Greensboro, N.C-based Unifi Inc. a leading producer of multi-filament polyester and nylon textured yarns and related raw materials has announced plans to increase polyester texturing capacity in the United States and Central America by up to 10 percent.
The expansion includes new texturing machines in Yadkinville, N.C., Madison, N.C., and El Salvador.
Unifi reports the investment is driven by the growing demand for man-made yarns in the NAFTA and CAFTA regions.
Roger Berrier, president and CEO, Unifi said that they they are encouraged by the continued growth of synthetics in the U.S.and Central America, and the opportunities it presents for the textile industry.
This expansion is one of the key projects that they identified to help drive profitable growth for the company, and is a planned part of their increased capital spending for this fiscal year.
At Unifi, their goal is to provide both customers and consumers with products that enhance the value of everyday products; from hosiery and apparel to contract furnishings and from industrial applications to automotive upholstery.
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