles, after receiving its Letter of No Objection (LNO) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Unifi, Inc. Teams Up With Professional Sports Franchises to Spread Environmentally Responsible Message

Press Release | February 15, 2017

The REPREVE Ultimate Sports Fan Experience is part of Unifi’s national REPREVE #TurnItGreen mobile tour, in which the Company travels the nation with a custom-designed, interactive trailer to educate the public about the importance of recycling and showcase the high-quality REPREVE-based products that can be made when fans recycle their water bottles.

Unifi, Inc. Brings Home Gold at World Textile Awards

Press Release | February 6, 2017

World Textile Awards announced Unifi, Inc. as its 2016 Fiber Producer of the Year, highlighting the Company’s outstanding product lineup.

Vietnam is the Latest Global Expansion for Unifi's REPREVE®

Press Release | January 9, 2017

Unifi, Inc. continues to expand its global footprint of REPREVE® recycled fiber by entering into Vietnam with support from Century Synthetic Fiber Corporation, now a licensed manufacturer of REPREVE®.

NCTO We Make Amazing

Press Release | October 24, 2016

REPREVE is so happy to be a part of the National Council of Textile Organizations. Their “We Make Amazing” campaign is so wonderful we had to share!

Enhanced Performance and Earth-Friendly — You Can Have It Both Ways

Press Release | October 11, 2016

In the ever-changing global marketplace, Unifi Textiles (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (UTSC), a subsidiary of Unifi, Inc. (UFI: NYSE), aims to satisfy the growing demand for comfortable, functional and environmentally friendly apparel by combining performance features with REPREVE®.

DeFeet Prepares For Silver Anniversary With New Partnership

Press Release | September 28, 2016

DeFeet has selected to use Unifi Manufacturing, Inc. as its new fiber supplier, and will incorporate Unifi's REPREVE®, SORBTEK® and XS Dynamic Tunable Cross-Section technology, into a variety of its products.

Unifi Celebrates the Grand Opening of its REPREVE® Bottle Processing Center

Press Release | September 7, 2016

The REPREVE® Bottle Processing Center includes more than 150,000 square feet of space to be utilized for the new operation, located at the Company's facilities in Reidsville, N.C.

Army Veteran Teams Up with REPREVE® to Bring American Flags Back to the United States

Press Release | August 24, 2016

Sam Russo, a veteran of two combat tours in Afghanistan, has teamed up with Unifi, Inc.'s (UFI: NYSE) REPREVE® brand to manufacture American flags that are entirely produced in the eastern United States.

Eagles Nest Outfitters and REPREVE® Launch First-Ever Inflatable Lounger Made from Recycled Plastic Water Bottles

Press Release | August 9, 2016

Eagles Nest Outfitters, creators of packable camping hammocks and other outdoor accessories, has teamed up with Unifi, Inc.'s (NYSE: UFI) REPREVE® recycled fiber brand to launch the ENO Billow™ Air Lounge, the only inflatable lounger made with recycled plastic water bottles.

College Graduates Likely to Trash More Than 2 Billion Plastic Bottles Over the Next Decade

Press Release | May 3, 2016

“Graduation is a unifying moment in time and a perfect opportunity to reach millennials, who can be a powerful voice for change in our society,” said Jay Hertwig, vice president of global branding for Unifi, Inc. “There remains shockingly low participation in recycling programs, and we believe this is largely because people don't understand that high-quality products can be made from recycled plastic bottles.”

Matthew Stafford and REPREVE® raise more than $10,500 to benefit Detroit area youth center

Press Release | March 2, 2016

Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford and Unifi, Inc.'s (UFI: NYSE) REPREVE®, a leading recycled fiber brand, raised more than $10,500 to benefit the Sports, Academics, Youth (S.A.Y.) Detroit Play Center at Lipke Park.

Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford unleashes his inner artist to benefit Detroit area youth center

Press Release | February 23, 2016

Stafford Teams Up with REPREVE to Auction Canvas Artwork Made from Recycled Plastic Bottles.

UNC Athletics Releases Sustainability Report, Highlights Efforts with REPREVE®

Press Release | Januar 27, 2016

More Than 250,000 Bottles Have Been Recycled Through the 18-Month Collaboration.

REPREVE® Kicks off National, Multi-Stop #TurnItGreen Tour

Press Release | December 4, 2015

Tour showcases how recycled plastic bottles can be transformed into REPREVE-based products, with stops at elementary schools, major sporting events, college campuses and retail locations.

Grand Junction, Colorado, schools collect 8,373 bottles in REPREVE's recycle challenge

Press Release | December 3, 2015

Pomona Elementary and Appleton Elementary Schools are the winning schools who collected the most bottles.

Detroit Lions Sustainability Partner Repreve Launches “Make The Smart Throw Sweepstakes”

Press Release | October 9, 2015

Unifi, Inc.'s (NYSE:UFI) REPREVE®, a leading recycled fiber brand and the official recycling and sustainability partner of the Detroit Lions, launches the “Make The Smart Throw Sweepstakes.”

Unifi Expands REPREVE® Global Availability and Product Offerings

Press Release | October 7, 2015

Unifi, Inc. (UFI: NYSE), through its subsidiary Unifi Textiles (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (UTSC), will expand global availability of REPREVE® recycled fiber with the assistance of KORTEKS, now a licensed manufacturer of REPREVE in Turkey, and Sun Chemical, now a distributor of REPREVE in Taiwan.

The University of North Carolina Football Program Goes Green with REPREVE®

Press Release | September 17, 2015

The University of North Carolina football team is the first college program to join N.C.-based, Unifi, Inc.'s (UFI: NYSE) REPREVE® #TurnItGreen™ movement.

Detroit Lions team up with REPREVE® for second year to continue sustainability initiative

Press Release | August 5, 2015

Lions encourage fans to “Make The Smart Throw” by tossing plastic bottles into the recycling bin to be transformed into REPREVE-based consumer products.

Unifi Celebrates Expansion of REPREVE® Recycling Center

Press Release | July 15, 2015

Unifi's production facility will more than double in size to accommodate growth of the Company's REPREVE® brand.