opens Repreve Recycling
Unifi, Inc. celebrated the official opening
of its Repreve Recycling Center. The $8 million investment will
allow the company to expand production capacities of its Repreve
Repreve is a recycled polyester and nylon
fiber that can be used in a wide range of applications, including
apparel, automotive, seating and paneling fabrics.
The 50,000 square foot recycling center enables
Unifi to recycle post-industrial and post-consumer polyester
waste, and in the future, fabrics and garments. The goal of the
facility is to expand production capacities and capabilities,
improve fiber color and drive volume growth for improved economics.