History

  • 1904 Nippon Toki Partnership founded.
  • 1912 Ceramics laboratory built at Nippon Toki; research begins on producing sanitary ceramics.
  • 1917 Toyo Toki Co., Ltd. founded in the city of Kokura on Kyushu.
  • 1918 Production being of sanitary ceramics.
  • 1937 Chigasaki plant constructed.
  • 1946 Manufacture begins on faucet hardware.
  • 1968 Sale begins of vanity sinks.
  • 1969 Trademark is change from Toyotoki to TOTO.
  • 1970 Company name change from Toyo Toki to TOTO kiki.