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March 13, 2013 - Combining sink, faucet, and dual-sided hand dryer, Advocate® AV-Series provides sustainable hand-washing solution that helps prevent unsafe floors by eliminating need for person to move from sink to hand dryer with wet hands. Commercial ADA-compliant system is made with Terreon® solid surface material, which is GREENGUARD certified as low-emitting material. Hygienic infrared 0.38 gpm faucet cuts water usage by 24%, while infrared hand dryer rids moisture on hands in less than 15 seconds.

Bradley Begins Shipping Commercial Advocate® Lavatory Systems

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Bradley Corp.
W142 N9101 Fountain Blvd.
Menomonee Falls, WI, 53051

Press release date: March 5, 2013

Company anticipates high demand from commercial, retail and hospitality companies as well as restaurants and universities for the completely touchless and sustainable hand-washing solution

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., -- Bradley Corporation, the leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing fixtures and washroom accessories, today announced nationwide availability for the company's latest commercial hand-washing innovation - the Advocate® AV-Series Lavatory System. This sleek, "all-in-one" sink, faucet and dual-sided hand dryer solution delivers the first U.S. made, completely touchless hand-washing experience for a more sustainable, clean and efficient lavatory environment.

"After years of research and valuable customer feedback, Bradley is proud to deliver such an innovative, logical and effective solution as the Advocate Lavatory System to the market," said Jason Renner, senior product manager, Bradley Corp. "As our customers embrace the core design and completely touchless benefits of the product, washrooms across the nation will also be more sustainable and cleaner, with less paper waste and unsafe water on the floor."

Architects, facility managers and building owners have begun to adopt touchless technology in sinks, soap dispensers and hand dryers; however, typically at least one of these elements is housed separately or located elsewhere in the washroom. The Advocate AV-Series Lavatory System not only eliminates the need to touch a faucet, soap dispenser or hand dryer, but also the need for a person to move from sink to hand dryer with wet hands. The integrated, all-in-one solution not only delivers convenience and functionality, but ensures that water goes down the drain - not onto the floor.

"As an architect, I appreciate how intelligent design can solve everyday problems," said Ken Dalton, president of MRP Design Group, a commercial architectural and engineering firm. "We recently installed two Advocates in our office and our restrooms are cleaner, safer and free of paper towels. We are very impressed with the Advocate and plan to recommend it to all of our clients."

The Advocate Lavatory System is made with highly durable Terreon® solid surface material for a sleek look complemented by water and energy-saving benefits. Both Terreon and Terreon®RE recycled solid surface material are GREENGUARD certified as low-emitting materials. The Advocate's hygienic, hands-free infrared 0.38 gpm faucet reduces water usage by 24 percent and the infrared, high-speed, dual-sided hand dryer rids moisture on hands in less than 15 seconds. The solution also features a top-fill soap dispenser that holds twice the capacity of a standard dispenser with intelligent electronics controlling a low-level indictor for unique over-fill protection. The Advocate is ADA compliant for use in all commercial and public-facing environments.

For more product information, please visit To request additional information or to speak to a Bradley representative in your area, please call 1-800-BRADLEY or email

About Bradley Corporation
Headquartered in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Bradley Corporation has been the industry's leading manufacturer of commercial plumbing fixtures and washroom accessories for more than 90 years. The company's diverse client base ranges from small local facilities to international corporations such as Wal-Mart, Toyota, Boeing, W.W. Grainger, Smithsonian Museums, Bechtel, HOK and AMC Theaters Corp. Bradley products include commercial plumbing fixtures, washroom accessories, partitions, emergency fixtures and plastic lockers. Bradley has supported American manufacturing for generations and strives to keep jobs in the United States. Today, the company owns and operates facilities in Wisconsin, Ohio and Michigan.

Bradley's new Advocate AV-Series Lavatory System has earned some of the most prestigious awards in the fields of architecture and design including the 2012 GOOD DESIGN(TM) award from the Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, the 2012 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products magazine and the 2012 Platinum Award for Design Excellence from Design Journal. For more information, please find Bradley Corporation on Twitter @bradleycorp and, or visit
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