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Unifi Demonstrates Traceability and Transparency with REPREVE
Unifi, Inc., Greensboro, N.C., is featuring U TRUST Product Certification, an enhanced supply chain certification, and REPREVE SmartDye technology at the Summer Outdoor Retailer Show taking place June 9-11, in Denver.
The company will also host visitors at its REPREVE mobile tour, which will serve as the company’s booth located at 50041-UL.
“Trust and transparency are at the core of everything we do, and we strongly believe that sustainability claims should be independently verifiable,” says Eddie Ingle, CEO of Unifi. “Our U Trust Product Certification gives customers additional assurance that the products they purchase are working for the good of tomorrow.”
Unifi is also featuring its new REPREVE SmartDye recycled polyester, which is designed to be dyed at lower temperatures. REPREVE SmartDye delivers energy savings of up to 30% and has a lower carbon footprint than standard polyester dyeing, all without compromising a fabric’s integrity, according to the company. It is also available in both polyester staple fiber and filament fiber.
“REPREVE is the global leader in recycled fiber innovation, and we continue to develop new products such as REPREVE SmartDye to help our customers achieve their sustainability goals,” says Bev Sylvester, vice president of Marketing and Communications at Unifi. — D.S.
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