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Panasonic transforms toilets with stain-free plastic bowls

Demand for easy-to-clean johns surges as more people stay home amid the pandemic

Panasonic is applying its expertise in plastics to create cleaner toilets.

OSAKA -- Known for electronic gadgets, Panasonic is now directing its considerable resources to developing easy-to-clean toilets as more people stay home amid the coronavirus pandemic.

A relative newcomer to a field long dominated by such ceramics giants as Toto and Lixil, Panasonic is turning its expertise in plastics toward creating uniquely stain-resistant products.

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