With a more than 50% share of the Japanese market, Tohatsu is one of the leading makers
of portable fire pumps. Our goal as a company is to provide reliability and peace-of-mind to people
around the world by constantly honing our technology and delivering satisfaction to our customers.
Based on a corporate commitment to contribute to society, we have continued to produce
superior products in our core fire fighting and marine business since our founding in 1922. In
1949, we developed and sold Japan’s first portable fire pump. In 1956, we manufactured and
sold the first marine outboard engines. As a pioneer in fire pumps and outboard engines, we
have established our comprehensive production system which enabled us to design, develop,
and manufacture products.
Our portable fire pumps are one of our biggest successes. Tohatsu pumps bring together
decades of knowledge and expertise in both engine and pump technology. Our products receive
the highest praise from fire fighting professionals in Japan and around the world.
Tohatsu is one of the few fire pump makers in the world capable of developing and
manufacturing both pumps and engine in-house. Tohatsu pumps use engines designed
specifically for fire-pump application. Our lightweight, compact, and high-performance engines
are unmatched by the competition.
Our products are at works in all kind of situations, from public facilities and important
cultural properties, hotels and factories, to fire services, military installations, and ships around
the world. Tohatsu fire pumps have won praise and acclaim from firefighters both professional
and volunteer, and today claim over 50% of the Japanese market share. As well as being light,
compact, and capable of delivering top performance, Tohatsu fire pumps are easy to operate and