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Unifi named 'Fibre Producer of the Year' Beth Wright | 7 Feb 17

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.


Unifi shrugs off US weakness in Q2 Michelle Russell | 26 Jan 17

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.


Unifi expands Repreve distribution in Vietnam Michelle Russell | 10 Jan 17

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


Unifi books strong Q3 on Asia and Brazil growth Michelle Russell | 28 Oct 16

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.


Unifi opens $28m Repreve bottle processing plant Leonie Barrie | 8 Sep 16

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.


A resilient outdoor industry seeks to broaden its base Debra Cobb | 15 Aug 16

With 29,000 visitors and 1626 exhibitors, this year's Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, which took place earlier this month in Salt Lake City, had its usual upbeat vibe. But there were signs that the outdoor industry is feeling the effects of 2016's "winter of our discontent," along with several retail bankruptcies, stock market disruptions in China, and the Brexit uncertainty in Europe.


Unifi expands Repreve global reach to Sri Lanka Beth Wright | 17 Jun 16

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).


Top executives make sudden departure from Unifi Leonie Barrie | 6 May 16

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.


Unifi posts mixed Q3 performance  Katie Smith | 21 Apr 16

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. 


Esmetex brings activewear benefits to shirting fabric Katie Smith | 17 Feb 16

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.


Unifi reveals lower Q2 profit on currency woes Michelle Russell | 21 Jan 16

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.


Unifi sees performance improvements in Q1 Michelle Russell | 22 Oct 15

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.


Unifi expands Repreve distribution and product offerings Leonie Barrie | 9 Oct 15

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.


Premier yarn demand boosts Unifi FY Michelle Russell | 23 Jul 15

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.


Unifi to expand Repreve recycled fibre plant Katie Smith | 16 Jul 15

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.


Unifi Q3 profit doubles despite sales drop Katie Smith | 23 Apr 15

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.


Unifi expands regional polyester texturing capacity Leonie Barrie | 7 Apr 15

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.


Outdoor Retailer brands embrace technology and transparency Debra Cobb | 30 Jan 15

Leading outdoor brands exhibiting at the recent Outdoor Retailer show, held in Salt Lake City, are using technology, transparency, and authenticity in new ways to encourage emotional as well as functional participation by consumers.


North Face adds eco-friendly materials to jacket line Katie Smith | 26 Jan 15

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.


Unifi Q2 profit boosted by increased demand Richard Woodard | 22 Jan 15

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


Unifi to grow texturing capacity in CAFTA region Katie Smith | 23 Oct 14

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.


Unifi launches new Sorbtek staple fibre Richard Woodard | 14 Oct 14

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.


US: Quiksilver develops Eco boardshort line Michelle Russell | 14 Aug 14

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


US: Unifi FY profit rockets despite sales dip Richard Woodard | 24 Jul 14

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.


US: Unifi to expand Repreve recycled fibre capacity Michelle Russell | 4 Jun 14

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


US: Cone Denim 3D hub launches eco-friendly stretch Leonie Barrie | 23 May 14

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.


US: Unifi Q3 profit soars on improved sales Katie Smith | 24 Apr 14

US yarn manufacturer Unifi saw its third-quarter profit more than triple, thanks to higher sales and lower domestic depreciation expenses.


US: Unifi books mixed Q2 results Michelle Russell | 22 Jan 14

Yarn maker Unifi has booked a mixed set of second-quarter results with soaring earnings but a fall in sales.


US: Hanesbrands and Unifi extend yarn purchase deal Katie Smith | 25 Nov 13

Basic apparel manufacturer Hanesbrands and yarn maker Unifi have agreed to extend a yarn purchase deal to March 2014.


US: Unifi first-quarter profit more than triples Katie Smith | 24 Oct 13

Yarn maker Unifi has more than tripled its first-quarter profit, thanks to improved margins, lower net interest expenses and higher earnings from its unconsolidated equity affiliates.

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