Unifi Continues to Grow Globally

Presence in Central America adds flexibility and accessibility
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Unifi, Inc. (NYSE: UFI) continues its global growth strategy with the introduction of Unifi Central America, Ltda. DE C.V. (UCA). Given the economic climate, brands and retailers continue to evaluate their global sourcing strategies in order to react more quickly to the constant changes in consumer demand. The Central American region provides customers with an additional quick-turn, quick replenishment solution in this hemisphere.



With a base of operations established in El Salvador, UCA will serve customers in the Central American region with quick response, added flexibility and accessibility to Unifi’s growing line of innovative and sustainable fibers. Now with operations in the US, China, Columbia, Brazil and Central America, Unifi can meet the sourcing needs of any customer.



”Our customers continue to value the quality, innovation, competitive costs and the flexible supply chain we have established globally,” said Roger Berrier, executive vice president for Unifi. “We are committed to investing in the research and development of new value-added products and providing our customers with global sourcing solutions that offer consistent quality no matter where Unifi products are produced.”



Please visit Unifi at booth 62021 at the Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, being held January 21-24, 2009 at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City, Utah.



About Unifi:

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 <http://www.unifi.com/> , or to learn more about REPREVE®, visit the new website www.repreve.com <http://www.repreve.com/> .

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