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DLI Organization

The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute exists to help member professional drycleaners succeed in the garment care industry. DLI is the product of a 1973 merger between the National Institute of Drycleaning (NID) and American Institute of Laundry (AIL) in 1973. DLI's lineage can be traced to 1887 when AIL was formed and 1907 when NID was founded as the National Association of Dyers and Cleaners. DLI founded its School of Drycleaning Technology in 1927 and continues to help professional cleaners and employees create successful cleaning careers. DLI's experts and network can help members answer any question a cleaner may have about the industry. Call 800-638-2627 or click the green chat window for more information or join now online here.