Limited Brands Names Cintas “Vendor of the Year” for Fire Protection Services

  Limited Brands Names Cintas “Vendor of the Year” for Fire Protection

      Cintas recognized for excellence in service, follow-up and support

Business Wire

CINCINNATI -- June 4, 2013

Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leader in fire protection services, today
announced it has been named “Vendor of the Year” by the Store Planning team at
Limited Brands, a Columbus, Ohio-based retailer with stores including
Victoria’s Secret, Bath and Body Works, Pink and Henri Bendel. Cintas provides
fire extinguisher and panic door hardware inspection and repair in 2,600
Limited Brands stores nationwide through its DunnWell division.

“Limited Brands takes fire protection very seriously, and we strive to provide
them with the superior customer service, follow-up and support all of our
customers expect from us,” said John Rossmiller, Director, Cintas Fire
Protection, National Accounts. “This award is a testament to the hard work and
dedication of the 60 plus Cintas professionals who help service this account
every day. We are thrilled and honored to receive this award.”

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that approximately
18,500 fires occur every year in stores and offices throughout the U.S.
costing an average of $625 million in damage. Cintas’ fire extinguisher
inspection and repair service guarantees that equipment is always accessible,
functioning, charged and ready for use. Its panic door hardware inspection
ensures that emergency exits are always in working order in case of an
emergency. Cintas also provides sprinkler, backflow and alarm services when
requested. Cintas was awarded the contract last year through a competitive

“We enjoy helping Limited Brands maintain compliance with fire safety
regulations and ensuring a safe environment for their customers and
employees,” added Rossmiller. “It’s a great partnership that we look forward
to continuing.”

For more information on fire protection services from Cintas, please visit

About Cintas Corporation:

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.

About Limited Brands

Limited Brands, through Victoria's Secret, Pink, Bath & Body Works, La Senza
and Henri Bendel, is an international company. The company operates 2,616
specialty stores in the United States and its brands are sold in more than 700
company-operated and franchised additional locations world-wide. The company's
products are also available online,,


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