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Nov 29, 2018, 08:00 ET The Top 10 Reasons Businesses Should Give the Gift of Employee Uniforms this Holiday Season

For many businesses, the holiday season is wrought with finding a special corporate gift to reward employees for a job well done. If businesses want...


Jul 30, 2014, 12:49 ET UniFirst Named to Apparel Magazine Top 50

For the eighth year in a row, Apparel magazine, a leading international resource for the global apparel industry, has ranked UniFirst as one of...


Jul 07, 2014, 02:30 ET UniFirst Launches New Informative Website

At UniFirst corporate headquarters just north of Boston, Massachusetts, a team of developers, project managers, designers, writers, and executives...


Jun 16, 2014, 04:17 ET 10 Tips for Keeping Roadway Workers Safer

As government transportation agencies throughout North America act to rebuild many aging highways, much of that roadwork must be performed during...


Apr 16, 2014, 11:26 ET UniFirst's Prestige Packaging Helps Keep Everyday Healthcare Costs in Check

Lil' Drug Store Products, Inc., a distributor of over-the-counter (OTC) medications to more than 100,000 convenience stores and retailers worldwide,...


Mar 19, 2014, 11:08 ET Ten Tips for Identifying Quality Uniforms and Workwear

In today's competitive business environment, 'You are what you wear." In the minds of consumers, employees outfitted in work clothing that's...


Jan 21, 2014, 12:43 ET New Wrangler Workwear™ Rental Programs Now Offered by UniFirst

Customers of UniFirst, a leading provider of managed uniform and workwear programs to businesses throughout the U.S. and Canada, now have a wider...


Dec 30, 2013, 04:11 ET The Importance of Employee Uniform Colors

Scientific studies in academic journals and textbooks have repeatedly shown the colors you select to brand your business can be among the most...


Dec 05, 2013, 11:44 ET Enhancing Your Brand Can Energize Sales

With the economy still sluggish following the 2008-09 recession, marketing professionals recommend that businesses "buff up" their brands to help...


Dec 04, 2013, 09:53 ET Enhancing Your Brand Can Energize Sales

With the economy still sluggish following the 2008-09 recession, marketing professionals recommend that businesses "buff up" their brands to help...


Sep 19, 2013, 01:31 ET Flame Resistant Work Clothing Saves Lives

Earlier this year, a worker in Pennsylvania died from injuries sustained as a result of an accidental flash fire at a natural gas site and, in...


Jul 26, 2013, 11:52 ET Massachusetts Energy Official Pays Kudos To UniFirst

UniFirst Corporation recently received a congratulatory nod of approval from Massachusetts' top environmental official for the many measures it has...


May 29, 2013, 03:40 ET UniFirst Sends 'Care Packages' to U.S. Soldiers Serving in Middle East

U.S. military soldiers serving in Afghanistan will soon receive two seven-foot-tall pallets of "care packages" courtesy of UniFirst employees. The...


May 21, 2013, 12:24 ET UniFirst Recognized for Outstanding Financial Performance...25 Years in a Row

For the 25th consecutive year, UniFirst has been named to the prestigious "Globe 100" list, which ranks Massachusetts-based public companies based on ...


Mar 21, 2013, 12:35 ET Top 10 Benefits of Employee Uniforms

Legendary Harvard Business School marketing professor Theodore Levitt once said, "People don't want to buy a quarter-inch drill. They want a...


Jan 28, 2013, 11:17 ET UniFirst Introduces New Armorex® COOL Flame Resistant (FR) Workwear

UniFirst has expanded its proprietary line of flame resistant (FR) workwear with its new Armorex® COOL work shirts and coveralls. These new safety...


Aug 28, 2012, 04:45 ET OSHA Warns Nursing Care Facilities to 'Watch Their Steps'

Working in a nursing home or residential care facility can be particularly hazardous to your health, according to the Occupational Safety and Health...


Jul 17, 2012, 08:56 ET UniFirst Named to Top 50 by Apparel Magazine

Apparel magazine, a leading international resource for the global apparel industry, has ranked UniFirst as one of America's Top 50 apparel companies...


May 11, 2012, 01:18 ET A low cost advertising solution that produces high brand awareness

No one likes to think they're easily sold. That's why Madison Avenue strives to develop ads that create "positive impressions" that can subliminally...


Feb 27, 2012, 12:30 ET As Daylight Saving Time Approaches It's Time to Address High Visibility Solutions

As part of a new safety awareness measure, perhaps the federal government should proclaim March 12 as "High Visibility Apparel Day." (Photo:...


Jan 10, 2012, 01:00 ET UniFirst Donates Morale-Boosting T-shirts to Soldiers in Middle East

Captain Jeff Hastings found a highly effective antidote for the oftentimes sagging spirits of soldiers serving with the 718th Transportation...


Dec 12, 2011, 11:51 ET 'Tis the Season for Slip, Trip, and Fall Claims

WILMINGTON, Mass., Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire -- With the moisture-packed winter season approaching, the potential for slip, trip, and fall accidents...


Nov 28, 2011, 04:56 ET UniFirst to Test All-Electric Delivery Vans from Navistar for Pollution-Free Customer Deliveries

UniFirst, a provider of rental work apparel and cleanliness facility products to companies throughout the U.S. and Canada, has announced it will...


Nov 18, 2011, 11:38 ET Hollywood Comes Calling at UniFirst ...Once Again

WILMINGTON, Mass., Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire – It's deja vu all over again. For the second time, Hollywood producers from "Extreme Makeover—Home...


Nov 09, 2011, 04:24 ET 2 New UniFirst Catalogs Showcase Hundreds of Workwear, Safety, and Facility Service Items

If you're looking to outfit your employees in the latest in image-enhancing and protective work apparel, then look no further than UniFirst's...