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Have you cottoned on?


Cotton towel cabinets offer a highly comfortable, efficient, hygienic and environmentally friendly option for hand drying in public washroom areas. Kennedy Hygiene Products, a leading washroom hygiene systems manufacturer based in East Sussex believes that this option offers today one of the best all- round packages when it comes to hand drying.


The capillary structure of a cotton towel means that they have excellent absorption properties and their soft feel means that they provide the ultimate comfort for the hands. Pleasant to the touch, cotton towels are the closest a consumer can get to the home drying experience.


hand washing; removing a lot of the bacteria that remains on the hands even after rinsing. It is a known fact that warm air dryers increase the number of bacteria on the hands as the heat is a breeding ground for it, making cotton towels a much more hygienic choice.


Kennedy’s mechanical retractable cabinet also enhances hygiene, by positioning the previously used towel above the clean one, making it impossible to pull a dirty towel out when reaching for one after hand washing. Moreover, cotton towels used in cabinets such as Kennedy’s retractable Tekna, undergo a strictly controlled washing procedure whereby they are treated with anti-bacterial and anti-fungicidal agents.


Taking a ‘life cycle’ approach, Kennedy’s cotton towels are also environmentally friendly; as once they have been washed 100 times, they are reused as cleaning cloths. A recent study, commissioned by


Hygiene is a hugely important aspect when it comes to hand drying, and cotton towels provide high levels of friction to complement


ETSA, even found that, in six out of seven environmental aspects, cotton towels outperformed their paper towel alternative.


Managing Director of Kennedy Hygiene, Olivier Bizard, said: “Kennedy offers a wide range of integrated washroom solutions for customers all around the world, and we are in a perfect position to observe trends across different regions. We can namely see that cotton towels are a widely used hand drying solution offered by laundries in the Scandinavian countries that are leading the way in environmental awareness.”


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Did you know? 1. Cotton towels can be used and laundered up to 100 times


2. Cotton is a natural and biodegradable material


3. Cotton has a superior capacity for absorption


4. The friction created by drying with cotton removes bacteria and alleviates the growing conditions for bacteria


MINI TEKNA. KENNEDY’S RETRACTABLE TOWEL CABINET GETS SMALLER!


aAutomatic retraction of each used towel portion and of the towel end. aClean towel isolated from and positioned above used towel. aEasy loading system for fast service. aUses a narrow full length 40m towel. aBased on eco-friendly engineering with a biodegradable consumable


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