Omega Construction attended the Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) official opening of its REPREVE®Bottle Processing Center. The more than $28 million investment will help Unifi achieve its goal of vertical integration for its REPREVE® recycled product line, adding flexibility, expanding production capabilities and supporting volume growth. REPREVE is Unifi’s recycled brand, made from recycled materials such as plastic water bottles. The REPREVE Bottle Processing Center will add 87 new jobs in the Reidsville, N.C., area, ranging from salaried managers and engineers, to hourly operators, material handlers, electricians, mechanics and more.
Omega is honored to be the General Contractor of The REPREVE Bottle Processing Center which includes more than 150,000 square feet of space to be utilized for the new operation, located at the Company’s facilities in Reidsville, N.C. The state-of-the-art recycling center is one of the most advanced in the United States, with the capacity to produce annually 75 million pounds of the highest quality, consistent, clean bottle flake.
Some of the world’s favorite brands use REPREVE in a variety of auto, outdoor, home and apparel products, including Levi’s,Haggar, Ford and The North Face. Since inception, Unifi has recycled more than 4 billion plastic water bottles into REPREVE.
REPREVE® is Unifi, Inc.’s (NYSE: UFI) flagship brand of recycled fibers, made from recycled materials, including plastic bottles. REPREVE can be found in products ranging from apparel and hosiery to automotive and industrial applications, and is used by some of the world’s leading brands, including Patagonia, Haggar, Quiksilver and Ford. REPREVE’s #TurnItGreen initiative is designed to encourage recycling and raise awareness among consumers that recycled bottles can be turned into cool products they use every day. For more information about REPREVE, visit www.REPREVE.com; like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram.
About Omega Construction:
Omega Construction, Inc. is a privately owned General Contracting firm located in Pilot Mountain, NC. Omega has been serving the construction needs of the Southeast for 40 years. Omega is a uniquely versatile company and a contractor of choice in the hospitality, retail, industrial/distribution, and institutional/commercial markets.