Ceramic tile industry leader’s 11th North American manufacturing operation to be operational by late 2015
DALLAS, March 6, 2014 – Dal-Tile, the largest manufacturer and marketer of ceramic tile and natural stone products in North America, also a business of Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK), the world’s largest flooring manufacturer, today announced plans to build a glazed porcelain and colorbody tile manufacturing plant and distribution center in Dickson, Tenn., near Nashville. The 1.4 million sq. ft. plant is scheduled to open in late 2015 and will be the Dallas-based company’s 11th manufacturing facility in North America.
Customers will see better results and improved measurement of floor safety
DALLAS (February, 3 2014) –Dal-Tile Corporation announced today its Daltile, American Olean, Marazzi, and Ragno brands’ adoption of the DCOF AcuTest™ as the sole measurement of a ceramic tile’s coefficient of friction. Introduced in 2012, the new standard more accurately reflects the real-life uses of tile and flooring products and provides critical information for assessing a product’s suitability for the commercial environment. Beginning in January 2014, the Dal-Tile brands will discontinue reporting of old SCOF standard test results, and will only publish DCOF results.
DALLAS, TX (January 17, 2014) – Daltile is hitting the road this January, showcasing the brand’s latest collections at SURFACES 2014 and the NAHB International Builders’ Show®. At the shows, booth visitors will also get an exclusive preview of Daltile’s newest collections launching Spring 2014. Spring previews include three ColorBody Porcelain collections – Season Wood™, Acacia Valley™ and Valor™ – three Glazed Porcelain collections – Exquisite™, Porada™ and Avondale™ – Marble Falls™ Glazed Ceramic and Clio™ Mosaics.
Third annual competition invites students to compete for a chance to win up to $10,000 in scholarships
DALLAS (Dec. 18, 2013) – The Daltile Interior Design Scholarship, presented by the ASID Foundation, returns for the third year. In this year’s design challenge, titled Operation Renovation, students studying interior design will compete for more than $25,000 in scholarships, with the grand prize winner receiving a $10,000 scholarship. This year’s new format, design challenge and criteria ensure that the rising stars of interior design will truly shine.
New products continue to inspire the industry to design with confidence
DALLAS (November 26, 2013) – Texture, dimension and visual movement are dominating the market and Daltile’s newest product lines have it all. From intricate linen visuals to sleek stone looks and natural textures, each new line adds to the infinite range of design possibilities available to meet the needs of residential and commercial audiences alike. New additions include three ColorBody™ Porcelain collections – Imagica™, Exhibition™ and Pietra Jura™ – a dynamic wall tile, Composition™ Glazed Porcelain, as well as an outstanding array of colors and sizes added to the popular Keystones™ Unglazed Mosaic collection.
- Combination to offer top four brands within tile industry
- North American tile and stone industry leader to continue to leverage company-owned stores, independent distributors and home centers to meet customer demand
- Marketing and R&D, Home Center and Distributor Sales function leaders named
Interactive catalog and apps provide on-demand access to product information and inspiration
DALLAS: (October, 3 2013) – The customer journey from desire to research to purchase is rapidly changing, and Daltile is at the forefront in developing digital solutions to make that journey easier – and more rewarding – than ever before through the launch of its first ever Virtual Web Catalog. This online platform is an interactive version of the physical catalog customers have trusted for more than 15 years, now brought to life with exciting features to discover Daltile’s extensive range of on-trend products anytime, anywhere. The Virtual Catalog is the latest addition to the company’s expanding suite of digital tools, including the successful re-launch of the brand website, www.daltile.com, that provide savvy consumers with easily accessible information and inspiration for tile and natural stone projects of any scale.
New collection and nature-inspired color additions drive the industry to design with confidence
DALLAS (June 25, 2013) – For thousands of years, natural stone has been admired for its ability to add unmatched elegance and character to any design due to its naturally varied appearance. Bringing a touch of luxury and unmistakable quality to residential and commercial spaces, Daltile is pleased to introduce new color additions to its Granite and Quartzite Natural Stone Slabs as well as a new collection and four fresh colors to its ONE™ Quartz Quartz Slabs.
New glass and natural stone mosaics options add to the infinite range of design possibilities
DALLAS (June 20, 2013) – Mosaic accents are “must-haves” right now, especially in kitchen backsplashes, shower walls and floor accents, and the use of glass, stone and metal are offering an even wider range of design possibilities. The texture and color movement possible with these mosaics add a depth, sparkle and luminescence to any space, and can be achieved through any of Daltile’s new mosaics, including Glass Horizons™ with Glass by Oceanside™, Color Wave™ Glass Mosaics and new Natural Stone Mosaics.
New products inspire high-quality design options for residential and commercial applications
DALLAS (June 18, 2013) – For modern flair, coupled with ultimate durability, look no further than Santino™ and Invoke™, Daltile’s newest ColorBody™ Porcelain tile collections that add to the range of design possibilities available to meet the varying needs of residential and commercial audiences alike. Both lines feature sleek, contemporary visuals and are available in popular large format and linear sizes for broad pattern options, which designers are utilizing more frequently for creating unique designs.
Reveal Imaging™ Technology produces stone looks with a hint of visual movement
DALLAS (June 11, 2013) – The inherent beauty of Italian stone is timeless and was the inspiration behind two of Daltile’s newest Glazed Porcelain Floor & Glazed Ceramic Mosaic collections, Valtellina™ and Esta Villa™. These lines emulate a classic stone look with a fresh new appeal, all with the performance and durability of porcelain.
Three new collections from Daltile speak to emerging design trends
DALLAS (June 3, 2013) – The use of tile that emulates wood is a style trend gaining momentum for several years. Designers have specifically been leaning toward long, linear plank sizes. What was first introduced as a traditional take on hardwood floors has evolved to include more colors and textures to choose from than ever before. Daltile’s latest product introductions meet trend demands with Forest Park™ ColorBody™ Porcelain, Emblem™ Glazed Ceramic with Reveal Imaging™ and a new assortment of Natural Stone Planks.
A commitment to giving back stretches across the country and aids numerous organizations
Dallas, TX (May 6, 2013) – For more than 65 years, Daltile has helped homeowners, contractors and design professionals bring their visions to life with the widest range of quality tile and stone. But, leading the industry with best-in-class products isn’t enough.
New residential and commercial product offerings speak to emerging design trends
DALLAS (April 22, 2013) – Daltile’s dedication to innovative product development and distinguished style is proven once again through the launch of four new collections– Florentine™ Glazed Porcelain/Ceramic, Cortona™ Glazed Porcelain, Bay Bridge™ Colorbody™ Porcelain, Parkway™ Glazed Ceramic and Mosaic Traditions™ Glass & Stone Mosaics. These new product lines, the first of two launches this spring, bring even greater design flexibility to Daltile’s residential and commercial audiences, a testament to the brand’s constant focus on its customers.
Daltile recognized by flooring industry dealers for excellence in the ceramic tile category
DALLAS (March 12, 2013) –Daltile was recently honored with Floor Covering Weekly’s annual Dealers’ Choice Award at Surfaces 2013. Daltile received the Dealers’ Choice award in the Ceramic Tile category for Florentine™ Glazed Porcelain & Glazed Wall with Reveal Imaging™, a new product line launching in March 2013. This is Datile’s ninth consecutive Dealers’ Choice Award win, and 12th total win since the start of the program in 2001.
CALHOUN, Ga., December 20, 2012 -- Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MHK) today announced that the Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Marazzi Group, which will make Mohawk the worldwide leader in ceramic tile.
The Timeless Beauty of Stone Comes to Life Through Daltile’s Newest Natural Stone Collections and Line Extensions
Natural Stone and Manufactured Stone Lines continue to inspire the industry to design with confidence
DALLAS (December 13, 2012) – The inherent beauty of stone is timeless, and Daltile, America’s most trusted name in the tile and stone industry, is pleased to bring that beauty to life with its new Natural Stone and Manufactured Stone collections and line extensions. New additions to the Natural Stone category include two inspiring collections, First Snow Elegance™ Marble and Siberian Tundra™ Limestone. Daltile has also added Modern Cut Stack™, as well as new color additions to Sculpted Ledgestone and Chiseled Ready Stack from its Manufactured Stone category. These stone additions reflect Daltile’s ongoing commitment to broadening its product portfolio, and remaining a leader in style, design and quality.
New residential and commercial product offerings from Daltile bring greater design flexibility than ever before
DALLAS (December 12, 2012) – Whether a homeowner, builder, designer or architect, Daltile’s extended portfolio of stylish Glazed Porcelain, Colorbody™ Porcelain and Ceramic Floor and Wall tile options are sure to peak curiosity and spark creativity. As one of America’s most trusted name in tile and natural stone, Daltile introduces five new collections – Levaro™ Glazed Porcelain, Ever™ Colorbody™ Porcelain, Unity™ ColorBody™ Porcelain, EcoPremier™ Terrazzo, and Cannes™ Ceramic Floor & Wall tile – as well as an extension to the popular Heathland™ Glazed Ceramic collection. Daltile’s new product offerings add to the infinite range of design possibilities available to meet the needs of residential and commercial audiences alike.
New Stylish Collections and Line Extensions from Daltile Offer Impeccable Design, Flexibility and Performance
DALLAS (December 12, 2012) – Designing with confidence and style has never been so easy or exciting. Whether customers are looking to apply porcelain, ceramic, stone or mosaics to their next project, the introduction of Daltile’s eight new product lines, 13 new decorative mosaics and three existing line extensions provide endless opportunities.
Dallas, November 29, 2012 – As an organization committed to green home building, Daltile recently partnered with ABC (Affordable. Buildable. Certified.) Green Home for it’s most recent house project produced by Southern California Edison and Green Home Builder magazine. The ABC Green Home is a project that challenges the homebuilding industry and demonstrates that affordable, entry-level, certified green homes can be built. The most recent home was completed on October 10, 2012, at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine, CA and will be featured as a part of the U.S. Department of Energy 2013 Solar Decathlon. Following the event, the house will be donated to Habitat for Humanity to be given to a disabled veteran.
Dallas, November 28, 2012 Daltile recently extended its support as a tile provider for the Craftsman “House United” program. Craftsman built its most recent "House United" home with help from Ty Pennington, Sears Heroes at Home, Rebuilding Together...
Dallas, November 27, 2012 – Daltile is pleased announce its continued participation in the hit show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” which will return to ABC with four special episodes this holiday season. Daltile product was donated for each new episode, which will feature celebrity guests, hosts and performances. The first episode premiered on Monday, November 26 at 9:00p.m. EST. The remaining three episodes will air on the following three Mondays, December 3, December 10 and December 17.
DALLAS (November 5, 2012) –As an environmental leader among the flooring industry, Dal-Tile Corporation today announced its support of the latest LEED Interpretation Ruling (LIR) for Recycled Content set forth by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This ruling sets the standard for recycled content claims and documentation for LEED projects looking to achieve points for MRc4 Recycled Content, and aims to bring further transparency to green building through accurate recycled content reporting. The Daltile and American Olean brands agree with the methodology specified in the new LIR, and in fact both brands have been calculating and reporting in this manner since receiving the first request for recycled material content for a LEED project back in 2004.
DALLAS (October 10, 2012) – For the second year, Daltile will sponsor the Rimington Trophy, an award that honors the nation’s most outstanding collegiate football center. The Rimington Trophy is awarded annually by the Boomer Esiason Foundation, which works to raise money, heighten education and awareness of cystic fibrosis and to provide a better quality of life for those affected by cystic fibrosis.
DALLAS (October 1, 2012) – Dal-Tile Corporation, the largest manufacturer and marketer of ceramic tile and natural stone products in North America, is pleased to announce that Susan Mittelbrun has joined the company’s Brand Marketing team as Brand and Marketing Programs Director. In this role, Susan will oversee and lead the Dal-Tile Brand (Daltile and American Olean) teams, Home Center Services Marketing and Marketing Programs.
Daltile Opens a New Interactive Design Studio in the Dallas Design District DALLAS (Sept. 20, 2012) – Just outside of downtown Dallas, a vibrant assortment of eclectic antique shops, architectural firms, and design studios have replaced what was...
Competition for the Daltile Interior Design Scholarship to begin on September 1, 2012
DALLAS (August 31, 2012) – Daltile is pleased to announce the second annual Daltile Interior Design Scholarship, presented by the ASID Foundation. Once again, the scholarship is being offered to students studying interior design and will be determined through a design competition, but with a new format and new challenges and criteria that will allow the rising stars of interior design to truly shine. Students will compete for over $25,000 in scholarships, with the grand prize winner receiving a $10,000 scholarship.
DALLAS (August 1, 2012) –Daltile announces the inaugural Statements Excellence Awards to celebrate the industry leadership, innovation and achievements of North America’s premier tile dealers, and formally recognize and reward them. The Statements ...
DALLAS (June 28, 2012) –An assortment of Daltile products were featured in the recent, multimillion-dollar renovation of the Delta SKY360 Suite at Yankee Stadium. Though only three years old, the renovation represents the modern luxury Yankees fans desire, and is a testament to the total design versatility of Daltile’s product offering.
DALLAS (June 25, 2012) – Expansión Magazine has recognized Dal-Tile Mexico, Monterrey, as a Top Company 2012 “The Place Where Everyone Wants to Work” in the category of companies with more than 3,000 employees.
DALLAS (June 11, 2012) –The Daltile Statements Showroom Program is a dealer program designed to support tile and stone showrooms by helping create a design destination for consumers. Launched in 2011, Statements allows participants to enjoy numerous merchandising, marketing and financial benefits—all designed to strengthen their position as a market leader and boost sales. To date, Statements has 70 dealers enrolled, and 55 showrooms installed from Alaska to Florida and in Canada.
UL Now Serving as Official Green Squared Certifier, Awards Certification to Three Tile Manufacturers
This expansion of UL’s service offerings gives manufacturers yet another tool to address evolving sustainability requirements Marietta, Ga., June 5, 2012—UL, a global safety science company, announced today that it has awarded Green Squared certification to three leading tile product manufacturers as part of a new collaboration with the Tile Council of North America (TCNA). Read full press release.
New industry practices offer customers faster, easier and more accurate solutions to design needs DALLAS (April 17, 2012) – Dal-Tile Corporation, in partnership with the Tile Council of North America (TCNA), is announcing the participation of their ...
Company recognized for excellence in the ceramic tile categoryDALLAS (March 16, 2012) – Daltile was recently announced as one of seven companies across several categories honored with Floor Covering Weekly’s Dealers’ Choice Award at Surfaces 2012. Daltile received the Dealers’ Choice Award in the Ceramic Tile category for Levaro™ Glazed Porcelain with Reveal Imaging™, a new product line launching August 2012.
New website provides easier access to information and design inspiration DALLAS (February 1, 2012) – Daltile has re-launched its website – www.daltile.com, the newest addition to the company’s expanding suite of digital tools that provide prof...
Daltile Announces Winner of The Daltile Interior Design Scholarship, presented by the ASID Foundation at Surfaces 2012
Sacramento State University interior design student receives $10,000 scholarshipDALLAS (January 25, 2012) – Daltile, in conjunction with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, is pleased to announce Sarah Garcia as the winner of the inaugural Daltile Interior Design Scholarship, presented by the ASID Foundation. As the grand-prize winner of the competition, Garcia will be presented with a $10,000 scholarship at Surfaces 2012 to continue her education in the field of interior design. Sarah’s winning design will be on display at Surfaces 2012, where she will be present as Daltile’s guest of honor.
New Flooring and Dal-Tile business unit presidents named; Current business presidents retain strategic development roles
Calhoun, GA (December 13, 2011) – Mohawk Industries, Inc., (NYSE: MHK) announced today that effective January 2, 2012, Brian Carson will be appointed President of the Mohawk Flooring Business Unit and that John “J.T.” Turner, Jr., will be appointed President of the Dal-Tile Business Unit.
DALLAS (December 7, 2011) – Dal-Tile Corporation, the largest manufacturer and marketer of ceramic tile and natural stone products in North America, is pleased to announce that Heidi Pratt has joined the company’s brand marketing team as a Retail Channel Marketing Manager. In this role, she will be responsible for managing all of Dal-Tile’s marketing programs through The Home Depot, Lowe’s, Menards and other retail customers.
DALLAS (December 1, 2011) – Dal-Tile Corporation, the largest manufacturer and marketer of ceramic tile and natural stone products in North America, recently provided relief aid in the form of infant supplies to the people and communities affected by the recent earthquake in eastern Turkey.
Daltile Expands Portfolio of Stylish Floor and Wall Tile Options With New Collections and Line Extensions
New fall product line up offers total design versatility
DALLAS (November 15, 2011) – Daltile introduces a new line up of stylish floor and wall tile options, including six new tile collections – Ayers Rock, Heathland, Pinnacle, Alessi and Lodge– a line update to the Terrace ColorBody Porcelain collection and four new granite slabs. As the largest manufacturer and marketer of tile and natural stone products, Daltile’s new collections add to the range of design possibilities available to meet the varying needs of residential and commercial audiences.
New mobile catalog and Inspiration Gallery Apps Bring On-Demand Design Inspiration to Your Fingertips
DALLAS (September 26, 2011) – Consumers and flooring professionals are increasingly looking to mobile devices to gather their information. Dal-Tile Corporation, the largest manufacturer and marketer of ceramic tile and natural stone products in North America is responding to that demand by offering a suite of digital tools that provides easier access to information and inspiration.
Tile manufacturer has provided tile to every episode of ABC’s hit makeover show
DALLAS, September 20, 2011 – Daltile has signed on for its ninth consecutive season as tile provider to ABC’s hit show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition,” which premieres its ninth season Sunday, September 25. Daltile has supplied tile for every episode of the show, including the pilot episode filmed in September 2003.
DALLAS (September 12, 2011) – Dal-Tile Corporation, the largest manufacturer and marketer of ceramic tile and natural stone products in North North America, is pleased to announce that Todd Lehr has accepted the General Manager’s position of Commercial Sales and National Accounts for the Daltile business.
DALLAS (September 8, 2011) – Dal-Tile Corporation, the largest manufacturer and marketer of ceramic tile and natural stone products in North America, is pleased to announce that James Fanning has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Marketing.
Registration Opens August 1 for The Daltile Interior Design Scholarship, presented by the ASID Foundation
Interior design students invited to compete for a chance to win up to $10,000 in scholarshipsDALLAS (August 1, 2011) – The Daltile Interior Design Scholarship, presented by the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, will officially open for entries on Monday, August 1, 2011. The scholarship features a design competition offering a total of $50,000 in scholarship awards.
Calhoun, Georgia (July 25, 2011) Inspiration is derived from many sources.
This year, with the release of its second annual sustainability report, Mohawk Industries highlights its source of inspiration - all the people who make Mohawk successful - while developing a comprehensive report that shows improvement and excellence in nearly every measure of sustainability for 2010.
Company recognized for contributions to community
DALLAS (June 28, 2011) – Dal-Tile Corporation was named the “Business of the Year” by the Southeast Dallas Chamber of Commerce this month. The honor recognizes the company’s outstanding efforts in philanthropy and community involvement over the past year.
Competition for the Daltile Interior Design Scholarship to be Unveiled at NeoCon 2011
DALLAS (June 13, 2011) – Daltile, in conjunction with the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Foundation, is sponsoring a significant new scholarship for interior design students. The Daltile Interior Design Scholarship, presented by the ASID Foundation features a design competition offering a total of $50,000 in scholarship awards.
New ColorBody™ Porcelain Inspires Design
DALLAS (May 11, 2011) – Daltile, America’s most trusted name among tile and stone brands, announces the introduction of Magma ColorBody™ Porcelain. This innovative line is part of Daltile’s expansive spring introduction of quality flooring options, created to continue to inspire the industry to design with confidence.
The splendor of nature meets the rich beauty of Quartzite stone
DALLAS (May 11, 2011) – Daltile, America’s most trusted name in the tile and stone industry, has added Mont Blanc ColorBody™ Porcelain to its growing palette of stylish tile options. Emulating the rich appearance of Quartzite stone, Mont Blanc is available in three harmonizing color tones, D’Alpe, Serena, and Di Barge, which will accentuate the elegance of any home or commercial environment.
Two new selections of radiant glass mosaics for any space
DALLAS (May 4, 2011) – Daltile, one of America’s most trusted and recognizable names in the tile industry introduces two new glass mosaic collections available in stylish blends and timeless solids. The two new collections, City Lights™ and Isis™, allow designers and homeowners to express their individuality with a colorful decorative accent in a variety of applications.
Company Ranked First in Flooring Industry
ATLANTA (May 3, 2011)—Mohawk Industries is among the top five Georgia companies for sustainability practices in the Southeast—and number one in its industry—according to rankings released today.
Timeless product options will continue to inspire the industry to design with confidence
DALLAS (April 27, 2011) – Daltile, one of America’s most trusted and recognizable names in the tile and stone industry, brings the inherent beauty of natural stone to life through an expansive update to its collection of natural stone products. The enhancements are sure to empower the design inspirations of residential and commercial projects of any scale.
From traditional to contemporary, new eye-catching products inspire designs
DALLAS (April 27, 2011) – Daltile, one of America’s most established and trusted tile and stone brands, continues to empower the industry to design with confidence through the introduction of four new, stylish tile collections – Magma, Mont Blanc, City Lights, Isis – and a line update of its Fashion Accents collection. The porcelain, and glass tiles that make up these new collections have been designed to stimulate the allure of any residential or commercial space.
Tile manufacturer’s Daltile and American Olean brands have provided tile to nearly every episode of ABC’s hit makeover show
DALLAS, March 1, 2011 – Dal-Tile, one of America's most established and trusted tile and stone manufacturers and distributors, has wrapped its eighth consecutive season as tile provider to ABC’s hit show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” Supplying tile from its Daltile and American Olean brands, Dal-Tile has helped inspire the home designs for nearly every episode of the show’s eight-season run, including the pilot episode filmed in September 2003. The final episode of the season concludes filming this week. “Extreme Makeover’s” eighth season is currently airing as part of ABC’s popular Sunday evening lineup.
Daltile Extends its Porcelain, Ceramic and Stone Palette with Five new Collections
DALLAS (Jan. 25, 2011) – Daltile, one of America’s most established and trusted tile and stone manufacturers and distributors, has extended its portfolio of stylish floor and wall tile options with the introduction of four new collections – Del Monoco, Spark, Palatina, Keystones™ Elements, Sandalo – and the enhancement of its Terrazzo line. These innovative lines are part of the brand’s growing palette of quality floor and wall products, created to inspire residential and commercial designs and applications.
DALLAS (Jan. 25, 2011) – Daltile is offering a sneak peek of three new digital resources that provide savvy professionals and consumers alike with easily accessible information and inspiration for tile and natural stone designs in both residential and commercial applications. Demonstrated at SURFACES 2011 from January 25 - 27, 2011, in Las Vegas, Daltile’s Tile & Stone Visualizer, mobile catalog and iPhone and iPad Inspiration Gallery app will supply innovative, on-demand resources that enable users to design with confidence.