GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- World Textile Awards announced Unifi, Inc., (NYSE: UFI) as its 2016 Fiber Producer of the Year, highlighting the Company's outstanding product lineup. Unifi is a leader in producing high-quality recycled fiber and other Premium Value-Added (PVA) technologies; the Company provides innovative, global textile solutions and unique branded yarns for customers at every level of the supply chain. Through its research and product development team, Unifi works with customers to develop products that meet the demands of their consumers.
"We're proud to be recognized as a leader in the textile industry," said Tom Caudle, president of Unifi. "Through our dedication to developing innovative products that combine environmental responsibility, style and performance, we continue to accommodate the trends of our ever-changing field."
World Textile Awards is comprised of a combination of textile professionals and individuals with award competition experience. It is the first independent global awards competition dedicated to recognizing and rewarding excellence across the entire textile industry; its mission is to provide a global platform for outstanding textile companies to share their successes and promote their expertise at all levels of the industry.
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Unifi, Inc. is a multi-national textile manufacturing company that produces and sells textured and other processed yarns designed to meet customer specifications, and premium value-added ("PVA") yarns with enhanced performance characteristics. Unifi maintains one of the textile industry's most comprehensive polyester and nylon product offerings. Unifi enhances demand for its products, and helps others in creating a more effective textile industry supply chain, through the development and introduction of branded yarns that provide unique performance, comfort and aesthetic advantages. In addition to its flagship REPREVE® products – a family of yarns made from recycled materials – key Unifi brands include: SORBTEK® , REFLEXX® , AIO® – all-in-one performance yarns, SATURA® , AUGUSTA® , A.M.Y.® , MYNX® UV and MICROVISTA® . Unifi's yarns are readily found in the products of major brands in the apparel, hosiery, automotive, home furnishings, industrial and other end-use markets. For more information about Unifi, visit www.unifi.com; to learn more about REPREVE®, visit www.REPREVE.com.
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