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

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

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

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Cintas Corporation (NAS: 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 bid.

"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 at,, and

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