The 80th Year of the Round Table of Launderers and Dry Cleaners Sharing Their Knowledge

17 Dry Cleaners From Around the Country Meet For the Round Table of Launderers & Dry Cleaners Group to Discuss Industry Topics in Costa Rica For Their 80th Year

Pilgrim Dry Cleaners Inc. from Minneapolis, Minnesota was honored to host the Round Table of Launderers & Dry Cleaners 2019 conference in Guanacaste, Costa Rica March 3rd – 8th. Pilgrim hosted 14 companies that were members and 3 invitee companies who participated in a week of meetings, dinners, and excursions. The Round Table of Launderers & Dry Cleaners is a group of top executives from across the country who meets twice a year to discuss and exchange ideas. The success of the group has led them to continue this tradition for now going into their 80th year of annual meetings.

This elite group began in 1940 and continues to be self-sustaining and valuable to the leaders in our industry. This year’s participating members included: A Cleaner World, Admiral Cleaners, Anton’s Cleaners, Avon Cleaners, Classic Cleaners, Dependable Cleaners, Max I Walker, Model Cleaners, Pilgrim Dry Cleaners, Porter’s Fine Dry Cleaning, Pratt-Abbott Cleaners, Puritan Cleaners, Red Hanger Cleaners, Zengeler Cleaners, and invitees: Dublin Cleaners, Meurice Garment Care and Corry’s Fine Dry Cleaning. 

Pilgrim Dry Cleaners also hosted all members at a fly-in conference in September in Minneapolis where members were able to tour our operation and provide a critique.

Bonnie Engler, the president of Pilgrim Dry Cleaners, says “The sharing of ideas from some of the top companies in our industry continues to lead to success in our operations. We strive to improve and serve our customers and communities in the best way possible.”

Pilgrim Dry Cleaners has been providing dry cleaning and laundry services in the Twin Cities for 79 years with 27 locations and 10 home and office delivery routes they are a leader in the upper Midwest. Three generations of family at Pilgrim continues to provide the finest quality, convenience and service