Timeline & History

2012
Lota’s new manufacturing campus in Tong’an China opens

2011
Lota recognized as 1 of the top 10 Industrial Design Centers in China

2010
Lota awarded the Industrial Design Center for Sanitary Products in China by CIDA

2009
Lota opened a manufacturing facility in Vietnam and breaks ground on our new manufacturing campus in Tong’an.

2008
Lota applied for a patent on our no-lead brass alloy

2007
Lota Europe is founded to provide local support for European customers

2003
Lota’s current headquarters and manufacturing campus opened Lota USA is founded to provide local support for North American customers

1999
Lota opens a new finishing factory that is larger and more modern.

1997
Lota became one of the first Asian manufacturers to use PVD finishing technology

1995
Lota’s first plating and assembly lines were installed.

1993
Lota opened our first fully owned facility for producing brass castings

1990
Xiamen Lota was founded