Television Series “How It’s Made” to Feature Unifi’s REPREVE® Yarn in January 2009

January 5, 2009

Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) announced today upcoming on-air dates for the “How It’s Made” Recycled Polyester segment, featuring REPREVE®. The episode will reveal the unique production processes in manufacturing the company’s 100% recycled yarn, REPREVE.

The international documentary show “How It’s Made” currently airs on the Discovery Channel and Discovery’s Science Channel and is broadcast in more than 180 countries and translated into several different languages. 

Producers of the show contacted Unifi after learning about the company’s 100% recycled product, REPREVE and its corporate commitment to the sustainability and preservation of natural resources.  The “How It’s Made” film crew visited Unifi’s Yadkinville, North Carolina manufacturing facility to film the production of REPREVE, making Unifi the first U.S. textile mill to be featured on the show.

The first segments featuring REPREVE will air on Discovery’s Science Channel:

Friday, January 9th at 9:00 p.m. EST
Monday, January 12th at 4:00 p.m. EST

Check Discovery Channel and Discovery’s Science Channel listings for additional airings dates.
Repreve Makes It Recycled
Repreve is an essential ingredient that makes a lot of products sustainable, because it’s made from recycled materials.
Who Makes Repreve
Repreve is made by a U.S.-based company, Unifi, Inc., a global leader in innovative textile solutions.