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SEATTLE, March 19, 2014 – The Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division Jet Towel®, the world's first 10-second hand dryer, and the first to use two jets of air to dry hands, launched the new Slim series white finish model (JT-SB116JH-W-NA) in the U.S. today.
Formerly available in only charcoal grey with a silver front panel (JT-SB116JH-G-NA), the new white finish will provide more flexibility when it comes to matching various restroom color schemes. It also offers building owners more options for including the world's premiere hand dryer in their buildings.
"The white finish will be a perfect fit for hospitals, offices, or other white dominant restrooms, while the grey slim model will match the stainless fixtures," says Michael Blaskowsky, general manager, U.S. Jet Towel operations, PACARC, LLC, the first U.S. distributor of the Mitsubishi Electric Jet Towel. "Whatever your restroom color scheme, there is a Jet Towel to meet your needs."
"The Slim series – the eighth generation of the Mitsubishi Electric Jet Towel – received an extremely positive reception after launching in the U.S. last year," adds Blaskowsky. With this new version, restrooms looking for a brighter and lighter feel are now able to incorporate the Jet Towel into their operations.
"This is just one exciting development among many, and we look forward to offering even more innovative products to our customers in the future," continues Blaskowsky.
Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric) is headquartered in Suwanee, Ga. Mitsubishi Electric is a leading marketer of ductless and variable refrigerant flow (VRF) air-conditioning and heating technology in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. In 1982, Mitsubishi Electric introduced its state-of-the-art, ductless air conditioners and heat pumps in North America. Mitsubishi Electric expanded its product line with VRF zoning heat pump systems using INVERTER technology to offer simultaneous cooling and heating capabilities. Mitsubishi Electric also offers compressors and a full line of air-conditioning accessories. The division's HVAC products have won numerous awards for innovation and excellence, including a 2014 Top Products Award from Building Operating Management, appliance DESIGN's 2013 Excellence in Design Bronze Award, a 2013 Top Products Award from Building Operating Management, a 2012 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products, a 2012 Record Products Award from Architectural Record and a 2012 BuildingGreen Top-10 Products Award for ductless and VRF systems. More information is available at www.mehvac.com and at Mitsubishi Electric's blog, www.mehvac-blog.com. Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division is also on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube.
Based in Seattle, Wash., PACARC formed in 2004 and is the sole importer and first distributor of the Mitsubishi Electric Jet Towel, the world's first hand dryer to use two jets of air to dry hands and provide an effective dry time. By removing paper towels from restrooms, the Jet Towel reduces hand drying's cost by 98% and lowers its environmental impact by 85%. Recognized for its impact on users, owners, and the planet, the Jet Towel has won multiple awards and is recognized by Greenspec and LEED. Learn more at www.mitsubishijettowel.com.
Contact: Michael Blaskowsky