PWC Association

Welcome to
professional wetcleaners

Sustaining Communities with Professional Wetcleaning

Our Mission

Welcome to the PWC Association, where we are dedicated to making a positive impact on society, workers, the community, and the environment through our greener solutions. Our mission is to identify, evaluate, convert, educate, and demonstrate the transition from chemical solvents to water-based processes for cleaners. By leveraging the expertise of experienced PWC members, we ensure that owners and operators receive top-notch training and support throughout the entire process. Join us in our commitment to a cleaner and more sustainable future!

About us

Sung Park, President

Sung Park is currently the CEO and Board Member of PWC Association, a non-profit organization. Her professional career began 1980s in the food and hospitality industries and ultimately transitioned her meticulousness and service skills to the garment care industry. Since 1998, she has served as one of the pioneers and leading experts of Professional Wet Cleaning.

Julianna Mo, Secretary

Julianna Mo graduated from law school in 2004 and since then has been a Real Estate Broker and the co-owner of 3 Professional Wet Cleaning businesses in Sausalito, San Francisco and San Mateo. She is also a licensed agent, helping people and small businesses as a life and retirement strategist.

Suzie Sunwoo, Treasure

Suzie Sunwoo is currently the Treasurer and a Board Member of PWC Association. She began her career in the garment care industry in 1978 with a dry cleaning business. After years of waiting for a cleaner and superior method, she switched to Professional Wetcleaning in 2007. Suzie loves educating her customers about the benefits of Professional Wetcleaning.


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Site Elevation

Our experts evaluate operator's skills, knowledge, and store locations, ensuring optimal utilization of available resources.

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You and your operators are invited to one of our PWC members training center to experience the differences.


Our experienced PWC members provide top-notch education and training to owners and operators, enabling them to embrace sustainable practices.

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Success Stories

With successful training, owners and operators become ambassadors, showcasing their proficiency to inspire others in the industry.

Members Agreement

Upon signing an agreement, we swiftly initiate the conversion process, making use of readily accessible equipment.

Undeserved Community Project

Monica's Cleaner's Transformation

South Central Los Angeles is an underserved community. We Initially contacted 40 Dry Cleaners in South Central Los Angeles in 2019. The owner of Monica’s Cleaners showed his interest embraced the eco-friendly Professional Wetcleaning Process. 

A Tragic Setback

In 2022, The owner of Monica’s Cleaners passed away with Lung Cancer. His widow and two sons were trying to operate the dry cleaning machines with toxic solvents. They have requested the financial helps numerously but their issue was not the priority to the local government agencies.

Our Initiative

The PWC Association has taken up the mantle to raise funds for this distressed family. They urgently need help to convert their business. The project unfolds in three phases:
1. Clean-Up: Transforming a 670 sq. ft. space to a fresh start.
2. Finishing Process: Delivering equipment and providing training.
3. Eco-Friendly Transition: Establishing and educating on the Professional Wetcleaning System.

Research Articles and News

City of Modesto Water Contamination

In Modesto, California, a dry cleaning facility caused groundwater contamination with tetrachloroethylene (PCE). Legal disputes have arisen since 1998, involving Dow Chemical and PPG Industries, which sold tetrachloroethylene to local dry cleaners (The Modesto Bee). California Department of Public Health and United States Environmental Protection Agency found historical PCE spills at 17 Modesto dry cleaners.

City of San Luis Obispo

In the 1980s, city wells pumping under the city detected tetrachloroethylene tetrachloroethylene, a cancer-causing chemical also known as PCE , a chemical associated with dry cleaning and industrial operations, in the San Luis Obispo Valley groundwater basin. (Solano Public Health)

Military Base Water Contamination

In the early 1980s, two water-supply systems on the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in North Carolina were found to be contaminated with the industrial solvents trichloroethylene (TCE) and perchloroethylene (PCE). The chemical was used by an off-base dry cleaner (ABC One-Hour Cleaners), and the groundwater became contaminated with PCE as a result of spills and improper disposal practices. (National Library of Medicine)

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support our next project

Your generosity fuels change. We welcome donations in two ways:

  1. Monetary Contributions: Every dollar counts towards our mission of a safer, greener community.
  2. Equipment Donations: Contribute industry-standard systems like Miele Professional, Veit Finishing, or Beta Dispensing. Your support transforms our operations.

Together, we drive positive transformation.

Contact Us

Join us on the path to a cleaner, greener future. Whether you have questions, want to become a member, explore partnerships, or contribute through donations, we’re here to help. Reach out to us, and let’s create a positive impact on society, workers, the community, and the environment together.