UniFirst company information for the press
Who we are
UniFirst (NYSE: UNF) is an industry-leading business-to-business provider of rental uniforms, work clothing, protective apparel, and image wear for workers in all industries—including those “ultra-clean” businesses, such as food processing, healthcare, electronic and pharmaceutical manufacturing, and nuclear power generation. We also offer a wide range of Facility Service (FS) products, such as floor mats, mops, wipers, and restroom paper and soap products. Learn who some of our customers are and what they have to say about us.
Where we are located
We have customer-servicing facilities in 260 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, from which we serve more than 2 million uniform wearers at over 300,000 business customer locations. Find a UniFirst location.
What we manufacture
Our proprietary workwear and apparel products include such brands as UniWeave® lightweight shirts, SofTwill® uniform pants, UniSport® polo shirts, UniWear® outerwear, ParkStreet® executive shirts, Breeze Weave® cool comfort shirts, Armorex FR® flame resistant garments, and Spotlite LX® visibility garments. Our own Facility Service products include Great Impressions® 2.0 walk-off mats, Comfort First® anti-fatigue mats, Comfort Plus “wet area” mats, UniScraper® floor mats, UniMops®, and UniWipes®. View UniFirst workwear brands.
When we were founded
We were founded in an eight-stall Boston, MA garage in 1936 to service the work apparel needs of factory employees. In fact, we helped pioneer the concept of uniform "rental." Learn more about UniFirst history.
Why we are different
The greatest factor that distinguishes UniFirst from the competition is its rich family culture that follows and nurtures founder Aldo Croatti's "Core Business Values"—to consistently conduct business with a Customer Focus, Respect for Others, and Commitment to Quality. UniFirst credits its success to, “Our people, or as we call them, our Team Partners, and our highly focused customer service disciplines.” Learn more about the people, products, and service that make up The UniFirst Difference.
UniFirst executive leadership team
Steven S. Sintros — President and CEO
Cynthia Croatti — Special Consultant and Advisor to the CEO and the Senior Leadership of the Company
Shane F. O'Connor — Executive Vice President and CFO
David A. DiFillippo — Executive Vice President, Operations
Michael A. Croatti — Executive Vice President, Operations
Bill M. Ross — Executive Vice President, Operations
David M. Katz — Executive Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Please visit our Leadership page for full bios and headshots.
UniFirst brand standards (media)
UniFirst maintains media-related brand standards for company logos, typeface, colors, and more. Click here to download the UniFirst Brand Standards Manual for Media.
UniFirst logo downloads
Media InquiriesAsit Goel
Vice President of Marketing
Investor InquiriesShane O’Connor
Executive Vice President and CFO
Corporate HeadquartersUniFirst Corporation
68 Jonspin Road
Wilmington, MA 01887