Unifi products are frequently featured in consumer and trade publications. See recent coverage below.
EcoTextile News - 05-28-2013
The article features Unifi, who has been awarded the third-party ‘Responsible Source’ certification for its Repreve recycled fiber. Unifi is the first textile company to gain this certification!View Article.
Forbes - 05-27-2013
Forbes highlights Unifi's role in sustainable fabric innovation, and discusses Ford Motor Company's mission to use fabrics made from recycled materials, such as Repreve recycled fiber.View Article.
Fox 8 News - 05-22-2013
Unifi is highlighted on a Fox 8 News segment called 'Made in NC' in regards to the Company's recycled fiber brand, Repreve. To watch the full segment that aired on TV, visit http://myfox8.com/2013/05/22/made-in-nc-repreve/.View Article.
WWD - 04-22-2013
Unifi is featured in this Women's Wear Daily online article as it discusses the “Made in America” push and the shift in apparel production back to the Western Hemisphere. The article discusses how this has led to an expansion of existing capacity and new textile mills, specifically highlighting Unifi's expansion, with quotes from Unifi Inc. President and CEO Bill Jasper.View Article.
Investing Daily - 04-02-2013
Investing Daily features an article on how Unifi, a textile producer, is going green to make some green! View Article.
Waste Management World - 01-22-2013
Unifi, Inc., makers of the Repreve brand of recycled fibers, announced that Repreve will be a first-time sponsor of X Games Aspen. View Article.
Ecotextile - 01-10-2013
ColdPruf Adopts REPREVE Recycled Fibre
EcoTextile News discusses the inclusion of REPREVE into various men's and women's ColdPruf base layer products.View Article.
Specialty Fabrics Review - 06-01-2012
Specialty Fabrics Review features recycled-fiber Repreve in the magazine's June issue. The article tells how nearly 250,000 college graduates will make an environmental statement this year at graduation. The caps and gowns that identify the school, degree type and major course of study will be made of 100 percent recycled—and recyclable—REPREVE®, made by Unifi Inc.View Article.
The Daily Orange - 05-10-2012
The Daily Orange publishes an article on how graduates help to preserve the environment by wearing environmentally-friendly graduation caps and gowns made with Repreve by Unifi!View Article.
mother nature network - 05-03-2012
Ford and Unifi’s Repreve Gives Back program will allow customers who buy a new 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid, Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid or the Ford Focus Electric the ability to donate to one of four environmentally focused nonprofit organizations. View Article.
The North Wind - 04-12-2012
The North Wind highlighted Repreve in an article about graduation gowns and helping the environment!View Article.
Michigan Technological University News - 03-27-2012
Michigan Tech University features Repreve in an article about Repreve-made graduation gowns!View Article.
News 14 Carolina - 08-08-2011
Unifi's Repreve Textile Takeback featured on News 14 Carolina. Click to read the article below or enter http://bit.ly/RepreveTextileTakeback into your web browser to view video coverage.
NY Time Square - 05-04-2011
Unifi's REPREVE Recycling Center is featured in New York's Time Square! View Article.
EcoTextile News - 02-21-2011
Unifi’s new US$8 million recycling centre now
enables the US yarn supplier to produce whiter,
cleaner, recycled polyester yarns from plastic
bottles - and even fabric scraps – to give
retailers a high level of product transparency.View Article.
Triad Business Journal - 01-21-2011
Unifi expanded production into Central America last month by opening a 120,000 square foot facility in El Salvador. The Central America location will allow Unifi to take advantage of 2005's Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) and better sevre its customers in the region. View Article.
Fibre2Fashion - 12-20-2010
With the addition of GreenScreen Revive, Hunter Douglas Contract now offers the most sustainable window shading fabric on the market. GreenScreen Revive fabric is made with REPREVE polyester. REPREVE is made from 100% recycled materials making it one of the most earth-friendly ingredients you’ll find anywhere. GreenScreen Revive will be available to the market January 2011.View Article.
Textile World - 12-07-2010
With the addition of GreenScreen ® Revive, Hunter Douglas Contract now offers the most sustainable window shading fabric on the market. The fabric is made of 100% PVC-free polyester and contains a minimum of 89% REPREVE ® fibers. GreenScreen Revive will be available to the market January 2011.
Textile World - 12-01-2010
Unifi Inc. President and CEO William L. Jasper talks about the company's turnaround and future plans.View Article.
Textile World - 12-01-2010
Recycling programs divert post-industrial and post-consumer waste from landfills and turn them into valuable feedstock for new textile products. Textile World explores the wide range of available products, including Unifi's REPREVE Recycled fibers.View Article.
Winston-Salem Journal - 10-28-2010
Unifi, based in Greensboro but with its largest operations in Yadkinville, reported a fourfold increase in its net income to $10.2 million for its first quarter of 2011, which ended Sept. 27.
Sales were up 22 percent to $174 million.
For perspective, Unifi made $10.7 million for all of fiscal 2010 — its first profitable year since 2000.
Triad Business Journal - 10-06-2010
Greensboro-based polyester and nylon textured yarn maker Unifi has partnered with Haggar Clothing Co. to create a line of eco-friendly pants for men.
The collection featuring Unifi’s Repreve recycled fiber consists of four styles and is available at Macy’s, J.C. Penney Co., Kohl’s, Belk and Boscov’s.
Polartec® will now be offering fabrics made with Repreve® 100 by Unifi, a new recycled fiber that is created from 100% post-consumer plastic bottles. As previous recycled fabrics were produced with yarns made from a mix of post consumer (bottles) and post industrial (fabric scraps) waste, we are now able to offer recycled fabrics that further help to reduce the impact plastic bottles have on our landfills.View Article.
Shape - 04-01-2010
Shape Gives Away BlueAvocado bags made with REPREVE.
Carry groceries in style with BlueAvocado reusable bags. Five readers can win the starter kit (a $30 value).
Go to www.shape.com/giveaways to enter to win View Article.
Health Magazine - 04-01-2010
Blue Avocado Bags, made with REPREVE, make Health Magazine's Hot List for April Bag it Up. Schlep your groceries in style with vibrant, reusable shopping bags and totes from BlueAvocado ($9.99, BlueAvocado.com) that collapse into the tiniest of pouches.
BlueAvocado bags are made with REPREVE!
Uniform Market News - 03-01-2010
Perfection Uniforms, made with REPREVE, receive UNIVATOR Uniform Innovation Award. Recipients of this award embody the most elite products in the industry and are acclaimed as widely popular and well regarded. By committing to REPREVE eco-friendly fiber, Perfection Uniforms are now aligned to aid law enforment officers not only in keeping the streets safe, but also in protecting our environment!View Article.
Triad Business Journal - 01-29-2010
Greensboro-based Unifi Manufacturing joined others such as IBM, Microsoft, EMC and Raleigh-based Red Hat among the winners of the 2009 NCTA 21 Awards, the North Carolina Technology Association announced Friday morning.
Unifi, a textile firm, has N.C. operations in Greensboro, Yadkinville, Madison and Reidsville, along with facilities in Brazil and Colombia, South America; and, a wholly-owned subsidiary in Suzhou China. Unifi earned the Green Technology Award.
Parents.com - 12-15-2009
I don’t know about you, but I find it really hard to remember to bring my own bags to the grocery store. But that has all changed since I met with the ladies of BlueAvocado. BlueAvocado is a line of sustainable, reusable and machine washable grocery bags, and if they couldn’t get any more green, BlueAvocado has teamed up with Repreve to create a bag made from 50% recyclabe, traceable polyester fibers made from plastic bottles and crude oil.View Article.
Fitnessmagazine.com - 12-08-2009
Just in time for the holidays, BlueAvocado has created new kits from a new kind of material to help satisfy all of the greenies on your list. BlueAvocado is a mission-driven lifestyle products company that makes it easy to do good while getting it done.And as of just recently, these gro-pak kits are now made from a certifiable recycled REPREVE fabric. Meaning, the gro-pak – collapsible, reusable shopping system – just got greener!View Article.
Alloy.com - 12-04-2009
Blue Avocado, made with REPREVE: Go green! This starter set is perfect for a trip to the grocery store, a weekend excursion or even for an outing to the mall.View Article.
Apparel - 06-18-2009
Restore Clothing sought out Unifi, the prominent producer of multi-filament polyester and nylon textured yarns and related raw materials, as Celeste sought an ecofriendly replacement for fabrics containing polyester. View Article.
Textile Insight - 11-01-2008
“Five years ago, we were not sure where the bottom was going to be. How much contraction would the U.S. market experience and how much would move entirely to Asia? But now our strategy is clear.” ~ Roger Berrier, EVP Unifi
Forbes.com - 10-03-2008
Unifi unveiled a new consumer-focused, interactive website as part of its new "Repreve. For the Planet." campaign. The new website, www.Repreve.com, is focused on educating users about the positive environmental benefits of Repreve, Unifi's family of 100% recycled yarns, and the importance of resource and energy conservation and recycling.
Packaging Digest - 10-01-2008
Hewlett-Packard won Wal-Mart's Home Entertainment Design Challenge - a contest that encourages companies to reduce the environmental impact of products in the home-entertainment category. HP replaced the box used for one of its products retail shelf packaging with the HP Protect Messenger Bag. “The messenger bag is made out of fabric that is produced from recycled soda bottles and water bottles,” says Boeller. The fabric is woven from Repreve yarn, which is manufactured by Unifi, Inc.View Article.
OR Daily - 08-10-2008
Unifi is introducing Repreve nylon. Since it’s a “first source” recycled nylon, it can replace traditionally-sourced nylon in proven garments, much like its cousin, Repreve polyester. And global partners are lining up.