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TOTO History
2010   TOTO becomes a Strategic Partner of the American Institute of Architects.

TOTO expands family of 1.28 GPF with state-of-the-art Double Cycle Flushing System.
2009   TOTO expands production to High-Efficiency Showers and Faucets.
2007   TOTO leads the development of high-efficiency, or 1.28 GPF, toilets.

TOTO’s US manufacturing facilities gain ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management System certification.

TOTO expands Sustainable Manufacturing program at Morrow, GA, facility by significantly reducing water consumption with gray water wash down, reusing crushed china in roadbed construction, instituting closed loop paper recycling, and purchasing Green Energy generated by methane from local landfill.
2006   TOTO continues to marry form, function and design with the introduction of the “Soirée™” bathroom suite and the Double Cyclone™ flushing system.

The EPA honors TOTO with the prestigious Water Efficiency Leader award for its sustained efforts to promote water efficiency and ecological responsibility.

The TOTO Universal Design Research Center is built in Japan
2005   TOTO completes the rigorous process necessary to receive ISO 9001 certification. This ensures that TOTO will consistently deliver the highest quality products and service.TOTO introduces of the “Lloyd™" bathroom suite.The Neorest 500, a compact version of the extremely popular Neorest 600, is introduced.The upscale Neorest Store opens in Wellington, Florida.
2004   TOTO takes the leap and introduces a full line of bathroom suites, faucets, accessories and luxurious Air Bath products. In doing so, TOTO quickly moves from being “that toilet company” to a respected player among the country’s top kitchen and bath product companies with the introduction of the “Clayton™,” “Mercer™” and “Nexus™” bathroom suites.
2003   TOTO introduces the environmentally-conscious, power-saving EcoPower products.
The Neorest 600, a totally automated toilet, and the Washlet E200 premiere to rave reviews.
2002   TOTO introduces a self-generating Hydro-Powered Sensor Faucet, that displays our continued commitment to water—and energy—conservation.
2000   TOTO USA introduces SanaGloss super smooth, ion barrier glazing and the Chloe Washlet.
1998   TOTO introduces G-Max and UniFit Rough-in technology, continues to expand the sales force, and opens a third satellite office in New York City.
1997   TOTO launches a new residential one piece toilet line and a multi-million dollar consumer ad campaign. Sales force triples. Two new products, the Ultimate (CST854) and Carusoe (CST713), are awarded Consumer’s Digest “Best Buy” awards.
1996   TOTO establishes TOTO Morrow, an advanced pressure-casting plant in Georgia. TOTO USA, INC. relocates corporate headquarters to Atlanta, Georgia.
1995   TOTO USA introduces Zoë Washlet. TOTO (China) Co. LTD. is established as a regional headquarters to coordinate sales and manufacturing activation in China.
1994   Beijing TOTO Co., LTD., a joint water company, is established in China.
1991   Establishes TOTO Industries-Lakewood subsidiary in Georgia. TOTO opens R & D Center at the Chigasaki Plant.
1990   TOTO establishes TOTO KIKI USA, INC., sales subsidiary. TOTO Ltd. Introduces 1.6 gpf toilet & sensor-operated faucets and valves.
1989   TOTO acquires a share in Bulthaup GmbH & Co. Awarded the Demming prize for total quality control. TOTO's largest showroom, "TOTO Super Space" is opened in Tokyo.
1988   The Taiwan TOTO Co. Ltd. – Taiwan joint venture is established.
1987   TOTO establishes joint ventures; Kelim TOTO Co., Ltd. in Korea and The Siam Sanitary Fittings Co., Ltd. in Thailand.
1986   TOTO acquires a share in Siam Sanitaryware Co. Ltd. in Thailand.
1985   TOTO establishes first overseas showroom in Hong Kong. Acquires a share in Allia S. A., a leading French sanitary-ware manufacturer.
1980   The Royal TOTO Metal Co. Ltd. in Korea joint venture is established.
1977   The P. T. Surya TOTO in Indonesia joint venture is established.
1971   The TOTO Ginza Pavilion showroom is constructed in Tokyo.
1970   TOTO develops "Aqua-Electronics" for use in Washlet toilets & sensor-operated faucets and flush valves. Also begins manufacturing cast iron bathtubs
1958   TOTO begins manufacturing FRP bathtubs
1946   TOTO begins manufacturing faucets and metal fittings
1937   TOTO begins manufacturing sanitary ware at Chigasaki Plant
1920   TOTO builds Japan's first "tunnel kiln"
1917   TOTO Ltd. established as Japan's first producer of vitreous china sanitary ware
   
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