TOTO Inks National Distribution Deal With WinWholesale

            TOTO Inks National Distribution Deal With WinWholesale

For First Time in US, Company's Products Available from Coast-to-Coast
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MORROW, Ga., April 1, 2014

MORROW, Ga., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --TOTO, the largest plumbing
manufacturer in the world with $5.1 billion dollars in annual sales, announced
today that it has entered into a strategic alliance with WinWholesale, Inc.,
to distribute the company's high-performance, planet-friendly products across
37 states in the U.S. WinWholesale is one of America's largest distributors of
construction and industrial materials. Starting today, select Win branded and
Noland Company locations will have available TOTO's full line of residential
and commercial fixtures and fittings in more than 285 local supply houses and
131 kitchen and bath showrooms.

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The new agreement between TOTO and WinWholesale builds on their successful
relationship of more than 10 years. This strategic partnership offers TOTO
broad distribution channels to provide customers with its full line of
residential and commercial products for the whole bathroom, which have set the
standard for world-class performance and innovation as they help improve
people's quality of life. Universally recognized for their enduring quality,
reliability and timeless elegance, TOTO products' added scope of availability
through select Win branded and Noland Company locations will be an important
addition to its national offering.

"As we continue to aggressively grow our business," said Jason Fitzsimmons,
Vice President, United States Sales Division, "we've been looking for ways to
expand and streamline TOTO's distribution process. We are pleased to enter
into this new agreement with WinWholesale for nationwide distribution as it
offers us more opportunities to efficiently deliver products where and when
our customers need them."

"We are excited to enter into this national agreement with TOTO," said Eddie
Gibbs, WinWholesale Vice President, Vendor Relations. "With the economy
recovering and WinWholesale's continued market share growth, adding TOTO to
our product offerings will enable us to expand our ability to provide
customers with products when and where they need them, dependable expertise
and the comfort of dealing with a decision maker."

About TOTO:

TOTO USA is headquarters for the Americas Division of the TOTO Global Group,
which was established in 1917 with the founding of TOTO, Ltd., in Kitakyushu,
Japan. TOTO is the largest plumbing manufacturer in the world with $5.1
billion dollars in annual sales. To date, TOTO has produced more than 60
million plumbing fixtures. Today, this international company maintains 23,500
employees in 69 offices around the world and owns manufacturing facilities in
Japan, Mexico, the USA, China and Europe with an affiliated network of more
than 80 production facilities worldwide. With over 1,500 engineers on staff
and three centers devoted solely to research and development, TOTO is the
undisputed global leader in product innovation, precision engineering, high
design, and sustainability in products that are designed to meet people's real
world needs. Exemplified in the company's philosophy – People-First Innovation
-- TOTO offers consumers elegant luxury products that save money and water
without sacrificing an ounce of performance and the peace of mind that comes
from knowing they purchased a brand that sets the standard for world-class
performance, enduring quality, and reliability. Winner of numerous domestic
and international awards and recognitions, TOTO is the only plumbing
manufacturer honored as Water Efficiency Leader by the Environmental
Protection Agency. TOTO continues to raise industry standards and consumer
expectations as to what is possible in the bath space, as it connects people
with water in ways that enrich the flow of their daily lives.

For more information, consumers may visit www.totousa.com or call
1.888.295.8134, Option 5. Follow TOTO on Twitter (@TOTOUSA) and become a TOTO
fan on Facebook

About WinWholesale, Inc.

WinWholesale Inc. (www.winwholesale.com) is a leading supplier of residential
and commercial construction and industrial supplies and materials
headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. The privately held company has more than 550
wholesaling locations in 45 states and offers entrepreneurs the unique
opportunity to own part of the local business. Collectively, WinWholesale is
known as "The Win Group of Companies." In the group are companies conducting
business to business wholesale distribution of plumbing and heating supplies;
hydronics; industrial pipe, valves and fittings; heating, ventilation, air
conditioning and refrigeration equipment; electrical equipment; industrial and
commercial fastening hardware; waterworks and utility supplies; domestic,
commercial and industrial pumps, and turf irrigation and landscape supplies.
Follow WinWholesale on Facebook, Twitterand YouTube.

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SOURCE TOTO

Website: http://www.totousa.com
Contact: Lenora Campos, Ph.D., 917.237.0665 x104, lcampos@totousa.com
 
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