Unifi teams up with the University of Notre Dame to promote sustainability

September 23rd, 2021

Unifi Inc. is continuing its commitment to sustainability across college campuses. The company recently brought its REPREVE® mobile tour to the University of Notre Dame during the school’s home opener football game against Purdue University on September 18. This was the first time the mobile tour has visited Notre Dame, signifying the beginning of a […]

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REPREVE receives first Higg MSI scores

July 26th, 2021

Long regarded as a global leader in recycled fiber, REPREVE, made by Unifi Inc., has received its Higg Materials Sustainability Index (Higg MSI) scores. The Higg MSI (version 3.2) is the most comprehensive tool for sustainability analysts, designers and product developers who want to make more informed materials choices. The Higg MSI study confirms that […]

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Unifi names Ingle CEO

April 29th, 2020

Unifi Inc. announced that its board of directors has appointed Edmund “Eddie” Ingle CEO and a member of the board of directors effective July 1, 2020. Ingle previously spent 30 years with Unifi in progressively senior roles from 1986 to 2018 before becoming an executive with Indorama Ventures. After more than 40 years of dedicated […]

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Unifi Asia Pacific partners with Kipas

May 9th, 2019

Unifi Asia Pacific Company Limited (UAP) has entered into a strategic commercial agreement with Kipas Mensucat Isletmeleri A.S. to supply REPREVE® staple fibers in the Republic of Turkey.  UAP and Kipas will leverage the supply infrastructure in Turkey to provide quality, service, speed-to-market and REPREVE-based staple fiber offerings to fabric mills as well as brand […]

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Thread technologies breaking through barriers

March 1st, 2019

The future of fabric or any manufactured product boils down to the components that make it up. For fabric that means yarns and threads—the building blocks of fabric possibilities. It’s an exciting time to be a part of yarn and thread innovations—innovations that include conductivity, protection, sustainability and comfort. Imagine that yarns and threads can […]

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Unifi to acquire dyed yarn business

May 28th, 2018

The domestic operating subsidiary of Unifi Inc., Greensboro, N.C., has agreed to acquire the dyed yarn business and assets of National Spinning Co. Inc. The acquisition is expected to enhance Unifi’s position as a leading producer of dyed staple and filament yarn in the region and will add acrylic and wool products to the company’s […]

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Unifi recycles 10 billionth bottle

January 9th, 2018

In honor of America Recycles Day, Unifi Inc., the global leader in branded recycled performance fibers, announced that the company has recycled more than 10 billion plastic bottles. Looking to the future, Unifi plans to recycle 20 billion bottles by 2020 and 30 billion by 2022. In addition, Unifi is launching the REPREVE Champions of […]

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Unifi wins gold at World Textile Awards

March 17th, 2017

Unifi, Inc., Greensboro, N.C., was named 2016 Fiber Producer of the Year at the World Textile Awards. Unifi is a leader in producing high-quality recycled fiber and other premium value-added technologies that combine environmental responsibility, style and performance. The company provides innovative, global textile solutions and branded yarns for customers at every level of the […]

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UNC Athletics releases sustainability report, highlights efforts with REPREVE

February 11th, 2016

More than 250,000 plastic bottles have been recycled through the 18-month collaboration University of North Carolina Athletics released its sustainability report highlighting environmental efforts throughout campus including a university-wide 12 percent increase in collected recycling materials. Unifi Inc., makers of REPREVE, teamed up with UNC in 2014 to raise awareness among student, faculty, fans and […]

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Recycling: The Tour

February 1st, 2016

These days, there are many reasons to keep that plastic water bottle out of the trash—especially when it can be turned into recycled fiber that can be made into shirts, blankets, artwork and other items. Unifi Inc., the Greensboro, N.C.-based manufacturer of REPREVE®, a leading recycled fiber brand, wanted to educate consumers about the advantages […]

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