Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Unifirst named 'Best of the Best' diversity US employer
Unifirst named 'Best of the Best' diversity US employer
Nov '10
UniFirst Corporation, a work uniform provider, has been named by The Black Equal Opportunity Employment Journal as being among the "Best of the Best" diversity employers in the United States for 2010.

In naming UniFirst as being "Best of the Best," the magazine surveyed more than 18,000 of its readers, asking them to nominate a company which exemplified a "firm commitment to diversity and inclusion in its workforce."

The survey results also included "outside research, information gathering and interviewing," according to the Journal's editors. Others selected as "Best of the Best" included: Campbell Soup Company, Ernst & Young, Home Depot, IBM, and Staples.

"Our corporate culture continually fosters an inclusive family-like environment and this honor helps validate that we are indeed fulfilling that objective," said William Coe, Director of Human Resources at UniFirst. "We'd like to thank the Journal's editors and its many readers for this special honor."

The Black E.O.E. Journal is a leading African-American business and career magazine with a stated goal to promote equal opportunity and a more diverse work environment.

UniFirst has nearly 10,000 employee-Team Partners and is a leading supplier of uniforms, workwear, and protective clothing to businesses of all types and sizes. As part of its image-enhancing services,

UniFirst also offers Facility Service programs that include floor mats/mops and restroom products, such as hand cleaners, hand towels, and sanitary tissues. The Company offers rent, lease, and purchase program options to its more than 225,000 business customers throughout the U.S. and Canada.

UniFirst Corporation

Must ReadView All

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani addressing at the Texprocil Annual Export Awards. Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016

Govt to extend special package to home textiles segment

The Central government is likely to extend the recently approved Rs...

Reebok Liquid Speed Grey. Courtesy: Business Wire

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Oct 2016

Reebok’s Liquid Factory brings sneaker creation to US

Reebok, a pioneer in the sporting goods industry, has brought sneaker ...

Courtesy: GHCL

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016

GHCL to invest Rs 67.25 crore in textile division

Chemicals and textiles firm GHCL will invest Rs 67.25 crore in its...

Interviews View All

Riddhika Shah
SS Homme

'Worsted wool is the ideal fabric for menswear'

Amrit Sethia

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Frank Gossmann
Rotorcraft AG

‘RT3 motto is: Do not check millimetres, check colours.’

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Sonam & Paras Modi

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Robert Brunner

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search