We have the Scott Paper
Company to thank for the development of the paper towel and
the paper towel dispenser. In the early 1900’s, purportedly
after hearing a complaint by a Philadelphia school teacher
concerning the unsanitary practice of having students dry
their hands with a communal cloth towel, Arthur Scott, the
founder’s son, came up with the idea of using too-thick
toilet paper as a disposable one-use hand towel. Voila!The
paper towel is invented, and of course, a paper towel
dispenser was soon needed once the idea became a big hit.
Paper towel dispensers were eventually placed in almost
every restroom in the U.S. Many states even outlawed, as a
health measure, the cloth-roll contraption previously found
in most public restrooms. Paper towels dispensers soon
became a front line weapon against the spread of some
communicable diseases and a bust for the laundry business.
If you are selecting a paper towel dispenser for your public
restrooms, your choices are wide and varied. We suggest that
you give a little thought to it in order to select the best
paper towel dispenser. Start by viewing images of the
available models – this will give you a better idea of what
is available in paper towel dispensers.
Warranty is a key
consideration, since the quality of construction materials
and the reliability of the dispensing mechanism is usually
closely related to the warranty.
Paper towel dispensers are
made available for free by some restroom products suppliers
as an inducement to get you to enter a supplier agreement –
Caution! Ultimately you may pay a big price for the “free”
paper towel dispenser through the supplier’s inflated paper
Generally, the low cost of most paper towel
dispensers make purchasing you own paper towel dispensers
the better option. Survey your restrooms needs carefully,
view the paper towel dispenser images and compare their
specifications, found on this website, before placing your
You will have no regrets if you select paper towel
dispenser models best suited for your particular restroom
facility and one of the models offered by any one of the
several well- known manufacturers of high quality commercial
paper towel dispensers.