DALTILE: PROVIDING TILE EXCELLENCE SINCE 1947

Founded in Dallas in 1947, Dal-Tile Corporation's rich history is full of milestones that have led to our current status as the largest tile manufacturer in the U.S. and one of the largest manufacturers in the world, employing more than 8,500 team members.

One of Daltiles first buildings in the early 1950s. Photo is in black and white.

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.

Daltile's corporate headquarters and in the 1970s in a back and white photo with manufacturing facilities visible in the background.

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.

Two women and one man consulting about tile in one of Daltile's showrooms in the late 1980s.

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 its first Tile & Stone Gallery in Dallas, TX.

2000

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

Men and women in a conference room at Daltile in the early 2000s.

2002

Mohawk Industries acquires Dal-Tile Corporation.


2003

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

An ariel view of one of Daltile's manufacturing plants in the late 2000s.

2007

Dal-Tile launches its Exterior Collection of tiles including Colorbody Porcelain Stone Pavers and more.

2009

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

Exterior view of one of Daltile's showrooms in the mid 1980s.

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.

Aerial view of one of Daltile's large manufacturing plants.

2013

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.

Exterior of one of Daltile's Design Service Centers.

2014

Daltile opens its newest Design Studio in San Francisco.

2016

Dal-Tile begins producing tile at the new Dickson, Tennessee manufacturing facility.

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