LIXIL (INAX parent) acquires American Standard Brands

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by MFfan310, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. MFfan310

    MFfan310 New Member

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  2. wjcandee

    wjcandee Wise One

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    They have been wanting to get into the US for a long time. It's been about 2 years since they opened their INAX showroom in New York City, and I guess they figured this was a way to increase penetration other than organically.

    It will be interesting to see what they do about AS's quality control. I can't imagine that Japanese managers would do anything other than freak out if they saw what AS is willing to sell to the public. Here's hoping that they're not looking at this as a passive investment.
  3. khinanight

    khinanight New Member

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    The smart move would be to compliment each companies products. It just means they now have a name brand to introduce they toilet line to. Especially when they brought at a bargain.

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