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Sep 02, 2014, 10:19 ET UniFirst Named 2014 Top Ten Best Company to Sell For

UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing throughout the U.S....


May 14, 2014, 09:22 ET Work Uniforms: Say Hello to the Halo Effect

 It's an everyday fact of life that many people tend to categorize others based on their appearance. For example, someone wearing glasses is...


Oct 28, 2013, 11:47 ET UniFirst Named a "Best Company" to Sell For

UniFirst Corporation, an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing throughout the U.S. and...


Oct 10, 2013, 12:23 ET UniFirst CEO Reveals 'Secret Formula' for his Company's Success

Ever notice how the most successful companies always seem to have a "secret formula" for success? Like Coca Cola...


Aug 06, 2013, 15:47 ET UniFirst Innovates Work Uniforms for Comfort and Style

 When Henry Ford started manufacturing cars using the assembly line, he said customers could have any color Model T they wanted…as long...


May 06, 2013, 11:30 ET Moisture Management Apparel not Just for Athletes

 Moisture management apparel, also referred to as performance apparel, is not just for athletes any more. It's also fast becoming a garment...


Feb 05, 2013, 13:47 ET UniFirst Named a "Best Company" to Sell For

 UniFirst Corporation, an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing throughout the U.S. and...


Dec 27, 2012, 10:05 ET UniFirst Donates $200,000 in Clothing to Hurricane-Ravaged New Jersey Residents

Hurricane Sandy flood victims in the Little Ferry, New Jersey area will be a bit warmer this winter as a result of more than 7,000 fleece jackets,...


Oct 18, 2012, 12:45 ET UniFirst UniSafe(SM) Garment Disinfection Service for Food Industry Passes Lab Scrutiny

 Scientific testing by an independent laboratory has proven that a specialized laundering process, offered by UniFirst Corporation and used to...


Jun 04, 2012, 09:55 ET UniFirst Sends U.S. Soldiers Packages Containing Hard-to-Get Supplies

 A U.S. Marine Corps unit in Afghanistan will be receiving a seven-foot-high pallet of "care packages" courtesy of a "Thanks from...


Apr 11, 2012, 14:45 ET UniFirst Using All Green, Enviro-Friendly Detergents

 In its ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability, UniFirst Corporation, a national leader in the uniform rental industry, decided in...


Mar 26, 2012, 17:14 ET UniFirst Launches New Products in Two 2012 Catalogs

 If you're looking to outfit yourself or your company employees with the latest in image-enhancing and/or protective work apparel, then look...


Jan 06, 2012, 11:09 ET UniFirst Named A "Best Company" to Sell For

 UniFirst Corporation, an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing throughout the U.S. and...


Sep 06, 2011, 15:30 ET UniFirst's Armorex FR® Flame Resistant Work Apparel Now Available with Enhanced Visibility Reflective Striping for Double-Duty Protection

UniFirst recently announced that the company has added a new reflective striping option to its most popular Armorex FR® flame resistant work...


Jul 20, 2011, 12:30 ET UniFirst Named a Top 50 Company by Apparel Magazine

WILMINGTON, Mass., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire – Apparel magazine, the leading resource for global apparel executives, has once again ranked...


Jun 20, 2011, 13:05 ET UniFirst Receives Performance Award from Premier Healthcare Alliance

UniFirst has announced that it is a recipient of the sixth annual Performance Award, presented by the Premier Healthcare Alliance. Premier is one...


May 16, 2011, 12:30 ET UniFirst Sets Industry Pace in ISO Certifications

In a leading industry effort reflecting its commitment to customer service and continuous quality improvement, UniFirst, a provider of work...


Feb 01, 2011, 12:30 ET UniFirst CEO Puts 'Undercover Boss' Lessons into Practice

CEO Ronald Croatti of UniFirst (NYSE: UNF), a leading provider of uniforms and related business services throughout North America, was recently...


Jan 03, 2011, 14:57 ET UniFirst CEO to be Featured on CBS's Hit Reality Series 'Undercover Boss'

President and Chief Executive Officer Ronald Croatti of UniFirst Corporation, an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear,...


Nov 05, 2010, 14:02 ET UniFirst Named "Best of the Best" for its Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

UniFirst Corporation, a work uniform provider, has been named by The Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal as being among the "Best of the...


Sep 08, 2010, 11:33 ET Airport Screeners, Nurses, and Roman Centurions Dress for Success

Among the most mimicked lines from comedian Billy Crystal's days on "Saturday Night Live" during the 1980s was, "It's better to look good than to...


Jan 19, 2010, 10:43 ET /K I L L K I L L K I L L - UniFirst Corporation/

We are advised by UniFirst Corporation that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, UniFirst Growth Draws Praise from...


Mar 06, 2007, 00:00 ET Why Society Values Uniforms: More Respect for Employees, More Productivity for Employers

WILMINGTON, Mass., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If clothes make the man or woman, then you could say a work uniform makes the employee. But the...


Dec 07, 2006, 00:00 ET Annual Branding Resolutions Are Critical

WILMINGTON, Mass., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A company's brand and all the intangibles it represents -- such as the quality of its...


Nov 13, 2006, 00:00 ET Uniforms Create Positive 'Halos' for Workers

WILMINGTON, Mass., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Studies show that consumers view employees who wear uniforms as being more professional,...