FORTUNE Magazine Lists Cintas Among "America's Most Admired Companies" for Eighth Consecutive Year
CINCINNATI, OH, March 3, 2008 — Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS) today announced it has been named among FORTUNE magazine's "Most Admired Companies" for the eighth consecutive year. Cintas has been ranked among the top five Most Admired organizations in its industry sector since 2001 and has topped the list four times.
"Being recognized as the Most Admired on this definitive reputation report card speaks volumes about our employee-partners and their contributions to our track record of excellence," said Scott Farmer, Cintas CEO. "We are proud of our culture of honesty and integrity in everything we do, and the endorsement of these attributes from our peers," he added.
To determine industry lists, executives, directors and analysts were asked to select the ten companies they admired most. They chose from a list made up of the companies that ranked in the top 25% in last year's survey, plus those that finished in the top 20% of their industry. Anyone could vote for any company in any industry. A total of 622 companies in 65 industries were surveyed.
In addition to FORTUNE's Most Admired, Cintas was recently ranked among the Best Employers in Canada by Report on Business magazine for the fifth consecutive year, Best Places to Work in Indiana and was ranked No. 15 on the list of the Top 50 Military-Friendly Employers as chosen by G.I. Jobs Magazine.
About Cintas Corporation:
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 38 consecutive years of growth in sales and earnings, to date.