Unifi Chosen for Travel Channel’s “Extreme Mega Factories” Television Segment
August 17, 2009
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.”
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