Universal Fibers Expands Finished Yarn Capabilities In Europe And Asia— Acquisitions In Gorzow, Poland And Taicang, China

BRISTOL, Va. — June 20, 2019 — Universal Fibers, Inc. advanced its commitment in Europe and Asia with the acquisition of twisting and heat-setting assets for its production facilities in Gorzow, Poland and Taicang, China. Both plants are fully integrated from extrusion to finished yarns in multiple chemistries including type 6 and 66 nylon, and serve carpet manufactures in commercial, residential and automotive segments.

“This marks another investment in our commitment to provide the highest level of quality and service to our customers,” said Phil Harmon, President of Universal Fibers. “As an expanding global company we continue to add resources and invest in our business to meet the unique and varied needs of our markets throughout the world.”

Universal Fibers offers premium solution-dyed fiber in styled finished yarns including Helix®, Silkworks® and Revolve®. These proprietary ready-to-tuft technologies are highly valued in the market and require various finish techniques including twisting and heat-setting. By expanding capacity in these areas, Universal Fibers assures the highest standards of quality and service its customers have come to expect.

Universal Fibers, Inc. is one of two business units within Universal Fiber Systems, LLC, with Premiere Fibers, Inc. the second business unit. Based in Bristol, Virginia USA with manufacturing facilities in Europe, Thailand and China. Universal Fibers, Inc. is a global leader in the production of high quality, solution-dyed synthetic filament-based fibers for the flooring, transportation and industrial fibers industries.

Posted July 24, 2019

Source: Universal Fibers, Inc.