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 ...

Toto hopes to clean up with new self-cleaning toilets

National Jan 18, 2018

Toto hopes to clean up with new self-cleaning toilets

by Magdalena Osumi

With the upcoming 2020 Olympics in mind leading Japanese toilet-maker Toto Ltd. has recently introduced a new type of self-cleaning toilet for public restrooms, aiming to improve bathroom experiences for locals and foreign visitors to Japan. "We're seeing a surge in inbound tourism," said Hirofumi ...

Toto to double Washlet output in Thailand with new plant

Business / Corporate Dec 15, 2017

Toto to double Washlet output in Thailand with new plant

Leading Japanese toilet maker Toto Ltd. is boosting production capacity in Thailand to meet global demand for its Washlet toilets, as well as potential domestic market needs. Toto (Thailand) Co., its wholly owned subsidiary, said it is planning to complete the construction of its second ...

Toto launches high-end Washlet bidet toilets globally

Business Aug 1, 2017

Toto launches high-end Washlet bidet toilets globally

Toto Ltd. on Tuesday launched a high-end model of its Washlet bidet toilet series as a flagship product targeting wealthy individuals and hotels across the globe. The Neorest NX with a domestic sticker price of ¥615,600 ($5,590), the highest among the company's items, features a ...

Japan's architects are building a better future

Style & Design Aug 20, 2016

Japan's architects are building a better future

by Mio Yamada

Home-security AI cats; talking walls equipped with motion sensors; communal-living apartment blocks that promote harmonious relations; and outdoor living-room spaces powered by solar energy siphoned off hybrid cars — these previews of our future, currently on display at "House Vision 2," sound like science ...

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 ...