Massachusetts hand-dryer maker gets helping hand from U.S.-China trade war

Reuters | December 11, 2019

The U.S.-China trade war is creating something William Gagnon once thought impossible - a 100% American-made bathroom hand dryer. Gagnon’s family-owned company, Excel Dryer Inc, sells about $40 million worth of dryers a year that mostly go into public bathrooms, including at airports and casinos as well as at Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N) stores across the United States. The Western Massachusetts company uses parts made in the United States at its 50-employee factory, except for the motors and electronic controllers at their core. They long sought a domestic supplier for those items, but nobody could beat China’s low prices. Until now.

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AFGE is the nation’s largest federal employee union, representing 670,000 federal and D.C. government workers. More than 500 AFGE members who were in Washington for the union’s annual legislative conference attended the rally, joined by members of other government employee unions including the American Postal Workers Union, the National Association of Letter Carriers and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

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AFGE is the nation’s largest federal employee union, representing 670,000 federal and D.C. government workers. More than 500 AFGE members who were in Washington for the union’s annual legislative conference attended the rally, joined by members of other government employee unions including the American Postal Workers Union, the National Association of Letter Carriers and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

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