Category: Hygiene

Proper Washing and Drying Techniques for Global Handwashing Day

In honor of Global Handwashing Day on October 15, we’re spreading the word about proper washing and drying techniques. This day provides the opportunity to work together through coordinated action to advance universal hand hygiene. This is crucial, now more than ever, as new information comes out surrounding the rise of the Delta variant of […]

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Celebrate National Custodial Workers Recognition Day

A behind the scenes and often thankless job, custodians are the backbones of our workplaces, schools, hospitals, entertainment venues, and more. October 2nd is National Custodial Workers Recognition Day, which encourages appreciation for the individuals who keep the spaces we work, learn, heal, and play in clean and sanitary. While the COVID-19 virus raged around […]

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Hand Hygiene during Football Season

Hut, Hut, Hike! Hand Hygiene during Football Season The kickoff of the 2021 football season is here, and fans are now allowed back into stadiums across the country to cheer on their favorite teams. With large crowds gathering again, hand hygiene during football season is a concern that touchless, hygienic XLERATOR® Hand Dryers can help […]

Automatic Hand Dryers for School Bathrooms

Learn the ABC’s of Automatic Hand Dryers for Schools Summer is coming to an end, and school is back in session. Educators and their students have a lot on their hands and minds heading into the next school year. Public life post-COVID can be daunting, but Excel Dryer can  lighten the load by helping to […]

Clear the Air HEPA Filter for Hand Dryers

Clean and Dry: Hand Dryers with HEPA Filters

In a time where businesses and consumers alike are thinking about safety and hygiene, it’s time we clear the air on HEPA filters.  Hand dryers alone are hygienic, but adding a HEPA filter gives consumers an added level of confidence that a commercial facility has made the extra effort to ensure clean filtered air.   What […]

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A Case for American Manufacturing

American manufacturing is an important economic driver. It invigorates innovation and product development, and provides employment opportunities here, stateside. This spring, another case was made for American-made products: their availability. In April 2021, you couldn’t read a newspaper or put on a television station without catching a story about the shipping vessel that was lodged […]

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It’s Time to Go Touchless: The No-Touch Hand Drying Solution

Consider all the items a single person touches in one day. On average, research conducted in 2015 showed that the average person touches 140 distinct objects every day. Each of these objects comes with their own set of bacteria — some innocuous and some that can cause viruses and illness. Limiting touches has become more […]

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Clickbait headlines mislead on paper towel vs. hand dryer debate

23 studies conclude: Hand dryers are as healthy and safe as other drying methods. Recent clickbait articles feature misleading, unsubstantiated and negative information surrounding hand dryers and COVID-19. Now, the truth has emerged. After 23 peer-reviewed studies, one clear conclusion was reached: Dry your hands with paper towels or hand dryers—because they’re equally hygienic. Researchers […]