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the act of cleaning (fabrics) with a solvent other than water

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Further input was solicited from stakeholders in the dry cleaning industry, including the presidents of the Northwest Dry Cleaners Association and the Washington State Korean Dry Cleaners Association.
A useful and versatile means to satiate the ever growing needs of the dry cleaning industry, Quick Dry Cleaning Software has been crafted not only to make the lives of dry cleaners simpler, but also to provide an excellent experience to the customers.
Clinicians and public health officials should be alert to potential adverse health effects from exposures to 1-BP in industries where such use might increase, such as the dry cleaning industry, and in workplaces where 1-BP use might be more established.
By comparison, oil-free models that have no oil to degrade or burn can cope with 40 - 45[degrees]C, making them ideal for use as stand-alone units in the higher temperature environments experienced in the laundry and dry cleaning industry.
It was adapted for the dry cleaning industry 50 years ago and worked so well that it spawned a neighborhood mom-and-pop industry that has grown to more than 34,000 shops nationwide today.
The total turnover in the washing and dry cleaning industry increased by 2% to NOK255m, while turnover for the funeral and related activities industry decreased by 4% to NOK125m.
Rynex is a leading manufacturer of safe, cost-effective cleaning solutions for the dry cleaning industry.
Charles Beckett used to be a laundryman, but as the laundry trade went downhill, he started up in the dry cleaning industry after the First World War.
The chemical, also used in the dry cleaning industry, was last year used by a rapist to drug his victim, a 15-year old girl at Aiglon College in Switzerland, the school Princess Beatrice will attend.
For years, "environmentally friendly" was a phrase unlikely to be connected with the dry cleaning industry.
Procter & Gamble's Dryel came on the scene late last summer, but workers in the dry cleaning industry had heard about it as early as 1997.
In addition, some strains produce enzymes capable of degrading nonnutritive substrates, such as trichloroethylene (TCE), a major ground water contaminant used in the dry cleaning industry and in degreasing solvents.
Half a century ago, the London if dry cleaning industry ganged up on a German immigrant operating a small cleaning service, threatening to sue him for his seemingly outrageous claim that dry cleaning with chemical solvents damaged clothing by removing its natural oils.
But the total-decaffeination market was so small that it contributed an infinitesimal fraction of the quantity of solvent released to the atmosphere by major polluters, like the dry cleaning industry, industrial metal cleaning, painting and even the automobile.
GreenEarth Cleaning introduced its environmentally friendly patented process to the dry cleaning industry in 1999.