WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems, North America’s leading laundry facilities management service company, was recognized recently with two awards for its support of its industry partners in Northern California. The North Valley Property Owners Association (NVPOA) recognized WASH as an “Industry Partner of the Year,” and the Sacramento chapter of the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) named WASH the “Friend of IREM of the Year.” “We are honored to be recognized by NVPOA and IREM for our involvement with their organizations and members,” comments Steve Jungclas, regional vice president for the Northwest region. “WASH strives to be an active member of the communities we serve on a local and regional level, and our participation with our industry partners is an important part of these efforts.” The NVPOA “Industry Partner Award” was presented to WASH for its support and participation in the association within the past year and in prior years. Affiliated with the National Apartment Association, NVPOA offers services for professional property management companies and rental owners who self-manage their residential income properties. WASH received the “Friends of IREM Award” for its participation in activities and programs within the Sacramento chapter. The Friends of IREM Award program is designed to foster professional relationships between chapter members and reputable service providers on a local level. IREM is an international association of real estate property management professionals offering education, resources and information for property managers. About WASH WASH is a leader in technology-advanced, eco-friendly laundry room operations. Its “best-in-class” facilities management services can be found at apartment properties, condos, college and university residence halls, military bases and other multi-housing locations. More than 5 million people do their weekly laundry at a WASH facility. WASH is a privately held company founded in 1947 and based in El Segundo, Calif. and operating in 19 U.S. states and all Canadian provinces. Through its subsidiary Coinamatic Canada, WASH also has a commercial laundry distributorship and ParkSmart, a division that manages parking facilities. For more information, please visit www.washlaundry.com or call 800-421-6897, ext. 1600.