Category: Featured

The “Dirty” Truth: Are Bacteria Harmful?

In the hand washing and drying industry, it’s unavoidable that you’ll come across the term “bacteria.” It’s not surprising, since bacteria have quite the bad reputation—certain strains cause a number of serious diseases including pneumonia, meningitis, foodborne illnesses and more. But that leads to the question: are bacteria harmful? The answer is more complicated than […]

Supporting Soldier On, Two Hands at a Time

This Veterans Day, we are once again honoring all the men and women who have courageously served in the United States Armed Forces. Thankful for this service, we’re continuing our efforts to give back by supporting Soldier On, a western Massachusetts-based nonprofit dedicated to assisting local veterans, with custom covers for our line of high-speed […]

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Supporting Architects on World Architecture Day

Each year, World Architecture Day is observed on the first Monday of October to not only appreciate great architectural works, but also to support the impressive minds that create them. We are proud to work alongside architects and provide them with the products that make their lives and jobs easier. In this blog, we explain […]

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Addressing Common Hygiene Challenges in the Food Industry

Maintaining a culture that promotes hygienic behavior is important for every industry, but none more so than food processing and food service. Even minor lapses in protocol can pose serious health risks or lead to production shutdowns. Now more than ever, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, food production facilities and restaurants must adapt to create […]

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Setting the Standard with a Product Category Rule (PCR)

Excel Dryer has manufactured American-made hand dryers for over 50 years and, time and again, we’ve proven the validity of our reputation as true innovators. This culture of “setting the standard” for American manufacturing is deeply ingrained in the way we operate and is demonstrated with the creation of the industry’s first global Product Category […]

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The Science Behind HEPA Filtration

As we frequently (and proudly) say: XLERATOR® Hand Dryers with HEPA filtration systems remove 99.999% of viruses from the airstream, as evidenced by independent testing from LMS Technologies. As impressive at that statistic is, it may not be immediately clear exactly how this technology can help you stay safe and clean. In this blog, we’re […]