KBIS Lead Release

Feb 19, 2019

LIXIL Unveils Smart and Stylish Kitchen and Bath Innovations at KBIS 2019

LAS VEGAS, KITCHEN & BATH INDUSTRY SHOW (February 19, 2019) ― American Standard, DXV and GROHE, part of LIXIL, maker of pioneering water and housing products, are solving problems big and small, and bringing more opportunities to introduce moments of relaxation and wellness into your home with a variety of new products introduced here today.

“I’m excited about the bath and kitchen innovations we’re unveiling this week at KBIS because they will make a real difference in people’s lives, upgrading everyday experiences or solving a problem in an elegant way,” said Katty Pien, chief marketing officer, LIXIL Americas. “American Standard, DXV, and GROHE are showcasing products with new technologies, features and designs that will make better homes a reality.”

SpaLet Electronic Bidet Toilets and Bidet Seats

Bidet seats and SpaLet toilets are rising in popularity in the U.S., according to the National Kitchen and Bath Association, as people seek to improve their health and hygiene. Pregnant women and new moms, in particular, will benefit from a soothing stream of warm water that both comforts and cleans.

Luxury plus wellness is what the DXV AT200 LS SpaLet offers, with a heated seat, automatic cleansing wand and adjustable water temperature settings.

Advanced Clean SpaLet bidet seats from American Standard offer the bidet experience at a range of practical price points for young families. The bidet seat fits on any elongated toilet and provides a variety of luxury conveniences for superior individualized cleansing including dual adjustable, self-cleaning nozzles to thoroughly cleanse front and back.

Beale MeasureFill Touch Kitchen Faucet
Whether you need a quick, one cup measure of water for your morning oatmeal or want to fill a cooking pot with a precise five cups of water to boil pasta, the Beale MeasureFill Touch kitchen faucet from American Standard will deliver exactly the amount of water you dial up - no more, no less. An easy touch on/off feature is also ideal for bakers with flour-covered hands; a touch of the wrist or back of the hand is all it takes to operate this faucet.

DXV Aqua Moment Drop-In Airbath with Waterfall
As our lives become busier, self-care rituals continue to trend in 2019. The DXV Aqua Moment Drop-In Airbath with Waterfall, inspired by the inviting tranquility of a Japanese hot spring, delivers a deeply relaxing cascade of warm water over your shoulders, easing muscle tension and helping to improve blood flow. Imagine a sheet of water just pouring down on your shoulders - it’s a shoulder massage in the bath. A mood-enhancing chromatherapy system adds a cycle of eight rich, soothing colors of light to the bathing pool, promoting physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being.

GROHE Sense & GROHE Sense Guard Water Management System
The GROHE Sense & GROHE Sense Guard offer two different app-enabled types of protection against costly water damage: a smart sensor and a controller with water shut-off.

GROHE Sense is placed in your home wherever you have seen leaks: the basement, laundry room, bathroom or kitchen. It detects leaking water “‘around-the-clock” and immediately alerts you.

GROHE Sense Guard goes one step further, using multiple sensors to track water pressure and the flow of water, and measures general water consumption. It automatically turns off the water supply when it detects a potential leak or burst and exceeds a specific maximum set by you. Installed by a plumber directly on the main water pipe, this system protects your home from water damage when you are not at home.

Delancey Bath Faucet Collection
Sometimes, only a classic design will do. Inspired by the graceful shapes of early 20th century American design, the new Delancey Bath Faucet Collection features authentic period detailing combined with modern functionality to complement bathrooms with classic decor. Offered in multiple configurations, the collection also includes a comprehensive selection of shower faucets and trims as well as accessories to provide a complete design solution.

Innovative Shower Controls
Maybe you would like less water from your showerhead while soaping up and more water for rinsing off. Intuitive products allow you to customize your experience. The GROHE GrohTherm SmartControl offers control of up to three shower outlets through a single, low-profile wall plate. A quick turn of the dial delivers accurate control of water volume and temperature, making it easy to change modes quickly, putting you in complete control of your shower.

The American Standard Spectra eTouch showerhead and the industry first wall-mounted remote control puts total power of the showering experience in your hands. You no longer need to reach for the showerhead and fumble for the right button. Now choose from four separate spray patterns —drench, jet, massage and sensitive— with a simple tap of the wall-mounted remote or on the outside ring of the showerhead.

Smart Innovations for Installers and Commercial Applications

For every five plumbers who retire, only one enters the profession. The shortage of skilled labor means plumbers are chronically over capacity. That can mean longer wait times for homeowners and building owners alike, but there are solutions that can help mitigate the time needed for installation and repair.

The new Flash pressure balance shower valve from American Standard saves installation time, giving plumbers additional time to take on more jobs. With a flat back designed for 2x4 wall installation and a small valve body that can accommodate tight spaces, these valves provide quick and efficient installation while also delivering maximum flexibility to plumbers.

For more information on the products featured at KBIS, visit American Standard, DXV and GROHE to download the brands’ KBIS 2019 Press Kit materials.


The GROHE Sense & GROHE Sense Guard app-based water management system offers reliable protection against costly water damage by notifying homeowners about excess moisture or leaks.


Luxury plus wellness is what the DXV AT 200 LS SpaLet offers, with a heated seat, soft night light, fully-automatic cleansing wand and adjustable water temperature settings.


Offering a new level of customizable personal cleansing, the Advanced Clean SpaLet bidet seats from American Standard can help improve hygiene and soothe the discomfort often experienced by pregnant women and new moms.


The GROHE SmartControl thermostatic trim offers intuitive, push-turn functionality in a sleek, low profile design, available in both round and square styles.



Nora DePalma, Dialogue
For LIXIL Americas - American Standard, DXV, GROHE

American Standard makes life healthier, safer and more beautiful at home, at work and in our communities. For more than 140 years, the brand has innovated and created products that improve daily living in and around the bathroom and kitchen for residential and commercial customers. It has been recognized with 83 product innovation and design awards in the past five years. American Standard is part of LIXIL, a global leader in housing and building materials products and services. Learn more at americanstandard.com, or follow us at facebook.com/AmericanStandardPlumbing, twitter.com/AmStandard, youtube.com/AmericanStandard01, Pinterest.com/amstandard, Instagram.com/american_standard.

DXV is a portfolio of luxury bath and kitchen products that reimagines the most influential design movements during the past 150 years: Classic (1890-1920), Golden Era (1920-1950), Modern (1950-1990), and Contemporary (1990-Present). The brand has been recognized with 23 product innovation and design awards in the past four years. DXV is part of LIXIL, a global leader in housing and building materials products and services. Learn more at www.dxv.com, or follow us at facebook.com/dxv, twitter.com/DXV, youtube.com/DXVLuxury, pinterest.com/dxv, instagram.com/dxvluxury.

GROHE is the world’s leading provider of sanitary fittings and a global brand, dedicated to providing innovative water products. For many decades, GROHE has been committed to the brand values of technology, quality, design and sustainability that all illustrate GROHE’s commitment to creating exceptional experiences and to delivering “Pure Freude an Wasser” (Pure Enjoyment of Water). With its engineering, innovation and design activities firmly anchored in Germany, GROHE products bear the badge of quality “Made in Germany,” ultimately strengthening the customers’ confidence in the brand. The success of GROHE has been recognized with around 300 design and innovation awards in the past 10 years alone. GROHE is part of LIXIL, a global leader in housing and building materials products and services. GROHE America has an office located in the heart of the Flatiron district that houses the GROHELIVE! Center, an interactive showroom created for inspiration and collaboration.

Learn more at www.grohe.us, or follow us at facebook.com/groheUS, twitter.com/grohe_US, youtube.com/user/GroheAmerica, instagram.com/grohe_us/.


LIXIL makes pioneering water and housing products that solve everyday, real-life challenges, making better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere. Drawing on our Japanese heritage, we create world-leading technology and innovate to make high quality products that transform homes. But the LIXIL difference is how we do this; design, an entrepreneurial spirit, a dedication to improving accessibility for all, business growth. Our approach comes to life through industry leading brands, including LIXIL, GROHE, American Standard, INAX, and TOSTEM, as well as specialty brands such as DXV. Over 70,000 colleagues operating in 150 proud to make products that touch the lives of more than a billion people every day.

LIXIL of the LIXIL Group Corporation (TSE Code: 5938), the listed holding company for LIXIL’s portfolio of businesses.

Learn more at www.lixil.com, facebook.com/lixilgroup and www.linkedin.com/company/lixil-group.

AT200®, Beale®, Delancey®, DXV®, MeasureFill® and SpaLet® are registered trademarks of AS America, Inc.
Flash™ and Spectra eTouch™ are trademarks of AS America, Inc.
Aqua Moment® is a registered trademark of Lixil Corporation.
GrohTherm® and GROHE SmartControl® are registered trademarks of GROHE AG CORPORATION.
GROHE Sense™ & GROHE Sense Guard™ are trademarks of Grohe AG CORPORATION.


Havas Formula – Home PR Team
(310) 578-7050




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