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Spring 2019 DLI Graduates & Scholarships

Students from 10 U.S. states and one tropical island attended the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute’s Spring 2019 Introduction to Drycleaning and Advanced Drycleaning Courses. In its 91styear, DLI’s School of Drycleaning Technology has trained thousands of drycleaners all over the globe. Students learned about all aspects of the industry.

Topic Covered at DLI’s School of Drycleaning Technology

  • Sorting loads for drycleaning
  • The science of drycleaning
  • Fibers and their characteristics
  • Fabric construction
  • Cleaning silk, stain, and other fabrics
  • Soil and cleaning theory
  • Operating a drycleaning machine
  • Stain removal chemistry and procedures
  • Removing coffee, ink, grease, and other stains from clothing
  • Pressing pants, coats, blouses, ties, pleated garments, and skirts
  • Using tensioning equipment to improve finishing quality
  • Using bleaches without damaging fabric color
  • Distillation procedures
  • Understanding the differences between solvent types
  • Wetcleaning wool, silk, and more
  • Designing a drycleaning plant with the most effective workflow
  • Much more.

 

The next complete DLI course will be offered in two parts in July and August 2019, along with a special standalone Introduction to Drycleaning Course in late August:

  • Introduction to Drycleaning: July 15 – July 19
  • Advanced Drycleaning: July 22 – August 2
  • Standalone Introduction to Drycleaning Course: August 19 – 23

 

Prospective students are invited to learn more and register at www.DLIonline.org/Educationor to call Melissa Wagner at 800-638-2627.

DLI’s 375th Introduction to Dry-cleaning Course
February 25-March 1, 2019
Front Row (left to right): Brian Johnson, DLI Director of Education & Analysis; Naomi Pierce, Gorman’s Laundry, Schulenburg, TX; Fabiana Wilson, DSDJ Properties Inc – ZAPS Cleaners, Lanham, MD; Lillian McPhee, New Oriental Laundry & Cleaners, Nassau, Bahamas; Christy Hobbs, Dependable Cleaners & Shirt Laundry, Denver, CO.
Second Row (l-r): Robert Marshall, Glyndon Lord Baltimore Cleaners, Glyndon, MD; Ronnie Delacruz, Puritan Cleaners, Richmond, VA; Karina Garcia, Los Angeles, CA; Lana Lee-Brogdon, New Oriental Laundry & Cleaners, Nassau, Bahamas.
Back Row (l-r): Josh Lichnovsky, Gorman’s Laundry, Schulenburg, TX; Leon Slone, Curtis Cleaners & Laundry, Lowell, MI; Marc Buckland, Nor’East Cleaners, Gloucester, MA; Arthur Buckland, Nor’East Cleaners, Boston, MA; Hana Van Straalen, Brio Cleaners, Bellingham, WA.

 

DLI’s 375th Advanced Drycleaning Course
March 4-15, 2019
Front Row (left to right): Christy Hobbs, Dependable Cleaners & Shirt Laundry, Denver, CO; Fabiana Wilson, DSDJ Properties Inc – ZAPS Cleaners, Lanham, MD; Loni Boothe, Gwynnie Bee – Caastle, Groveport, OH; Adrienne Glover, Acme Cleaners, Maskegon, MI.
Back Row (l-r): Quintin Mitchell, Gwynnie Bee – Caastle, Groveport, OH; Thomas Maurer, Maurer’s Sanitary Cleaners, Lansing, MI; Karina Garcia,
Los Angeles, CA; Joanna Vasquez, CD One Price Cleaners, Westchester, IL; Brian Johnson, DLI Director of Education & Analysis.

 

 

 

Kreussler awarded a scholarship to Fabina Wilson of DSDJ Properties Inc – ZAPS Cleaners in Lanham, Maryland to attend DLI’s Spring 2019 Introduction to Drycleaning Course.
Kreussler awarded a scholarship to Hana Van Straalen of Brio Cleaners in Bellingham, Washington, to attend DLI’s Spring 2019 Introduction to Drycleaning Course.

 

 

The Michigan Institute of Laundering & Drycleaning awarded scholarships to Adrienne Glover (left) of Acme Cleaners in Maskegon and Thomas Maurer of Maurer’s Sanitary Cleaners, Lansing.
R.R. Street and Co. Inc. awarded a scholarship to Lillian McPhee with New Oriental Laundry & Cleaners in Nassau, Bahamas for DLI’s Spring 2019 Introduction to Drycleaning Course.

 

 

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