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.
1947Robert M. Brittingham founded the Dallas Ceramic Company while operating out of a simple Quonset hut in Dallas, TX.1955Juan 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.
1977The 50th Sales Service Center opens in Reno NV.1980Dallas Ceramic Company changes its name to Dal-Tile Corporation. Dal-Tile purchases Keystone Ridgeway, a manufacturer of unglazed ceramic mosaic tiles.1983Dal-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.
1987Dal-Tile opens its 100th Sales Service Center in Daytona Beach, FL.1999Dal-Tile unveils its eagerly anticipated Natural Stone Collection. Dal-Tile opens its first Tile & Stone Gallery in Dallas, TX.2000Dal-Tile enters a joint venture with Italian tile maker Emil Ceramica.
2002Mohawk Industries acquires Dal-Tile Corporation.2003Dal-Tile opens its newest glazed porcelain manufacturing plant in Muskogee, OK.
2007Dal-Tile launches its Exterior Collection of tiles including Colorbody Porcelain Stone Pavers and more.2009Dal-Tile launches its Manufactured Stone Collection and innovative partnerships with Microban and Dupont.
2010 MAYDal-Tile launches completely new Natural Stone Collection.2010 JULYMohawk invests in Sanfi Ceramics, a leading manufacturer of ceramic tile in China to further expand its international presence.
2013Mohawk 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.
2014Daltile opens its newest Design Studio in San Francisco.
2016Dal-Tile begins producing tile at the new Dickson, Tennessee manufacturing facility.