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G&K Services to Offer Dickies® FR, Flame Resistant and Arc-Rated Apparel


October 13, 2015
By Business Wire News

MINNEAPOLIS

G&K Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: GK), a leading provider of uniforms and facility services programs, today announced the addition of Dickies® FR apparel to its catalog of flame resistant (FR) rental uniforms.

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G&K Services has added Dickies FR apparel to its line up of flame resistant uniform offerings (Photo ...

G&K Services has added Dickies FR apparel to its line up of flame resistant uniform offerings (Photo: G&K Services)

“We’re excited to add Dickies, a brand name known for producing innovative, tough, and comfortable clothing, to our flame resistant product line,” said Dave Euson, G&K’s Vice President of Marketing and Sales. “G&K is committed to providing our customers safety apparel that combines protection and durability with the added value of superior customer service.”

Manufactured by Workrite Uniform Company, the Dickies FR product line-up includes a navy lightweight coverall, a snap-front shirt available in khaki and a button-down shirt available in khaki and navy. Customers can also choose either Dickies FR relaxed fit jeans or carpenter jeans.

“G&K Services has been a great partner in providing our Dickies everyday workwear,” said Victor Estrada, Workrite Uniform Company’s Vice President of Sales, “We take pride in the superb quality of our garments and are thrilled that G&K is adding Dickies FR workwear to its flame resistant product line.”

The Dickies FR garments are now available for customers in the US and Canada. No matter the industry, G&K Services has solutions to cover companies’ flame-resistant uniform needs, based on their individualized work-site safety assessment. To learn more about G&K’s flame resistant uniform products, please visit gkservices.com/flame-resistant-uniforms.

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 8,000 employees serving approximately 170,000 customer locations from 165 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 visit www.gkservices.com.

About Workrite Uniform Company, Inc.
Workrite Uniform is a business-to-business (B2B) affiliate of Williamson-Dickie Manufacturing Company (“Dickies”), a global workwear brand. Founded in 1973, Workrite Uniform Company, Inc. has delivered high-quality flame-resistant (FR) workwear for more than 40 years. They are also the leading supplier of FR station wear for fire service. An ISO 9001:2008-certified company, Workrite Uniform is solely focused on the development and manufacturing of FR clothing for industries throughout North America. Today, Workrite Uniform offers three top-quality FR brands, Workrite® FR, Dickies® FR and Walls® FR, in the B2B market. For more information on Workrite Uniform, visit www.workrite.com.

G&K Services, Inc.
Jeff Huebschen, 952-912-5773
Director, Investor Relations
Jeff.Huebschen@gkservices.com