Cintas Document Management Division Earns Industry's Highest Security Certification
-Achievement further ensures secure destruction of sensitive information-
CINCINNATI, August 11, 2008 — Cintas Corporation's (Nasdaq: CTAS) Document Management division announced today it has become the first and only company in document destruction to become nationally AAA certified by the National Association of Information Destruction (NAID), the international trade association for companies providing information destruction services.
"The AAA certification from the NAID demonstrates Cintas' commitment to protecting the confidential and sensitive information associated with our customers' businesses and employees and gives them the added assurance of knowing their sensitive information is secure," said Todd Schneider, president and chief operating officer, Document Management division. "We take tremendous pride in becoming the first in our industry to achieve national certification company-wide," he added.
NAID'S mission is to promote the information destruction industry and the standards and ethics of its member companies. Earning national AAA NAID certification ensures Cintas' compliance with the stringent security practices and procedures established by NAID in several areas, including employee hiring, operational security screening, the destruction process and company assurance. It also ensures consistency in processing the confidential and sensitive information of Cintas customers throughout all Cintas Document Management locations nationwide.
About Cintas Corporation:
Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom supplies, promotional products, first aid and safety products, fire protection services and document management services to approximately 800,000 businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq National Market under the symbol CTAS, and is a Nasdaq-100 company and component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index. The Company has achieved 39 consecutive years of growth in sales and earnings, to date.