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Unifi celebrates the opening of Repreve Centre
Thursday, 05 May 2011

YADKINVILLE - Unifi, Inc. celebrated the official opening of its US$8 million Repreve Recycling Centre yesterday, a major investment that will enable the company to expand production capacities of its family of recycled fibres.

The event took place at the G. Allen Mebane Industrial site in Yadkinville, and featured a ribbon cutting ceremony, tours and a program of speakers including Bill Jasper, chairman and CEO; Roger Berrier; John Mowbray, editor and publisher of KTJ's sister publication Ecotextile News; Gail Strickler, Assistant US Trade Representative for Textiles; and Kim Glas, Deputy Asst Secretary for Textiles and Apparel and Chairman, CITA.