As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 8, 2024
Registration No. 333-
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM S-3
REGISTRATION STATEMENT
UNDER
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933
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CINTAS CORPORATION NO. 2
CINTAS CORPORATION
SUBSIDIARY GUARANTORS IDENTIFIED
BELOW (“SUBSIDIARY GUARANTORS”)
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Cintas Corporation
Cintas Corporation No. 2
Washington
Nevada
31-1188630
31-1703809
(Exact name of registrant as
specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)
6800 Cintas Boulevard, P.O. Box 625737
Cincinnati, Ohio 45262-5737
(513) 459-1200
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number,
 including area code, of agent for service)
D. Brock Denton
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Cintas Corporation
6800 Cintas Boulevard, P.O. Box 625737
Cincinnati, Ohio 45262-5737
(513) 754-3584
Facsimile (513) 754-3642
(Name, address, including zip code, and telephone number,
 including area code, of agent for service)
With Copies to:
Michael J. Solecki
Andrew C. Thomas





Jones Day
901 Lakeside Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
(216) 586-3939
Facsimile (216) 579-0212


Approximate date of commencement of proposed sale to the public: From time to time after this registration statement becomes effective.
        
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Smaller reporting company
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SUBSIDIARY GUARANTORS
The address, including zip code, and telephone number, including area code, for each of the subsidiary guarantors is 6800 Cintas Boulevard, P.O. Box 625737, Cincinnati, Ohio 45262-5737, (513) 459-1200.
Exact Name of Registrant
as Specified in its Charter
State or Other Jurisdiction
of Incorporation or Organization
IRS Employer
Identification Number
Cintas Corporation No. 3Nevada88-0337154
Cintas Corporate Services, Inc.Ohio20-4877572




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Cintas Corporation No. 2
Senior Debt Securities
Payment of Principal, Premium, if any, and Interest Unconditionally Guaranteed,
Jointly and Severally, by Cintas Corporation and Certain Subsidiary Guarantors
Cintas Corporation No. 2 may from time to time issue senior debt securities, which we refer to as the debt securities, guaranteed by Cintas Corporation and certain subsidiaries of Cintas Corporation. We will provide in one or more accompanying prospectus supplements the specific terms of the debt securities. We may sell the debt securities to or through underwriters and also to other purchasers or through agents. We will set forth the specific terms of the plan of distribution as well as the names of any underwriters or agents in one or more accompanying prospectus supplements.
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Investing in our securities involves risks. Please read carefully the section titled “Risk Factors” beginning on page 2 of this prospectus.
The executive offices of Cintas Corporation No. 2, Cintas Corporation and the subsidiary guarantors are located at 6800 Cintas Boulevard, P.O. Box 625737, Cincinnati, Ohio 45262-5737, telephone number (513) 459-1200.
Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) nor any state securities commission has approved or disapproved of these securities or determined if this prospectus is truthful or complete. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.
The date of this prospectus is January 8, 2024

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ABOUT THIS PROSPECTUS
This prospectus is part of a registration statement that we filed with the SEC using an automatic “shelf” registration process. Under this shelf registration process, we may at any time and from time to time sell the debt securities described in this prospectus in one or more offerings at prices and on other terms to be determined at the time of offering.
This prospectus provides you with a general description of the debt securities we may offer. Each time we sell debt securities, we will provide a prospectus supplement that will contain more specific information about the terms of that offering. For a more complete understanding of the offering of the debt securities, you should refer to the registration statement, including its exhibits. The prospectus supplement may also add, update or change information contained in this prospectus. You should read both this prospectus and any prospectus supplement together with additional information under the heading "Where You Can Find More Information" and “Information We Incorporate by Reference.
You should rely only on the information contained or incorporated by reference in this prospectus and in any prospectus supplement or in any free writing prospectus that we may provide to you. We have not authorized anyone to provide you with different information. You should not assume that the information contained in this prospectus, any prospectus supplement or any document incorporated by reference is accurate as of any date other than the date mentioned on the cover page of these documents. We are not making offers to sell the securities in any jurisdiction in which an offer or solicitation is not authorized or in which the person making such offer or solicitation is not qualified to do so or to anyone to whom it is unlawful to make an offer or solicitation.
In this prospectus, unless stated otherwise or the context otherwise requires, references to:
“Cintas” refers to Cintas Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries, including Cintas Corporation No. 2;
“we,” “us,” “our” and “Cintas No. 2” refer to Cintas Corporation No. 2, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cintas Corporation and the issuer of any debt securities offered under this prospectus;
“subsidiary guarantors” refers to Cintas Corporation’s directly and indirectly wholly-owned subsidiaries, excluding Cintas No. 2, that are guarantors of Cintas No. 2’s revolving credit facility and that have been organized under the laws of any jurisdiction within the United States and that guarantee any debt securities offered under this prospectus; and
“guarantors” refers to Cintas Corporation and the subsidiary guarantors, as guarantors of debt securities offered under this prospectus.

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THE REGISTRANTS
Cintas helps more than one million businesses of all types and sizes, primarily in the United States, as well as Canada and Latin America, get READY™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and safety training, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®. Cintas was founded in 1968 by Richard T. Farmer when he left his family’s industrial laundry business in order to develop uniform programs using an exclusive new fabric. In the early 1970’s, Cintas acquired the family industrial laundry business. Over the years, Cintas developed additional products and services that complemented its core uniform business and broadened the scope of products and services available to its customers.
Cintas’ reportable operating segments are the Uniform Rental and Facility Services operating segment and the First Aid and Safety Services operating segment. The Uniform Rental and Facility Services reportable operating segment consists of the rental and servicing of uniforms and other garments, including flame resistant clothing, mats, mops and shop towels and other ancillary items. In addition to these rental items, restroom cleaning services and supplies and the sale of items from our catalogs to our customers on route are included within this reportable operating segment. The First Aid and Safety Services reportable operating segment consists of first aid and safety products and services.
Cintas No. 2 is the principal operating subsidiary of Cintas Corporation.
Cintas Corporation is a Washington corporation, and Cintas No. 2 is a Nevada corporation. We are an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Cintas Corporation. Cintas Corporation’s, Cintas No. 2’s and the other subsidiary guarantors’ principal executive offices are located at 6800 Cintas Boulevard, P.O. Box 625737, Cincinnati, Ohio 45262-5737, and their telephone number at that address is (513) 459-1200. Cintas’ web site is located at www.cintas.com. Except for documents incorporated by reference into this prospectus, information included on or available through Cintas’ web site does not constitute a part of this prospectus or any applicable prospectus supplement.
RISK FACTORS
Investing in our debt securities involves risk. Please see the risk factors set forth in Part I, Item 1A in Cintas Corporation’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for its most recent fiscal year, as updated by its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q and other filings it makes with the SEC, as incorporated by reference in this prospectus and which may be amended, supplemented and superseded from time to time by other filings Cintas Corporation makes with the SEC. Additional risk factors may be included in a prospectus supplement relating to a particular series or offering of debt securities. Before making an investment decision, you should carefully consider these risks as well as other information we include or incorporate by reference in this prospectus or in any applicable prospectus supplement. The risks and uncertainties we have described are not the only ones we face. Additional risks and uncertainties not presently known to us or that we currently deem immaterial may also affect our business operations. These risks could materially affect Cintas’ business, results of operations or financial condition and cause the value of our securities to decline.
WHERE YOU CAN FIND MORE INFORMATION
Cintas Corporation is subject to the information reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”). Cintas Corporation files reports, proxy statements and other information with the SEC. Cintas Corporation's SEC filings are available on the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov. You may also inspect Cintas Corporation's SEC reports and other information at our website at http://www.cintas.com. The information contained on or accessible through our website is not a part of this prospectus, other than the documents that Cintas Corporation files with the SEC that are incorporated by reference into this prospectus.
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INFORMATION WE INCORPORATE BY REFERENCE
The SEC allows us to “incorporate by reference” the information Cintas Corporation files with the SEC, which means that we can disclose important information to you by referring you to those documents. The information incorporated by reference is considered to be part of this prospectus and information that Cintas Corporation files later with the SEC will automatically update and supersede this information. Any statement contained in any document incorporated or deemed to be incorporated by reference shall be deemed to be modified or superseded for purposes of this prospectus to the extent that a statement contained in or omitted from this prospectus, or in any other subsequently filed document which also is or is deemed to be incorporated by reference, modifies or supersedes such statement. Any such statement so modified or superseded shall not be deemed, except as so modified or superseded, to constitute a part of this prospectus.
We incorporate by reference the documents listed below:
Cintas Corporation’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended May 31, 2023;
Cintas Corporation’s Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarterly periods ended August 31, 2023 and November 30, 2023; and
Cintas Corporation’s Current Report on Form 8-K filed on October 26, 2023.
We also incorporate by reference each of the documents that Cintas Corporation files with the SEC pursuant to Section 13(a), 13(c), 14 or 15(d) of the Exchange Act after the date of this prospectus until the offering of debt securities described in this prospectus terminates. We will not, however, incorporate by reference in this prospectus any documents or portions of any documents that are not deemed “filed” with the SEC, including any information furnished pursuant to Item 2.02 or Item 7.01 of Cintas Corporation’s Current Reports on Form 8-K, unless, and except to the extent, specified in such Current Reports on Form 8-K.
Upon request, we will provide to each person, including any beneficial owner, to whom a prospectus is delivered, a copy of any or all of the information that has been incorporated by reference in this prospectus but not delivered with this prospectus.
This information is also available on the investor relations page of our website at www.cintas.com. You may also request a copy of these filings, at no cost, by writing or telephoning us at 6800 Cintas Boulevard, P.O. Box 625737, Cincinnati, Ohio 45262-5737, Attention: Investor Relations, telephone: (513) 459-1200.
DISCLOSURE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This prospectus, including the documents incorporated by reference, contain statements that constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as “estimates,” “anticipates,” “predicts,” “projects,” “plans,” “expects,” “intends,” “target,” “forecast,” “believes,” “seeks,” “could,” “should,” “may” and “will” or the negative versions thereof and similar words, terms and expressions and by the context in which they are used. Such statements are based upon current expectations of Cintas and speak only as of the date made. You should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statement. We cannot guarantee that any forward-looking statement will be realized. These statements are subject to various risks, uncertainties, potentially inaccurate assumptions and other factors that could cause actual results to differ from those set forth in or implied by this prospectus, including the documents incorporated by reference. Factors that might cause such a difference include, but are not limited to:
the possibility of greater than anticipated operating costs including energy and fuel costs;
lower sales volumes;
loss of customers due to outsourcing trends;
the performance and costs of integration of acquisitions;
inflationary pressures and fluctuations in costs of materials and labor, including increased medical costs;
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interest rate volatility;
costs and possible effects of union organizing activities;
failure to comply with government regulations concerning employment discrimination, employee pay and benefits and employee health and safety;
the effect on operations of exchange rate fluctuations, tariffs and other political, economic and regulatory risks;
uncertainties regarding any existing or newly-discovered expenses and liabilities related to environmental compliance and remediation;
our ability to meet our goals relating to environmental, social and governance opportunities, improvements and efficiencies;
the cost, results and ongoing assessment of internal controls for financial reporting;
the effect of new accounting pronouncements;
disruptions caused by the inaccessibility of computer systems data, including cybersecurity risks;
the initiation or outcome of litigation, investigations or other proceedings;
higher assumed sourcing or distribution costs of products;
the disruption of operations from catastrophic or extraordinary events, including global health pandemics such as the COVID-19 coronavirus;
the amount and timing of repurchases of Cintas Corporation’s common stock, if any;
changes in federal and state tax and labor laws; and
the reactions of competitors in terms of price and service.
All forward-looking statements address matters that involve risks and uncertainties. Accordingly, there are or will be important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated in these statements. A further list and description of risks, uncertainties and other matters can be found in Cintas Corporation’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for its most recent fiscal year and in its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K. The risks and uncertainties described herein are not the only ones we may face. Additional risks and uncertainties presently not known to us or that we currently believe to be immaterial may also harm our business. None of Cintas Corporation, Cintas No. 2 or the subsidiary guarantors have a duty to publicly release any revisions to any forward-looking statements or to otherwise update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information or to reflect events, circumstances or any other unanticipated developments arising after the date on which such statements are made, except otherwise as required by law.
USE OF PROCEEDS
Unless otherwise specified in an applicable prospectus supplement, we will use the proceeds we receive from the sale of the offered debt securities for general corporate purposes, which could include working capital, capital expenditures, acquisitions, refinancing of other debt or other capital transactions, including dividends and stock repurchases. Net proceeds may be temporarily invested prior to use. The precise amounts and timing of the application of proceeds will depend upon the funding requirements of Cintas at the time of issuance and the availability of other funds.
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DESCRIPTION OF SENIOR DEBT SECURITIES
The debt securities offered by this prospectus will be unsecured and unsubordinated obligations of Cintas No. 2. The debt securities will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Cintas Corporation and the subsidiary guarantors. The debt securities will be issued under an indenture among us, Cintas Corporation, the subsidiary guarantors and U.S. Bank Trust Company, National Association, as successor trustee to Wachovia Bank, National Association, as trustee. A copy of the indenture has been filed with the SEC as an exhibit to the registration statement of which this prospectus is a part.
The following briefly summarizes the material provisions of the indenture. The following does not restate the indenture in its entirety. You should read the provisions of the indenture, including the defined terms, for information that may be important to you as the indenture, and not this description, defines the rights of holders of debt securities. You should also read the particular terms of any series of debt securities, which will be described in the applicable prospectus supplement and may be different from the disclosure in this prospectus. Copies of the indenture may be obtained from Cintas or the trustee under the indenture.
For purposes of this “Description of Senior Debt Securities” section, “Cintas” shall mean Cintas Corporation and shall not include Cintas No. 2 or the subsidiary guarantors.
Capitalized terms used in this “Description of Senior Debt Securities” section and not otherwise defined in this prospectus are defined under “—Certain Definitions” below.
General
The indenture does not limit the aggregate principal amount of debt securities that may be issued under it and provides that debt securities may be issued in one or more series, in such form or forms, with such terms and up to the aggregate principal amount, that we may authorize from time to time. The indenture gives us broad authority to set the particular terms of each series of debt securities issued thereunder, including, without limitation, the right to modify certain of the terms contained in the indenture. Our board of directors, or an authorized committee thereof, shall establish, or authorize the establishment of, the terms of each series of debt securities, and such terms will be set forth or determined in the manner provided in one or more resolutions of our board of directors or by a supplemental indenture or officers’ certificate. All debt securities of one series need not be issued at the same time and, unless otherwise provided, a series may be reopened, without the consent of any holder, for issuances of additional debt securities of that series.
The applicable prospectus supplement relating to any series of debt securities will describe the following terms, where applicable:
the title of the debt securities;
the percentage of the principal amount at which the debt securities will be sold and, if applicable, the method of determining the price;
any limit on the aggregate principal amount of the debt securities;
the maturity date or dates;
the date or dates on which principal is payable;
the interest rate or the method of computing the interest rate;
the date or dates from which any interest will accrue, or how such date or dates will be determined, and the interest payment date or dates and any related record dates;
the location where payments on the debt securities will be made;
the terms and conditions on which the debt securities may be redeemed at the option of the issuer;
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any obligation of the issuer to redeem or purchase the debt securities pursuant to sinking fund provisions;
any obligation of the issuer to redeem or purchase the debt securities at the option of a holder upon the happening of any event and the terms and conditions of redemption or purchase;
if other than denominations of $1,000, the denominations in which debt securities may be issued;
whether the debt securities are to trade in book-entry form and the terms and any conditions for exchanging the global security in whole or in part for paper certificates, or vice versa;
if other than the principal amount, the portion of the principal amount of the debt securities payable if the maturity is accelerated;
any events of default not described in or deleted or modified from “—Events of Default” below;
any depositaries, interest rate calculation agents or other agents; and
any material provisions of the indenture described in this prospectus that do not apply to the debt securities.
The debt securities of a series may be issued in the form of one or more global securities that will be deposited with a depositary or its nominees identified in the prospectus supplement relating to the debt securities. In such a case, one or more global securities will be issued in a denomination or aggregate denominations equal to the portion of the aggregate principal amount of outstanding debt securities of the series to be represented by such global security or securities.
Unless and until it is exchanged in whole or in part for debt securities in definitive registered form, a global security may not be registered for transfer or exchange except as a whole by the depositary for such global security to a nominee of the depositary and except in the circumstances described in the prospectus supplement relating to the debt securities.
If material, federal income tax consequences and other special considerations applicable to any debt securities will be described in the applicable prospectus supplement.
Payment and Paying Agents
Distributions on the debt securities other than those represented by global debt securities will be made in the designated currency against surrender of the debt securities at the principal office of the paying agent. Payment will be made to the registered holder at the close of business on the record date for such payment. Interest payments will be made at the principal corporate trust office of the trustee, or by a check mailed to the holder at his registered address. Payments in any other manner will be specified in the applicable prospectus supplement.
Optional Redemption
The debt securities may be redeemed, at the option of Cintas No. 2, only on terms set forth in the indenture and the debt securities being redeemed, which will be summarized in the applicable prospectus supplement. On or after the redemption date, interest will cease to accrue on the debt securities or any portion thereof called for redemption (unless Cintas No. 2 defaults in the payment of the redemption price and accrued interest). Holders of debt securities to be redeemed will receive notice thereof by first-class mail at least 30 and not more than 60 days before the date fixed for redemption, unless a shorter period is specified in the debt securities to be redeemed. If fewer than all of the debt securities are to be redeemed, the trustee will select the particular debt securities or portions of the principal amounts thereof for redemption from the outstanding debt securities not previously called in such manner as the trustee deems fair and appropriate.
Except as set forth above and as described in any applicable prospectus supplement, the debt securities will not be redeemable by us prior to maturity and will not be entitled to the benefit of any sinking fund.
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Guarantees
Cintas and the subsidiary guarantors will fully and unconditionally guarantee, jointly and severally, to each holder and the trustee, the full and prompt performance of our obligations under the indenture and the debt securities, including the payment of principal of and premium, if any, and interest on the debt securities. The subsidiary guarantors consist of all of the direct and indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries of Cintas that are guarantors of our revolving credit facility organized in any jurisdiction in the United States, which we refer to as domestic subsidiaries, subject to release as described below.
Each subsidiary guarantee will be limited to an amount not to exceed the maximum amount that may be guaranteed by the applicable subsidiary guarantor without rendering that guarantee, as it relates to that subsidiary guarantor, voidable under applicable laws relating to fraudulent conveyance or fraudulent transfer or similar laws affecting the rights of creditors generally.
We and Cintas have agreed in the indenture to cause (i) any future domestic Significant Subsidiary, at the time it becomes a direct or indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Cintas, and (ii) any present or future subsidiary of Cintas, that is not otherwise a subsidiary guarantor of the debt securities, that becomes a guarantor under any credit facility or lending arrangement for indebtedness of Cintas or Cintas No. 2, in each case, to become a subsidiary guarantor under the indenture with respect to the debt securities of each series.
Upon the sale or disposition (by merger or otherwise) of any subsidiary guarantor by Cintas or by any subsidiary of Cintas to any person that is not an affiliate of Cintas, such subsidiary guarantor will automatically be released from all obligations under its guarantee; provided, that such release shall occur if and only to the extent that all obligations of such subsidiary guarantor under all of its guarantees of, and under all of its pledges of assets or other security interests which secure, indebtedness of us, Cintas or any subsidiary of Cintas also terminate upon such sale or disposition. In addition, at any time, upon our request and without the consent of the holders of the debt securities, any subsidiary guarantor (other than a Significant Subsidiary) may be released from all obligations under its guarantee; provided, that such release shall occur if and only to the extent that all obligations of such subsidiary guarantor under all of its guarantees of the indebtedness of us, Cintas or any other subsidiary of Cintas also terminate at the time of such release. If, upon the sale of all or substantially all of the assets of a subsidiary guarantor, or otherwise, such subsidiary guarantor is no longer a Significant Subsidiary, the guarantee of such subsidiary guarantor may be released subject to the conditions set forth in the immediately preceding sentence.
Certain Covenants
Except as set forth herein, neither we, Cintas nor any other subsidiary of Cintas are restricted by the indenture from incurring any type of indebtedness or other obligation, from selling all or substantially all of the assets of a subsidiary, from paying dividends or making distributions on our or their capital stock or purchasing or redeeming our or their capital stock. In addition, the indenture does not contain any provisions that would require us, Cintas or any other subsidiary of Cintas to repurchase or redeem or otherwise modify the terms of any of the debt securities upon a change in control or other events involving us, Cintas, or any other subsidiary of Cintas, which may adversely affect the creditworthiness of the debt securities.
Limitations on Liens
The indenture provides that we and the guarantors will not, and will not permit any Subsidiary to, create, assume, incur or suffer to exist any Lien other than Permitted Liens, the exempted Liens and sale-leaseback transactions described below upon any Principal Property or upon any shares of Capital Stock or Debt of any Subsidiary owning or leasing any Principal Property, whether owned or leased on the date of the indenture or thereafter acquired, to secure any Debt incurred or guaranteed by us, the guarantors or any Subsidiary (other than the debt securities), without in any such case making effective provision whereby all of the debt securities outstanding (together with, if we so determine, any other Debt or guarantee thereof by us or the guarantors ranking equally with the debt securities) shall be secured equally and ratably with, or prior to, such Debt so long as such Debt shall be so secured.
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Restriction on Sale—Leasebacks
The indenture provides that, except as described below under “Exempted Liens and Sale-Leaseback Transactions,” we and the guarantors will not, and will not permit any Subsidiary to, engage in the sale or transfer by us, the guarantors or any Subsidiary of any Principal Property to a person (other than Cintas or a Subsidiary) and the taking back by Cintas or any Subsidiary, as the case may be, of a lease of such Principal Property, unless:
(1)     such sale-leaseback transaction involves a lease for a period, including renewals, of not more than three years; or
(2) we, the guarantors or such Subsidiary, within a one-year period after such sale-leaseback transaction, apply or cause to be applied an amount not less than the net proceeds from such sale-leaseback transaction to the prepayment, repayment, redemption, reduction or retirement (other than pursuant to any mandatory sinking fund, redemption or prepayment provision) of Funded Debt.
Exempted Liens and Sale-Leaseback Transactions
Notwithstanding the foregoing restrictions on Liens and sale-leaseback transactions, the indenture provides that we and the guarantors may, and may permit any Subsidiary to, create, assume, incur, or suffer to exist any Lien other than a Permitted Lien upon any Principal Property or upon any shares of Capital Stock or Debt of any Subsidiary owning or leasing any Principal Property to secure Debt incurred or guaranteed by Cintas or any Subsidiary (other than the debt securities) or effect any sale-leaseback transaction of a Principal Property that is not excepted by clauses (1) or (2) of the paragraph under “Restriction On Sale-Leasebacks” above without equally and ratably securing the debt securities; provided, that after giving effect thereto, the aggregate principal amount of outstanding Debt (other than the debt securities) secured by Liens other than Permitted Liens upon Principal Property and/or upon such shares of Capital Stock or Debt plus the Attributable Debt from sale-leaseback transactions of Principal Property not so excepted, do not exceed 15% of Consolidated Net Worth.
Certain Definitions
Certain terms used in this section are defined in the indenture as follows:
“Attributable Debt” means, as to any particular lease at any date as of which the amount thereof is to be determined, the total net amount of rent (discounted from the respective due dates thereof at the rate per annum set forth or implicit in the terms of such lease, compounded semiannually) required to be paid by the lessee under such lease during the remaining term thereof. The net amount of rent required to be paid under any such lease for any such period shall be the total scheduled amount of the rent payable by the lessee with respect to such period, but may exclude amounts required to be paid on account of maintenance and repairs, insurance, taxes, assessments, water rates and similar charges. In the case of any lease that is terminable by the lessee upon the payment of a penalty or other termination payment, such amount shall be the amount determined assuming termination upon the first date such lease may be terminated (in which case the amount shall also include the amount of the penalty or termination payment, but no rent shall be considered as required to be paid under such lease subsequent to the first date upon which it may be so terminated).
“Capital Stock” means, with respect to any Person, any and all shares, interests, participations or other equivalents (however designated) in the equity interests of such Person, including without limitation, (i) with respect to a corporation, common stock, preferred stock and any other capital stock, (ii) with respect to a partnership, partnership interests (whether general or limited), and (iii) with respect to a limited liability company, limited liability company interests.
“Consolidated Net Worth” means at any time the consolidated stockholders’ equity of Cintas and its Subsidiaries calculated on a consolidated basis as of such time.
“Funded Debt” means Debt having a maturity of more than 12 months from the date as of which the amount thereof is to be determined or having a maturity of less than 12 months but by its terms being renewable or extendible beyond 12 months from such date at the option of the obligor.
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“GAAP” with respect to any computation required or permitted under the indenture means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States of America at the date or time of such computation.
“Lien” means and includes any mortgage, pledge, lien, security interest, conditional sale or other title retention agreement or other similar encumbrance.
“Permitted Liens” means:
(1)    Liens for taxes, assessments or governmental charges or levies on property if the same shall not at the time be delinquent or thereafter can be paid without penalty, or are being contested in good faith and by appropriate proceedings and for which adequate reserves shall have been established in accordance with GAAP;
(2)    Liens imposed by law, such as landlord’s, carriers’, warehousemen’s and mechanics’ Liens and other similar Liens arising in the ordinary course of business that secure payment of obligations not more than 60 days past due or that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which adequate reserves have been set aside in accordance with GAAP;
(3)    Liens arising out of pledges or deposits under worker’s compensation laws, unemployment insurance, old age pensions, or other social security or retirement benefits, or similar legislation (other than Liens in favor of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation) or good faith deposits in connection with bids, tenders, contracts (other than for the payment of Debt) or leases or subleases to which we, Cintas or any other Subsidiary of Cintas is a party, or deposits to secure public or statutory obligations of us, Cintas or any other Subsidiary of Cintas or deposits of cash or United States government bonds to secure surety or appeal bonds to which we, Cintas or any other Subsidiary of Cintas is a party, or deposits as security for contested taxes or import duties or for the payment of rent, in each case incurred in the ordinary course of business;
(4)    utility easements, building restrictions and such other encumbrances or charges against real property as are of a nature generally existing with respect to properties of a similar character and that do not in any material way affect the marketability of the same or interfere with the use thereof in the business of Cintas or its Subsidiaries;
(5)    Liens existing on the date of the original issuance of the applicable series of debt securities, provided that no increase in the principal amount secured thereby is permitted;
(6)    Liens on property or assets of any Person existing at the time such Person becomes a Subsidiary or is merged with or into or consolidated with us, Cintas or any other Subsidiary of Cintas, or at the time of a sale, lease or other disposition of the properties of a Person as an entirety or substantially as an entirety to us, Cintas or any other Subsidiary of Cintas or arising thereafter pursuant to contractual commitments entered into prior to and not in contemplation of such Person becoming a Subsidiary and not in contemplation of any such merger or consolidation or any such sale, lease or other disposition; provided that such Liens shall not extend to our property or assets or any other property or assets of Cintas or any other Subsidiary of Cintas;
(7)    Liens on our property or assets or any other property or assets of Cintas or any other Subsidiary of Cintas existing at the time of acquisition thereof (including acquisitions through merger or consolidation); provided that such Liens were in existence prior to and were not created in contemplation of such acquisition and shall not extend to our property or assets or any other property or assets of Cintas or any other Subsidiary of Cintas; and
(8)    any extension, renewal or replacement (or successive extensions, renewals or replacements) in whole or in part of any Lien referred to in the foregoing clauses; provided, however, that the principal amount of Debt so secured thereby shall not exceed the principal amount of Debt so secured prior to such extension, renewal or replacement and that such extension, renewal or replacement Lien shall be limited to all or a part of the assets that secured the Lien so extended, renewed or replaced (plus improvements and construction on such real property).
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“Person” means any individual, corporation, partnership, association, joint venture, trust or any other entity or organization, including a government or political subdivision or an agency or instrumentality thereof.
“Principal Property” means, whether owned or leased on the date of the indenture or thereafter acquired, each manufacturing or processing plant or facility of ours, any guarantor or any of their respective Subsidiaries located in the United States of America.
“Significant Subsidiary” means at any date of determination, any Subsidiary of Cintas that, together with its Subsidiaries, (i) for Cintas’ most recent fiscal quarter, accounted for more than 15% of the consolidated revenues of Cintas and its Subsidiaries or (ii) as of the end of such fiscal quarter, was the owner of more than 25% of the consolidated assets of Cintas.
“Significant Subsidiary Guarantor” means any subsidiary guarantor that is a Significant Subsidiary.
“Subsidiary” means any corporation, limited liability company or other business entity of which more than 50% of the total voting power of the equity interests entitled (without regard to the occurrence of any contingency) to vote in the election of directors, managers or trustees thereof or any partnership of which more than 50% of the partnership interests (considering all general and limited partnership interests as a single class) is, in each case, at the time owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by Cintas, one or more of the Subsidiaries of Cintas, or combination thereof.
Merger, Consolidation or Sale of Assets
The indenture provides that Cintas may not, and will not permit any Subsidiary, including us, to consolidate with or merge with or into, or convey, transfer or lease all or substantially all of its properties and assets to, another Person unless:
(1)    in the case of Cintas or Cintas No. 2, the resulting, surviving or transferee Person is either Cintas, or, as the case may be, Cintas No. 2, or is a corporation organized and existing under the laws of the United States, any state or the District of Columbia and assumes by supplemental indenture all of Cintas’ or our obligations, as the case may be, under the indenture and the guarantee or the debt securities, as the case may be;
(2)    subject to the satisfaction of the conditions to release described under “Guarantees” above, in the case of a Significant Subsidiary Guarantor, the resulting, surviving or transferee Person is Cintas, Cintas No. 2 or another subsidiary guarantor, or any other Person, and assumes by supplemental indenture all of such Significant Subsidiary Guarantor’s obligations under the indenture and the guarantee of the debt securities;
(3)    subject to the satisfaction of the conditions to release described under “Guarantees” above, in the case of a Subsidiary other than a Significant Subsidiary Guarantor, in any such transaction involving Cintas, Cintas No. 2 or a subsidiary guarantor, Cintas, Cintas No. 2 or the subsidiary guarantor, as the case may be, is the resulting surviving or transferee Person;
(4)    immediately after giving effect to the transaction, no Event of Default, or event that with notice or lapse of time, or both, would be an Event of Default, has occurred and is continuing;
(5)    the guarantees shall remain in full force and effect (subject to release in accordance with the conditions described under “Guarantees” above); and
(6)    an officers’ certificate and legal opinion covering these conditions shall be delivered to the trustee.
The successor will be substituted, if applicable, for the applicable party to the indenture with the same effect as if it had been an original party to the indenture. Thereafter, the successor may exercise the rights and powers of such party under the indenture.
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Events of Default
Each of the following will be an “Event of Default” under the indenture with respect to the debt securities of each series:
(1)    default in any payment of interest or additional interest on any debt security of such series when due, continued for 30 days;
(2)    default in the payment of principal of or premium, if any, on any debt security of such series when due at its stated maturity, upon optional redemption, upon declaration or otherwise;
(3)    failure by us or any guarantor to comply for 60 days after notice with the other agreements contained in the indenture or the debt securities;
(4)    there occurs with respect to any issue or issues of Debt of Cintas or any of its Subsidiaries, including us (including an Event of Default under any other series of securities), having an outstanding principal amount of $25,000,000 or more in the aggregate for all such issues of all such Persons, whether such Debt exists on the date of the indenture or is thereafter created, (i) an event of default that has caused the holder thereof to declare such Debt to be due and payable prior to its stated maturity and such Debt has not been discharged in full or such acceleration has not been rescinded or annulled within 30 days of such acceleration and/or (ii) the failure to make a principal payment at the final (but not any interim) fixed maturity and such defaulted payment shall not have been made, waived or extended within 30 days of such payment default;
(5)    any guarantee in respect of the debt securities by Cintas or a Significant Subsidiary Guarantor shall for any reason cease to be, or be asserted in writing by any guarantor thereof or us not to be, in full force and effect, and enforceable in accordance with its terms (other than by reason of the termination of the indenture or the release of any such guarantee in accordance with the terms of the indenture), provided, however, that if we or any guarantor asserts in writing that any such guarantee is not in full force and effect and enforceable in accordance with its terms, such assertion shall not constitute an Event of Default for purposes of this paragraph if (i) such written assertion is accompanied by an opinion of counsel to the effect that, as a matter of law, the defect or defects rendering such guarantee unenforceable can be remedied within 10 days of the date of such assertion, (ii) we or such guarantor delivers an officers’ certificate to the effect that we or such guarantor represents that such defect or defects shall be so remedied within such 10-day period, and (iii) such defect or defects are in fact so remedied within such 10-day period; provided, that any reduction in the maximum amount of any such guarantee as a result of fraudulent conveyance or similar law shall not be deemed an Event of Default; and
(6)    certain events of bankruptcy, insolvency or reorganization of us, Cintas or any Significant Subsidiary Guarantor.
However, a default under clause (3) of this paragraph will not constitute an Event of Default until the trustee or the holders of 25% in principal amount of the outstanding debt securities of such series notify us and the guarantors, by registered or certified mail, of the default and such default is not cured within the time specified in clause (3) of this paragraph after receipt of such notice.
If an Event of Default (other than an Event of Default described in clause (6) above) occurs and is continuing, the trustee by written notice to us or the holders of at least 25% in principal amount of the outstanding debt securities of such series by written notice to us and the trustee, may, and the trustee at the request of such holders shall, declare the principal of, premium, if any, and accrued and unpaid interest, if any, on all the debt securities of such series to be due and payable. Upon such a declaration, such principal, premium and accrued and unpaid interest will be due and payable immediately. If an Event of Default described in clause (6) above occurs and is continuing, the principal of, premium, if any, and accrued and unpaid interest on all the debt securities of such series will become and be immediately due and payable without any declaration or other act on the part of the trustee or any holders. The holders of a majority in aggregate principal amount of the outstanding debt securities of such series may waive all past defaults (except with respect to nonpayment of principal, premium or interest and certain other defaults which require the consent of each noteholder affected) and rescind any such acceleration with respect to the debt
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securities and its consequences so long as a judgment or decree for payment of the money due has not been obtained by the trustee and all existing Events of Default, other than the nonpayment of the principal of, premium, if any, and interest on the debt securities of such series that have become due solely by such declaration of acceleration, have been cured or waived.
Subject to the provisions of the indenture relating to the duties of the trustee, if an Event of Default occurs and is continuing with respect to a series of debt securities, the trustee will be under no obligation to exercise any of the rights or powers under the indenture at the request or direction of any of the holders unless such holders have offered to the trustee reasonable indemnity or security against any loss, liability or expense. Except to enforce the right to receive payment of principal, premium, if any, or interest when due, no holder may pursue any remedy with respect to the indenture or the debt securities unless:
such holder has previously given the trustee notice that an Event of Default is continuing;
holders of not less than 25% in principal amount of the outstanding debt securities of such series have requested the trustee in writing to pursue the remedy;
such holders have offered the trustee reasonable security or indemnity against any cost, liability or expense;
the trustee has not complied with such request within 60 days after the receipt of the request and the offer of security or indemnity; and
the holders of a majority in principal amount of the outstanding debt securities of such series have not given the trustee a direction that is inconsistent with such written request within such 60-day period.
Subject to certain restrictions, the holders of a majority in principal amount of the outstanding debt securities of such series are given the right to direct the time, method and place of conducting any proceeding for any remedy available to the trustee or of exercising any trust or power conferred on the trustee. The trustee, however, may refuse to follow any direction that conflicts with law or the indenture or that the trustee determines is unduly prejudicial to the rights of any other holder or that would involve the trustee in personal liability. Prior to taking any action under the indenture, the trustee will be entitled to indemnification satisfactory to it in its sole discretion against all losses and expenses caused by taking or not taking such action.
The holders of any debt security, however, will have an absolute right to receive payment of the principal of, and premium, if any, and interest on, such debt security as expressed therein and to institute suit for the enforcement of such payment.
The indenture provides that if a default occurs and is continuing with respect to a series of debt securities and is known to the trustee, the trustee must mail to each holder of debt securities of such series notice of the default within 90 days after it occurs; provided that in the case of any default of the character described in clause (3) above, no such notice to holders shall be given until at least 30 days after the occurrence thereof. Except in the case of a default in the payment of principal of, premium, if any, or interest on any debt security, the trustee may withhold notice if the trustee determines that withholding notice is in the interests of the holders. In addition, we, as well as each guarantor, are required to deliver to the trustee, within 120 days after the end of each fiscal year, a statement indicating whether the signers thereof know of any default that occurred during the previous year.

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Modification, Amendments and Waivers
Modifications and amendments of the indenture may be made by us and the trustee with the consent of the holders of a majority in principal amount of the debt securities of a series then outstanding under the indenture (including consents obtained in connection with a tender offer or exchange offer for the debt securities). However, without the consent of each holder of an outstanding debt security affected, no amendment may, among other things:
reduce the amount of debt securities whose holders must consent to an amendment;
reduce the stated rate of or extend the stated time for payment of interest on the debt securities;
reduce the principal of or change the stated maturity of the debt securities;
reduce the amount payable upon the redemption of any debt security or change the time at which any debt security may be redeemed;
make any debt security payable in money other than that stated therein;
modify or affect in any manner adverse to holders the terms and conditions of the obligations of the guarantors in respect of the due and punctual payment of principal of, or premium, if any, or interest on the debt securities;
impair the right of any holder to institute suit for the enforcement of any payment on or with respect to such holder’s debt securities; or
make any change in the amendment provisions that require each holder’s consent or in the waiver provisions.
The holders of a majority in aggregate principal amount of the outstanding debt securities of each series, on behalf of all holders of debt securities of such series, may waive compliance by the guarantors or us with certain restrictive provisions of the indenture. The holders of a majority in aggregate principal amount of the debt securities of each series, on behalf of all holders of such series, may waive any past default under the indenture (including any such waiver obtained in connection with a tender offer or exchange offer for the debt securities), except a default in the payment of principal, premium or interest or a default in respect of a provision that under the indenture that cannot be modified or amended without the consent of the holder of each debt security that is affected.
Without the consent of any holder, the trustee and we may amend the indenture to, among other things:
cure any ambiguity, omission, defect or inconsistency or to make any other provisions with respect to matters or questions arising under the indenture that will not adversely affect the interests of the holders of any debt securities in any material respect;
provide for the assumption by a successor of our or a guarantor’s obligations under the indenture;
provide for a successor trustee with respect to the debt securities of each series;
add additional guarantees with respect to the debt securities;
add any additional Events of Default;
secure the debt securities;
add to the covenants of the guarantors or us for the benefit of the holders or surrender any right or power conferred upon the guarantors or us;
make any change that does not adversely affect the rights of any holder; or
comply with any requirement of the SEC in connection with the qualification of the indenture under the Trust Indenture Act.
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The consent of the holders is not necessary under the indenture to approve the particular form of any proposed amendment. It is sufficient if such consent approves the substance of the proposed amendment. After an amendment under the indenture becomes effective, we are required to transmit promptly to the holders a notice briefly describing such amendment. However, the failure to give such notice to all the holders, or any defect therein, will not impair or affect the validity of the amendment.
Concerning the Trustee
U.S. Bank Trust Company, National Association, as successor to Wachovia Bank, National Association, is the trustee under the indenture, and we have also appointed U.S. Bank Trust Company as registrar and paying agent with regard to the debt securities. U.S. Bank Trust Company also serves as trustee with respect to our 3.450% senior notes due 2025, 3.700% senior notes due 2027, 4.000% senior notes due 2032 and 6.15% senior notes due 2036.
Governing Law
The indenture provides that it and the debt securities will be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of New York.
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PLAN OF DISTRIBUTION
We may sell the offered debt securities in and outside the United States:
through underwriters or dealers;
directly to purchasers;
through agents; or
through a combination of any of these methods.
The prospectus supplement will include the following information:
the terms of the offering;
the names of any underwriters or agents;
the name or names of any managing underwriter or underwriters;
the purchase price or initial public offering price of the debt securities;
the net proceeds from the sale of the debt securities;
any delayed delivery arrangements;
any underwriting discounts, commissions and other items constituting underwriters’ compensation;
any discounts or concessions allowed or reallowed or paid to dealers;
any commissions paid to agents; and
any securities exchanges on which the debt securities may be listed.
Sale through Underwriters or Dealers
If underwriters are used in the sale, we will execute an underwriting agreement with them regarding the debt securities. The underwriters will acquire the debt securities for their own account, subject to the conditions in the underwriting agreement. The underwriters may resell the debt securities from time to time in one or more transactions, including negotiated transactions, at a fixed public offering price or at varying prices determined at the time of sale. Underwriters may offer the debt securities to the public either through underwriting syndicates represented by one or more managing underwriters or directly by one or more firms acting as underwriters. Unless we inform you otherwise in the prospectus supplement, the obligations of the underwriters to purchase the debt securities will be subject to certain conditions, and the underwriters will be obligated to purchase all the offered debt securities if they purchase any of them. The underwriters may change from time to time any initial public offering price and any discounts or concessions allowed or reallowed or paid to dealers.
During and after an offering through underwriters, the underwriters may purchase and sell the debt securities in the open market. To the extent expressly set forth in the applicable prospectus supplement, these transactions may include over-allotment and stabilizing transactions and purchases to cover syndicate short positions created in connection with the offering. The underwriters may also impose a penalty bid, which means that selling concessions allowed to syndicate members or other broker-dealers for the offered debt securities sold for their account may be reclaimed by the syndicate if the offered debt securities are repurchased by the syndicate in stabilizing or covering transactions. These activities may stabilize, maintain or otherwise affect the market price of the offered debt securities, which may be higher than the price that might otherwise prevail in the open market. If commenced, the underwriters may discontinue these activities at any time.
Some or all of the debt securities that we offer though this prospectus may be new issues of debt securities with no established trading market. Any underwriters to whom we sell our debt securities for public offering and sale may make a market in those securities, but they will not be obligated to do so and they may discontinue any market
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making at any time without notice. Accordingly, we cannot assure you of the liquidity of, or continued trading markets for, any debt securities that we offer.
If dealers are used in the sale of the debt securities, we will sell the securities to them as principals. They may then resell the debt securities to the public at varying prices determined by the dealers at the time of resale. We will include in the prospectus supplement the names of the dealers and the terms of the transaction.
Direct Sales and Sales through Agents
We may sell the debt securities directly. In this case, no underwriters or agents would be involved. We may also sell the debt securities through agents designated from time to time. In the prospectus supplement, we will name any agent involved in the offer or sale of the offered debt securities, and we will describe any commissions payable to the agent. Unless we inform you otherwise in the prospectus supplement, any agent will agree to use its reasonable best efforts to solicit purchases for the period of its appointment.
We may sell the debt securities directly to institutional investors or others who may be deemed to be underwriters within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 with respect to any sale of those securities. We will describe the terms of any sales of these debt securities in the prospectus supplement.
Remarketing Arrangements
Offered debt securities may also be offered and sold, if so indicated in the applicable prospectus supplement, in connection with a remarketing upon their purchase, in accordance with a redemption or repayment pursuant to their terms, or otherwise, by one or more remarketing firms, acting as principals for their own accounts or as agents for us. Any remarketing firm will be identified and the terms of its agreements, if any, with us and its compensation will be described in the applicable prospectus supplement.
Delayed Delivery Contracts
If we so indicate in the prospectus supplement, we may authorize agents, underwriters or dealers to solicit offers from certain types of institutions to purchase debt securities from us at the public offering price under delayed delivery contracts. These contracts would provide for payment and delivery on a specified date in the future. The contracts would be subject only to those conditions described in the prospectus supplement. The prospectus supplement will describe the commission payable for solicitation of those contracts.
General Information
We may have agreements with the agents, dealers, underwriters and remarketing firms to indemnify them against certain civil liabilities, including liabilities under the Securities Act, or to contribute with respect to payments that the agents, dealers, underwriters or remarketing firms may be required to make. Agents, dealers, underwriters and remarketing firms may be customers of, engage in transactions with or perform services for us in the ordinary course of their businesses.
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LEGAL MATTERS
The validity of the securities offered hereby will be passed upon for us by Jones Day. Certain matters relating to the laws of the State of Nevada will be passed on for us by Fennemore Craig, P.C. Certain matters relating to the laws of the State of Washington will be passed on for us by Fikso Kretschmer Smith Dixon Ormseth PS.
EXPERTS
Ernst & Young LLP, independent registered public accounting firm, has audited our consolidated financial statements and schedule included in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended May 31, 2023, and the effectiveness of our internal control over financial reporting as of May 31, 2023, as set forth in their reports, which are incorporated by reference in this prospectus and elsewhere in the registration statement. Our consolidated financial statements and schedule are incorporated by reference in reliance on Ernst & Young LLP’s reports, given on their authority as experts in accounting and auditing.
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PART II
INFORMATION NOT REQUIRED IN PROSPECTUS
Item 14. Other Expenses of Issuance and Distribution.
The expenses in connection with the issuance and distribution of the securities being registered, other than underwriting discounts and commissions, are estimated below:
ItemAmount
Securities and Exchange Commission registration fee$*
Trustee fees and expenses**
Rating agency fees**
Legal fees and expenses**
Accounting fees and expenses**
Miscellaneous**
Total$**


*    Because the amount to be registered consists of an unspecified amount of the securities as may from time to time be offered at indeterminate prices, in accordance with Rules 456(b) and 457(r) under the Securities Act, the registrant is deferring payment of the registration fee.
**    Estimated expenses are presently not known and cannot be estimated.
Item 15. Indemnification of Directors and Officers.
Cintas Corporation
The Washington Business Corporation Act (the “WBCA”), Section 23B.08.510, et seq., allows indemnification by Cintas Corporation to any person made or threatened to be made a party to any proceedings by reason of the fact that he is or was a director, officer, employee or agent of Cintas Corporation, against expenses, including judgments and fines, if he acted in good faith and in a manner reasonably believed to be in or not opposed to the best interests of Cintas Corporation and, with respect to criminal actions, in which he had no reasonable cause to believe that his conduct was unlawful. The WBCA provides that Cintas Corporation may not indemnify a director in connection with a proceeding in which a director was adjudged to be liable to the corporation or in connection with any other proceeding charging improper personal benefit to the director, whether or not involving action in the director’s official capacity, in which the director was adjudged liable on the basis that personal benefit was improperly received by the director. Indemnification in connection with a proceeding by or in the right of the corporation is limited to reasonable expenses incurred in connection with the proceeding. Indemnifications are to be made by a majority vote of a quorum of disinterested directors; if a quorum of disinterested directors cannot be obtained, by a committee of at least two disinterested directors designated by the board of directors; by the written opinion of independent counsel; or by the shareholders, except that shares owned by or voted under the control of the directors who are at the time parties to the proceeding may not be voted.
Article V of Cintas Corporation’s Amended and Restated Bylaws provides that indemnification shall be extended to any of the persons described above to the full extent permitted by the WBCA.
Cintas Corporation also maintains, at its expense, directors and officers liability insurance which covers all of Cintas Corporation’s directors and officers and directors and officers of subsidiaries of Cintas Corporation, including Cintas Corporation No. 2, Cintas Corporation No. 3 and Cintas Corporate Services, Inc. Cintas Corporation also has entered into indemnification agreements with its officers and directors providing for indemnification against certain liabilities to the fullest extent permitted under Washington law.
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Cintas Corporation No. 2 and Cintas Corporation No. 3 (the “Nevada Registrants”)
Each of the Nevada Registrants is organized under the laws of the State of Nevada. The Nevada General Corporation Law (the “NGCL”) authorizes Nevada corporations to indemnify any person who was or is a party to any proceeding (other than an action by, or in the right of, the corporation), by reason of the fact that he is or was a director, officer, employee or agent of the corporation or is or was serving at the request of the corporation as a director, officer, employee or agent of another corporation or other entity, against liability reasonably incurred in connection with such proceeding, including any appeal thereof, if he acted in good faith and in a manner he reasonably believed to be in, or not opposed to, the best interests of the corporation and, with respect to any criminal action or proceeding, had no reasonable cause to believe his conduct was unlawful. In the case of an action by or on behalf of a corporation, indemnification may not be made if the person seeking indemnification is adjudged liable, unless the court in which such action was brought determines such person is fairly and reasonably entitled to indemnification. Any discretionary indemnification, unless ordered by a court, may be made by the corporation only as authorized by the stockholders, or by a majority vote of a quorum of disinterested directors, or if a majority vote of a quorum of disinterested directors so orders or cannot be obtained, indemnification is to be authorized by independent legal counsel in a written opinion.
The indemnification provisions of the NGCL require indemnification if a director, officer, employee or agent has been successful on the merits or otherwise in defense of any action, suit or proceeding to which he was a party by reason of the fact that he is or was a director, officer, employee or agent of the corporation. The indemnification authorized under the NGCL is not exclusive and is in addition to any other rights granted to officers and directors under the articles of incorporation or bylaws of a corporation or any agreement between officers and directors and the corporation. A corporation may purchase and maintain insurance or furnish similar protection on behalf of any officer, director, employee or agent against any liability asserted against the officer, director, employee or agent and liability and expenses incurred by the officer, director, employee or agent in such capacity, or arising out of his status as such, whether or not the corporation would have the power to indemnify him against such liability under the NGCL.
Each of Article VI of Cintas Corporation No. 2’s Amended and Restated Bylaws and Article 5 of Cintas Corporation No. 3’s Amended and Restated Bylaws provides, respectively, that indemnification shall be extended to any of the persons described above to the full extent permitted by the NGCL.
Cintas Corporate Services, Inc.
Cintas Corporate Services, Inc. is organized under the laws of the State of Ohio. The Ohio Revised Code (the “ORC”) authorizes Ohio corporations to indemnify officers and directors from liability if the officer or director acted in good faith and in a manner reasonably believed by the officer or director to be in or not opposed to the best interests of the corporation, and, with respect to any criminal actions, if the officer or director had no reason to believe his or her action was unlawful. In the case of an action by or on behalf of a corporation, indemnification may not be made (1) if the person seeking indemnification is adjudged liable for negligence or misconduct, unless the court in which such action was brought determines such person is fairly and reasonably entitled to indemnification, or (2) if liability asserted against such person concerns certain unlawful distributions. The indemnification provisions of the ORC require indemnification if a director or officer has been successful on the merits or otherwise in defense of any action, suit or proceeding that he or she was a party to by reason of the fact that he or she is or was a director or officer of the corporation. The indemnification authorized under Ohio law is not exclusive and is in addition to any other rights granted to officers and directors under the articles of incorporation or code of regulations of the corporation or any agreement between officers and directors and the corporation. A corporation may purchase and maintain insurance or furnish similar protection on behalf of any officer or director against any liability asserted against such person and incurred by such person in his or her capacity, or arising out of his or her status, as an officer or director, whether or not the corporation would have the power to indemnify him or her against such liability under the ORC.
Article 5 of Cintas Corporate Services, Inc.’s Code of Regulations provides that indemnification shall be extended to any of the persons described above to the full extent permitted by the ORC.
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Item 16. Exhibits and Financial Statement Schedules.
Exhibit No.Description
1.1*Underwriting Agreement
4.5*Form of Senior Debt Securities

*    To be filed as an exhibit to a current report on Form 8-K and incorporated by reference.
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Item 17. Undertakings.
Each of the undersigned registrants hereby undertakes:
1.    To file, during any period in which offers or sales are being made, a post-effective amendment to this registration statement:
(i)    To include any prospectus required by Section 10(a)(3) of the Securities Act of 1933;
(ii)    To reflect in the prospectus any facts or events arising after the effective date of the registration statement (or the most recent post-effective amendment thereof) which, individually or in the aggregate, represent a fundamental change in the information set forth in the registration statement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any increase or decrease in volume of securities offered (if the total dollar value of securities offered would not exceed that which was registered) and any deviation from the low or high end of the estimated maximum offering range may be reflected in the form of prospectus filed with the Commission pursuant to Rule 424(b) if, in the aggregate, the changes in volume and price represent no more than 20% change in the maximum aggregate offering price set forth in the “Calculation of Filing Fee Tables” or “Calculation of Registration Fee” table, as applicable, in the effective registration statement; and
(iii)    To include any material information with respect to the plan of distribution not previously disclosed in the registration statement or any material change to such information in the registration statement; provided, however, that the undertakings set forth in paragraphs (1)(i), (1)(ii) and (1)(iii) do not apply if the information required to be included in a post-effective amendment by those paragraphs is contained in reports filed with or furnished to the Commission by the registrants pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that are incorporated by reference in this registration statement, or is contained in a form of prospectus filed pursuant to Rule 424(b) that is part of this registration statement.
2.    That, for the purpose of determining any liability under the Securities Act of 1933, each such post-effective amendment shall be deemed to be a new registration statement relating to the securities offered therein, and the offering of such securities at that time shall be deemed to be the initial bona fide offering thereof.
3.    To remove from registration by means of a post-effective amendment any of the securities being registered which remain unsold at the termination of the offering.
4.    That, for the purpose of determining liability under the Securities Act of 1933 to any purchaser:
(i)    Each prospectus filed by a registrant pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3) shall be deemed to be part of the registration statement as of the date the filed prospectus was deemed part of and included in the registration statement; and
(ii)    Each prospectus required to be filed pursuant to Rule 424(b)(2), (b)(5), or (b)(7) as part of a registration statement in reliance on Rule 430B relating to an offering made pursuant to Rule 415(a)(1)(i), (vii), or (x) for the purpose of providing the information required by Section 10(a) of the Securities Act of 1933 shall be deemed to be part of and included in the registration statement as of the earlier of the date such form of prospectus is first used after effectiveness or the date of the first contract of sale of securities in the offering described in the prospectus. As provided in Rule 430B, for liability purposes of the issuer and any person that is at that date an underwriter, such date shall be deemed to be a new effective date of the registration statement relating to the securities in the registration statement to which that prospectus relates, and the offering of such securities at that time shall be deemed to be the initial bona fide offering thereof. Provided, however, that no statement made in a registration statement or prospectus that is part of the registration statement or made in a document incorporated or deemed incorporated by reference into the registration statement or prospectus that is part of the registration statement will, as to a purchaser with a time of contract of sale prior to such effective date, supersede or modify any statement
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that was made in the registration statement or prospectus that was part of the registration statement or made in any such document immediately prior to such effective date.
5.    That, for the purpose of determining liability of the registrants under the Securities Act of 1933 to any purchaser in the initial distribution of the securities, each undersigned registrant undertakes that in a primary offering of securities of the undersigned registrants pursuant to this registration statement, regardless of the underwriting method used to sell the securities to the purchaser, if the securities are offered or sold to such purchaser by means of any of the following communications, the undersigned registrants will be sellers to the purchaser and will be considered to offer or sell such securities to such purchaser:
(i)    Any preliminary prospectus or prospectus of the undersigned registrants relating to the offering required to be filed pursuant to Rule 424;
(ii)    Any free writing prospectus relating to the offering prepared by or on behalf of the undersigned registrants or used or referred to by the undersigned registrants;
(iii)    The portion of any other free writing prospectus relating to the offering containing material information about the undersigned registrants or their securities provided by or on behalf of the undersigned registrants; and
(iv)    Any other communication that is an offer in the offering made by the undersigned registrants to the purchaser.
Each undersigned registrant hereby undertakes that, for purposes of determining any liability under the Securities Act of 1933, each filing of the registrants’ annual report pursuant to Section 13(a) or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (and, where applicable, each filing of an employee benefit plan’s annual report pursuant to Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934) that is incorporated by reference in this registration statement shall be deemed to be a new registration statement relating to the securities offered therein, and the offering of such securities at that time shall be deemed to be the initial bona fide offering thereof.
Insofar as indemnification for liabilities arising under the Securities Act of 1933 may be permitted to directors, officers and controlling persons of the registrants pursuant to the foregoing provisions, or otherwise, the registrants have been advised that in the opinion of the Securities and Exchange Commission such indemnification is against public policy as expressed in the Securities Act and is, therefore, unenforceable. In the event that a claim for indemnification against such liabilities (other than the payment by the registrant of expenses incurred or paid by a director, officer or controlling person of the registrant in the successful defense of any action, suit or proceeding) is asserted by such director, officer or controlling person in connection with the securities being registered, the registrants will, unless in the opinion of their counsel the matter has been settled by controlling precedent, submit to a court of appropriate jurisdiction the question whether such indemnification by them is against public policy as expressed in the Securities Act and will be governed by the final adjudication of such issue.
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SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, the undersigned registrant certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-3 and has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized in the City of Mason, State of Ohio, as of the 8th day of January, 2024.
CINTAS CORPORATION

By:
/s/ J. Michael Hansen             
J. Michael Hansen
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this registration statement has been signed by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.
SignatureTitleDate
/s/ Todd M. Schneider
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
(Principal Executive Officer)
Todd M. Schneider
January 8, 2024
/s/ J. Michael Hansen
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)
J. Michael Hansen
January 8, 2024
*
Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors
Scott D. Farmer
January 8, 2024
*
Gerald S. Adolph
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024
*
John F. Barrett
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024
*
Melanie W. Barstad
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024
*
Karen L. Carnahan
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024
*
Robert E. Coletti
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024
*
Martin Mucci
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024
*
Joseph M. Scaminace
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024
*
Ronald W. Tysoe
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024
    
*    The undersigned by signing his name hereto does sign and execute this registration statement on Form S-3 pursuant to the Power of Attorney executed by the above-named directors and officers of the registrant, which is being filed herewith on behalf of such directors and officers.
By: /s/ J. Michael Hansen    
J. Michael Hansen
Attorney-in-Fact



SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, each of the undersigned registrants certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-3 and has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized in the City of Mason, State of Ohio, as of the 8th day of January, 2024.
CINTAS CORPORATION NO. 2
CINTAS CORPORATION NO. 3


By:
/s/ J. Michael Hansen         
J. Michael Hansen
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this registration statement has been signed by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.
SignatureTitleDate
/s/ Todd M. SchneiderPresident, Chief Executive Officer and Director
(Principal Executive Officer)
Todd M. Schneider
January 8, 2024
/s/ J. Michael Hansen Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Director (Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)
J. Michael Hansen
January 8, 2024
*
D. Brock Denton
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024
*
Rodney W. Ward
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024

*    The undersigned by signing his name hereto does sign and execute this registration statement on Form S-3 pursuant to the Power of Attorney executed by the above-named directors and officers of the registrant, which is being filed herewith on behalf of such directors and officers.
By: /s/ J. Michael Hansen         
J. Michael Hansen
Attorney-in-Fact
        


SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, each of the undersigned registrants certifies that it has reasonable grounds to believe that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form S-3 and has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized in the City of Mason, State of Ohio, as of the 8th day of January, 2024.
CINTAS CORPORATE SERVICES, INC.


By:
/s/ J. Michael Hansen     
J. Michael Hansen
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this registration statement has been signed by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.
SignatureTitleDate
/s/ Todd M. SchneiderPresident, Chief Executive Officer and Director
(Principal Executive Officer)
Todd M. Schneider
January 8, 2024
    /s/ J. Michael Hansen     
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial Officer and Principal
Accounting Officer)
J. Michael Hansen
January 8, 2024
*
D. Brock Denton
DirectorJanuary 8, 2024

*    The undersigned by signing his name hereto does sign and execute this registration statement on Form S-3 pursuant to the Power of Attorney executed by the above-named directors and officers of the registrant, which is being filed herewith on behalf of such directors and officers.
By: /s/ J. Michael Hansen        
J. Michael Hansen
Attorney-in-Fact

        

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January 8, 2024
Cintas Corporation
6800 Cintas Boulevard
P.O. Box 625737
Cincinnati, Ohio 45262-5737
Re: Cintas Corporation No. 2 – Registration Statement on Form S-3
Ladies and Gentlemen:
We have acted as counsel for Cintas Corporation, a Washington corporation (the “Parent”), Cintas Corporation No. 2, a Nevada corporation (the “Issuer”), Cintas Corporation No. 3, a Nevada corporation (together with the Parent, the “Non-Covered Guarantors”) and Cintas Corporate Services, Inc., an Ohio corporation (collectively with the Non‑Covered Guarantors, the “Guarantors”), in connection with the authorization of the issuance and sale from time to time, on a delayed basis, by the Issuer of its senior debt securities (the “Debt Securities”), in one or more series, and the guarantees (the “Guarantees” and, together with the Debt Securities, the “Securities”) of the Issuer’s obligations under the Debt Securities by the Guarantors, in each case as contemplated by the Registration Statement on Form S-3 to which this opinion has been filed as an exhibit (as the same may be amended from time to time, the “Registration Statement”). The Securities may be offered and sold from time to time pursuant to Rule 415 under the Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”).
In connection with the opinions expressed herein, we have examined such documents, records and matters of law as we have deemed relevant or necessary for purposes of this opinion. Based on the foregoing, and subject to the further limitations, qualifications and assumptions set forth herein, we are of the opinion that:
1.The Debt Securities, upon receipt by the Issuer of such lawful consideration therefor as the Issuer’s Board of Directors (or an authorized committee thereof) may determine, will constitute valid and binding obligations of the Issuer.
2.Upon the execution, authentication, issuance, sale and delivery of the Debt Securities, the Guarantees thereof will constitute valid and binding obligations of the Guarantors.
In rendering the foregoing opinions, we have assumed that: (i) the Registration Statement, and any amendments thereto, will have become effective (and will remain effective at the time of issuance of any Securities thereunder); (ii) a prospectus supplement describing each series of Debt Securities and the Guarantees thereof offered pursuant to the Registration Statement, to the extent required by applicable law and relevant rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”), will be timely filed with the Commission; (iii) the definitive terms of each series of Debt Securities and the Guarantees thereof will have been established in accordance with (A) the authorizing resolutions adopted by the boards of directors (or authorized committees thereof), as applicable, of the Issuer and the Guarantors and (B) the charter of the Issuer and the Guarantors, as well as applicable law; (iv) the Issuer and the Guarantors will issue and deliver the Securities in the manner contemplated by the Registration Statement; (v) the
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resolutions authorizing the Issuer and the Guarantors to issue, offer and sell the Securities will have been adopted by the boards of directors (or authorized committees thereof), as applicable, of the Issuer and the Guarantors and will be in full force and effect at all times at which the Securities are offered or sold by the Issuer and the Guarantors; and (vi) all Securities will be issued in compliance with applicable federal and state securities laws.
For purposes of the opinions expressed herein, we have further assumed that: (i) the Securities will have been issued pursuant to an Indenture, dated as of May 28, 2002, by and among the Issuer, the Parent, the other Guarantors party thereto and U.S. Bank Trust Company, National Association (as successor trustee to Wachovia Bank, National Association), as trustee (the “Trustee”), as amended and supplemented (the “Indenture”); (ii) all terms of the Securities not provided for in the Indenture will have been established in accordance with the provisions of the Indenture and reflected in appropriate documentation approved by us and, if applicable, executed and delivered by the Issuer, the Guarantors and the Trustee; and (iii) the Securities will be executed, authenticated, issued and delivered in accordance with the provisions of the Indenture.
For purposes of the opinions expressed herein, we have further assumed that: (i) each of the Issuer and the Non-Covered Guarantors is, and will be at the time of issuance of any Securities, a corporation existing and in good standing under the laws of its jurisdiction of incorporation (each, a “Jurisdiction”), (ii) the Securities, as applicable (A) will be authorized by all necessary corporate action of the Issuer and the Non-Covered Guarantors, (B) will be executed and delivered by the Issuer and the Non-Covered Guarantors under the laws of the applicable Jurisdictions and (iii) the execution, delivery, performance and compliance with the terms and provisions of the Securities by the Issuer and the Non-Covered Guarantors will not violate or conflict with the laws of the applicable Jurisdictions, the terms and provisions of the charter documents of each of the Issuer and the Non-Covered Guarantors, or any rule, regulation, order, decree, judgment, instrument or agreement binding upon or applicable to the Issuer or a Non-Covered Guarantor under the applicable Jurisdictions.
The opinions expressed herein are limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, fraudulent transfer and fraudulent conveyance, voidable preference, moratorium or other similar laws and related regulations and judicial doctrines from time to time in effect relating to or affecting creditors’ rights generally, and by general equitable principles and public policy considerations, whether such principles and considerations are considered in a proceeding at law or at equity.
For purposes of our opinions insofar as they relate to the Guarantors, we have assumed that the obligations of each Guarantor under the Guarantees will be at the time of issuance of any Guarantees, and would be deemed by a court of competent jurisdiction to be, in furtherance of its corporate purpose, or necessary or convenient to the conduct, promotion or attainment of the business of the respective Guarantor and will benefit the respective Guarantor, directly or indirectly.
As to facts material to the opinions and assumptions expressed herein, we have relied upon oral or written statements and representations of officers and other representatives of the Issuer and the Guarantors, and others. The opinions expressed herein are limited to the laws of the State of New York and the laws of the State of Ohio, in each case as currently in effect, and we express no opinion as to the effect of the laws of any other jurisdiction.



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We hereby consent to the filing of this opinion as Exhibit 5.1 to the Registration Statement and to the reference to Jones Day under the caption “Legal Matters” in the prospectus constituting a part of such Registration Statement. In giving such consent, we do not thereby admit that we are included in the category of persons whose consent is required under Section 7 of the Securities Act or the rules and regulations of the Commission promulgated thereunder.
Very truly yours,

/s/ Jones Day
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Cintas Corporation No. 2
Cintas Corporation No. 3
c/o Cintas Corporation No. 2
6800 Cintas Boulevard
P.O. Box 625737
Cincinnati, OH 45262-5737


Re:    Registration Statement on Form S-3
Ladies and Gentlemen:
We have acted as special Nevada counsel for Cintas Corporation No. 2, a Nevada corporation (the “Company”), and Cintas Corporation No. 3, a Nevada corporation (the “Guarantor”), in connection with the Registration Statement on Form S-3 (the “Registration Statement”), including the prospectus that is part of the Registration Statement (the “Prospectus”), filed by the Company, Cintas Corporation, a Washington corporation (“Cintas Corporation”), the Guarantor and Cintas Corporate Services, Inc., an Ohio corporation, with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) on January 8, 2024 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”).
 
The Prospectus provides that it will be supplemented in the future by one or more prospectus supplements (each, a “Prospectus Supplement”). The Prospectus, as supplemented by the various Prospectus Supplements, will provide for the issuance and sale by the Company from time to time of  senior debt securities (the “Debt Securities”) to be issued pursuant to an Indenture, dated as of May 28, 2002, between the Company, Cintas Corporation, certain subsidiary guarantors, including the Guarantor, and U.S. Bank Trust Company, National Association, as successor trustee to Wachovia Bank, National Association, as trustee. The Debt Securities may be offered and sold from time to time pursuant to Rule 415 under the Securities Act. Cintas Corporation and certain subsidiary guarantors, including the Guarantor, will guarantee the obligations under the Debt Securities pursuant to guarantees.
 
In connection with this Opinion Letter, we have examined originals or copies of such corporate records and certificates of public officials as we have deemed necessary or advisable for purposes of this opinion. We have relied upon the certificates of all public and corporate officials with respect to the accuracy of all matters contained therein. We have assumed the authenticity of all documents submitted to us as originals, the genuineness of all signatures, the legal capacity of natural persons and the conformity to originals of all copies of all documents submitted to us.
 


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Based on and subject to the foregoing and the qualifications, limitations, exceptions and assumptions set forth below, it is our opinion that the Company and the Guarantor are corporations existing and in good standing under Nevada law.
 
Nothing herein shall be deemed an opinion as the laws of any jurisdiction other than the State of Nevada.
 
We hereby consent to the filing of this opinion letter as an exhibit to the Registration Statement and to the reference to Fennemore Craig, P.C. under the caption “Legal Matters” in the prospectus constituting a part of such Registration Statement. In giving such consent, we do not thereby admit that we are included in the category of persons whose consent is required under Section 7 of the Securities Act or the rules and regulations of the Commission promulgated thereunder. We disclaim liability as an expert under the securities laws of the United States or any other jurisdiction.

Very truly yours,

/s/ Fennemore Craig, P.C

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(206) 448-1818 main
(206) 448-3444 fax







January 8, 2024


Cintas Corporation
c/o Cintas Corporation No. 2
6800 Cintas Boulevard
P.O. Box 625737
Cincinnati, Ohio 45262-5737

Re:    Form S-3 Registration Statement

Ladies and Gentlemen:

We have acted as special Washington counsel to Cintas Corporation, a Washington corporation (the “Company”), in connection with the preparation and filing of the registration statement on Form S-3 (the “Registration Statement”) on January 8, 2024 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “Commission”) pursuant to the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder (the “Rules”), for the registration of the sale from time to time of senior debt securities (the “Securities”) by Cintas Corporation No. 2, a Nevada corporation and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (the “Issuer”), and the guarantee of the obligations of the Issuer (each a “Guarantee”) in respect of the Securities by the Company and certain subsidiaries of the Company (the “Subsidiary Guarantors”).

The Company has informed us that the Securities will be sold or delivered on a delayed or continuous basis from time to time as set forth in the Registration Statement (and any amendments thereto), the prospectus contained therein and any prospectus supplement. The Securities may be offered and sold from time to time pursuant to Rule 415 under the Securities Act. We understand that prior to the sale of any of the Securities under the Registration Statement, the Company will afford us an opportunity to review the operative documents pursuant to which such Securities are to be sold and will file the applicable amendment to the Registration Statement (which may include as an exhibit an amendment to this opinion letter) or prospectus supplement as we may reasonably consider necessary or appropriate by reason of the terms of the sale of such Securities.

In each case, except as otherwise set forth in the applicable amendment to the Registration Statement or prospectus supplement, any Securities will be issued in one or more series pursuant to that certain Indenture, dated as of May 28, 2002 (the “Base Indenture”), by and among the Company, the Issuer, the Subsidiary Guarantors thereto, and U.S. Bank Trust Company, National Association (as successor trustee to Wachovia Bank, National Association), as trustee (the “Trustee”), as amended and supplemented by a First Supplemental Indenture, dated as of November 8, 2010, by and among the Issuer, Cintas Corporate Services, Inc., and the Trustee (the “First Supplemental Indenture”, and together with the Base Indenture, the “Indenture”).


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As part of the corporate actions taken and to be taken in connection with the issuance and sale of the Securities (the “Corporate Proceedings”), the Company has informed us that the Company’s Board of Directors will, before the Securities are issued and sold under the Registration Statement, (a) authorize the issuance and approve the terms of any Securities to be issued and sold by the Company from time to time under the Registration Statement, and (b) authorize and approve its Guarantee, and such applicable Corporate Proceedings shall be in full force and effect at any such issuance and sale.

In our capacity as special Washington counsel to the Company, we have examined originals of, or certified copies of, or are otherwise familiar with (1) the Company’s Restated Articles of Incorporation, as amended from time to time; (2) the Company’s Amended and Restated By-Laws, as amended from time to time; (3) the Registration Statement; (4) the Indenture; (5) the Washington Officer’s Certificate, dated on or about the date of this opinion letter, executed by an officer of the Company; (6) the Certificate of Existence for the Company issued by the Washington Secretary of State, dated December 12, 2023; (7) any corporate resolutions pertaining to the matters herein; (8) such of the Corporate Proceedings as have occurred as of the date hereof; and (9) such other documents, records and instruments as we have deemed necessary for the purposes of this opinion letter. In such examination, we have relied, with your consent, on customary assumptions as well as certain assumptions peculiar to Washington law, including the following: (i) the authenticity of original documents and the genuineness of all signatures; (ii) the conformity to the originals of all documents submitted to us as copies; and (iii) the truth, accuracy and completeness of the information, representations and warranties contained in the records, documents, instruments and certificates we have reviewed.

As to matters of fact material to the opinion expressed herein, we have relied on information available in public record databases (and all opinions based on such publicly available information are as of the date of such publicly available information and not as of the date of this opinion letter). With your consent, we have not undertaken any independent factual investigation other than the review of the documents described or listed above.

Based on the foregoing and subject to the qualifications and exclusions stated below, we are of the opinion that the Company is a corporation validly existing under Washington law.

The foregoing opinion is subject to the following exclusions and qualifications:

(a)    The opinion expressed herein is subject to bankruptcy, insolvency and other similar laws affecting the rights and remedies of creditors generally and general principles of equity.

(b)    We are expressing no opinion as to the validity or enforceability of any document.

(c)    We express no opinion with respect to the accuracy, completeness or sufficiency of any information contained in any filings with the Commission or any state securities regulatory agency, including the Registration Statement.

For purposes of expressing the opinion herein, we have examined the laws of Washington, and our opinion is limited to such laws. We have not reviewed, nor is our opinion in any way predicated on an examination of, the laws of any other jurisdiction, and we expressly disclaim


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responsibility for advising you as to the effect, if any, that the laws of any other jurisdiction may have on the opinion set forth herein.

The opinion expressed herein (A) is limited to matters expressly stated herein, and no other opinions may be implied or inferred and (B) is as of the date hereof (except as otherwise noted above). We disclaim any undertaking or obligation to update the opinion for events and circumstances occurring after the date hereof or as to facts relating to prior events that are subsequently brought to our attention.

The opinion set forth herein is rendered to you in connection with the Registration Statement and such opinion may be relied upon by your counsel Jones Day in connection with their provision of certain legal opinions. We hereby consent to the filing of this opinion letter with the Commission as an exhibit to the Registration Statement and the use of our name under the caption “Legal Matters” in the Registration Statement. In giving this consent, we do not hereby admit that we are within the category of persons whose consent is required under Section 7 of the Securities Act, as amended, or the rules and regulations of the Commission thereunder, nor do we admit that we are experts with respect to any part of such Registration Statement within the meaning of the term “expert” as used in the Securities Act or the related rules and regulations promulgated under the Securities Act. No expansion of our opinion may be made by implication or otherwise. We express no opinion other than the opinion set forth herein.
Sincerely,

/s/ Fikso Kretschmer Smith Dixon Ormseth, P.S.


Exhibit 23.1


CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

We consent to the reference to our firm under the caption "Experts" in this Registration Statement (Form S-3) and related Prospectus of Cintas Corporation for the registration of debt securities and to the incorporation by reference therein of our reports dated July 27, 2023, with respect to the consolidated financial statements and schedule of Cintas Corporation, and the effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting of Cintas Corporation, included in its Annual Report (Form 10-K) for the year ended May 31, 2023, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.


/s/ Ernst & Young LLP
Cincinnati, Ohio
January 8, 2024



CINTAS CORPORATION NO. 2
REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM S-3
POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS, that each of the undersigned directors and officers of Cintas Corporation No. 2, a Nevada corporation (the “Registrant”), does hereby constitute and appoint each of Todd M. Schneider, D. Brock Denton and J. Michael Hansen, or any of them, each acting alone, as the true and lawful attorney-in-fact or attorneys-in-fact for each of the undersigned, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, and in the name, place and stead of each of the undersigned, to execute and file (i) a Registration Statement on Form S-3 (the “Form S-3 Registration Statement”) with respect to the registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, for sale from time to time of senior debt securities of the Registrant, (ii) any and all amendments, including post-effective amendments, supplements and exhibits to the Form S-3 Registration Statement and (iii) any and all applications or other documents to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission or any state securities commission or other regulatory authority or exchange with respect to the securities covered by the Form S-3 Registration Statement, with full power and authority to do and perform any and all acts and things whatsoever necessary, appropriate or desirable to be done in the premises, or in the name, place and stead of the said director and/or officer, hereby ratifying and approving the acts of said attorneys and any of them and any such substitute.
This Power of Attorney may be executed in multiple counterparts (including facsimile and other electronically transmitted counterparts), each of which will be deemed an original with respect to the person executing it.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have hereunto set their hands as of the 8th day of January, 2024.

SignatureTitle
/s/ Todd M. SchneiderPresident and Chief Executive Officer and Director
(Principal Executive Officer)
Todd M. Schneider
/s/ J. Michael HansenExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Director (Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)
J. Michael Hansen
/s/ D. Brock DentonSenior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel and Director
D. Brock Denton
/s/ Rodney W. Ward
Rodney W. WardDirector



CINTAS CORPORATION
REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM S-3
POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS, that each of the undersigned directors and officers of Cintas Corporation, a Washington corporation (the “Registrant”), does hereby constitute and appoint each of Todd M. Schneider, D. Brock Denton and J. Michael Hansen, or any of them, each acting alone, as the true and lawful attorney-in-fact or attorneys-in-fact for each of the undersigned, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, and in the name, place and stead of each of the undersigned, to execute and file (i) a Registration Statement on Form S-3 (the “Form S-3 Registration Statement”) with respect to the registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, of the Registrant’s guarantees of the debt securities of Cintas Corporation No. 2, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Registrant, (ii) any and all amendments, including post-effective amendments, supplements and exhibits to the Form S-3 Registration Statement and (iii) any and all applications or other documents to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission or any state securities commission or other regulatory authority or exchange with respect to the securities covered by the Form S-3 Registration Statement, with full power and authority to do and perform any and all acts and things whatsoever necessary, appropriate or desirable to be done in the premises, or in the name, place and stead of the said director and/or officer, hereby ratifying and approving the acts of said attorneys and any of them and any such substitute.
This Power of Attorney may be executed in multiple counterparts (including facsimile and other electronically transmitted counterparts), each of which will be deemed an original with respect to the person executing it.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have hereunto set their hands as of the 8th day of January, 2024.
SignatureTitle
/s/ Todd M. SchneiderPresident and Chief Executive Officer and Director
(Principal Executive Officer)
Todd M. Schneider
/s/ J. Michael HansenExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)
J. Michael Hansen
/s/ Scott D. Farmer
Scott D. FarmerExecutive Chairman of the Board of Directors
/s/ Gerald S. Adolph
Gerald S. AdolphDirector
/s/ John F. Barrett
John F. BarrettDirector
/s/ Melanie W. Barstad
Melanie W. BarstadDirector
/s/ Karen L. Carnahan
Karen L. CarnahanDirector
/s/ Robert E. Coletti
Robert E. ColettiDirector
/s/ Martin Mucci
Martin MucciDirector
/s/ Joseph M. Scaminace
Joseph M. ScaminaceDirector
/s/ Ronald W. Tysoe
Ronald W. TysoeDirector



CINTAS CORPORATION NO. 3
REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM S-3
POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS, that each of the undersigned directors and officers of Cintas Corporation No. 3, a Nevada corporation (the “Registrant”), does hereby constitute and appoint each of Todd M. Schneider, D. Brock Denton and J. Michael Hansen, or any of them, each acting alone, as the true and lawful attorney-in-fact or attorneys-in-fact for each of the undersigned, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, and in the name, place and stead of each of the undersigned, to execute and file (i) a Registration Statement on Form S-3 (the “Form S-3 Registration Statement”) with respect to the registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, of the Registrant’s guarantees of the debt securities of Cintas Corporation No. 2, a Nevada corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Cintas Corporation, a Washington corporation, (ii) any and all amendments, including post-effective amendments, supplements and exhibits to the Form S-3 Registration Statement and (iii) any and all applications or other documents to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission or any state securities commission or other regulatory authority or exchange with respect to the securities covered by the Form S-3 Registration Statement, with full power and authority to do and perform any and all acts and things whatsoever necessary, appropriate or desirable to be done in the premises, or in the name, place and stead of the said director and/or officer, hereby ratifying and approving the acts of said attorneys and any of them and any such substitute.
This Power of Attorney may be executed in multiple counterparts (including facsimile and other electronically transmitted counterparts), each of which will be deemed an original with respect to the person executing it.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have hereunto set their hands as of the 8th day of January, 2024.
SignatureTitle
/s/ Todd M. SchneiderPresident and Chief Executive Officer and Director
(Principal Executive Officer)
Todd M. Schneider
/s/ J. Michael HansenExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Director (Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)
J. Michael Hansen
/s/ D. Brock DentonSenior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel and Director
D. Brock Denton
/s/ Rodney W. Ward
Rodney W. WardDirector



CINTAS CORPORATE SERVICES, INC.
REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM S-3
POWER OF ATTORNEY
KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS, that each of the undersigned directors and officers of Cintas Corporate Services, Inc., an Ohio corporation (the “Registrant”), does hereby constitute and appoint each of Todd M. Schneider, D. Brock Denton and J. Michael Hansen, or any of them, each acting alone, as the true and lawful attorney-in-fact or attorneys-in-fact for each of the undersigned, with full power of substitution and resubstitution, and in the name, place and stead of each of the undersigned, to execute and file (i) a Registration Statement on Form S-3 (the “Form S-3 Registration Statement”) with respect to the registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, of the Registrant’s guarantees of the debt securities of Cintas Corporation No. 2, a Nevada corporation and wholly-owned subsidiary of Cintas Corporation, a Washington corporation, (ii) any and all amendments, including post-effective amendments, supplements and exhibits to the Form S-3 Registration Statement and (iii) any and all applications or other documents to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission or any state securities commission or other regulatory authority or exchange with respect to the securities covered by the Form S-3 Registration Statement, with full power and authority to do and perform any and all acts and things whatsoever necessary, appropriate or desirable to be done in the premises, or in the name, place and stead of the said director and/or officer, hereby ratifying and approving the acts of said attorneys and any of them and any such substitute.
This Power of Attorney may be executed in multiple counterparts (including facsimile and other electronically transmitted counterparts), each of which will be deemed an original with respect to the person executing it.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have hereunto set their hands as of the 8th day of January, 2024.
SignatureTitle
/s/ Todd M. SchneiderPresident and Chief Executive Officer and Director
(Principal Executive Officer)
Todd M. Schneider
/s/ J. Michael HansenExecutive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)
J. Michael Hansen
/s/ D. Brock DentonSenior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel and Director
D. Brock Denton





________________________________________________________________________

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
__________________________

FORM T-1

STATEMENT OF ELIGIBILITY UNDER
THE TRUST INDENTURE ACT OF 1939 OF A
CORPORATION DESIGNATED TO ACT AS TRUSTEE
Check if an Application to Determine Eligibility of
a Trustee Pursuant to Section 305(b)(2) ☐
_______________________________________________________

U.S. BANK TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
(Exact name of Trustee as specified in its charter)

91-1821036
I.R.S. Employer Identification No.

800 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, Minnesota

55402
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)
                                 
Daniel Boyers
U.S. Bank Trust Company, National Association
425 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
(513) 632-2077
(Name, address and telephone number of agent for service)
Cintas Corporation No. 2
Cintas Corporation
(Issuer with respect to the Securities)
Nevada
Washington
31-1703809
31-1188630
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

6800 Cintas Boulevard
Cincinnati, Ohio

45262-5737
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)
    
Senior Debt Securities
(Title of the Indenture Securities)





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FORM T-1

Item 1. GENERAL INFORMATION. Furnish the following information as to the Trustee.

a) Name and address of each examining or supervising authority to which it is subject.
    Comptroller of the Currency
    Washington, D.C.

b) Whether it is authorized to exercise corporate trust powers.
    Yes

Item 2. AFFILIATIONS WITH THE OBLIGOR. If the obligor is an affiliate of the Trustee, describe each such affiliation.
None

Items 3-15 Items 3-15 are not applicable because to the best of the Trustee's knowledge, the obligor is not in default under any Indenture for which the Trustee acts as Trustee.
    
Item 16. LIST OF EXHIBITS: List below all exhibits filed as a part of this statement of eligibility and qualification.

1. A copy of the Articles of Association of the Trustee.*

2. A copy of the certificate of authority of the Trustee to commence business, attached as Exhibit 2.

3. A copy of the authorization of the Trustee to exercise corporate trust powers, included as Exhibit 2.

4. A copy of the existing bylaws of the Trustee, attached as Exhibit 4.
5. A copy of each Indenture referred to in Item 4. Not applicable.

6. The consent of the Trustee required by Section 321(b) of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, attached as Exhibit 6.

7. Report of Condition of the Trustee as of September 30, 2023, published pursuant to law or the requirements of its supervising or examining authority, attached as Exhibit 7.

* Incorporated by reference to Exhibit 25.1 to Amendment No. 2 to registration statement on S-4, Registration Number 333-128217 filed on November 15, 2005.

** Incorporated by reference to Exhibit 25.1 to registration statement on form S-3ASR, Registration Number 333-199863 filed on November 5, 2014.














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SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, as amended, the Trustee, U.S. BANK TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, a national banking association organized and existing under the laws of the United States of America, has duly caused this statement of eligibility and qualification to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, all in the City of Cincinnati, State of Ohio on the 7th of November, 2023.

                    By:    /s/ Daniel Boyers    
Daniel Boyers    
Vice President
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Exhibit 1
ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION OF
U. S. BANK TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

For the purpose of organizing an association (the “Association”) to perform any lawful activities of national banks, the undersigned enter into the following Articles of Association:

FIRST. The title of this Association shall be U. S. Bank Trust Company, National Association.

SECOND. The main office of the Association shall be in the city of Portland, county of Multnomah, state of Oregon. The business of the Association will be limited to fiduciary powers and the support of activities incidental to the exercise of those powers. The Association may not expand or alter its business beyond that stated in this article without the prior approval of the Comptroller of the Currency.

THIRD. The board of directors of the Association shall consist of not less than five nor more than twenty-five persons, the exact number to be fixed and determined from time to time by resolution of a majority of the full board of directors or by resolution of a majority of the shareholders at any annual or special meeting thereof. Each director shall own common or preferred stock of the Association or of a holding company owning the Association, with an aggregate par, fair market, or equity value of not less than $1,000, as of either (i) the date of purchase, (ii) the date the person became a director, or (iii) the date of that person's most recent election to the board of directors, whichever is more recent. Any combination of common or preferred stock of the Association or holding company may be used.

Any vacancy in the board of directors may be filled by action of a majority of the remaining directors between meetings of shareholders. The board of directors may increase the number of directors up to the maximum permitted by law. Terms of directors, including directors selected to fill vacancies, shall expire at the next regular meeting of shareholders at which directors are elected, unless the directors resign or are removed from office. Despite the expiration of a director's term, the director shall continue to serve until his or her successor is elected and qualified or until there is a decrease in the number of directors and his or her position is eliminated.

Honorary or advisory members of the board of directors, without voting power or power of final decision in matters concerning the business of the Association, may be appointed by resolution of a majority of the full board of directors, or by resolution of shareholders at any annual or special meeting. Honorary or advisory directors shall not be counted to determined the number of directors of the Association or the presence of a quorum in connection with any board action, and shall not be required to own qualifying shares.

FOURTH. There shall be an annual meeting of the shareholders to elect directors and transact whatever other business may be brought before the meeting. It shall be held at the main office or any other convenient place the board of directors may designate, on the day of each year specified therefor in the Bylaws, or if that day falls on a legal holiday in the state in which the

Association is located, on the next following banking day. If no election is held on the day fixed or in the event of a legal holiday on the following banking day, an election may be held on any subsequent day within 60 days of the day fixed, to be designated by the board of directors, or, if the directors fail to fix the day, by shareholders representing two-thirds of the shares issued and outstanding. In all cases, at least 10 days’ advance notice of the meeting shall be given to the shareholders by first-class mail.

In all elections of directors, the number of votes each common shareholder may cast will be determined by multiplying the number of shares he or she owns by the number of directors to be elected. Those votes may be cumulated and cast for a single candidate or may be distributed among two or more candidates in the manner selected by the shareholder. On all other questions, each common shareholder shall be entitled to one vote for each share of stock held by him or her.

A director may resign at any time by delivering written notice to the board of directors, its chairperson, or to the Association, which resignation shall be effective when the notice is delivered unless the notice specifies a later effective date.




A director may be removed by the shareholders at a meeting called to remove him or her, when notice of the meeting stating that the purpose or one of the purposes is to remove him or her is provided, if there is a failure to fulfill one of the affirmative requirements for qualification, or for cause; provided, however, that a director may not be removed if the number of votes sufficient to elect him or her under cumulative voting is voted against his or her removal.

FIFTH. The authorized amount of capital stock of the Association shall be 1,000,000 shares of common stock of the par value of ten dollars ($10) each; but said capital stock may be increased or decreased from time to time, according to the provisions of the laws of the United States. The Association shall have only one class of capital stock.

No holder of shares of the capital stock of any class of the Association shall have any preemptive or preferential right of subscription to any shares of any class of stock of the Association, whether now or hereafter authorized, or to any obligations convertible into stock of the Association, issued, or sold, nor any right of subscription to any thereof other than such, if any, as the board of directors, in its discretion, may from time to time determine and at such price as the board of directors may from time to time fix.

Transfers of the Association's stock are subject to the prior written approval of a federal depository institution regulatory agency. If no other agency approval is required, the approval of the Comptroller of the Currency must be obtained prior to any such transfers.

Unless otherwise specified in the Articles of Association or required by law, (1) all matters requiring shareholder action, including amendments to the Articles of Association must be approved by shareholders owning a majority voting interest in the outstanding voting stock, and (2) each shareholder shall be entitled to one vote per share.

Unless otherwise specified in the Articles of Association or required by law, all shares of voting stock shall be voted together as a class, on any matters requiring shareholder approval.

Unless otherwise provided in the Bylaws, the record date for determining shareholders entitled to notice of and to vote at any meeting is the close of business on the day before the first notice is mailed or otherwise sent to the shareholders, provided that in no event may a record date be more than 70 days before the meeting.

The Association, at any time and from time to time, may authorize and issue debt obligations, whether subordinated, without the approval of the shareholders. Obligations classified as debt, whether subordinated, which may be issued by the Association without the approval of shareholders, do not carry voting rights on any issue, including an increase or decrease in the aggregate number of the securities, or the exchange or reclassification of all or part of securities into securities of another class or series.

SIXTH. The board of directors shall appoint one of its members president of this Association and one of its members chairperson of the board and shall have the power to appoint one or more vice presidents, a secretary who shall keep minutes of the directors' and shareholders' meetings and be responsible for authenticating the records of the Association, and such other officers and employees as may be required to transact the business of this Association. A duly appointed officer may appoint one or more officers or assistant officers if authorized by the board of directors in accordance with the Bylaws.

The board of directors shall have the power to:

(1)Define the duties of the officers, employees, and agents of the Association.

(2)Delegate the performance of its duties, but not the responsibility for its duties, to the officers, employees, and agents of the Association.

(3)Fix the compensation and enter employment contracts with its officers and employees upon reasonable terms and conditions consistent with applicable law.

(4)Dismiss officers and employees.

(5)Require bonds from officers and employees and to fix the penalty thereof.









(6)Ratify written policies authorized by the Association's management or committees of the board.

(7)Regulate the manner any increase or decrease of the capital of the Association shall be made; provided that nothing herein shall restrict the power of shareholders to increase or decrease the capital of the Association in accordance with law, and nothing shall raise or lower from two-thirds the percentage required for shareholder approval to increase or reduce the capital.

(8)Manage and administer the business and affairs of the Association.

(9)Adopt initial Bylaws, not inconsistent with law or the Articles of Association, for managing the business and regulating the affairs of the Association.

(10)Amend or repeal Bylaws, except to the extent that the Articles of Association reserve this power in whole or in part to the shareholders.

(11)Make contracts.

(12)Generally perform all acts that are legal for a board of directors to perform.

SEVENTH. The board of directors shall have the power to change the location of the main office to any authorized branch within the limits of the city of Portland, Oregon, without the approval of the shareholders, or with a vote of shareholders owning two-thirds of the stock of the Association for a location outside such limits and upon receipt of a certificate of approval from the Comptroller of the Currency, to any other location within or outside the limits of the city of Portland, Oregon, but not more than thirty miles beyond such limits. The board of directors shall have the power to establish or change the location of any office or offices of the Association to any other location permitted under applicable law, without approval of shareholders, subject to approval by the Comptroller of the Currency.

EIGHTH. The corporate existence of this Association shall continue until termination according to the laws of the United States.

NINTH. The board of directors of the Association, or any shareholder owning, in the aggregate, not less than 25 percent of the stock of the Association, may call a special meeting of shareholders at any time. Unless otherwise provided by the Bylaws or the laws of the United States, or waived by shareholders, a notice of the time, place, and purpose of every annual and special meeting of the shareholders shall be given by first-class mail, postage prepaid, mailed at least 10, and no more than 60, days prior to the date of the meeting to each shareholder of record at his/her address as shown upon the books of the Association. Unless otherwise provided by the Bylaws, any action requiring approval of shareholders must be effected at a duly called annual or special meeting.

TENTH. These Articles of Association may be amended at any regular or special meeting of the shareholders by the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the stock of the Association, unless the vote of the holders of a greater amount of stock is required by law, and in that case by the vote of the holders of such greater amount; provided, that the scope of the Association's activities and services may not be expanded without the prior written approval of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Association's board of directors may propose one or more amendments to the Articles of Association for submission to the shareholders.










In witness whereof, we have hereunto set our hands this 11th of June, 1997.

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Exhibit 2


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Exhibit 4

U.S. BANK TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION

AMENDED AND RESTATED BYLAWS

ARTICLE I
Meetings of Shareholders

Section 1.1. Annual Meeting. The annual meeting of the shareholders, for the election of directors and the transaction of any other proper business, shall be held at a time and place as the Chairman or President may designate. Notice of such meeting shall be given not less than ten (10) days or more than sixty (60) days prior to the date thereof, to each shareholder of the Association, unless the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the “OCC”) determines that an emergency circumstance exists. In accordance with applicable law, the sole shareholder of the Association is permitted to waive notice of the meeting. If, for any reason, an election of directors is not made on the designated day, the election shall be held on some subsequent day, as soon thereafter as practicable, with prior notice thereof. Failure to hold an annual meeting as required by these Bylaws shall not affect the validity of any corporate action or work a forfeiture or dissolution of the Association.

Section 1.2. Special Meetings. Except as otherwise specially provided by law, special meetings of the shareholders may be called for any purpose, at any time by a majority of the board of directors (the “Board”), or by any shareholder or group of shareholders owning at least ten percent of the outstanding stock.
Every such special meeting, unless otherwise provided by law, shall be called upon not less than ten (10) days nor more than sixty (60) days prior notice stating the purpose of the meeting.

Section 1.3. Nominations for Directors. Nominations for election to the Board may be made by the Board or by any shareholder.

Section 1.4. Proxies. Shareholders may vote at any meeting of the shareholders by proxies duly authorized in writing. Proxies shall be valid only for one meeting and any adjournments of such meeting and shall be filed with the records of the meeting.

Section 1.5. Record Date. The record date for determining shareholders entitled to notice and to vote at any meeting will be thirty days before the date of such meeting, unless otherwise determined by the Board.

Section 1.6. Quorum and Voting. A majority of the outstanding capital stock, represented in person or by proxy, shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of shareholders, unless otherwise provided by law, but less than a quorum may adjourn any meeting, from time to time, and the meeting may be held as adjourned without further notice. A majority of the votes cast shall decide every question or matter submitted to the shareholders at any meeting, unless otherwise provided by law or by the Articles of Association.

Section 1.7. Inspectors. The Board may, and in the event of its failure so to do, the Chairman of the Board may appoint Inspectors of Election who shall determine the presence of quorum, the validity of proxies, and the results of all elections and all other matters voted upon by shareholders at all annual and special meetings of shareholders.

Section 1.8. Waiver and Consent. The shareholders may act without notice or a meeting by a unanimous written consent by all shareholders.

Section 1.9. Remote Meetings. The Board shall have the right to determine that a shareholder meeting not be held at a place, but instead be held solely by means of remote communication in the manner and to the extent permitted by the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware.












ARTICLE II
Directors

Section 2.1. Board of Directors. The Board shall have the power to manage and administer the business and affairs of the Association. Except as expressly limited by law, all corporate powers of the Association shall be vested in and may be exercised by the Board.

Section 2.2. Term of Office. The directors of this Association shall hold office for one year and until their successors are duly elected and qualified, or until their earlier resignation or removal.

Section 2.3. Powers. In addition to the foregoing, the Board shall have and may exercise all of the powers granted to or conferred upon it by the Articles of Association, the Bylaws and by law.

Section 2.4. Number. As provided in the Articles of Association, the Board of this Association shall consist of no less than five nor more than twenty-five members, unless the OCC has exempted the Association from the twenty-five- member limit. The Board shall consist of a number of members to be fixed and determined from time to time by resolution of the Board or the shareholders at any meeting thereof, in accordance with the Articles of Association. Between meetings of the shareholders held for the purpose of electing directors, the Board by a majority vote of the full Board may increase the size of the Board but not to more than a total of twenty-five directors, and fill any vacancy so created in the Board; provided that the Board may increase the number of directors only by up to two directors, when the number of directors last elected by shareholders was fifteen or fewer, and by up to four directors, when the number of directors last elected by shareholders was sixteen or more. Each director shall own a qualifying equity interest in the Association or a company that has control of the Association in each case as required by applicable law. Each director shall own such qualifying equity interest in his or her own right and meet any minimum threshold ownership required by applicable law.

Section 2.5. Organization Meeting. The newly elected Board shall meet for the purpose of organizing the new Board and electing and appointing such officers of the Association as may be appropriate. Such meeting shall be held on the day of the election or as soon thereafter as practicable, and, in any event, within thirty days thereafter, at such time and place as the Chairman or President may designate. If, at the time fixed for such meeting, there shall not be a quorum present, the directors present may adjourn the meeting until a quorum is obtained.

Section 2.6. Regular Meetings. The regular meetings of the Board shall be held, without notice, as the Chairman or President may designate and deem suitable.

Section 2.7. Special Meetings. Special meetings of the Board may be called at any time, at any place and for any purpose by the Chairman of the Board or the President of the Association, or upon the request of a majority of the entire Board. Notice of every special meeting of the Board shall be given to the directors at their usual places of business, or at such other addresses as shall have been furnished by them for the purpose. Such notice shall be given at least twelve hours (three hours if meeting is to be conducted by conference telephone) before the meeting by telephone or by being personally delivered, mailed, or electronically delivered. Such notice need not include a statement of the business to be transacted at, or the purpose of, any such meeting.

Section 2.8. Quorum and Necessary Vote. A majority of the directors shall constitute a quorum at any meeting of the Board, except when otherwise provided by law; but less than a quorum may adjourn any meeting, from time to time, and the meeting may be held as adjourned without further notice. Unless otherwise provided by law or the Articles or Bylaws of this Association, once a quorum is established, any act by a majority of those directors present and voting shall be the act of the Board.

Section 2.9. Written Consent. Except as otherwise required by applicable laws and regulations, the Board may act without a meeting by a unanimous written consent by all directors, to be filed with the Secretary of the Association as part of the corporate records.

Section 2.10. Remote Meetings. Members of the Board, or of any committee thereof, may participate in a meeting of such Board or committee by means of conference telephone, video or similar communications equipment by means of which all persons participating in the meeting can hear each other and such participation shall constitute presence in person at such meeting.









Section 2.11. Vacancies. When any vacancy occurs among the directors, the remaining members of the Board may appoint a director to fill such vacancy at any regular meeting of the Board, or at a special meeting called for that purpose.
ARTICLE III
Committees

Section 3.1. Advisory Board of Directors. The Board may appoint persons, who need not be directors, to serve as advisory directors on an advisory board of directors established with respect to the business affairs of either this Association alone or the business affairs of a group of affiliated organizations of which this Association is one. Advisory directors shall have such powers and duties as may be determined by the Board, provided, that the Board's responsibility for the business and affairs of this Association shall in no respect be delegated or diminished.

Section 3.2. Trust Audit Committee. At least once during each calendar year, the Association shall arrange for a suitable audit (by internal or external auditors) of all significant fiduciary activities under the direction of its trust audit committee, a function that will be fulfilled by the Audit Committee of the financial holding company that is the ultimate parent of this Association. The Association shall note the results of the audit (including significant actions taken as a result of the audit) in the minutes of the Board. In lieu of annual audits, the Association may adopt a continuous audit system in accordance with 12 C.F.R. § 9.9(b).

The Audit Committee of the financial holding company that is the ultimate parent of this Association, fulfilling the function of the trust audit committee:
(1) Must not include any officers of the Association or an affiliate who participate significantly in the administration of the Association’s fiduciary activities; and

(2) Must consist of a majority of members who are not also members of any committee to which the Board has delegated power to manage and control the fiduciary activities of the Association.

Section 3.3. Executive Committee. The Board may appoint an Executive Committee which shall consist of at least three directors and which shall have, and may exercise, to the extent permitted by applicable law, all the powers of the Board between meetings of the Board or otherwise when the Board is not meeting.

Section 3.4. Trust Management Committee. The Board of this Association shall appoint a Trust Management Committee to provide oversight of the fiduciary activities of the Association. The Trust Management Committee shall determine policies governing fiduciary activities. The Trust Management Committee or such sub-committees, officers or others as may be duly designated by the Trust Management Committee shall oversee the processes related to fiduciary activities to assure conformity with fiduciary policies it establishes, including ratifying the acceptance and the closing out or relinquishment of all trusts. The Trust Management Committee will provide regular reports of its activities to the Board.

Section 3.5. Other Committees. The Board may appoint, from time to time, committees of one or more persons who need not be directors, for such purposes and with such powers as the Board may determine; however, the Board will not delegate to any committee any powers or responsibilities that it is prohibited from delegating under any law or regulation. In addition, either the Chairman or the President may appoint, from time to time, committees of one or more officers, employees, agents or other persons, for such purposes and with such powers as either the Chairman or the President deems appropriate and proper. Whether appointed by the Board, the Chairman, or the President, any such committee shall at all times be subject to the direction and control of the Board.

Section 3.6. Meetings, Minutes and Rules. An advisory board of directors and/or committee shall meet as necessary in consideration of the purpose of the advisory board of directors or committee, and shall maintain minutes in sufficient detail to indicate actions taken or recommendations made; unless required by the members, discussions, votes or other specific details need not be reported. An advisory board of directors or a committee may, in consideration of its purpose, adopt its own rules for the exercise of any of its functions or authority.











ARTICLE IV
Officers

Section 4.1. Chairman of the Board. The Board may appoint one of its members to be Chairman of the Board to serve at the pleasure of the Board. The Chairman shall supervise the carrying out of the policies adopted or approved by the Board; shall have general executive powers, as well as the specific powers conferred by these Bylaws; and shall also have and may exercise such powers and duties as from time to time may be conferred upon or assigned by the Board.

Section 4.2. President. The Board may appoint one of its members to be President of the Association. In the absence of the Chairman, the President shall preside at any meeting of the Board. The President shall have general executive powers, and shall have and may exercise any and all other powers and duties pertaining by law, regulation or practice, to the office of President, or imposed by these Bylaws. The President shall also have and may exercise such powers and duties as from time to time may be conferred or assigned by the Board.

Section 4.3. Vice President. The Board may appoint one or more Vice Presidents who shall have such powers and duties as may be assigned by the Board and to perform the duties of the President on those occasions when the President is absent, including presiding at any meeting of the Board in the absence of both the Chairman and President.

Section 4.4. Secretary. The Board shall appoint a Secretary, or other designated officer who shall be Secretary of the Board and of the Association, and shall keep accurate minutes of all meetings. The Secretary shall attend to the giving of all notices required by these Bylaws to be given; shall be custodian of the corporate seal, records, documents and papers of the Association; shall provide for the keeping of proper records of all transactions of the Association; shall, upon request, authenticate any records of the Association; shall have and may exercise any and all other powers and duties pertaining by law, regulation or practice, to the Secretary, or imposed by these Bylaws; and shall also perform such other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Board. The Board may appoint one or more Assistant Secretaries with such powers and duties as the Board, the President or the Secretary shall from time to time determine.

Section 4.5. Other Officers. The Board may appoint, and may authorize the Chairman, the President or any other officer to appoint, any officer as from time to time may appear to the Board, the Chairman, the President or such other officer to be required or desirable to transact the business of the Association. Such officers shall exercise such powers and perform such duties as pertain to their several offices, or as may be conferred upon or assigned to them by these Bylaws, the Board, the Chairman, the President or such other authorized officer. Any person may hold two offices.

Section 4.6. Tenure of Office. The Chairman or the President and all other officers shall hold office until their respective successors are elected and qualified or until their earlier death, resignation, retirement, disqualification or removal from office, subject to the right of the Board or authorized officer to discharge any officer at any time.

ARTICLE V
Stock

Section 5.1. The Board may authorize the issuance of stock either in certificated or in uncertificated form. Certificates for shares of stock shall be in such form as the Board may from time to time prescribe. If the Board issues certificated stock, the certificate shall be signed by the President, Secretary or any other such officer as the Board so determines. Shares of stock shall be transferable on the books of the Association, and a transfer book shall be kept in which all transfers of stock shall be recorded. Every person becoming a shareholder by such transfer shall, in proportion to such person's shares, succeed to all rights of the prior holder of such shares. Each certificate of stock shall recite on its face that the stock represented thereby is transferable only upon the books of the Association properly endorsed. The Board may impose conditions upon the transfer of the stock reasonably calculated to simplify the work of the Association for stock transfers, voting at shareholder meetings, and related matters, and to protect it against fraudulent transfers.











ARTICLE VI
Corporate Seal

Section 6.1. The Association shall have no corporate seal; provided, however, that if the use of a seal is required by, or is otherwise convenient or advisable pursuant to, the laws or regulations of any jurisdiction, the following seal may be used, and the Chairman, the President, the Secretary and any Assistant Secretary shall have the authority to affix such seal:

ARTICLE VII
Miscellaneous Provisions

Section 7.1. Execution of Instruments. All agreements, checks, drafts, orders, indentures, notes, mortgages, deeds, conveyances, transfers, endorsements, assignments, certificates, declarations, receipts, discharges, releases, satisfactions, settlements, petitions, schedules, accounts, affidavits, bonds, undertakings, guarantees, proxies and other instruments or documents may be signed, countersigned, executed, acknowledged, endorsed, verified, delivered or accepted on behalf of the Association, whether in a fiduciary capacity or otherwise, by any officer of the Association, or such employee or agent as may be designated from time to time by the Board by resolution, or by the Chairman or the President by written instrument, which resolution or instrument shall be certified as in effect by the Secretary or an Assistant Secretary of the Association. The provisions of this section are supplementary to any other provision of the Articles of Association or Bylaws.

Section 7.2. Records. The Articles of Association, the Bylaws as revised or amended from time to time and the proceedings of all meetings of the shareholders, the Board, and standing committees of the Board, shall be recorded in appropriate minute books provided for the purpose. The minutes of each meeting shall be signed by the Secretary, or other officer appointed to act as Secretary of the meeting.

Section 7.3. Trust Files. There shall be maintained in the Association files all fiduciary records necessary to assure that its fiduciary responsibilities have been properly undertaken and discharged.

Section 7.4. Trust Investments. Funds held in a fiduciary capacity shall be invested according to the instrument establishing the fiduciary relationship and according to law. Where such instrument does not specify the character and class of investments to be made and does not vest in the Association a discretion in the matter, funds held pursuant to such instrument shall be invested in investments in which corporate fiduciaries may invest under law.

Section 7.5. Notice. Whenever notice is required by the Articles of Association, the Bylaws or law, such notice shall be by mail, postage prepaid, e- mail, in person, or by any other means by which such notice can reasonably be expected to be received, using the address of the person to receive such notice, or such other personal data, as may appear on the records of the Association.
Except where specified otherwise in these Bylaws, prior notice shall be proper if given not more than 30 days nor less than 10 days prior to the event for which notice is given.

ARTICLE VIII
Indemnification

Section 8.1. The Association shall indemnify such persons for such liabilities in such manner under such circumstances and to such extent as permitted by Section 145 of the Delaware General Corporation Law, as now enacted or hereafter amended. The Board may authorize the purchase and maintenance of insurance and/or the execution of individual agreements for the purpose of such indemnification, and the Association shall advance all reasonable costs and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) incurred in defending any action, suit or proceeding to all persons entitled to indemnification under this Section 8.1. Such insurance shall be consistent with the requirements of 12 C.F.R. § 7.2014 and shall exclude coverage of liability for a formal order assessing civil money penalties against an institution-affiliated party, as defined at 12 U.S.C. § 1813(u).

Section 8.2. Notwithstanding Section 8.1, however, (a) any indemnification payments to an institution-affiliated party, as defined at 12 U.S.C. § 1813(u), for an administrative proceeding or civil action initiated by a federal banking agency, shall be reasonable and consistent with the requirements of 12 U.S.C. § 1828(k) and the implementing regulations thereunder; and (b) any indemnification payments and advancement of costs and








expenses to an institution-affiliated party, as defined at 12 U.S.C. § 1813(u), in cases involving an administrative proceeding or civil action not initiated by a federal banking agency, shall be in accordance with Delaware General Corporation Law and consistent with safe and sound banking practices.

ARTICLE IX
Bylaws: Interpretation and Amendment

Section 9.1. These Bylaws shall be interpreted in accordance with and subject to appropriate provisions of law, and may be added to, altered, amended, or repealed, at any regular or special meeting of the Board.

Section 9.2. A copy of the Bylaws and all amendments shall at all times be kept in a convenient place at the principal office of the Association, and shall be open for inspection to all shareholders during Association hours.

ARTICLE X
Miscellaneous Provisions

Section 10.1. Fiscal Year. The fiscal year of the Association shall begin on the first day of January in each year and shall end on the thirty-first day of December following.

Section 10.2. Governing Law. This Association designates the Delaware General Corporation Law, as amended from time to time, as the governing law for its corporate governance procedures, to the extent not inconsistent with Federal banking statutes and regulations or bank safety and soundness.

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Exhibit 6

CONSENT

In accordance with Section 321(b) of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, the undersigned, U.S. BANK TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION hereby consents that reports of examination of the undersigned by Federal, State, Territorial or District authorities may be furnished by such authorities to the Securities and Exchange Commission upon its request therefor.


Dated: November 7, 2023


                    By:    /s/ Daniel Boyers        
Daniel Boyers    
Vice President













Exhibit 7

U.S. Bank Trust Company, National Association
Statement of Financial Condition
as of 09/30/2023

($000’s)

09/30/2023
Assets
Cash and Balances Due From $971,860 
Depository Institutions
Securities4,247 
Federal Funds0
Loans & Lease Financing Receivables0
Fixed Assets1,548 
Intangible Assets579,147 
Other Assets165,346 
Total Assets$1,722,148 
Liabilities
Deposits0
Fed Funds0
Treasury Demand Notes0
Trading Liabilities0
Other Borrowed Money0
Acceptances0
Subordinated Notes and Debentures0
Other Liabilities226,499 
Total Liabilities226,499
Equity
Common and Preferred Stock200 
Surplus1,171,635 
Undivided Profits323,814 
Minority Interest in Subsidiaries0
Total Equity Capital1,495,649 
Total Liabilities and Equity Capital$1,722,148 











Exhibit 107
Calculation of Filing Fee Tables
Form S-3
(Form Type)
CINTAS CORPORATION NO. 2
CINTAS CORPORATION
SUBSIDIARY GUARANTORS
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

Table 1: Newly Registered and Carry Forward Securities
Security TypeSecurity Class TitleFee Calculation or Carry Forward RuleAmount RegisteredProposed Maximum Offering Price Per UnitMaximum Aggregate Offering PriceFee
Rate
Amount of Registration FeeCarry Forward Form TypeCarry Forward File NumberCarry
Forward
Initial
Effective Date
Filing Fee Previously Paid In Connection with Unsold Securities to be Carried Forward
Newly Registered Securities
Fees to Be PaidDebtDebt Securities of Cintas Corporation No. 2Rule 456(b) and Rule 457(r)(1)(1)(1)(1)(1)
OtherGuarantees of the Debt Securities(2)Rule 456(b) and Rule 457(r)(1)(1)(1)(1)(1)
Fees Previously PaidN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Carry Forward Securities
Carry Forward SecuritiesN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Total Offering AmountsN/AN/A
Total Fees Previously PaidN/A
Total Fee OffsetsN/A
Net Fee DueN/A
(1)An indeterminate aggregate initial offering price of senior debt securities is being registered as may from time to time be offered at indeterminate prices. The registrant is deferring payment of the registration fee pursuant to Rule 456(b) and is omitting this information in reliance on Rule 456(b) and Rule 457(r).
(2)Cintas Corporation and certain subsidiary guarantors may guarantee the debt securities issued by Cintas Corporation No. 2 pursuant to this registration statement. No separate consideration will be received for the guarantees. Pursuant to Rule 457(n), no additional fee is payable with respect to such guarantees.


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