Trade Cintas Corporation
Centas Is an American company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, which provides specialized services to companies, primarily in North America. The company designs, manufactures and implements unified corporate identity programs and provides entrance mats, cleaning toilets and supplies, tile, carpet cleaning, promotional products, first aid, safety, fire protection products and services. Centas is a public company traded on the NASDAQ Global Choice Market (CTAS) and is a component of the S&P 500. company is one of the largest companies in the industry with 35,000 employees in 2017. Revenue for fiscal year 2016 was $4.905 billion and net income was $693.52 million. Fortune in the United States, named Sentas among the "most admired companies" for eight consecutive years, and a report on a business magazine named the company one of the best Employers.Cintas Canada has appeared on episodes of the reality TV series Rescue Bar and Impossible Hotel. Centas company was started in 1929 as an industrial laundry company by Richard (close) farmer. Collect inghed chemicals from factories, washed them and returned them to customers for a fee. In the early 1940s, the rags were replaced by shop towels - which are uniform in size, shape and much more absorbent than old rags - and tablecloths. By that time, the company name had changed to Acme Wiper and saced. His industrial grandson, Richard "Dick" Farmer, joined the family business in 1956 after graduating from the University of Miami in Oxford, Ohio. ACAMI had only 15 staff members at the time. Dick Farmer helped increase consolidated rental sales from $300,000 in 1959 to $847,000 in 1963. He became CEO of the company in 1968. He then developed an action plan to open small, chartered, unified factories throughout the United States. It first opened in Cleveland in October 1968. In 1972, the company changed its name to Centas and then went public in 1983.Farmer also tried products that were new at the time, such as fabrics that resist wrinkles and stains, to grow the company to nearly 30 percent market share in uniform. Sentas' recent growth was primarily through the acquisition of more than 220 companies, eliminating overheads and reducing costs. Since its inception, Centas has bought itself in markets such as first aid and safety, fire protection, utility services, tile and carpet cleaning.