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Daltile History - New York Gallery

Daltile History

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 tile manufacturers in the world, employing more than 8,500 team members.

Original Office

1947 - 1955

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 Office in 60s

1977 - 1983

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. 

Old Photo 80s

1987 - 2000

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 tileMaker Emil Ceramica. 

Old Photo 2000

2002 - 2003

 2002
 
Mohawk Industries acquires Dal-Tile Corporation.
2003
 
Dal-Tile opens its newest galzed porcelain manufacturing plan in Muskogee, OK. 

Moterrey Mexico Plant

2007 - 2009

 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.

Reno SCC

2010

 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. 

Muskogee Plant

2013

2013
 
Mohawk Industries completes it 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.

San Francisco Design Studio

2014

2014
 
Daltile opens it’s newest Design Studio in San Francisco.

Dal-Tile Dickson Plant

2016

2016
 
Dal-Tile begins producing tile at the new Dickson, Tennessee manufacturing facility.