UniFirst Denies Merger Discussions

WILMINGTON, Mass.--()--UniFirst Corporation (NYSE: UNF) today announced that unsubstantiated reports concerning a potential business combination between UniFirst and Cintas Corporation are not true. UniFirst is not, and has not been, in any discussions with Cintas Corporation or any other party concerning an acquisition or a change of control of UniFirst. While UniFirst typically refrains from responding to unsubstantiated reports such as these, UniFirst believes that a response to this report is appropriate.

About UniFirst Corporation

UniFirst Corporation is one of the largest providers of workplace uniforms, protective clothing, and facility services products in North America. The Company employs approximately 11,500 Team Partners who serve more than 250,000 customer locations in 45 U.S. states, Canada, and Europe from over 200 customer service, distribution, and manufacturing facilities. UniFirst is a publicly held company traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UNF and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s 600 Small Cap Index.

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UniFirst Corporation
Steven S. Sintros, 978-658-8888
Vice President & CFO
Fax: 978-988-0659
ssintros@UniFirst.com

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Contacts

UniFirst Corporation
Steven S. Sintros, 978-658-8888
Vice President & CFO
Fax: 978-988-0659
ssintros@UniFirst.com