Unifi Inc., Greensboro, N.C., has purchased for $2.6 million certain yarn production equipment from
Sara Lee Branded Apparel, Winston-Salem, N.C. Unifi also entered into a long-term agreement to
become Sara Lee’s nylon supplier. All operations and equipment from Sara Lee’s fine denier covered
yarn and textured nylon filament yarn hosiery operations will be moved to Unifi’s Madison, N.C.,
facility by July 16th. According to Unifi, the acquisition and supplier agreement will add 170
positions to the Madison facility and will increase net sales for its nylon yarn division by more
than 20 percent.