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MIDWEST DRYCLEANING & LAUNDRY INSTITUTE

Welcome to the newly formed Midwest Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (MWDLI). Formally known as the Midwest Drycleaners and Launders Association (MWDLA), MWDLI has been established to help increase the profitability of your dry cleaning business with research, education, advocacy and support from industry experts focused strictly on you.  The MWDLI Strategic Planning Council will help DLI steer, direct and promote member activities.  MWDLI’s primary objective will be to focus on Education and Training in your area to help members keep abreast of the latest industry information from stain removal to regulatory issues to everything else in between.

WORKING HARD FOR YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS!
Networking

The opportunity to network with drycleaner owners in your area can help you find fresh solutions to old problems and gain further insight for running a successful cleaner.

Educational Opportunities

We believe that excellence comes from relentless improvement. We evaluate each part of our curriculum every time it is taught.

Local Advocacy

MWDLI will be working hard to bring local meetings, seminar, and networking with their peers.

 

Advisory Counsel

John Mertes
Ziker Cleaners

1240 South Syrkit St

Mishawaka, IN 46544

574-287-2887

jmertes@zikercleaners.com

Greg Schwegman
Sunshine Cleaners

4854 Mary Ingles Highway

Silver Grove, KY 40176

859-781-4777

greg@sunshinecleanersinc.com

Perry T. Carrico

Rainbow Cleaners

504 South 4th Street

Danville, KY 40422
859-236-4274
pale01@gmail.com

Jeff Schwegmann

Sunshine Cleaners

4854 Mary Ingles Highway

Silver Grove, KY 40176

800-232-0792

jeff@sunshinecleaners.com

Ray Kroner
Kroner Dry Cleaners
3820 N Bend Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45211
513-661-1400
info@kronerdrycleaners.com

Robin Kramer

Notre Dame

100 St Michael's Laundry

Notre Dame, IN 46556
574-631-7802
rkramer@nd.edu

Tim Day

Classic Cleaners

8071 Knue Road

Indianapolis, IN 46250

317-845-0361

timd@classiccleaners.net

Mike Fothergill

Holiday Cleaners

3301 Barbour Lane

Louisville, KY 40241

502-425-6183

mikefothergill8@aol.com

Jim Gault

Gaults Plaza Cleaners &
Laundromat

855 Coshocton Ave Ste 19

Mt. Vernon, OH 43050

740-393-2831

gaultcleaners@gmail.com

Rick Armstrong

3609 Waterford St

Richmond, IN 43734

765-977-3228

rwagolfer@gmail.com

​James Belt

​Fabric Care Center

5760 W Morris Street

Indianapolis, IN 46241

317-224-3212

james@fabriccarecenter.com
 

Dru Shields

EnviroForensics

825 N Capital Ave

Indianapolis, IN 46204

888-866-7911

dshields@enviroforensics.com

Jeff Dunn

Machinex

7654 Production Drive

Cincinnati, OH 45237

513-771-4020

jeff.dunn@machinexonline.com

Jeff Jordan

Fabritec International

8145 Holton Drive Ste 110

Florence, KY 41042

800-543-0460

jeffjordan@fabritec.com

Scott Nelson
Wilcox Environmental
Engineering Inc
1552 Main Street Ste 100
Speedway, IN 46224
317-472-0999
snelson@wilcoxenv.com

 

 

 

 
 
The Association Built To Help Dry Cleaners Connect

Belonging to a trade or professional organization like Midwest Drycleaning & Laundry Institute is as important to a business as developing services for its customers. Whether you're trying to decide on getting into the dry cleaning business or you're already an owner, we are here to be your guide.

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Call
765-969-5745

 
 
Executive Director Report

  

 

As part of the Midwest Drycleaning & Laundry Institute, you are invited to participate in a special group night on March 20th with the Indiana Pacers as they take on the Miami Heat. Tipoff for the game is 7:00 PM. Ticket prices include food and drinks, including beer and wine. Come join us! Complete details can be found in this issue of the magazine.
 

On March 21st, MWDLI will hold an Education Training Seminar at Classic Cleaners in Indianapolis. The seminar will focus on Professional Wetcleaning, and will feature industry experts. Lunch will be provided to all attendees. Classic Cleaners is a world class drycleaning, wetcleaning and laundry facility utilizing the latest in equipment technologies. Additional details and registration can be found in the issue of the magazine.
 

Save the Date! The Midwest Drycleaning and Laundry Institute (MWDLI) will hold its annual convention at the DoubleTree in Lawrenceburg, IN on August 7-8, 2020. This is the first time MWDLI has held its convention in Lawrenceburg. With its small town charm, there is plenty to see and do including opportunities for sightseeing, gambling, golf, fine dining and much more. MWDLI’s Annual Convention Program is a unique blend of educational sessions and exhibits designed to help attendees prepare for new opportunities facing the industry. Stay tuned for complete information…. The MWDLI convention will feature table top exhibits, silent auction, peer-to-peer interaction, golf, cocktail reception, great food and a great hotel. You will not find this type of education for drycleaners anywhere else. The Annual Convention was developed by drycleaners for drycleaners. This is a one stop educational opportunity for all things drycleaning.

Your MWDLI team can be reached at 765-969-5745. See You In Lawrenceburg!

 

PLEASE SUPPORT MWDLI's ALLIED TRADES

EnviroForensics

(317) 972-7870
www.enviroforensics.com

DLD Disposal
(800) 685-9824
www.dld-inc.com

ECC Horizon

(317) 595-4400
www.ecchorizon.com

Cleaner's Supply
(607) 775-7905
www.cleanersupply.com

 

PLEASE SUPPORT MWDLI's
ALLIED TRADES

EnviroForensics

(317) 972-7870
www.enviroforensics.com

Cleaner's Supply
(607) 775-7905
www.cleanersupply.com

Machinex
(513) 771-4020
www.machinexonline.com

EzProducts
(877) 906-1818
www.ezpi.us

M & B Hanger

(859) 781-8200

www.mbhangers.com

DLD Disposal
(800) 685-9824
www.dld-inc.com

Fabricare Systems
(770) 966-9323
www.fabricaremanager.com

Fabritec International
(859) 781-8200
www.fabritec.com

Wilcox

(317) 472-0999
www.wilcoxenv.com

Sesco

(317) 347-9590

www.sescogroup.com

ECC Horizon

(317) 595-4400
www.ecchorizon.com

E J Thomas Company
(614) 808-4107
www.ejthomascompany.com

Sunshine Leather Care Co

(800) 232-0792
www.sunshinecleaners.com

Kreussler Inc
(813) 884-1499
www.kreussler.com

SPOT Business Systems
(801) 208-2231
www.spotpos.com

Forenta
(423) 586-5370
www.forentausa.com

Send Us A Message
Jon Meijer
765-969-5745
 
 

For more information please call Jon Meijer at 765-969-5745 or Midwestdli@gmail.com

MWDLI Wetcleaning Seminar
Featuring Industry Experts

Jeff Quail - Poseidon, Chris Patten - AL Wilson, Jeff Dunn - Machinex
Dean Sheridan - Kreussler and Experts from Sankosha

Saturday
March 21, 2020
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
(Lunch Included)

 

Classic Cleaners

8071 Knue Road

Indianapolis, IN 46250

Members $99

Non-Members $129

Let's face it more and more garments your customers are wearing can be wetcleaned. And that is only going to increase - the suit is not coming back and dogs are hand wash only!

You'll learn how to use wetcleaning for more than shirts. Our experts will cover the complete process from start to finishing and everything in between. Attendees will be broken down into small groups to maximize the overall training experience. Lunch will be provided to all attendees. Classic Cleaners is a world class facility utilizing the latest in wetcleaning equipment technologies.

For more information please contact Jon Meijer at 765-969-5745