Category: Made in USA

A person’s hands laid out, palms-up, against a blue background

There’s More to Cleaning Than Washing

Since COVID, the subject of hygiene has taken center stage. That’s why it’s no surprise that handwashing has become such a critical component of our daily routines. From public restrooms to office spaces, the emphasis on handwashing is more prominent than ever. In fact, 9 out of 10 people report having changed their hand hygiene […]

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Excel Works With WELL

Excel Dryer is now part of the Works with WELL Network, and our electrostatic HEPA (eHEPA) hand dryers are featured on the Works With WELL Directory. We’re proud to be in the company of product manufacturers who put human health and well-being at the forefront of their work. What Does “Works With Well” Mean? The […]

Washing hands with heart-shaped sponge

Winter Health is in Your Hands (A Handy Guide)

All the experts agree: proper handwashing and drying play an essential role in preventing the spread of germ-borne illness. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), proper handwashing and drying can prevent about 30% of diarrhea-related sicknesses like norovirus and about 20% of respiratory infections like colds and flu. That is a significant reduction, […]

Feel the Power of ART! Teens at Artists for Humanity Create Works of Art from Hand Dryers

You’ve never seen an art installation like this before. Artists For Humanity (AFH), whose 23,500-square-foot Epicenter is Boston’s first LEED Platinum certified building, has combined its commitment to sustainability with its dedication to art and design—and ensured neither stops outside the restroom doors. When Excel Dryer learned about the amazing work AFH was doing, we […]

Map of World where XLERATOR hand dryers are used

In Charge of a Restroom? We Speak Your Language

The washroom. The lavatory. The loo. Or our favorite, the necessary room. Across oceans and borders, countries and cultures, no one is unfamiliar with the necessity of the public restroom—and that fact (among others) is what makes our work universally important. “In terms of where our hand dryers are found, they’re basically on all continents […]

Dennis Gagnon on Made in America Podcast with Ari Santiago

‘A Hand Dryer for the Twenty-First Century’ Podcast Features Denis Gagnon and the XLERATOR Story

“What do you make, and why do you make it?” asked Made In America host Ari Santiago. It’s his standard way of kicking off every interview for his podcast (available on YouTube, Spotify, or Apple Podcasts), but on this January 2023 episode, the signature two-part question was—fittingly—subject to customization.  “We manufacture electric hand dryers, and […]

Hand dryers save restroom maintenance time and money

Hand Dryers Reduce Public Restroom Cleaning and Maintenance Needs

Have you ever considered how hand dryers save time during public restroom cleaning? When it comes to maintaining restrooms, hand dryers are a workhorse for your bathroom cleaning services. Hand dryers can contribute to the efficiency of your bathroom cleaning staff by alleviating much of the time spent keeping the bathrooms clean. Here are a […]

XLERATORsync Hand Dryer integrated into D|13 Sink System

What’s in Store for Your Restrooms? 5 Reasons the D|13 Sink System Works for Retail

There’s a lot we can say about the D|13 Sink System featuring the XLERATORsync® Hand Dryer, and we’ll start with this: there’s no commercial restroom where it doesn’t belong. What makes it work for sprawling universities and legendary football stadiums is what makes it just as ideal for the retail industry, from high-end shopping destinations […]

Sustainability comparison of hand dryers vs. paper towels

Dryers Remain the Most Eco-Friendly Way to Dry Hands

In today’s eco-conscious environment, sustainability is an ever-growing concern for the public and businesses alike. For example, in public restrooms, consumers’ preference for hand dryers over paper towels grows significantly when they are reminded of paper towels’ impact on the environment. Not only do a majority (two-thirds) of consumers support the use of commercial hand […]