TOTO HISTORY

TOTO HISTORY

1917

The Company was established

by Kazuchika Okura under the name, TOYO TOKI Co.,LTD. which is later renamed TOTO

1923

The Great Kanto Earthquake

devasted Tokyo, Sewage systems were built during the reconstruction, leading to a rapid growth in demand for sanitary ware

1946

After World War II,

TOTO began manufacturing metal fitting and faucets in addition to ceramics

1964

TOTO created 1,044 modular

prefabricated bathrooms for Tokyo's Hotel New Otani, opened for the 1964 Olympics

1980

TOTO launched WASHLETTM,

providing consumers with a whole new level of cleanliness and comfort

1993

NEOREST toilet

was launched incorporating the WASHLETTM with a comprehensive range of TOTO's innovation. It brings with it the fullest realization yet of the principle of Clean Technology

2009

TOTO launched

in Europe with a grand opening at the ISH Exhibition in Frankfurt, Germany

2015

TOTO WASHLETTM

sales exceeded 40,000,000 pieces worldwide

2016

The launch of the latest technological development,

NEOREST with ACTILIGHT, s sanitary ware that decomposes bacteria and waste on its own

2017

100th Anniversary of TOTO.

TOTO Technical Center Bangkok was established