Cintas Market 8 Region is awarded the NorthCoast 99 Award
CLEVELAND, OH, September 12, 2007 – ERC (Employers Resource Council) is proud to announce this yearï¿½s winners of the NorthCoast 99 Award! These organizations, recognized as great places to work in Northeast Ohio, have excelled in attracting, motivating and retaining top performers in Northeast Ohio. There were 13 new winners this year as well as four nine-time winners, and 75% of these winners won the award in 2006. 2007 NorthCoast 99 winners are from a wide range of industries including manufacturing, health and human services, non-profit, and for-profit services and represent 10 counties in Northeast Ohio:
As a testament to their combined success, this year these organizations hired a total of 22,838 people, 87% of whom were from Northeast Ohio and 26% of whom were unemployed. These organizations project hiring nearly 28,000 in 2007! This year, winning organizations will be recognized for these accomplishments as well as countless others at the annual sold-out NorthCoast 99 event on September 19, 2007 at LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility in Westake, Ohio.
In addition to FORTUNE's "Most Admired," Cintas was named the best employer in Canada by Report on Business Magazine in 2006. The company was also listed among America 's most "Military-Friendly Employers" by G.I. Jobs Magazine in 2006, and was the 2005 recipient of INROADS' prestigious Frank C. Carr Award for commitment to diversity in corporate America .
NorthCoast 99 is sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, CareerBoard.com, CareerCurve, Cinecraft Productions, Inc., FirstMerit Bank, Inside Business Magazine, Oswald Companies, Staffing Solutions Enterprises, Travelers Insurance, WVIZ/PBS and 90.3 WCPN ideastream, and Real Living Relocation Management.
To learn more about the 2007 NorthCoast 99 winners, please visit www.northcoast99.com.
Headquartered in Cincinnati , Ohio , Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types throughout North America . 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 36 consecutive years of growth in sales and earnings, to date.