USA: Automatic Apartment Laundries (AAL) has been named outstanding business partner of the Year for 2001, by the National Association of Auxiliary Services, NACS, the largest auxiliary services support organisation serving higher education.

AAL provides service and maintenance for 10s of thousands of coin-op washers and dryers in apartments, condos, residence halls and assisted facilities in eight upper midwestern states.

“Over the years, we’ve built the business on principles of quality service,” said AAL president Richard Colton.

AAL is a route operator for Maytag and AAL’s marketing manager says that the company uses the brand’s commercial equipment in many of its facilities both for its technical innovation and reliability.