LIXIL Corp. engages in the management of its group companies that operates housing and urban environment-related businesses. It operates through the following business divisions: Water Technology, Housing Technology, Building Technology, Kitchen Technology, Distribution and Retail, and Housing and Services. The Water Technology segment covers sanitary equipment, faucet fittings and bathroom fixtures. The Housing Technology segment includes sash, door, shutter, interior building materials and related fixtures. The Building Technology segment handles curtain walls. The Kitchen Technology segment manufactures and sells kitchen system equipment. The Distribution and Retail segment sells daily necessities, Do It Yourself (DIY) goods and building materials. The Housing and Services segment offers housing solutions, real estate sales and brokerage, and management of nursing apartments. The company was founded by Kenjiro Ushioda on September 19, 1949 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.