Daltile History:

Tile Excellence Since 1947

Founded in Dallas in 1947, Dal-Tile Corporation's history is paved with milestones that led to us becoming the largest tile manufacturer in the U.S. and respected across the world. Enjoy these noteworthy moments from the last seven decades.

Black and white photo of Dallas Ceramic Company in 1947.
Robert M. Brittingham founded the Dallas Ceramic Company while operating out of a simple Quonset hut in Dallas, TX.

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.
Black and white photo of Daltile headquarters in the 1970's.
The 50th Sales Service Center opens in Reno NV.

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

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.
Black and white photo of a man and two women looking at tile samples on a table.
Dal-Tile opens its 100th Sales Service Center in Daytona Beach, FL.


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

Dal-Tile enters a joint venture with Italian tile maker Emil Ceramica.
Black and white photo of a conference room of women and men in suits and ties.
Mohawk Industries acquires Dal-Tile Corporation.


Dal-Tile opens its newest glazed porcelain manufacturing plant in Muskogee, OK.
Overhead view of one of Daltile's manufacturing plants.
Dal-Tile launches its Exterior Collection of tiles including Colorbody Porcelain Stone Pavers and more.

Dal-Tile launches its Manufactured Stone Collection and innovative partnerships with Microban and Dupont.
Daltile Ceramic Tile Showroom
2010 MAY
Dal-Tile launches completely new Natural Stone Collection.

2010 JULY

Mohawk invests in Sanfi Ceramics, a leading manufacturer of ceramic tile in China to further expand its international presence.
Bird's eye view of the large facilities of Mohawk headquarters.
Mohawk Industries completes its acquisition of The Marazzi Group, a global leader in ceramic tile based in Italy with worldwide brand recognition for its Marazzi and Ragno brands. The integration of Marazzi's U.S. operations into Dal-Tile is completed.
Daltile San Francisco Design Studio storefront.
Daltile opens its newest Design Studio in San Francisco.
Bird's eye view of Daltile manufacturing plant in Dickson, Tennessee.
Dal-Tile begins producing tile at the new Dickson, Tennessee manufacturing facility.

Leading Style & Design

Lobby with beige marble-looking slab flooring and walls, tan chaise lounge and side table in front of large dark blue bookmatched marble-look slab with gray & white striations.

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Sunroom with terracotta concrete-look tile flooring, beige mosaic wall tile, brown leather sofa, hanging rattan swing chair, picture windows showing mountain forest.

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Corporate office with gray concrete tile flooring, off-white concrete wall tile, black conference tables & white chairs, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

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