b'PAGE 32 / NATIONAL CLOTHESLINE / OCTOBER, 2019M AID TLANTICLast round of basic, advanced DLIcourses for 2019 begin this monthThose seeking to attend an up- experience or less. It will run from bers of DLI and $1,595 for allcoming course on either basic or 9a.m.to4:30p.m.Monday non-members.advanceddrycleaningfromthe through Friday. StudentswhocompletetheDrycleaning and Laundry Institute The 40-hour course covers a course,orworkerswithafewwill have the option of this month lotofbasics,fromsorting yearsofproductionexperienceor next year. drycleaning loads to operating a can learn more advanced knowl-The association has one offer- cleaningmachinetocleaning edgeandskillsintheten-daying each for the remainder of the silks, satins and other fabrics. course.year: the one-week basic course Studentswillalsodevelop Some of the main topics to bewill run from Oct. 21 to 25 and some stain removal skills includ- explored include: identifying cot-thetwo-weekadvancedcourse ing coffee and grease. Pressing ton, silk, polyester and other fab-will be held from Oct. 28 to Nov. pants, coats and skirts will be cov- rics; using bleaches without dam-8. ered,aswillusingtensioning agingfabriccolor;pressingNEW EASTERN CLEANERS in Voorhees, NJ, installed a Co- The introductory course, much equipment to improve overall fin- blouses, dresses, ties, pleated gar-lumbia drycleaning system using Sensene solvent. Pictured as its title suggests, is suitable for ishing quality. ments,silks,velvets,corduroy;are Jack OMara of OMara Brothers Equipment with the newcomerstotheindustryor Thecostoftuitionforthe wetcleaning wool, silk and more;owners, Lisa and Philip Porras. those with a few industry years of course is free for Premier mem- maintaining and changing filters;troubleshootingthedrycleaningmachine; current regulations fac-ing the drycleaning industry; cus-tomerservicetechniquesfordrycleaners; getting clean, whitelaundry; cleaning and preservingweddinggowns;understandingthe difference between solventsincluding perc, GreenEarth, hy-drocarbonandSOLVONK4;pressing laundered shirts; and de-signing a drycleaning plant withthe most effective workflow.TuitionisfreeforPremierMembersand$2,195fornon-members.Thoseseekingacompletedrycleaning education can opt totake both the basic and advancedcoursesconcurrentlyatadis-counted overall rate of $2,895 fornon-members.Course fees cover classroominstruction,notebookandothermaterials and lunch.For more information or to reg-ister, call DLI, (800) 638-2627 orvisit www.dlionline.org.DLI offersself-study onits websiteWhiletheDrycleaningandLaundry Institute will conclude its2019classesattheSchoolofDrycleaning Technology soon, theassociation also offers four onlineself-study classes.DrycleaningFundamentalspresents basic information to helpstudents understand the dryclean-ing process, regardless of their po-sition in it.Anotheroffering,Fibers&Fabrics, is ideal for anyone han-dlingfabrics,fromthefrontcounter to production.DLIsWetcleaningcourseisintended for beginners seeking tounderstandthewetcleaningprocess and veterans seeking tofine-tune it.Lastly,thereisaStainRe-moval course. Self-study classescosts $139 each for members and$249 each for non-members.Formoreinformation,visitwww.dlionline.org and click onSee Us at NCAs TexcareBooth 420 the Education link at the top ofthe homepage. A link for onlineTo learn more, see the Index of Advertisers on page 42 or visit www.natclo.com/ads Self Studies can be found there.'