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Beth Wright | 7 Feb 2017

US yarn manufacturer Unifi has been named 'Fibre Producer of the Year' at the World Textile Awards, which strives to provide a global platform for textile companies to share their successes.


Michelle Russell | 26 Jan 2017

US yarn manufacturer Unifi has booked what it says was a strong second-quarter boosted by the performance of its Brazil and Asia operations, which offset weaker conditions in its domestic market.


Michelle Russell | 10 Jan 2017

US yarn maker Unifi has partnered with Century Synthetic Fibre Corp to take its Repreve recycled filament fibre into Vietnam.


Michelle Russell | 28 Oct 2016

US yarn manufacturer Unifi has booked a strong third-quarter thanks to the performance of its Brazil and Asia operations, which offset weaker conditions in its domestic business.


Leonie Barrie | 8 Sep 2016

US yarn maker Unifi has opened its new $28m Repreve Bottle Processing Center, enabling the company to vertically integrate the manufacturing process for its Repreve polyester fibre brand made from recycled materials such as plastic water bottles.


Beth Wright | 17 Jun 2016

US yarn manufacturer Unifi Inc will expand global availability of its Repreve recycled polyester brand and other Premier Value-Added (PVA) yarns through a new division in Sri Lanka, Unifi Textiles Colombo Private Limited (UTCL).


Leonie Barrie | 6 May 2016

Two top executives at US yarn manufacturer Unifi Inc have made an unexpected departure, in a move that has not been widely publicised by the business.


Katie Smith | 21 Apr 2016

US yarn manufacturer Unifi posted a mixed third-quarter performance, with both profit and sales falling due to the devaluation of the Brazilian real and the timing of the Easter holidays, while gross margin improved thanks to its international segment. 


Katie Smith | 17 Feb 2016

Fabric producer and sourcing specialist Esmetex has incorporated eco-friendly and performance yarns from Unifi into its latest range of casual and dress shirt fabrics, combining properties more often found in athletic wear with recycled benefits.


Michelle Russell | 21 Jan 2016

US yarn manufacturer Unifi has booked lower earnings and sales in the second quarter, hurt by lower earnings from Parkdale America and the devaluation of the Brazilian Real.


Michelle Russell | 22 Oct 2015

US yarn manufacturer Unifi said it is continuing to see improvements in the performance of its premier value-added products as it revealed an increase in first-quarter earnings.


Leonie Barrie | 9 Oct 2015

Yarn maker Unifi is expanding the global availability of its Repreve recycled fibre with new distributors in Turkey and Taiwan to help shorten local lead times, and is adding additional performance benefits to the line.


Michelle Russell | 23 Jul 2015

Yarn manufacturer Unifi booked a strong performance for its full-year thanks to increased demand for its premier value-added yarns, and strong results from its international businesses.


Katie Smith | 16 Jul 2015

Yarn manufacturer Unifi is to more than double its Repreve recycled polyester fibre facility in the US to accommodate increased demand for environmentally responsible products.


Katie Smith | 23 Apr 2015

Yarn manufacturer Unifi has said it will continue to evaluate opportunities to increase capacity in the CAFTA and NAFTA regions after more than doubling its third-quarter profit.


Leonie Barrie | 7 Apr 2015

Yarn maker Unifi Inc is increasing its polyester texturing capacity in the US and Central America to support growing demand for synthetic yarn in the NAFTA and CAFTA regions.


Leonie Barrie | 7 Apr 2015

Yarn maker Unifi Inc is increasing its polyester texturing capacity in the US and Central America to support growing demand for synthetic yarn in the NAFTA and CAFTA regions.


Katie Smith | 26 Jan 2015

VF-owned outdoor brand The North Face has incorporated three of Unifi's Repreve environmentally friendly materials into its Denali line of fleece jackets, significantly reducing the amount of water and chemicals used in the fabric dyeing and finishing process.


Richard Woodard | 22 Jan 2015

Increased demand for textured polyester yarn in North and Central America helped Unifi to post a strong increase in second quarter net profit.


Katie Smith | 23 Oct 2014

Yarn manufacturer Unifi has revealed plans to increase its texturing capacity in the US and Central America next year to meet growing demand for synthetic yarns in the CAFTA region.


Richard Woodard | 14 Oct 2014

Unifi Textiles (Suzhou) Co (UTSC) has unveiled its new Sorbtek staple fibre, which it claims combines the comfort of cotton with the functionality of polyester.


Michelle Russell | 14 Aug 2014

Surf-led apparel business Quiksilver has developed a boardshort line using recycled materials, including plastic bottles.


Michelle Russell | 14 Aug 2014

Surf-led apparel business Quiksilver has developed a boardshort line using recycled materials, including plastic bottles.


Richard Woodard | 24 Jul 2014

Yarn business Unifi recorded a 73% surge in full-year net profit, despite reductions to annual revenues, and cuts to fourth quarter earnings and sales.


Michelle Russell | 4 Jun 2014

US yarn manufacturer Unifi is expanding its capacity to manufacture Repreve recycled fibres as a result of demand from new customers.


Leonie Barrie | 23 May 2014

A new and exclusive fabric developed under the direction of Cone Denim's new research incubator combines enhanced stretch with a cotton-like touch - and an eco-friendly element that sees each pair of jeans made with the material containing an average of eight recycled bottles.


Leonie Barrie | 23 May 2014

A new and exclusive fabric developed under the direction of Cone Denim's new research incubator combines enhanced stretch with a cotton-like touch - and an eco-friendly element that sees each pair of jeans made with the material containing an average of eight recycled bottles.

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