UniFirst Inks Deal with NFL Team


UniFirst Corp., Wilmington, MA, recently signed a sponsorship agreement with the Detroit Lions, naming them the Official Uniform Supplier of the Detroit Lions, according to a news release.

Schneider to Succeed Farmer as Cintas CEO


Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, today announced that Scott Farmer, Cintas’ chairman & CEO, will retire as CEO on May 31. Farmer will remain with the company as its executive chairman, a role he has held since 2016. The company also announced that it selected Todd Schneider as CEO & president and a member of the company’s board of directors, effective June 1.

Cintas Supports the Fight Against Diabetes


In honor of National Diabetes Month this November, Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, continues to support the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in its fight to cure and prevent diabetes, according to a news release.

Baird Data Shows Industry Still in COVID-19 Shock


Andrew Wittmann and Justin Hauke, financial analysts for Robert W. Baird & Co. who specialize in linen, uniform and facility services companies’ performance, recently discussed the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the industry, while analyzing employment data and market trends.

Cintas’ Grand Rapids Location Gets MIOSHA Award for Safe Operations


Cintas Corp.’s Grand Rapids, MI, location recently received the Michigan Voluntary Protection Program (MVPP) Star certification from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) for workplace safety and health excellence, according to a news release. The award was presented by MIOSHA Consultation Education and Training Director Nella Davis-Ray and was accepted by plant General Manager Jackie Nilson on behalf of all employees.

Aim for the (VPP) Stars: TRSA’s Safety Certification


Consultant Rick Gerlach recently presented the association’s latest webinar “TRSA’s New Safety & Health Certification” to offer listeners an overview of this new initiative that’s designed to help companies achieve excellence in incident prevention. Gerlach is the principal of RG Consulting LLC, and the retired senior director of safety and health at Cintas Corp., Mason, OH.

Cintas Teams with Diabetes Group to Combat Disease


Cintas Corp., which specializes in providing first-aid and safety supplies as well as rental uniforms to customers nationwide, recently announced a partnership with the American Diabetes Association (ADA). Cintas, Mason, OH, is teaming up with the ADA to help people living with diabetes thrive in the workplace, according to news reports.

UniFirst’s First Aid & Safety Division Unveils New HQ


Green Guard First Aid & Safety, a division of UniFirst Corp., Wilmington, MA, recently held a grand opening for a new 55,000-square-foot corporate headquarters in St. Louis. The new facility doubles the size of the previous operation and has added 11 new jobs, according to a news release. The headquarters was designed to help accommodate a growing demand for first aid and safety products, as well as customized services nationwide, the release said.