Unifi, Inc. (N:UFI)

Business Focus: Yarn Goods

Sep 03, 2019 04:30 pm ET
Unifi Appoints Craig A. Creaturo as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today announced the appointment of Craig A. Creaturo as Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, effective September 9, 2019. Christopher A. Smosna, who has served as Interim Chief Financial Officer since December 2018, will continue in his role as Vice President & Treasurer....
Aug 07, 2019 07:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2019 Results and Provides Update on Recent Trade Developments
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today released operating results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2019....
Jul 22, 2019 04:00 pm ET
Unifi Announces Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2019 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, to discuss its fourth quarter fiscal 2019 financial results....
May 01, 2019 07:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results and Provides Update on Recent Trade Petitions
GREENSBORO, N.C., May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today released operating results for the third fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2019 and provided an update on recent trade petitions relating to imports of polyester textured yarn....
Apr 16, 2019 04:30 pm ET
Unifi Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2019 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, May 1, 2019, to discuss its third quarter fiscal 2019 financial results....
Mar 18, 2019 04:30 pm ET
Unifi Announces Leadership Transition
GREENSBORO, N.C., March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) has elected Albert ("Al") P. Carey, currently the Company's Non-Executive Chairman, as its Executive Chairman effective April 1, 2019 and has appointed Thomas H. Caudle, Jr. as the Company's principal executive officer effective immediately.  Mr. Caudle previously served as the Company's principal executive officer from April 2016 to May 2017 and will continue to serve as a director and the President & Chief Operating Officer of the Company.  Mr. Carey is presently the CEO of PepsiCo North ...
Feb 11, 2019 10:17 am ET
Mara Hoffman Receives REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Award at NYFW: The Shows
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tonight, Mara Hoffman will receive the REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Leading the Change Award at an exclusive New York Fashion Week (NYFW) reception hosted by global textile solutions provider Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI). The Leading the Change Award recognizes Mara Hoffman's longtime commitment to reducing environmental impact through conscious fashion. ...
Feb 06, 2019 08:10 am ET
Market Trends Toward New Normal in Wayfair, MSCI, ABIOMED, Arch Coal, Unifi, and NeoPhotonics — Emerging Consolidated Expectations, Analyst Ratings
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Wayfair Inc. (NYSE:W), MSCI Inc (NYSE:MSCI), ABIOMED, Inc....
Feb 05, 2019 11:35 am ET
Unifi Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Company, Limited and Kipas Mensucat Isletmeleri A.S. Enter Into Strategic Agreement
HONG KONG, Feb. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Company, Limited (UAP) announced today that it has entered into a strategic commercial agreement with Kipas Mensucat Isletmeleri A.S. (KIPAS) for the supply of REPREVE® staple fibers into the Republic of Turkey.  UAP and KIPAS will leverage the supply infrastructure in Turkey to provide quality, service, speed-to-market and REPREVE-based staple fiber offerings to fabric mills as well as brand and retail partners....
Feb 04, 2019 05:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today released operating results for the second fiscal quarter ended December 30, 2018....
Jan 31, 2019 12:28 pm ET
Atlanta's Plastic Waste Takes on New Life as Host Committee Uniforms
ATLANTA, Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is working with partners to promote the importance of recycling as fans from across the nation converge on Atlanta for the biggest sporting event of the year. Together with Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Georgia Aquarium and global textile solutions provider Unifi, Inc., ATL is supporting a circular economy by collecting plastic bottles to be transformed into REPREVE® recycled fiber for use in athletic and fashion apparel....
Jan 30, 2019 11:37 am ET
Unifi Announces Recipients of 2nd Annual REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Awards
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Now in its second year, Unifi, Inc.'s (NYSE: UFI) Champions of Sustainability awards continue to recognize brands, retailers and textile partners that demonstrate the shared goal of making our planet a better place to live. This year, a total of 68 companies are being recognized as Champions of Sustainability – a 36 percent increase from last year's total. Thanks to help from partners like these, Unifi has now recycled more than 14 billion bottles that are used to make its REPREVE® performance fiber. ...
Jan 29, 2019 03:51 pm ET
Unifi Reschedules Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (the "Company") today announced that its conference call to discuss the Company's operating results for the fiscal second quarter ended December 30, 2018, previously scheduled for 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, January 30, 2019, has been rescheduled for Monday, February 4, 2019 at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time.  During this call, the Company will provide commentary regarding its second quarter fiscal 2019 results and other developments. The call can be accessed via a live audio webcast on the Company's website at http://investor.u...
Jan 24, 2019 03:10 pm ET
Unifi Introduces New Sustainable Offerings at 2019 Outdoor Retailer Snow Show
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to sustainable innovation, Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), global textile solutions provider and one of the world's leading innovators in manufacturing synthetic and recycled performance fibers, will launch three new product offerings at Outdoor Retailer Snow Show 2019.  Focused on consumer demands for recycled products, Unifi is introducing TruFlexx™ sustainable, engineered stretch fiber made with REPREVE®, TruClean™ chemical-free anti-static fiber, and REPREVE nylon staple fiber....
Jan 14, 2019 05:30 am ET
Unifi Provides Preliminary Second Quarter Business Update and Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2019 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today announced preliminary financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended December 30, 2018. ...
Jan 10, 2019 07:30 am ET
Albert P. Carey Appointed as Non-Executive Chairman of the Unifi Board of Directors
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), a world leader in innovative synthetic and recycled yarns, today announced the appointment of Albert ("Al") P. Carey as Non-Executive Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective immediately. ...
Nov 16, 2018 07:35 am ET
New Research Coverage Highlights Yum! Brands, TELUS, Unifi, Proteon Therapeutics, Sabine Royalty Trust, and Algonquin Power & Utilities — Consolidated Revenues, Company Growth, and Expectations for 20
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM), TELUS Corporation (NYSE:TU), Unifi, Inc....
Nov 01, 2018 04:01 pm ET
Unifi to Host Investor Day in New York on November 15
GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today announced that it will host an Investor Day on Thursday, November 15, 2018 beginning at 8:30 a.m. EST....
Oct 31, 2018 04:35 pm ET
Unifi Announces New Stock Repurchase Program
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today announced that the board of directors had approved a new stock repurchase program under which the Company is authorized to repurchase up to $50 million of the Company's common stock.  Stock repurchases will be made from time to time in the open market at prevailing market prices, through private transactions or block trades.  The timing and amount of repurchases will depend on market conditions, stock price, applicable legal requirements and ot...
Oct 30, 2018 07:00 am ET
Unifi Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today released operating results for the first quarter ended September 30, 2018. ...
Oct 17, 2018 07:30 am ET
Unifi Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2019 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, to discuss its first quarter fiscal 2019 financial results....
Sep 25, 2018 10:06 am ET
Helen M. Sahi Appointed Vice President, Global Corporate Sustainability, of Unifi, Inc.
GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), a global leader of innovative and sustainable textile fiber solutions, today announced the appointment of Helen M. Sahi as vice president, global corporate sustainability, effective September 17, 2018. ...
Sep 18, 2018 10:03 am ET
Jorge Salazar Appointed General Manager of Unifi Central America
GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), a global leader of innovative and sustainable textile fiber solutions, today announced the appointment of Jorge Salazar as general manager of Unifi Central America, Ltda. de CV (UCA)....
Sep 11, 2018 04:41 pm ET
Intradeco Apparel Earns REPREVE® Champions Of Sustainability Award For Its Manufacturing Practices
MIAMI, Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Intradeco Apparel reached a pivotal milestone in its goal to support sustainable manufacturing practices by receiving REPREVE®'s Champions of Sustainability Award.  This award recognizes Intradeco's sustainability strategy and efforts geared toward protecting the environment. By partnering with Unifi and incorporating REPREVE®, one of the most trusted, traceable fibers available in the world, more than 6 million garments have been produced and sold in Walmart stores over the last decade.  In alliance with Unifi and Walmart's sustainability commitment, ch...
Aug 23, 2018 04:55 pm ET
Unifi Championed Recycling at the Wyndham Championship
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi (NYSE: UFI), global textile solutions provider, and the Wyndham Championship raised awareness around the importance of plastic recycling during the 79th annual Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C. on August 13-19. ...
Aug 07, 2018 07:40 am ET
Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Alleghany, Enable Midstream Partners, LP, XOMA, MCBC, Unifi, and Tyler Technologies — What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape
In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Alleghany Corporation (NYSE:Y), Enable Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE:ENBL),...
Aug 02, 2018 07:30 am ET
Unifi Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2018 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today released operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 24, 2018. ...
Aug 01, 2018 04:15 pm ET
Unifi Elects Eva Zlotnicka to the Board of Directors
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in recycled and synthetic yarns, today announced the election of Eva Zlotnicka to the Board of Directors....
Jul 24, 2018 11:00 am ET
Unifi Unveils PROFIBER™ and New Branding at 2018 Outdoor Retailer Summer Market
GREENSBORO, N.C., July 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), global textile solutions provider and one of the world's leading innovators in manufacturing synthetic and recycled performance fibers, announced the launch of the Company's new 'True Innovation Starts in the Fiber' branding, which highlights Unifi's commitment to the development of innovative and sustainable performance fibers backed by a flexible, global supply chain.  Unifi is also introducing its new PROFIBER™ brand that provides options to integrate multiple performance Tru-technologies into polyester and nylon yar...
Jul 17, 2018 04:30 pm ET
Unifi Announces Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., July 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Thursday, August 2, 2018, to discuss its fourth quarter fiscal 2018 financial results....
Jul 16, 2018 08:34 am ET
Unifi Ends Joint Venture Negotiations in Guatemala
GREENSBORO, N.C., July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) today announced that a definitive agreement could not be reached with the owners of Complast S.A. (operating under the brand name EuroPET) and Technologia Textil Avanzada (operating under the brand name EuroFIL) to form a joint venture in Guatemala as had been contemplated by a letter of intent previously announced in July 2017.  ...
Jul 12, 2018 03:30 pm ET
Pac-12 and Unifi Announce Founding Partnership of Pac-12 Team Green
BOULDER, Colo., July 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Pac-12 and Unifi, Inc. today announced a long-term partnership, with Unifi serving as the Founding Sustainability Partner of Pac-12 Team Green and as a sponsor of the Pac-12 Sustainability Conference. As part of the partnership, Unifi will provide grant funding to all 12 of the Conference's member institutions to support sustainability initiatives and increase recycling efforts; work with the Pac-12 and Pac-12 Networks on creating custom content and media assets to feature sustainability programs and support efforts to recycle billions of pla...
May 11, 2018 10:50 am ET
Unifi Receives Prestigious UNC Sustainability Award
GREENSBORO, N.C., May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Greensboro, N.C.-based Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is excited to announce it is the inaugural business recipient of the 2018 UNC Sustainability Award from Kenan-Flagler Business School's Center for Sustainable Enterprise and the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. The prestigious award recognizes leadership and best practices in environmental and business sustainability for North Carolina enterprises. The global textile solutions company, which makes its REPREVE® performance fiber from recycled materials, including plastic bottles, accepted the a...
May 01, 2018 08:15 am ET
Detailed Research: Economic Perspectives on Five Below, Employers, Unifi, Aircastle, Internap, and Bank of Marin — What Drives Growth in Today's Competitive Landscape
NEW YORK, May 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ:FIVE), Employers Holdings...
Apr 25, 2018 07:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today released operating results for the third quarter ended March 25, 2018. ...
Apr 19, 2018 10:00 am ET
Unifi's REPREVE® Named an Official Recycling Partner of the Wyndham Championship
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The 79th annual Wyndham Championship just got a lot greener, thanks to a new partnership with Greensboro, N.C. – based Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI). The global textile manufacturer, which makes its REPREVE® performance fiber from recycled materials, including plastic bottles, is excited to announce it has signed a multi-year agreement to become an official recycling partner of the PGA TOUR event contested annually at Greensboro's Sedgefield Country Club. It is estimated that tens of thousands of plastic bottles will be recycled through this partner...
Apr 16, 2018 06:45 am ET
Unifi Provides Preliminary Third Quarter Business Update
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today announced preliminary financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended March 25, 2018. ...
Apr 12, 2018 08:00 am ET
Unifi Enters into Agreement to Acquire the Dyed Yarn Business and Assets of National Spinning Co., Inc.
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today announced that its domestic operating subsidiary, Unifi Manufacturing, Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire the dyed yarn business and assets of National Spinning Co., Inc.  The acquisition is expected to enhance Unifi's position as a leading producer of dyed staple and filament yarn in the region, and will add acrylic and wool products to the Company's dyed yarn portfolio.  The companies expect the transaction to close in May 2018, ...
Apr 10, 2018 04:01 pm ET
Unifi Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, to discuss its third quarter fiscal 2018 financial results....
Mar 21, 2018 08:00 am ET
Report: Developing Opportunities within Roper Technologies, Basic Energy Services, Laboratory Corporation of America, Brown Forman, Unifi, and Forrester Research -- Future Expectations, Projections Mo
NEW YORK, March 21, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Roper Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:ROP), Basic Energy...
Jan 25, 2018 01:29 pm ET
Unifi Announces Recipients of Inaugural REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability Awards
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- To further commemorate its recent milestone of recycling 10 billion bottles, Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural REPREVE® Champions of Sustainability awards. These annual awards celebrate Unifi's brand and textile partners that share in its commitment to sustainability and vision for a better tomorrow....
Jan 25, 2018 06:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today released operating results for the second quarter ended December 24, 2017. ...
Jan 24, 2018 08:07 am ET
Unifi Elects PepsiCo North America CEO Albert P. Carey to the Board of Directors
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today announced the election of Albert (Al) P. Carey to the Board of Directors. ...
Jan 23, 2018 10:48 am ET
Unifi Announces Successful Visit From NC Governor Roy Cooper
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi is proud to announce a successful visit from North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Governor Cooper toured Unifi's Yadkinville facility, and was able to see first-hand the economic impact the company is having on the state and nation. Unifi makes its REPREVE® fiber from recycled materials, including plastic water bottles, at its Yadkinville plant....
Jan 18, 2018 07:50 am ET
Analysis: Positioning to Benefit within First Midwest, MaxLinear, STERIS, Unifi, Calavo Growers, and Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT — Research Highlights Growth, Revenue, and Consolidated Results
NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of First Midwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:FMBI), MaxLinear,...
Jan 11, 2018 08:13 am ET
Unifi Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Thursday, January 25, 2018, to discuss its second quarter fiscal 2018 financial results....
Nov 28, 2017 09:34 am ET
Cone Denim Introduces S GENE® Stretch Denim with REPREVE®
GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cone Denim and Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) are excited to introduce the latest in advanced stretch technology - S GENE® with REPREVE®.  Combining the advanced stretch technology of S GENE with the superior sustainability and performance of REPREVE recycled polyester fiber, the newest S GENE denim offers the most advanced sustainable dual-core stretch denim on the market.  ...
Nov 28, 2017 06:18 am ET
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP Is Investigating Unifi, Inc. for Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty By Its Board of Directors
NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Purcell Julie & Lefkowitz LLP, a class action law firm dedicated to representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating a potential breach of fiduciary duty claim involving the board of directors of Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI). ...
Nov 14, 2017 03:55 pm ET
Unifi Recycles 10 Billionth Bottle; Announces Goal to Recycle 20 Billion by 2020, 30 Billion by 2022
GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of America Recycles Day, Unifi, Inc., (NYSE: UFI) the global leader in branded recycled performance fibers, announces the Company has recycled more than 10 billion plastic bottles. Building from that momentum, Unifi is targeting 20 billion bottles recycled by 2020 and 30 billion bottles by 2022.  To recognize customers who have partnered for this achievement, Unifi is launching the REPREVE Champions of Sustainability Awards....
Nov 06, 2017 10:15 am ET
Recycled Plastic Bottles Transformed Into Denver Broncos Caps From New Era Using REPREVE® Fiber
DENVER and GREENSBORO, N.C., Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Denver Broncos just got greener! Today, New Era Cap – the official on-field hat of the National Football League (NFL) – announced the debut of its first-ever official NFL cap made with plastic bottles, thanks to the use of REPREVE® fiber. Starting on November 12, fans will be able to purchase the new, eco-friendly New Era caps at the Broncos Team Store at Sports Authority Field at Mile High during Broncos games. The REPREVE-based caps will come in multiple styles, including the 9FIFTY® and 9TWENTY®.  Retailing for $34.99 for t...
Oct 30, 2017 11:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Election of Kevin D. Hall as Chairman of the Board and Archibald Cox, Jr. as Lead Independent Director
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today announced the election of Kevin D. Hall as Chairman of the Board of Directors. Mr. Hall will also continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer, a position he has held since May 2017. In addition, Archibald Cox, Jr. was elected as Lead Independent Director....
Oct 23, 2017 10:11 am ET
Cone Denim Launches Future BLACK+ Denim featuring Lenzing Modal® and REPREVE®
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cone Denim, Lenzing and Unifi – global leaders in textile sustainability - are excited to collaborate on the launch of Future BLACK+ denim featuring Lenzing Modal® branded fibers and REPREVE® Black recycled fibers. Future BLACK+, the industry's first certified fade-resistant black denim, will join Cone Denim's family of TruTone™ fabrics. Jeans made from Future BLACK+ denim contain as many as 17 recycled plastic bottles and feature superior softness, color retention and stretch, while minimizing the impact on the environment. ...
Oct 23, 2017 08:00 am ET
Unifi Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today released operating results for the first quarter ended September 24, 2017. ...
Oct 11, 2017 11:14 am ET
Unifi Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2018 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Monday, October 23, 2017, to discuss its first quarter fiscal 2018 financial results....
Sep 05, 2017 06:00 pm ET
Jeffrey C. Ackerman Appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
GREENSBORO, N.C., Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leader of innovative and sustainable textile fiber solutions Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) today announced the appointment of Jeffrey C. Ackerman as executive vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately. ...
Aug 04, 2017 10:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Executive Team Additions and Promotions
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global leader of innovative and sustainable textile fiber solutions Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) today announced the appointments of Richard E. Gerstein as executive vice president, global branded Premium Value Added (PVA) products and chief marketing officer, and John Vegas as executive vice president, global chief human resources officer, effective August 14th and 21st, respectively. ...
Aug 01, 2017 06:47 pm ET
Unifi signs a Letter of Intent to form Joint Venture in Guatemala
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) today announced that it has signed a non-binding letter of intent to form a joint venture in Guatemala with the owners of Complast S.A. (Complast) and Technologia Textil Avanzada (TTA), existing recycling, spinning and texturing companies in Guatemala.  The joint venture would continue the recycling, spinning and texturing activities of Complast and TTA.  Under the proposed structure, Unifi would own 51% of the joint venture and the existing owners of Complast and TTA would own 49%....
Jul 26, 2017 08:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2017 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today released operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 25, 2017. ...
Jul 12, 2017 09:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., July 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, to discuss its fourth quarter fiscal 2017 financial results....
May 04, 2017 09:48 am ET
Kevin D. Hall Appointed Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors of Unifi, Inc.
GREENSBORO, N.C., May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) today announced the appointment of Kevin D. Hall as Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors, effective June 1. Thomas Caudle will continue to serve as Unifi's President, a position he has held since 2016. ...
Apr 26, 2017 08:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today released operating results for the third quarter ended March 26, 2017. ...
Apr 11, 2017 05:30 pm ET
Third Quarter Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, to discuss its third quarter fiscal 2017 financial results....
Apr 05, 2017 10:00 am ET
New Era Cap, Portland Trail Blazers and REPREVE® Collaborate to Launch First Officially Licensed NBA Hat Made With Plastic Bottles
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- New Era Cap Co. Inc. announces the debut of its first-ever official National Basketball Association (NBA) cap made with plastic bottles, featuring the Portland Trail Blazers, thanks to the use of REPREVE® recycled fiber. The new, environmentally conscious New Era 9FIFTY® cap will launch exclusively with the Trail Blazers, coinciding with NBA Green Week. The REPREVE-based caps will be sold at Rip City Clothing Company at the Moda Center during Trail Blazers games on April 6 and April 8, and will retail for $30. Each hat is made using four recycl...
Mar 07, 2017 08:30 am ET
Unifi Receives Letter of No Objection From Food And Drug Administration to Produce REPREVE® Recycled Bottle Flake for Food-Grade Packaging
REIDSVILLE, N.C., March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) can now produce its post-consumer recycled PET plastic flake for use in the manufacturing of food-contact articles, after receiving its Letter of No Objection (LNO) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Last September, Unifi celebrated the official opening of its REPREVE® Bottle Processing Center in North Carolina, where the Company's recycled plastic flake is produced. The REPREVE Bottle Processing Center is one of the most advanced recycling facilities of its kind in the United States, utilizing state-of-the-art...
Feb 15, 2017 10:40 am ET
Textile Company, Unifi, Inc., Teams Up With Professional Sports Franchises to Spread Environmentally Responsible Message
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), makers of REPREVE®, the leading recycled fiber brand made from plastic bottles, announces its collaboration with seven professional sports teams, including those from the NBA and NHL. The collaboration involves engaging crowds in messages aimed at environmental responsibility, as well as the launch of the REPREVE Ultimate Sports Fan Experience, a sweepstakes series consisting of once-in-a-lifetime experiences with multiple franchises, including the Dallas Mavericks, Portland Trail Blazers, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Win...
Feb 06, 2017 10:37 am ET
Unifi, Inc., Brings Home Gold at World Textile Awards
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....
Jan 25, 2017 07:00 am ET
Unifi Announces Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading innovators in synthetic and recycled yarns, today released operating results for the second quarter ended December 25, 2016. ...
Jan 11, 2017 04:05 pm ET
Unifi Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, to discuss its second quarter fiscal 2017 financial results....
Jan 09, 2017 12:42 pm ET
Vietnam is the Latest Global Expansion for Unifi's REPREVE®
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) continues to expand its global footprint of REPREVE® recycled fiber by entering into Vietnam with support from Century Synthetic Fiber Corporation, now a licensed manufacturer of REPREVE.  Century Corporation will manufacture, sell and distribute REPREVE filament yarn within Vietnam, and Unifi Textiles (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. (UTSC) - Unifi's subsidiary in China - will manage sales and distribution of REPREVE filament yarn exported from Vietnam. This collaboration will open distribution channels for REPREVE in a key apparel-pr...
Oct 27, 2016 08:00 am ET
Unifi Announces First Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading synthetic recycled yarn producers, today released operating results for the first quarter ended September 25, 2016. ...
Oct 18, 2016 05:30 pm ET
Unifi First Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Thursday, October 27, 2016, to discuss its first quarter fiscal 2017 financial results....
Sep 09, 2016 12:19 pm ET
Unifi Celebrates the Grand Opening of its REPREVE® Bottle Processing Center
REIDSVILLE, N.C., Sept. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) 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 h...
Aug 24, 2016 10:57 am ET
Army Veteran Teams Up with REPREVE® to Bring American Flags Back to the United States
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Sam Russo, a veteran of two combat tours in Afghanistan, has teamed up with Unifi, Inc.'s (UFI: NYSE) REPREVE® brand to manufacture American flags that are entirely produced in the eastern United States. Russo's company, RePatriot Flag, creates environmentally responsible flags using REPREVE recycled fiber made from 10 recycled water bottles. To date, RePatriot Flag has eliminated nearly 30,000 plastic bottles from our landfills....
Aug 09, 2016 11:26 am ET
Eagles Nest Outfitters and REPREVE® Launch First-Ever Inflatable Lounger Made from Recycled Plastic Water Bottles
GREENSBORO, N.C., Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Eagles Nest Outfitters, creators of packable camping hammocks and other outdoor accessories, has teamed up with Unifi, Inc.'s (NYSE: UFI) REPREVE® recycled fiber brand to launch the ENO Billow™ Air Lounge, the only inflatable lounger made with recycled plastic water bottles. REPREVE collaborates with various well-known brands to help make their products better for the environment. Each Billow Air Lounge is made with REPREVE, using 16 plastic water bottles....
Jul 27, 2016 08:30 am ET
Unifi Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), one of the world's leading synthetic recycled yarn producers, today released operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 26, 2016. ...
Jul 20, 2016 05:30 pm ET
Unifi Fourth Quarter Earnings Conference Call/Web Cast
GREENSBORO, N.C., July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call and web cast at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, to discuss its preliminary financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter ended June 26, 2016....
Jun 16, 2016 11:46 am ET
Unifi Expands Global Reach of Premier Value-Added Products to Sri Lanka
GREENSBORO, N.C., June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), will expand global availability of REPREVE® recycled fiber and other Premier Value-Added (PVA) yarns through a new division in Sri Lanka, Unifi Textiles Colombo Private Limited (UTCL). Based in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the new expansion is expected to begin operations by the end of the third quarter in 2016....
May 03, 2016 11:12 am ET
College Graduates Likely to Trash More Than 2 Billion Plastic Bottles Over the Next Decade
GREENSBORO, N.C., May 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the next 10 years, college graduates from the class of 2016 are estimated to use more than 3 billion plastic bottles, and with the U.S. recycling rate at only 31 percent, more than 2 billion of those plastic bottles will likely end up in landfills where they may never biodegrade. That's why a textile manufacturer, Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), is educating college students, along with the general public, about the importance of recycling and buying products that are made with recycled materials. The Company transforms recycled plastic bottles int...
Apr 20, 2016 06:39 pm ET
Unifi Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) today released preliminary operating results for the third quarter ended March 27, 2016.  ...
Apr 13, 2016 06:00 pm ET
Unifi to Announce 2016 Third Quarter Earnings on April 21, 2016
GREENSBORO, N.C., April 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) will host a conference call and webcast at 8:30 a.m., Eastern Time, on Thursday, April 21, 2016, to discuss preliminary results for the third fiscal quarter ended March 27, 2016. ...
Feb 23, 2016 09:45 am ET
Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford Unleashes His Inner Artist To Benefit Detroit Area Youth Center
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Throwing footballs in lieu of painting with a brush, Detroit Lions Quarterback Matthew Stafford tapped into his inner artist to create five, six-foot canvas paintings to benefit a Detroit youth center. Stafford teamed up with Unifi, Inc.'s (NYSE: UFI) REPREVE®, a leading recycled fiber brand, to create and auction the five paintings with 100 percent of the proceeds going to the Sports, Academics, Youth (S.A.Y.) Detroit Play Center.  S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center at Lipke Park, offers athletic and academic programs to Detroit's youth. ...
Feb 16, 2016 09:20 am ET
Esmetex Introduces Lightweight Shirting Fabric Made from REPREVE® with SORBTEK®
NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Esmetex, a global leader in producing and sourcing fabric, is pleased to announce its first collection of casual and dress shirt fabrics that combines the cooling and moisture wicking properties of SORBTEK®, with the recycled benefits of REPREVE®. These lightweight fabrics are ideal for bringing performance benefits to the casual and dress shirt market.  ...
Feb 05, 2016 01:09 pm ET
Unifi Announces Election of Paul R. Charron as a Director
GREENSBORO, N.C., Feb. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) today announced that it has elected Paul R. Charron to the Company's board of directors.  Mr. Charron is the former President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Liz Claiborne Inc., where he held positions from 1994 until his retirement in Dec. 2006.  Mr. Charron has been an independent consultant since 2007, working with major publicly held companies and, from 2008 to 2012, as Senior Advisor to global private equity firm Warburg Pincus, in the areas of consumer products, fashion and retail. Mr. Charron's particular ...
Jan 27, 2016 09:41 am ET
UNC Athletics Releases Sustainability Report, Highlights Efforts with REPREVE®
CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- UNC Athletics released its sustainability report, highlighting environmental efforts throughout campus, including a university-wide 12 percent increase in collected recycling materials. North Carolina-based Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI), makers of REPREVE®, teamed up with Carolina in 2014 to raise awareness among students, faculty, fans and alumni about recycling and how Unifi transforms plastic bottles into cool REPREVE-based products from some of the world's favorite brands. REPREVE and UNC Athletics have recycled more than 250,000 plastic bottles...
Jan 20, 2016 07:04 pm ET
Unifi Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) today released preliminary operating results for the second quarter ended December 27, 2015.  Net income for the second quarter ended December 27, 2015 was $6.5 million, or $0.36 per basic share, compared to net income of $9.4 million, or $0.52 per basic share, for the prior year second quarter.  The Company is reporting Adjusted Net Income of $6.9 million, or $0.38 of Adjusted EPS, for the second quarter of fiscal year 2016, compared to Adjusted Net Income of $9.0 million, or $0.50 of Adjusted EPS, for the prior ye...