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Mohawk Industries History

Mohawk Industries History 

1992 - 2000 - The company went public in 1992 and completed twelve soft surface acquisitions by 2000, with sales growing tenfold during that time.

2002 - Dal-Tile acquisition made Mohawk the leading ceramic provider in North America and added international manufacturing operations.

2005 - Company entered European market as acquisition of Belgium-based Unilin gave Mohawk the leading laminate position on both sides of the Atlantic.

2007 - Columbia Wood Flooring acquisition added engineered and solid wood flooring manufacturing in the U.S. and Malyasia.

2012 - Our laminate flooring entered the Brazilian market.

2013 - Marazzi acquisition reinforced Mohawk’s position as the worldwide leader in ceramic tile by adding new operations in Europe and North America. Pergo acquisition expanded laminate leadership with the most widely known and respected brand in North America and Europe.

2015 - IVC Group acquisition gave Mohawk leadership position in sheet vinyl and LVT in North America and Europe. KAI Group acquisition extended ceramic manufacturing into Eastern Europe. Xtratherm acquisition expanded regional European insulation leadership.

2016 - Turned our sights inward and invested $672 million – the highest in our history – to facilitate capacity expansion, process improvement and product innovation.

2017 - EmilGroup acquisition extended leadership in the European ceramic market. Purchase of Polish ceramic manufacturer established base for expansion in northern and central Europe. Acquisition of Texas talc mine provides ample supply of key material for ceramic production. Purchase of Alabama nylon polymerization facility extends vertical integration in carpet manufacturing. Record internal investments of $906 million supported increased production, entry into new product categories and expansion into appealing new markets.

2018 - Godfrey Hirst acquisition established Mohawk as the largest flooring manufacturer in Australia and New Zealand. Combined with existing distributor business in the region, created leading carpet and hard surface positions in both countries. Berghoef acquisition extended European position in mezzanine flooring as demand grows due to increased e-commerce warehousing. Acquisition of Swiss and Italian hard surface distributors expanded European flooring sales in desirable markets. Eliane acquisition positioned Mohawk as a leading ceramic tile manufacturer in Brazil, the world’s third largest ceramic market.

2019 - Ramped up quartz countertop plant in Tennessee. Now provide stone, porcelain and quartz countertops. Initiated carpet tile manufacturing in Belgium to complement commercial hard surface offering. Expanded sheet vinyl production with new plant to expand sales in growth markets.

2021 - Acquired Irish insulation manufacturer to extend regional leadership in the category. Purchased French panel manufacturer to add capacity in high-growth product group. Introduced the first truly waterproof wood flooring. Patented process to reclaim wood fiber from MDF/HDF panels. Initiated capacity expansion projects in ceramic, laminate and LVT in high-growth markets.


  • Oct 25, 2022
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