Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Unifi's Repreve family to include fiber of recycled PET bottles
Unifi's Repreve family to include fiber of recycled PET bottles
24
Jun '09
Unifi Inc continues to grow its family of REPREVE recycled products with the introduction of a new fiber made from 100% post-consumer PET bottles. The new addition offers a 100% post-consumer option to the brand's well known 100% hybrid blend, which combines pre-consumer and post-consumer content.

The REPREVE family of recycled products now includes: Recycled Filament Polyester o Available as 100% Post-Consumer (Recycled PET Bottles) or 100% Hybrid Blend (Pre-consumer and post-consumer waste) Recycled Filament Nylon 6.6 Recycled Staple Polyester Recycled Performance Fibers o Available with flame retardant, moisture wicking, stretch and color technologies

"UNIFI now offers the most extensive array of recycled fibers in the global textile market," said Roger Berrier, executive vice president for Unifi. "And with the addition of the 100% post-consumer recycled option, our customers have another choice when developing their sustainable products."

To preserve the integrity of the REPREVE brand and ensure that fabrics and products made from REPREVE are traceable, transparent and certifiably sustainable, Unifi is introducing the U TRUSTT verification program. U TRUST is a comprehensive certification program that is designed to provide REPREVE customers with a new level of transparency.

As part of the U TRUST program, the company is introducing FIBERPRINTT - a unique technology allowing for enhanced traceability in fabrics and products. Through Unifi's Fabric Certification process, Unifi can analyze fabrics for the FIBERPRINT signature and certify the level of REPREVE content.

"The U TRUST program provides our customers with a new level of confidence and protects the value that the REPREVE brand offers and helps prevent any false claims," said Berrier. "The U TRUST verification program demonstrates our commitment to integrity and authenticity, which are part of Unifi's core values."

Unifi Inc


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Asmara Group

Apparel/Garments | On 20th Sep 2018

Fragmented nature of Indian apparel sector major challenge

A major challenge for the Indian apparel sector is its fragmented...

Courtesy: Pexels

Textiles | On 20th Sep 2018

Risk to US consumers grows with tariff escalation: NRF

The US National Retail Federation (NRF) has expressed disappointment...

India's 2018-19 forward cotton export contract up by 100%

Textiles | On 20th Sep 2018

India's 2018-19 forward cotton export contract up by 100%

Rise in demand from China, lower domestic prices and depreciation of...

Interviews View All

Veronique Lee, Modavanti

Veronique Lee
Modavanti

‘Sustainable fashion is trending upwards, slowly but surely, as people...

Spokesperson, Hugo Boss

Spokesperson
Hugo Boss

'Hugo Boss works with carefully selected sourcing partners'

Sanjay Yagnik, Maa Tex Speciality

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Erik Sy,

Erik Sy

Manila-based CustomThread is a start-up offering premium custom apparel...

Abhishek Pachauri,

Abhishek Pachauri

Reckon Industries adapts latest systems for manufacturing from designing...

Kalai Selvi,

Kalai Selvi

Vidyashilp Academy in Bengaluru is the country's first Fairtrade School....

Kazuaki Yazawa, Purdue University

Kazuaki Yazawa
Purdue University

Scientist <b>Kazuaki Yazawa</b> has developed thermoelectric semiconductor ...

Melissa Tate, University of New South Wales

Melissa Tate
University of New South Wales

<div><div><div><div><b>Melissa Tate</b>, a well-known scientist currently...

Eric Scholler, Groz-Beckert

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Sonam & Paras Modi, SVA

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Rajesh Pratap Singh, Rajesh Pratap Singh

Rajesh Pratap Singh
Rajesh Pratap Singh

<div>Ace fashion designer <b>Rajesh Pratap Singh</b> has used Tencel to...

Igor Chapurin, Chapurin

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


September 2018

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Advanced Search