LAS VEGAS — The Procter & Gamble Company, makers of P&G Pro Line™, a full line of janitorial and sanitation products, has been honored with a Global Trades Award at the ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2005, recognizing P&G as one of America”s “Top Operating Companies” in the janitorial and sanitation industry for 2005-2006. Criteria for the award were based on overall corporate strategies and values. A panel of independent judges screened each entry based on the following areas: would you invest in the company; would you want to work there; customer retention; customer satisfaction; employee retention and satisfaction; and community service. “We are very excited to receive this honor,” said Craig Monsell, marketing manager for P&G Pro Line. “The mission of P&G is to improve the lives of the world”s consumers, and our mission in the Professional division is to improve lives away from home. We do this by providing powerful, multi-tasking cleaning products designed to increase productivity by helping organizations save time and money. We are pleased that our efforts are being recognized by the Global Trades Award.” “This Top Operating Companies award is all about identifying, honoring and promoting the leading companies in the janitorial and sanitation industry,” said Randall Winters, senior producer of the Global Trades Award. “We were not necessarily looking for the biggest companies, simply the best companies in their field.” The award is given by Broadcast News Corporation, Addison, Texas, known for its business programming on national networks such as CNN, MSNBC, and The Learning Channel. About Procter & Gamble Three billion times a day, P&G brands touch the lives of people around the world. The company has one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Pampers®, Tide®, Ariel®, Always®, Whisper®, Pantene®, Mach3®. Bounty®, Dawn®, Pringles®, Folgers®, Charmin®, Downy®, Lenor®, Iams®, Crest®, Oral-B®, Actonel®, Duracell®, Olay®, Head & Shoulders®, Wella, Gillette®, and Braun. The P&G community consists of almost 140,000 employees working in over 80 countries worldwide. Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and in-depth information about P&G and its brands.