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April 09, 2012 (Cleveland)

CHAMPS’ New Agreement offers Uniforms and Floor Mats from UniFirst

CHAMPS Group Purchasing announces an agreement with UniFirst to provide discounted pricing on uniforms, floor mats and microfiber rental programs, as well as a wide variety of garments for direct purchase.

This agreement with UniFirst, effective March 1, 2012 through February 28, 2015, services all CHAMPS members, in all U.S. States except Alaska and Hawaii. CHAMPS members are able to contact UniFirst’s Rental Division at 800.934.8641. CHAMPS members can place an order by contacting the Direct Sale Division at or by calling 800.225.3364.

Jan Elder, CHAMPS contracting director, said, “We at CHAMPS are pleased to offer UniFirst’s full line of products and services through our portfolio. UniFirst has always provided excellent service to our membership for housekeeping supplies. The addition of their uniforms and mat services makes their CHAMPS package complete.”

Manager of Corporate Accounts at UniFirst, Sharon Reagan, said, “UniFirst is very excited and enthusiastic about expanding our existing relationship with CHAMPS through this new contract!”

UniFirst is one of North America's largest workwear and textile services companies, serving more than 240,000 customer locations from sites in Canada, the United States, and Europe. Their products include: uniforms, protective clothing, custom corporate workwear, floorcare, and other facility services.

About CHAMPS Group Purchasing
As healthcare group purchasing experts, CHAMPS helps the healthcare industry save money and lightens the contracting burden for purchasing managers. For nearly 20 years, CHAMPS Group Purchasing has been an affiliate of Premier, Inc., one of the largest healthcare buying groups in the country, with over $43 billion in volume and more than 1,750 contracts.

With more than 4,000 clients nationwide, CHAMPS is one of Premier’s largest healthcare group purchasing affiliate programs and has been working in the healthcare arena since 1916. Choosing to partner with CHAMPS enables healthcare facilities access to Premier agreements, while benefiting from CHAMPS’ personal and expert service, aggregated contract portfolio and custom contract offerings – making utilization of the program as seamless as possible. For more, visit

About UniFirst
Whether it’s our specialized garment and microfiber cleaning programs, our floor mat and wiper services, or our germ-killing Provon and Purell hand hygiene products, you can count on UniFirst for managed solutions that satisfy your staff, exceed your patients’ expectations, and benefit your bottom line. Upgrade your facility and enhance your infection prevention efforts with our beautiful and effective no-touch paper and soap dispensers – provided, installed and maintained by UniFirst personnel FREE of charge.