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11/02/16Delivering the Best: UniFirst Announces 2016 Aldo Croatti Award Winners
13 employee Team Partners shine as customer service all-stars WILMINGTON, Mass., Nov. 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It is the most coveted of all UniFirst Corporation recognitions. And out of the thousands of UniFirst route sales representatives (RSRs) in the U.S. and Canada, only 13 have earned this distinction for 2016. Named after UniFirst’s founder, the Aldo Croatti Award is presented to those RSRs who exemplify unparalleled customer service and satisfaction while retaining 100% of their c... 
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10/24/16UniFirst Declares Regular Cash Dividends
WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) today declared regular quarterly cash dividends of  $0.0375 per share (3.75 cents) on the Company's Common Stock and $0.03 per share (3.0 cents) on the Company's Class B Common Stock.  Both dividends are payable on January 6, 2017, to shareholders of record on December 9, 2016.  Headquartered in Wilmington, Mass., UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) is a North American leader in the su... 
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10/19/16UniFirst Announces Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year of Fiscal 2016
WILMINGTON, Mass., Oct. 19, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) today announced results for its fourth quarter and full year ended August 27, 2016. Revenues for the quarter were $363.8 million, up 1.3% from $359.2 million in the same year ago period. Net income was $35.5 million ($1.74 per diluted share), compared to net income of $28.9 million ($1.43 per diluted share) in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015. Full year revenues were $1.468 billion, up 0.8% from fiscal 2015. ... 
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10/06/16UniFirst and Hendrick Motorsports Strike Eight-Year Sponsorship Agreement
UniFirst No. 5 car to make debut October 23 in Talladega CONCORD, N.C., Oct. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst (NYSE:UNF) and 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports have reached an eight-year agreement that will make the workwear and textile service company a primary sponsor of the No. 5 Chevrolet SS driven by Kasey Kahne. The contract runs through the year 2023. ... 
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09/26/16UniFirst Corporation Plans to Announce Fourth Quarter Results on October 19, 2016
WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) will report its Fiscal 2016 fourth quarter results on October 19, 2016 before the market opens.  The Company will also hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on October 19, 2016 to discuss its quarterly financial results, business highlights and outlook.  In addition, the Company may answer one or more questions concerning business and financial developments and trends, the Company’s view on earnin... 
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09/19/16UniFirst Announces Acquisition of Arrow Uniform
WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) recently announced that it has completed an acquisition of Arrow Uniform (Arrow) for approximately $122 million. The deal is structured as an asset acquisition, with UniFirst acquiring essentially all of Arrow’s assets and virtually none of its liabilities. UniFirst is a leading provider of workplace uniforms and facility services to businesses, large and small, within a wide range of industries throughout... 
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09/12/16UniFirst Ranked No. 10 Best Company to Sell For
WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and ancillary facility products throughout the U.S. and Canada, has again secured a position in the top ten among Selling Power magazine’s annual list of 50 Best Companies to Sell For. The 2016 ranking continues UniFirst’s notable presence on the list, having first appeared in 2003, and marks UniFirst’s third year in a row finishing in the... 
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09/06/16Senator Kelly Ayotte Tours UniFirst – Nashua Facility
NASHUA, N.H., Sept. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) industrial laundry facility in Nashua, NH, recently hosted U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) on her first-ever visit to an industrial laundry. UniFirst is a leading provider of workplace uniforms, protective clothing, and ancillary facility services to businesses, large and small, within a wide range of industries throughout the U.S. and Canada. ... 
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08/08/16UniFirst Announces Grand Opening of High Tech Industrial Laundry Facility in Baton Rouge
Innovative facility poised to efficiently serve Greater Baton Rouge businesses for years to come BATON ROUGE, La., Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Automation. Technology. Robotics. Not what you think of when picturing an industrial laundry services facility? Think again. On August 11, 2016, at 11:30 a.m., UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) will officially unveil its new state-of-the-art commercial laundry plant at 1550 Oak Villa Blvd. in Baton Rouge, La., holding a traditional ribbon-cutting c... 
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08/08/16UniFirst Named No. 12 in Apparel Magazine’s Annual Top 50 Apparel Companies List
WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the tenth consecutive year, UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF), a leading supplier and servicer of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing throughout the U.S. and Canada, has been named one of America’s top 50 apparel companies by Apparel magazine, a leading international resource for the global apparel industry. ... 
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08/01/16UniFirst Celebrates 80 Years in Business at 15th Annual Founder’s Day
WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It’s the day when the over 225 locations of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) across North America celebrate the memory of company founder Aldo Croatti. The company’s 12,000-plus employee Team Partners take a break from their busy schedules and join together to honor the man who started the billion-dollar uniform service and supply company on July 12, 1936. And this year’s celebration was extra special, as they also recognized 80 years in busi... 
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07/11/16Specialized UniFirst Garment Services for Healthcare and Food Industries Excel in Lab Analysis
WILMINGTON, Mass., July 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Scientific testing by an independent laboratory has proven that specialized laundering processes offered by UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) to clean and maintain both healthcare and food industry garments can reduce bacterial contamination levels on workwear by greater than 99.9 percent. Tests indicate that the UniSafe® Service for food-related businesses, and the UniFirst Garment Service for Healthcare, can return employee work garments to ... 
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07/06/16UniFirst Declares Regular Cash Dividends
WILMINGTON, Mass., July 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) today declared regular quarterly cash dividends of  $0.0375 per share (3.75 cents) on the Company's Common Stock and $0.03 per share (3.0 cents) on the Company's Class B Common Stock.  Both dividends are payable on September 30, 2016, to shareholders of record on September 9, 2016.  Headquartered in Wilmington, Mass., UniFirst Corporation (UNF) is a North American leader in the sup... 
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06/29/16UniFirst Announces Financial Results for the Third Quarter of Fiscal 2016
WILMINGTON, Mass., June 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) today announced results for its third quarter ended May 28, 2016. Revenues for the quarter were $367.8 million, up 0.6% from $365.6 million in the same year ago period.  Net income was $30.1 million ($1.49 per diluted share), down 7.2% from $32.5 million ($1.61 per diluted share) in the third quarter of fiscal 2015. Ronald D. Croatti, UniFirst President and Chief Executive Officer said, “Our growth during t... 
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06/14/16UniFirst Corporation Plans to Announce Third Quarter Results on June 29, 2016
WILMINGTON, Mass., June 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) will report its Fiscal 2016 third quarter results on June 29, 2016 before the market opens.  The Company will also hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on June 29, 2016 to discuss its quarterly financial results, business highlights and outlook.  In addition, the Company may answer one or more questions concerning business and financial developments and trends, the Company’s view on earnings forec... 
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06/13/16UniFirst Offers Customers Access To Online Safety Training Courses
WILMINGTON, Mass., June 13, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst (NYSE:UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and facility service products throughout the U.S. and Canada, has announced it is now offering customers easy access to a comprehensive online library of over 350 safety training courses. Businesses can take advantage of these competency-based and highly interactive online courses to help meet OSHA, HAZCOM, HR/occupational, environmental health and saf... 
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05/24/16UniFirst to Present at Baird Conference
WILMINGTON, Mass., May 24, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) today announced that Ronald D. Croatti, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Steven S. Sintros, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will speak at 10:15 AM Eastern Time on June 9, 2016 at Baird’s 2016 Global Consumer, Technology & Services Conference.  The conference is being held at JW Marriott Essex House at 160 Central Park South in New York City. They will discuss UniFirst's business... 
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05/17/16UniFirst Donates $850,000 in Clothing to Global Outreach Efforts in Haiti
WILMINGTON, Mass., May 17, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and facility products throughout the U.S. and Canada, announced today that it has donated nearly 34,500 garments with a retail value of over $850,000 to aid relief initiatives in Haiti. UniFirst’s donations have been coordinated through Global Outreach Haiti, a member of Global Outreach International’s Caribbean efforts. ... 
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04/18/16UniFirst Named a Winning Company by 2020 Women on Boards
WILMINGTON, Mass., April 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and facility products throughout the U.S. and Canada, has been recognized as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning Company. Winning Companies champion board diversity by having 20 percent or more of their board seats held by women. ... 
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04/06/16UniFirst Declares Regular Cash Dividends
WILMINGTON, Mass., April 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) today declared regular quarterly cash dividends of $0.0375 per share (3.75 cents) on the Company's Common Stock and $0.03 per share (3.0 cents) on the Company's Class B Common Stock. Both dividends are payable on July 1, 2016, to shareholders of record on June 10, 2016.  Headquartered in Wilmington, Mass., UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) is a North American leader in the supply an... 
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03/30/16UnifFirst Announces Financial Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2016
WILMINGTON, Mass., March 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) today announced results for its second quarter ended February 27, 2016. Revenues for the quarter were $363.1 million, up 0.5% from $361.5 million in the year ago period.  Net income was $23.5 million ($1.16 per diluted share), down 7.7% from $25.4 million ($1.26 per diluted share) in the second quarter of fiscal 2015. As a reminder, the results in the second quarter of fiscal 2015 included a $3.6 million char... 
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03/28/16UniFirst Wins 2016 Stevie Award for Customer Service
OWENSBORO, Ky., March 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst (NYSE:UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and facility products throughout the U.S. and Canada, was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Back-Office Customer Service Team of the Year category at the tenth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Friday, March 4, at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. More than 500 exe... 
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03/04/16UniFirst Corporation Plans to Announce Second Quarter Results on March 30, 2016
WILMINGTON, Mass., March 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) will report its Fiscal 2016 second quarter results on March 30, 2016 before the market opens.  The Company will also hold a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on March 30, 2016 to discuss its quarterly financial results, business highlights and outlook.  In addition, the Company may answer one or more questions concerning business and financial developments and trends, the Company’s view on earnings f... 
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01/25/16UniFirst Corporation Releases 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
WILMINGTON, Mass., Jan. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF), an industry leader in the supply and servicing of uniforms, workwear, and facility products throughout the U.S. and Canada, today released its inaugural corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. The report outlines UniFirst’s extensive social and environmental programs aimed at enhancing the sustainability of UniFirst’s operations and strengthening the communities in which UniFirst operates. ... 
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01/12/16UniFirst Declares Regular Cash Dividends
WILMINGTON, Mass., Jan. 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Board of Directors of UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) today declared regular quarterly cash dividends of $0.0375 per share (3.75 cents) on the Company's Common Stock and $0.03 per share (3.0 cents) on the Company's Class B Common Stock. Both dividends are payable on April 1, 2016, to shareholders of record on March 11, 2016.  Headquartered in Wilmington, Mass., UniFirst Corporation (UNF) is a North American leader in the supply and se... 
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01/11/16Top Seven Reasons Businesses Choose a Uniform Rental Service Program
WILMINGTON, Mass., Jan. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Uniform programs have long been a tool in helping improve and maintain business image by effectively promoting a company brand and projecting a professional image. And research continues to support an overall consumer preference for being serviced by uniformed employees. Uniforms can also increase the likelihood of customers buying from a provider with uniformed employees, offering a distinct competitive advantage. But when it comes to imple... 
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01/06/16UniFirst Announces Financial Results for the First Quarter of Fiscal 2016
WILMINGTON, Mass., Jan. 06, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF) today announced results for its first quarter of fiscal 2016 which ended November 28, 2015. Revenues for the quarter were $373.4 million, up 0.8% from $370.4 million in the year ago period.  Net income was $35.9 million ($1.78 per diluted share), down 4.1% from $37.4 million ($1.85 per diluted share) in the first quarter of fiscal 2015. Ronald D. Croatti, UniFirst President and Chief Executive Office said, ... 
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