• Television Series "How It's Made" to Feature Unifi's REPREVE® Yarn in January 2009: First Airing Dates Announced

    For Release: 1/5/2009


    Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) announced today upcoming on-air dates for the "How It's Made" Recycled Polyester segment, featuring REPREVE®. The episode will reveal the unique production processes in manufacturing the company's 100% recycled yarn, REPREVE®.

    The international documentary show "How It's Made" currently airs on the Discovery Channel and Discovery's Science Channel and is broadcasted in more than 180 countries and translated into several different languages.

    Producers of the show contacted Unifi after learning about the company's 100% recycled product, REPREVE® and its corporate commitment to the sustainability and preservation of natural resources. The "How It's Made" film crew visited Unifi's Yadkinville, North Carolina manufacturing facility to film the production of REPREVE®, making Unifi the first U.S. textile mill to be featured on the show.

    The first segments featuring REPREVE® will air on Discovery's Science Channel:
    Friday, January 9th at 9:00 p.m. EST
    Monday, January 12th at 4:00 p.m. EST
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  • 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 www.repreve.com.