MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--G&K Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: GK) announced today that its GKdirect® business earned two “Image of the Year” awards from the North-American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD). The “Image of the Year” awards recognize achievement in the design, creation and manufacture of image apparel programs in a number of categories. GKdirect® has now won nine “Image of the Year” awards over the past five years.
“We are honored to have two of our customer apparel programs receive ‘Image of the Year’ awards,” said Robert McIntire, General Manager of GKdirect®. “Being recognized by NAUMD for the fifth consecutive year demonstrates our team’s continued commitment to meeting the needs of our customers through delivering unique uniform programs with a focus on quality, function and style. “
GKdirect® won an “Image of the Year” award in the NAUMD’s Service & Industry category, for its Fall 2012 uniform program for Toyota Motor Manufacturing’s locations across North America. GKdirect® also won the award in the Special Recognition category for its work on Mary Kay’s 50th Anniversary “All That Glitters is Gold” collection.
For more information on G&K’s custom uniform programs, please visit the GKdirect® web site at http://shop.gkservices.com/store/custom-programs.ep.
About G&K Services, Inc.
G&K Services, Inc. is a service-focused market leader of branded uniform and facility services programs in the United States, and is the largest such provider in Canada. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, G&K Services has nearly 7,800 employees serving approximately 165,000 customers from 160 facilities in North America. G&K Services is a publicly held company traded over the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol GK and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index. For more information on G&K Services, visit the company’s web site at www.gkservices.com.