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Last $71.98 USD
Change Today +0.59 / 0.83%
Volume 127.2K
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As of 8:10 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).
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5995 Opus Parkway

Minnetonka, MN 55343

United States

Phone: 952-912-5500

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G&K Services, Inc. provides branded uniform and facility services programs in the United States and Canada. Products and Services The company’s customer focused relationships involve customers renting or directly purchasing uniforms and providing facility products and services to meet various critical needs in the workplace, including image – work apparel helps companies project a professional image through their employees and frame the perception of credibility, knowledge, trust and quality to their customers; organization safety and security – uniforms and work apparel help identify employees working for a particular company or department; brand awareness – branded work apparel promotes a company's brand identity and allows employees in uniform to help convey a company's image; employee retention – work apparel enhances worker morale and helps build teamwork in addition to providing a tangible employee benefit; employee protection – work apparel helps protect employees from difficult environments, such as heavy soils, heat, flame or chemicals; and product protection – work apparel and facility services help protect products against sources of contamination in various industries, including the food, pharmaceutical and health care industries. The company utilizes a collaborative approach to advise and assist its customers in choosing a work apparel program that best meets their brand, image, identity and safety needs. Its range of work apparel and uniform rental programs offers flexibility in styles, colors and quantities, and sets service and distribution expectations to customer requirements. The company also offers complete facility services programs that provide a range of dust control, maintenance, hand care and hygiene products and services. These programs include floor mat offerings (traction control, logo, message, scraper, anti-fatigue), towel products (shop, kitchen, bar, bath, dish, continuous roll, microfiber), mop offerings (dust, microfiber, wet), fender covers, selected linen items and restroom hygiene products. The company’s regularly scheduled weekly service of these products and services helps its customers maintain a clean, safe and attractive environment within their facilities for their employees and customers. The company’s customers also need a selection of branded apparel across various jobs. It has developed a product offering of the best and hardest working brands in its industry tailored to the needs of its various market segments through its catalog offering. This branded apparel program can be used for uniform programs, employee rewards and recognition, trade shows and vendor appreciation programs. For most of its customers, the company provides weekly service, with its highly talented service professionals visiting customers' locations. Customers The company serves a base of approximately 170,000 customer locations. The company serves customers in all industries, including automotive, warehousing, distribution, transportation, energy, manufacturing, food processing, pharmaceutical, retail, restaurants, hospitality, government, healthcare and others. The company provides service to customers of almost every size, from Fortune 100 companies to small and midsize firms. History G&K Services, Inc. was founded in 1902.

 

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