Unifi Celebrates Grand Opening of REPREVE Bottle Processing Center
REIDSVILLE, NC , September 06, 2016 -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) today celebrated the official opening of its REPREVE® Bottle Processing Center. The more than $28 million investment will help Unifi achieve its goal of vertical integration for its REPREVE® recycled product line, adding flexibility, expanding production capabilities and supporting volume growth. REPREVE is Unifi’s recycled brand, made from recycled materials such as plastic water bottles. The REPREVE Bottle Processing Center will add 87 new jobs in the Reidsville, N.C., area, ranging from salaried managers and engineers, to hourly operators, material handlers, electricians, mechanics and more.