• Unifi Names Eddie Ingle Vice President of Global Corporate Sustainability

    For Release: 1/31/2018


    Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) announced today the appointment of Eddie Ingle to Vice President of Global Corporate Sustainability, Supply Chain and General Manager of Recycled Chip and Flake.

    In his new role, Ingle will drive Unifi’s many eco-friendly efforts and initiatives and establish a singular sustainability mission for the Company. In addition to these duties, Ingle has taken on the role of General Manager for the Recycled Flake and Chip business, and continues as the VP of Supply Chain.

    “We look forward to Eddie’s leadership in continuing to grow Unifi’s global sustainability strategy,” said Kevin Hall, Unifi’s Chairman & CEO. “Everything Unifi does, is done with an environmental mindset and through the lens of ‘for the good of tomorrow’. Promoting Eddie to this position should allow Unifi to accelerate our sustainability goals and focus on further developing the Company as a sustainability thought leader.”

    Eddie began his career at Unifi’s operations in Letterkenny, Ireland, in 1986 and moved to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 1991 to work for Unifi in the U.S., and over the years has held numerous leadership positions.

    “Unifi’s passion for recycling and sustainability has always been a point of pride for me,” said Ingle. “My goal moving forward is to collaborate across the Company and industry to develop sustainable solutions that create value for Unifi, our customers and consumers.”

    About Unifi: Unifi, Inc. (NYSE:UFI) is a global textile solutions provider and one of the world’s leading innovators in manufacturing synthetic and recycled performance fibers. The Company’s proprietary technologies offer increased performance, comfort and style advantages, enabling customers to develop products that perform, look and feel better. Through REPREVE®, one of Unifi’s proprietary technologies and the global leader in branded recycled performance fibers, Unifi has transformed more than 10 billion plastic bottles into recycled fiber for new clothing, shoes, home goods and other consumer products. Unifi continually innovates to meet consumer needs in moisture management, thermal regulation, antimicrobial, UV protection, stretch, water repellency and enhanced softness with leading products such as Sorbtek®, XS™ Cross Section technology and Cotton-like™ technology. Unifi collaborates with many of the world’s most influential brands in the sports apparel, fashion, home, automotive and other industries. For more information about Unifi, visit www.Unifi.com.

    For more information, contact:
    Jennifer Whisnant
  • Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) is a diversified producer and processor of multi-filament polyester and nylon textured yarns and related raw materials. The Company adds value to the supply chain and enhances consumer demand for its products through the development and introduction of branded yarns that provide unique performance, comfort and aesthetic advantages. Key Unifi brands include, but are not limited to: AIO® - all-in-one performance yarns, SORBTEK®, A.M.Y.®, MYNX® UV, REPREVE®, REFLEXX®, MICROVISTA® and SATURA®. Unifi's yarns and brands are readily found in home furnishings, apparel, legwear, and sewing thread, as well as industrial, automotive, military, and medical applications. For more information about Unifi, visit www.unifi.com, or to learn more about REPREVE®, visit www.repreve.com.

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