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Recent Work Uniform Rental Acquisitions Erode Quality of Service

Unifirst Acquires Arrow Work Uniform Rental Service

Cintas Acquires G&K Work Uniform Rental Service

Over the past several months, there has been a lot of change and disruption in the laundry industry servicing the Chicago Metro market.

In September, 2016 Arrow Uniform was acquired by Unifirst. Arrow was a family owned business that serviced a large regional area to include Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

In August, 2016 Cintas announced the acquisition of G&K Services, which was recently completed in March, 2017. G&K currently operates as a division of Cintas and this particular acquisition was the largest ever in the history of the laundry industry.

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