DLI: The Premier Association for Drycleaners
The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute(DLI) has been the premier international trade association for garment care professionals since 1883. Representing over ten thousand retail drycleaners in the United States alone, DLI is the world's leading professional garment care organization. DLI's balanced representation of cleaning entities, both large and small, makes it the industry voice.
Through legislative & regulatory policy development, education, professional training, information, garment analysis, research, DLI offers solutions to help member businesses remain on the competitive edge.
Member Services for Drycleaners
DLI's Government Relations program represents member interests at the Federal Trade Commission, EPA, OSHA, NIOSH, and on Capitol Hill. Member drycleaners benefit from educational events like field and in-plant training seminars, and the biennial Clean Show. Other benefits include professional Certification programs for drycleaning, wetcleaning and the environment, as well as Fabricare magazine, Fabricare Resources Journal, publications delivering the latest in cleaning technology and business management. Members also have exclusive access to the garment analysis service at DLI. The International Textile Analysis Laboratory (ITAL) provides unbiased, analysis reports to determine cause of stained or damaged garments in the cleaning process.