Thailand picked for Toto's latest Washlet plant

Business / Corporate May 31, 2018

Thailand picked for Toto's latest Washlet plant

Leading Japanese toilet maker Toto Ltd. has picked Thailand to build a plant for its Washlet electronic toilet seats in a bid to cash in on the product's growing demand in Asia. Toto (Thailand) Co., its wholly owned subsidiary, had said it planned to begin ...

Students think outside the bowl with designs for emergency toilets

National Mar 26, 2015

Students think outside the bowl with designs for emergency toilets

Unique emergency toilets designed by groups of industrious high school girls are drawing praise as Japan looks for new ways to prepare for its next natural disaster. The students turned to the drawing board after being inspired by disaster-preparedness lessons at school, and some of ...

National Aug 9, 2013

Cyberterror threat stalks Japan's high-end toilet users

by Jun Hongo

Cyberterrorists could strike at your most vulnerable and least expected moment because of a glitch in a smartphone-controlled high-tech toilet system manufactured in Japan. According U.S. security firm Trustwave, high-end Lixil Corp. toilets, which can be controlled with Android smartphones, could easily be hacked to ...

Our Lives | JAPAN LITE Feb 23, 2013

What's next for Toto? More toilet humor

by Amy Chavez

What is the next logical toilet model for Toto? After one has invented a toilet that welcomes you by lifting it's lid automatically when you walk into the bathroom, cuddles you with a heated toilet seat, washes and dries your bum after you've done ...