Excel Dryer Inc.

Excel Dryer has been manufacturing American-made hand dryers for more than 50 years. The family-owned and -operated company revolutionized the industry with the invention of the patented XLERATOR® Hand Dryer that created the high-speed, energy-efficient hand-dryer category and set a new standard for performance, reliability, and customer satisfaction.

Company Profile

Website: http://www.exceldryer.com/

Address: 375 Chestnut Street
East Longmeadow, Massachusetts 01028

Full Time Employees: 48

Year Founded: 1963

President: Denis Gagnon


The XLERATOR® Hand Dryer is the original, patented, high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryer manufactured by Excel Dryer. The XLERATOR represents a 95% cost savings compared to paper towels, eliminating their labor, maintenance and waste, while creating a more hygienic restroom environment.


Excel Dryer helps restaurants, schools, convention centers, hotels and other commercial facilities around the world save time, money and the environment. Key markets include hospitality, education, retail, healthcare, large venues and other specialized applications.

Careers/Job Opportunities

Excel Dryer’s workforce is comprised of a full-time staff of dedicated professionals in the areas of sales, marketing and manufacturing. All company activities are carried out in the East Longmeadow facility under the direction of the Gagnon family.

Company Benefits

We remain committed to manufacturing the highest-quality products right here at home. As a family-run business, we know that satisfied workers earning a living wage makes for a superior product.

Community Engagement

Excel Dryer participates and donates to like-minded organizations that are proponents of environmental sustainability. Recently, Excel Dryer partnered with Soldier On, a private nonprofit organization committed to ending veteran homelessness.

Environmental Awareness

Excel Dryer users save up to a 75% reduction in their carbon footprint, use 80% less energy than the conventional dryer and save over paper towels and conventional dryers. Excel was the first hand dryer manufacturer to become a member of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Excel Dryer offers the only Certified HEPA Filtration System.


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