Facility expected to add 120 new jobs in McKinney over 3 years

PHILADELPHIA, PA, (February 23, 2017) Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), a global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, is increasing its capacity to provide cleanroom services to customers throughout the Southwest with its new 34,350 square foot processing plant in McKinney, Texas. Over the next 3 years, the new operation is expected to create approximately 120 new local jobs.

“This expansion is designed to drive innovation and improve the speed of service for our growing cleanroom service customer base in the Southwest,” said Brad Drummond, Chief Operating Officer for Aramark’s Uniform business. “The McKinney processing facility is the second recent expansion of our cleanroom service capacity, as we opened a smaller, but similar plant in April 2015, in Toronto.”

Aramark is an industry leader in supplying sterile garments and contamination control supplies, serving critical environments in the pharmaceutical, medical device, microelectronics, semiconductor, and aerospace manufacturing industries.

The company offers innovative products for cleanroom environments such as the Aramark Acuity Goggle® which retains visual clarity after sterilization, MicronSwep™ a ceiling to floor microfiber cleaning system, and CleanTrak™, a proprietary inventory control system that tracks the history of every garment from first use, to repairs and expected last date of use.

All of Aramark’s cleanroom processing facilities are ISO (International Organization for Standardization) Class 5 certified, and use a proprietary wash formula with deionized water to help ensure garments meet IEST (Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology) recommendations.

A global leader in the industry, Aramark provides uniform rental and uniform leasing services to more than 300,000 customer accounts nationwide from more than 225 service locations and distribution centers across the United States. Aramark's full-service employee uniform solution includes design, sourcing and manufacturing, customization, cleaning, maintenance, and delivery.

About Aramark

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the world’s leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world. Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities. Aramark is recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, rated number one among Diversified Outsourcing Companies, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.