Tostem News | 04.01.24
LIXIL, a global leader in the housing and building materials industry, is proud to announce the continued success and evolution of the LIXIL Housing Technology R&D Center, located within the Noda office in Noda City, Chiba Prefecture. This pioneering facility underscores the company’s ongoing commitment to advancing technology and enhancing product quality over many years.
LIXIL Housing Technology R&D Center
A Legacy of Excellence
With roots dating back to 1969 as a manufacturing base for Toyo Sash Co., Ltd., the Noda office has
a storied history within the LIXIL organization. Initially focusing on aluminum casting, sash extrusion,
and processing, it has transformed into a hub for research, design, and rigorous testing of building materials, with a specific emphasis on residential sashes and entrance doors.
In response to the evolving needs of a dynamic market and customer base, LIXIL has undertaken
a visionary endeavor. The LIXIL Housing Technology R&D Center seamlessly integrates critical functions, including research, planning, design, verification, and testing, within its well-established premises. This integration accelerates product development, elevates quality standards, and fosters a culture of innovation among engineers, researchers, and developers.
The exterior of the LIXIL Housing Technology R&D Center continues to showcase the company’s unwavering commitment to innovation and sustainability. The façade features cutting-edge technologies, including Segel, an eco-friendly building product developed by LIXIL. Segel plays a vital role in enabling low-carbon construction, with impressive CO2 reduction and energy conservation benefits, contributing to a smarter, more sustainable future.
A Vision for the Future
LIXIL stands poised to redefine industry standards by leveraging its manufacturing prowess and unwavering dedication to delivering top-tier quality. As a responsible global player, LIXIL is committed
to aligning its offerings with the ever-evolving demands of customers and society.
LIXIL is a global leader in the housing and building industry. Our unique portfolio spans everything from technologies that revolutionize how we interact with water in our daily lives to a full lineup of products and services for housing and major architectural projects. Delivering core strengths in water, kitchen, housing, and building technologies, our brands, including TOSTEM, NODEA, INAX, GROHE, and American Standard, are leaders in the industries and regions in which they operate. LIXIL operates in more than 150 countries and employs more than 70,000 people, bringing together function, quality, and design to enhance people’s lives and make them more delightful, wherever they are.