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G&K Services bags WRAP Gold Certificate of Compliance
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Feb '13
G&K Services, Inc. announced that its manufacturing facility in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic was awarded a Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) Gold Certificate of Compliance. The certification reflects the facility’s compliance with the WRAP Principles, which are based on local law and workplace regulations, generally accepted international workplace standards, and a commitment to workplace safety and the environment.

G&K’s facility in the Dominican Republic manufactures work apparel products, which the company uses to supply its uniform rental and uniform direct sale businesses. The facility produces more than three million garments annually.

“Our entire team made a concentrated effort to earn the WRAP certification”

“Our entire team made a concentrated effort to earn the WRAP certification,” said Dick Stutz, Senior Vice President of Operations and Sourcing. “Achieving this recognition demonstrates G&K’s commitment to ethical behavior, workplace safety and environmental stewardship. This is an important facility for G&K and the high quality uniforms that our team in the Dominican Republic produces are a key part of our ability to meet our customers’ needs.”

WRAP is an independent, objective, non-profit team of global social compliance experts dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane, and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education. To earn WRAP certification, facilities must undergo a rigorous self-assessment and then be audited by an independent third-party monitoring company. For more information on WRAP certification, visit www.wrapcompliance.org.

About G&K Services, Inc.

G&K Services, Inc. is a service-focused market leader of branded uniform and facility services programs in the United States, and is the largest such provider in Canada. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, G&K Services has nearly 7,800 employees serving approximately 165,000 customers from 160 facilities in North America. G&K Services is a publicly held company traded over the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol GK and is a component of the Standard & Poor’s SmallCap 600 Index. For more information on G&K Services, visit the company’s web site at www.gkservices.com.

About WRAP

Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP) is an independent, objective, non-profit team of global social compliance experts dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane, and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, WRAP has offices in Hong Kong and Bangladesh with staff in India.

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