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Michelle Russell | 13 Apr 2018

Unifi Manufacturing, the domestic operating subsidiary of US yarn manufacturer Unifi, has acquired the dyed yarn business of National Spinning Co in a move that will allow it to shorten production lead times and offer more sourcing flexibility for its customers.


Beth Wright | 1 Feb 2018

US yarn manufacturer Unifi has promoted Eddie Ingle to vice president of global corporate sustainability, supply chain and general manager of recycled chip and flake.


Beth Wright | 26 Jan 2018

Sportswear brands Nike and Adidas, Swedish fashion retailer H&M, and US apparel giants VF Corp and PVH are among the recipients of the first Repreve Champions of Sustainability award created by US yarn maker Unifi.


Beth Wright | 25 Jan 2018

Sales of its Repreve recycled polyester fibres helped fuel a rise in revenues at US yarn manufacturer Unifi during the second quarter, but the firm is having to lift prices as it seeks to counter a "rapid rise" in raw material costs.


Beth Wright | 29 Nov 2017

US textile major Cone Denim  has partnered with yarn manufacturer Unifi on what it claims is the most advanced sustainable dual-core stretch denim on the market.


Michelle Russell | 15 Nov 2017

US yarn manufacturer Unifi has set itself a target to recycle 20bn plastic bottles by 2020 and 30bn by 2022, as it revealed it has recycled more than 10bn to date.


Beth Wright | 7 Nov 2017

US yarn marker Unifi has partnered with headwear company New Era to develop the first official National Football League (NFL) cap made from Repreve recycled filament fibres.


Beth Wright | 24 Oct 2017

US yarn manufacturer Unifi booked a mixed first-quarter as its operations in Asia and Brazil led sales growth, but expenses hampered profit for the period.


Beth Wright | 24 Oct 2017

US textile major Cone Denim has partnered with Austrian cellulosic fibre producer Lenzing and US yarn marker Unifi on what the trio claim is the industry's first certified fade-resistant black denim, made from Lenzing Modal and Repreve recycled filament fibres.


Beth Wright | 12 Oct 2017

DuPont Industrial Biosciences (DuPont) has partnered with US yarn maker Unifi to develop a high-performance, renewably sourced garment insulation, designed to offer leading apparel brands a new sustainable choice for cold-weather products.


Beth Wright | 6 Sep 2017

US denim specialist Twin Dragon (TD) is to incorporate eco-friendly and performance yarns from Unifi into its latest range of men's and women's collections, combining properties more often found in athletic wear with recycled benefits to develop what it calls wicking performance denim.


Beth Wright | 16 Aug 2017

Finch Designs, a swimwear brand that uses the Repreve recycled filament fibre, has become the first China-based brand to be awarded the Project JUST Seal of Approval for its commitment to transparency and building a sustainable supply chain.


Beth Wright | 2 Aug 2017

US yarn maker Unifi has inked a non-binding letter of intent to form a joint venture in Guatemala as part of a bid to further expand the geographic footprint of its Repreve recycled filament fibre.


Beth Wright | 27 Jul 2017

US yarn manufacturer Unifi booked a mixed fourth-quarter as its operations in Asia and Brazil led sales growth but expenses pushed profit down 4.9%.


Beth Wright | 27 Apr 2017

US yarn manufacturer Unifi saw sales and earnings fall in its third-quarter, with the continued strong performance of its Asia and Brazil operations failing to offset challenging domestic market conditions.


Beth Wright | 31 Mar 2017

Sewing and embroidery thread major American & Efird (A&E) has developed a recycled core spun industrial sewing thread using the Repreve recycled filament fibre.


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.

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