PPAI 100 is an exclusive, research-backed ranking of the 50 leading distributors and the 50 leading suppliers in the promotional products industry. Companies are scored based on a variety of metrics.
Founded in 1929, during the heart of The Great Depression, Cintas (PPAI 303547, D12) is now a publicly traded company with more than one million customers in North America. Revenue and a strong online presence helped determine its placing in the PPAI 100, but the Ohio-based distributor made a concerted step forward in 2022 with its next ESG initiatives, setting the stage for even greater sustainability possibilities in the future.

In November of 2022, Cintas announced “A Shared Drive For Better”, its central brand for ESG programs within the company. Cintas President and CEO, Todd Schneider said at the time, “We believe our new ESG brand will help us bring attention to the heightening focus on sustainability.”

2022 Revenue: $184.1 million (estimate)
Three-Year Growth Rate: +2%
High Marks: 2022 Revenue, Online Presence




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