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80th Year of The Round Table

Round Table of Launderers & Dry Cleaners members meet in Costa Rica

GUANACASTE, Costa Rica — Pilgrim Dry Cleaners Inc. from Minneapolis, Minn., was honored to host the Round Table of Launderers & Dry Cleaners 2019 conference in Costa Rica, it notes. The success of the Round Table has led them to continue this tradition now going into their 80th year of annual meetings, it adds.

The cleaners hosted 14 companies that were members and 3 invitee companies who participated in a week of meetings, dinners, and excursions, it says.

The Round Table of Launderers & Dry Cleaners, it points out, is a group of top executives from across the country who meet twice a year to discuss and exchange ideas.

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.”

“This elite group began in 1940 and continues to be self-sustaining and valuable to the leaders in our industry,” the cleaners says.

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,” it adds.

This cleaners has been providing drycleaning and laundry services in the Twin Cities for 79 years with 27 locations and 10 home and office delivery routes, it notes.