Bristol, Va.-based Universal Fibers Inc. — a business unit of Universal Fiber Systems LLC — reports it has invested in twisting and heat-setting equipment for its manufacturing facilities in Poland and China. Both plants are fully integrated featuring extrusion through finished yarn capability for multiple fiber types including nylon 6 and nylon 6,6. The yarns — sold under the Helix®, Silkworks® and Revolve® brand names — are used by carpet manufacturers for commercial, residential and automotive applications.
“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.”