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16:43 ET Revolutionary ActiClean Toilet from American Standard Recognized as 2017 R&D 100 Award Finalist

American Standard, part of LIXIL, proudly announces that its ActiClean self-cleaning toilet has been named a 2017 R&D 100 Award finalist in the...


Oct 23, 2017, 13:18 ET Beale Touchless Kitchen Faucet from American Standard Wins Prestigious German Design Award

The sleek and innovative American Standard Beale pull-down kitchen faucet with Selectronic hands-free technology was recognized with a...


Oct 05, 2017, 15:05 ET American Standard Wins 2017 WaterSense Partner of the Year

American Standard, part of the LIXIL Corporation, has been recognized with a 2017 WaterSense Manufacturer Partner of the Year Award for the brand's...


Jun 15, 2017, 11:57 ET American Standard ActiClean Toilet Wins Distinguished Gold A' Design Award

American Standard proudly announces that its ActiClean self-cleaning toilet has earned a Gold 2017 A' Design Award in the Bathroom Furniture...


Dec 20, 2016, 11:45 ET American Standard Beale and Edgewater Faucets Win 2016 GOOD DESIGN Awards

Named 2016 GOOD DESIGN award recipients in the Kitchen category for design excellence are the Beale touchless faucet with Selectronic...


Sep 22, 2016, 12:28 ET New ActiClean Toilet from American Standard Stays Sparkling Clean with the Press of a Button

Keeping a sparkling clean bathroom just got easier with the American Standard ActiClean self-cleaning toilet. The new ActiClean system is the...


Jun 16, 2016, 09:00 ET Behind the Shower Curtain: New Research from American Standard Reveals Unique Consumer Bathing Habits

 Think about the last time you needed more shower time. Was this extra time taken to rinse the shampoo out of your hair or to make sure you got...


Oct 23, 2014, 08:00 ET Two Years After the Storm: American Standard a Familiar Sight in Hurricane Sandy Victims' New Homes

Imagine completing a major home remodeling project only to see it completely destroyed a few days later. For Jadwiga Parzych of Union Beach N.J.,...


Nov 17, 2010, 18:23 ET American Standard Brands Displays Newest Water Saving Technology; CEO Addresses Consumer Demand for Green Building at 2010 Greenbuild

GREENBUILD EXPO -- Displaying the latest in water-saving technology for homes, businesses — even Buy American stimulus projects —...


Aug 20, 2008, 01:00 ET American Standard Bathroom Habits Survey Shows We're Multitasking, Even in the Bath

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- There was a time when a stack of magazines located near the commode was enough to occupy a person who...


Apr 11, 2008, 01:00 ET American Standard, Porcher and JADO Integrate Fashion With Innovation at Kitchen/Bath Show

CHICAGO, April 11 /PRNewswire/ -- KITCHEN/BATH INDUSTRY SHOW -- American consumers can elect both style and performance in 2008 with the new...


Mar 16, 2006, 00:00 ET American Standard Provides More Comfort with Totally Redesigned Whirlpool

PISCATAWAY, N.J., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Standard, the largest manufacturer of bath and kitchen products, has introduced the...


Mar 01, 2006, 00:00 ET Tips for Toilet Buyers

PISCATAWAY, N.J., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- When it's time to buy a new toilet, do you know what to look for? While toilets may look similar,...


Sep 13, 2005, 01:00 ET American Standard to Present at Bank of America Conference on Sept. 19

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fred Poses, chairman and CEO of American Standard Companies Inc. (NYSE: ASD), will be a...


Sep 06, 2005, 01:00 ET American Standard to Present at Morgan Stanley Conference on Sept. 13

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fred Poses, chairman and CEO of American Standard Companies Inc. (NYSE: ASD), will be a...


Aug 02, 2005, 01:00 ET Calling All Ugly and Old Bathrooms

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Ugly and old could win big in American Standard's 2005 Ugliest Bathroom Contest, which kicks off today....


Aug 02, 2005, 01:00 ET Calling All Ugly and Old Bathrooms

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Ugly and old could win big in American Standard's 2005 Ugliest Bathroom Contest, which kicks off today....


Jul 19, 2005, 01:00 ET American Standard Achieves Record Sales And Earnings

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Standard today announced record second-quarter sales, net income and earnings per...


May 10, 2005, 01:00 ET American Standard and Porcher(R) Redefine Form and Function at Kitchen/Bath Show

LAS VEGAS, May 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- KITCHEN/BATH INDUSTRY SHOW -- Homeowners will never look at their kitchen and bath fixtures the same...


Jan 18, 2005, 00:00 ET Survey Says: Michigan Town Goes Plunger-Free With In-Home Toilet Consumer Satisfaction Test

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Jan. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Residents of tiny Champion, Mich., have proudly declared themselves the first community to...


Sep 01, 2004, 01:00 ET And the Prize Will Go to ... The Ugliest of All in American Standard's America's Ugliest Bathroom Contest

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Mirror, mirror on the wall, who has the ugliest bathroom of all? Homeowners with ugly, outdated...


Jul 16, 2004, 01:00 ET Shower Singers of Minnesota Invited to Step Into the Spotlight

PISCATAWAY, N.J., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- If you love singing in the shower, you're invited to step from behind your shower curtain and into the...


Apr 27, 2004, 01:00 ET 10 Years After Low-Flow Toilet Regulations Went Into Effect, Plumbing Innovations Make Major Inroads in Efficiency, Flushability

PISCATAWAY, N.J., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten years after the nation's low-flow toilet regulations went into effect, the U.S. is saving more...


Apr 16, 2004, 01:00 ET High-Efficiency Toilets: One Giant Flush for Mankind

NEW YORK, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten years since the nation's low-flow toilet regulations went into effect, the U.S. is saving more water daily...


Apr 02, 2004, 00:00 ET American Standard and Porcher(R) Reach New Heights at Kitchen/Bath Show

CHICAGO, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- KITCHEN/BATH INDUSTRY SHOW -- Life will never be the same for homeowners after the 2004 Kitchen and Bath...