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daltile history

daltile history

daltile history

daltile history

daltile history

1947

Robert M. Brittingham founded the Dallas Ceramic Company while operating out of a simple Quonset hut in Dallas, TX.

   
1955

Juan R. Brittingham forms Ceramica Regiomontana, S.A. to manufacture ceramic tile in Monterrey, Mexico for sale in Mexico and the U.S. The company also opens its first Sales Service Center in Tampa, FL.

   
1977

The 50th Sales Service Center opens in Reno, NV

   
1980

Dallas Ceramic Company changes its name to Dal-Tile Corporation. Dal-Tile purchases Keystone Ridgeway, a manufacturer of unglazed ceramic mosaic tiles.

   
1983

Dal-Tile acquires Edilgress USA. Their manufacturing facility in Conroe, TX is one of the only producers of 8" x 8" floor tile in the U.S.

   
1987

Dal-Tile opens its 100th Sales Service Center in Daytona Beach, FL.

   
1999

Dal-Tile unveils its eagerly anticipated Natural Stone Collection. Dal-Tile opens the first Tile & Stone Gallery in Dallas, TX.

   
2000

Dal-Tile enters a joint venture with Italian tile maker Emil Ceramica.

   
2002

Mohawk Industries acquires Dal-Tile Corporation.

   
2003

Dal-Tile opens its newest glazed porcelain manufacturing plant in Muskogee, OK.

   
2007

Dal-Tile launches its Exterior Collection of tiles including ColorbodyPorcelain, Stone Pavers and more.

   
2009

Dal-Tile launches its Manufactured Stone Collection and innovative partnerships with Microban® and Dupont®.

   
2010

Dal-Tile launches completely new Natural Stone Collection

   
2010

Mohawk invests in Sanfi Ceramics, a leading manufacturer of ceramic tile in China to further expand its international presence.