Cintas Corporation Ranked No. 1 in Diversified Outsourcing Industry on FORTUNE's 2007 List of "America's Most Admired Companies"
Cintas among top five in industry for seventh consecutive year
CINCINNATI, OH, March 7, 2007 - Cintas
Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS) today announced it
has been named the Most Admired Company in the
diversified outsourcing industry on FORTUNE’s
2007 list of “America’s Most Admired
Companies.” Cintas has consistently ranked
among the top five Most Admired organizations
in its industry sector since 2001, and has topped
the diversified outsourcing list for the fourth
“Being recognized as the Most Admired
on this definitive reputation report card speaks
volumes about our employee-partners and their
contributions to our outstanding track record
of excellence,” said Scott Farmer, Cintas
president and CEO. “We are proud of our
culture and our commitment to exceed our customers’ expectations,
thereby maximizing the long-term value of Cintas
for our shareholders and working partners.”
To determine industry lists, executives, directors
and analysts are asked to rate companies in their
own industry on eight criteria, including innovation,
people management, use of corporate assets, social
responsibility, quality of management, financial
soundness, long-term investment and quality of
products/services. Cintas received top-three
rankings in each of these areas of excellence.
In addition to FORTUNEï¿½s Most Admired, Cintas was ranked among the Best Employers in Canada by Report on Business Magazine in 2007. The company also recently earned a spot on BC Business Magazineï¿½s Best List, being named among British Columbiaï¿½s Best Employers. It was the companyï¿½s fourth consecutive appearance on the publicationsï¿½ ï¿½Bestï¿½ lists.
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
700,000 businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company
traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under
the symbol CTAS, and is a Nasdaq-100 company and
component of the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
The Company has achieved 37 consecutive years of
growth in sales and earnings, to date.
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