Cintas Corporation Receives Premier, Inc. Award for Operational Excellence

CINCINNATI--()--Cintas Corporation today announced that it is a winner of Premier, Inc.’s first Supplier Horizon Award. Premier, a leading healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of approximately 3,000 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers, contracts with more than 1,100 suppliers.

“It has been a great pleasure working with Premier and their members over the past 10 years.”

Cintas Corporation is one of eight suppliers to receive the award this year. Winners are recognized for their support of Premier members through exceptional local customer service and engagement, value creation through clinical excellence and commitment to lower costs.

“Being recognized by Premier for their first Supplier Horizon Award for Purchased Services is a true honor,” said John Winograd, Senior Director Corporate Accounts, Cintas. “It has been a great pleasure working with Premier and their members over the past 10 years.”

John Winograd, Senior Director Corporate Accounts accepted the award at Premier’s 2014 annual Breakthroughs Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio. The award ceremony was held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center on Wednesday, June 11.

“Cintas supports Premier members by offering valuable products and services that help to lower supply chain costs and improve operating efficiencies,” said Durral R. Gilbert, president of supply chain services, Premier. “We’re honored to recognize them as one of the first Horizon Award recipients.”

The following criteria are taken into consideration for suppliers that are actively engaged with the alliance, are committed to lowering costs through pricing and supply chain efficiencies, have been able to offer value based on individualized needs and situations, and have demonstrated corporate responsibility:

  • Supplier’s commitment to lowering costs for Premier members
  • Sales volume
  • Market value provided by the contract
  • Corporate citizenship

For more information on Cintas, please visit www.cintas.com.

About Premier, Inc.

Premier, Inc. is a leading healthcare improvement company, uniting an alliance of approximately 3,000 U.S. hospitals and 110,000 other providers to transform healthcare. With integrated data and analytics, collaboratives, supply chain solutions, and advisory and other services, Premier enables better care and outcomes at a lower cost. Premier, a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient, plays a critical role in the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, collaborating with members to co-develop long-term innovations that reinvent and improve the way care is delivered to patients nationwide. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Premier is passionate about transforming American healthcare. Please visit Premier’s news and investor sites on www.premierinc.com; as well as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Foursquare and Premier’s blog for more information about the company.

About Cintas:

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas Corporation provides highly specialized services to businesses of all types primarily throughout North America. Cintas designs, manufactures and implements corporate identity uniform programs, and provides entrance mats, restroom cleaning and supplies, tile and carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services and document management services for more than 1 million businesses. Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index.

Contacts

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Release Summary

Cintas Corporation today announced that it is a winner of Premier, Inc.’s first Supplier Horizon Award

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