- Jan 19, 2017
The Corporate Citizen of the Year is recognized for promoting a spirit of giving and community involvement.
After opening its doors in Chicago nearly 160 years ago, little did the founders of family owned A.W. Zengeler Cleaners ever imagine the impact their dry cleaning company would have. Established by John Zengeler in 1857, the company has grown from a steam and dye works business to Illinois’ largest and one of America’s oldest and largest family owned dry cleaning businesses, operating a central plant, two package plants, and eight stores, including its headquarters in Northbrook, with over 150 employees.