Tennant Company Awarded Floor Care and Services Agreement with Premier, Inc.

  Tennant Company Awarded Floor Care and Services Agreement with Premier, Inc.

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- April 2, 2014

Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC), a world leader in designing, manufacturing and
marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world, has
been awarded a group purchasing agreement with Premier, Inc., for floor care
products and services. Effective March 1, 2014, the new agreement allows
Premier members, at their discretion, to take advantage of pre-negotiated
terms on Tennant floor care products and services including commercial and
industrial cleaning equipment, parts and service. Tennant Company products
include equipment designed for the maintenance of indoor and outdoor surfaces,
as well as TennantTrue^® financing solutions, equipment parts, and repair and
maintenance service. Product brands include Tennant^®, Nobles^®, Green
Machines™, Orbio^® and Alfa™.

“We value our partnership with Premier and are pleased to be awarded another
three-year contract. Our partnership over the last six years has been one of
collaboration with focused efforts to offer Premier members preferred access
to products and services that will help them improve the quality of their
care,” said John Lund, Vice President, North American Sales at Tennant
Company. “This agreement enables Premier members to have affordable access to
the Tennant-engineered cleaning solutions that fit their healthcare facility’s
needs either directly through Tennant or through our authorized distributor
network. This continued partnership is beneficial as our mutual goal is to
provide clean, healthy and aesthetically pleasing environments for the
patients, visitors and staff of healthcare facilities,” added Lund.

Tennant Company provides cleaning equipment and innovative cleaning
technologies, such as the award-winning ec-H2O™ chemical-free cleaning;
Orbio^® Multi-Surface Cleaning Solution, generated on-site with the Orbio
5000-Sc; ReadySpace^® Rapid-Drying Cleaning Technology for carpet cleaning;
and IRIS™ remote information technology for select industrial cleaning
equipment. Tennant products offer healthcare facilities a comprehensive
cleaning portfolio to clean procedure rooms, patient rooms, loading docks,
parking ramps and common areas such as the cafeteria.

About Premier, Inc.
Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC) is a leading healthcare improvement company,
uniting an alliance of more than 2,900 U.S. hospitals and nearly 100,000 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 Tennant Company
Minneapolis-based Tennant Company (NYSE: TNC) is a world leader in designing,
manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer,
healthier world. Its products include equipment for maintaining surfaces in
industrial, commercial and outdoor environments; chemical-free and other
sustainable cleaning technologies; and coatings for protecting, repairing and
upgrading surfaces. Tennant's global field service network is the most
extensive in the industry. Tennant has manufacturing operations in
Minneapolis, Minn.; Holland, Mich.; Louisville, Ky.; Uden, The Netherlands;
the United Kingdom; São Paulo, Brazil; and Shanghai, China; and sells products
directly in 15 countries and through distributors in more than 80 countries.
For more information, visit www.tennantco.com

Contact:

Tennant Company
Tom Paulson, 763-540-1204
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
or
Kathryn Lovik, 763-540-1212
Global Communications Director
or
Sway PR & Marketing
Kelly Olson, 612-483-5685
Kelly@prsway.com
 
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