1918

Appointment of Hatsunojo and Chozaburo Ina as technical advisors to produce the tiles for the Imperial Hotel, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.

1924

Establishment of Ina Seito Co., Ltd. (Managing Director: Chozaburo Ina) Production of ceramic tiles, pottery pipes and terracotta.

1945

Start of sanitaryware production.

1967

Launch of Japan’s first shower toilet with warm water shower spray and dryer function–Sanitarina 61.

1976

aunch of INAX’s first shower toilet seat Sanitarina F1.

1985

Change of company name to INAX Corporation.

1990

Launch of world’s first self-powered automatic faucet Automage.

1994

Launch of toilet with KILAMIC – antimicrobial technology which is highly resistant to scratches and stains.

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1998

Launch of ECOCARAT functional interior ceramics that control humidity and odor. Winner of Good Design Long Life Design Award.

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1999

Launch of toilet with PROGUARD technology for maximum protection against hard water stains and spots.

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2001

Launch of world’s most compact tankless shower toilet SATIS. Winner of Good Design Gold Award.

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2005

Launch of touchless faucet that supplies water by sensor technology.

2006

Developement of push button faucet for prefabricated bath.

2007

Japan's antibacterial measurement standard certified to ISO standard.

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2016

Launch of new "SATIS" series. Winner of Red Dot Design Award (SATIS G-type).

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2016

"AQUA CERAMIC" - the most advanced hygiene technology. Winner of Good Design Gold Award.

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2017

Mark of the 50th anniversary of the first made-in-Japan shower toilet launched in 1967.

2019

Launch of the new INAX brand identity at Milan Design Week.