• Unifi Chosen for Travel Channel’s “Extreme Mega Factories” Television Segment

    For Release: 8/17/2009

  • Greensboro, NC --

    Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) announced today that the company's Yadkinville, North Carolina plant, where REPREVE® recycled polyester is manufactured, will be featured on the Travel Channel’s series "Extreme". The Extreme Mega Factories program is designed to take viewers on the ultimate tour of the nation’s most cutting edge factories. The Extreme film crew visited Unifi’s REPREVE manufacturing facility on May 19, and the episode will air on the Travel Channel at 8 p.m. eastern/pacific time on August 26, 2009.

    "Unifi has a company-wide commitment to reduce our environmental impact, and this show will help demonstrate how seriously we take this responsibility," said Roger Berrier, Unifi's executive vice president. "We hope that a product like REPREVE will inspire consumers and others in our industry to adopt more environmentally–friendly practices."
  • 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.

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