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The History of Hand Dryers

Posted on 8/24/2015 in Xlerator Hand Dryers
It's been a while since we last made a post, but there hasn't been much news from the industry this summer. However, I was somewhat excited by this piece from atlasobscura.com called The Weird History of Hand Dryers Will Blow You Away. It's a very accurate and fair piece I thought, and I wanted to share the link with you here

Enjoy! 

New Technology from Dyson - The Dyson Airblade Tap

Posted on 12/4/2013 in Dyson Airblade Hand Dryers
If you are following Dyson news, a patent was filed with the U.S. Patent Office by Dyson for a new faucet fixture that not only gives you water to wash your hands, but it also works as a dryer to dry them.

New Dyson Airblade Products Guide

Posted on 11/13/2013 in Dyson Airblade Hand Dryers
There has been quite a few changes to the Dyson Airblade product line-up, so we've made this handy chart to show the old and new products and the price changes.

Dyson Airblade dB Hand Dryer Launched

Posted on 10/18/2013 in Hand Dryer Noise
Dyson continues to shake up it's hand dryer line-up in 2013, announcing recently the introduction of the Dyson Airblade dB hand dryer.  Effective immediately, the dB (so named due to it's significant sound reduction, which Dyson claims to be 50% quieter) will replace the AB04, the standard of Airblade hand dryers.

Dyson Discontinues Aluminum Hand Dryers (AB02 and AB06)

Posted on 9/11/2013 in HIgh Speed Hand Dryers
As you may know, I helped launch the Dyson Airblade hand dryer in the U.S. Market back in 2007, and at that time, the only model that was available was the AB02, which was manufactured with a casing of die-cast aluminum.  This was a very expensive part to tool and manufacture, and at times it was susceptible to corrosion if the powder coating wasn't perfect or was scratched.

NetDryers featured in Crain's Chicago's Entrepreneurs in Action

Posted on 2/28/2013 in HIgh Speed Hand Dryers
NetDryers and George Campbell are featured in a short video piece in Crain's Chicago's Entrepreneurs in Action series about Chicago start-ups.  The piece, by business journalist Lisa Leiter, tells the company's story of helping customers view bathrooms differently and create strategies to make them more sustainable and cost-effective by incorporating hand dryers into their facilities.

Dyson Announces 3 New Hand Dryer Products, MK II, V, and Airblade Tap

Posted on 2/3/2013 in HIgh Speed Hand Dryers
Dyson has announced a new line of Airblade hand dryers based around a new version of the Dyson Digital Motor, or DDM (v4).  The new line will include a lighter, quieter version of the aluminum cased AB02 hand dryer.

Dyson Airblade - Facts you need to know

Posted on 1/8/2013 in Hygienic Hand Dryers
One of our best selling hand dryers is the amazing Dyson Airblade hand dryer.  The product is great.  It's probably the fastest dryer on the market and it is certainly the only dryer with a ton of hygiene certifications, including HAACP and NSF.

New Technology Hand Dryers at ISSA 2012 Video

Posted on 10/23/2012 in World Dryer Hand Dryers
The 2012 ISSA show was held Oct. 16-19 in Chicago, and there were so many new technology hand dryers that we decided to make a video so that all of you could see and experience the new products and the marketing behind them.  Hand dryers continue to make technology strides.