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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

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.

Daltile Office in 60s

1977 - 1983

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. 

Old Photo 80s

1987 - 2000

Dal-Tile opens its 100th Sales Service Center in Daytona Beach, FL. 
Dal-Tile unveils its eagerly anticipated Natural Stone Collection. Dal-Tile opens the first Tile & Stone Gallery in Dallas, TX.
Dal-Tile enters a joint venture with Italian tileMaker Emil Ceramica. 

Old Photo 2000

2002 - 2003

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

Moterrey Mexico Plant

2007 - 2009

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.

Reno SCC


 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


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


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

Dal-Tile Dickson Plant


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