Hand washing is an important part of hygiene; so do the effective method of drying the hand. Hand dryer is one of the innovative technology products. The technology is helping in saving the environment with the mission to replace paper towel with the blowing air. Its main function is to dry wet hands by the help of blowing air. Hand Dryers are one of the electric devices mostly preferred by hotels, public washrooms, malls, and others. It could be operated with just a single button or by the infrared sensor.
Hand dryers are considered to be environmental friendly due to the reduction of litter and waste by paper towels, which could not be recycled. Adoption of hand dryers does not require deforestation. The use of paper towels requires production of paper, which in turn could be done by cutting tress only. On the other hand, a hand dryer does not provide any hazard to the environment. Studies stated that more than 7,000 gallons of water gets polluted, nearly 17 grown trees are cut down, and 500 gallons of oil and gasoline are burned to produce 1 ton of paper towels. Statistics also states that, Approximately 1 billion trees worth of paper are thrown away every year in the U.S.
The key players operating in the hand dryer market are:
- Dyson Ltd.
- Excel Dryer, Inc.
- Palmer Fixture
- Hokwang Industries
- United Technologies
- Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
- Panasonic Corporation
- Whirlpool Corporation (American Dryer Inc.)
Key Topics Covered:
1. Market Scope & Methodology
2. Executive Summary
3. Market Overview
4. North America Hand Dryer Market
5. North America Hand Dryer Market by Mode of Operation
7. North America Hand Dryer Market by Country
8. Company Profiles
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