Founded in 1960, AVI Foodsystems is one of the largest, independently operated companies in the United States. The family-owned company provides vending, catering and office coffee services. Its clients include Chrysler, Cummins, St. Bernard Soap Company, Westinghouse Electric Company, Whirlpool Corporation, Rockwell International Corporation, Delta Air Lines, Dillen Products, Eastman Kodak Company, Federal Express Corporation, Elyria Foundry Company, Fifth Third Bank and Ford Motor Company. As a woman-owned business enterprise, AVI Foodsystems serves complexes, universities, school systems and health care facilities throughout the Midwest and the eastern United States. The company also provides a range of campus dining services. AVI Foodsystems has received The Eastman Kodak Company 2003 Most Improved Supplier Award.