Built North American carpet and rug positions with a series of acquisitions through the decade. Today, Mohawk leads in the total North American flooring market, with product strength across all categories.
Became largest North American ceramic manufacturer with acquisition of Dal-Tile, with facilities in the U.S. and Mexico.
Established leading positions in U.S. and European laminate markets by acquiring Unilin and its patented Uniclic® installation technology, as well as a regional European roofing panel and board business.
Achieved vertical integration in wood category through Columbia Wood Flooring acquisition and realigned Malaysian hardwood manufacturing operations to drive efficiencies and productivity.
Entered the Australian flooring market through the acquisition of the only national laminate and hardwood distributor and began production of laminate in Russia to maximize market share.
Entered the Brazilian laminate flooring market through a JV investment.
Acquired Marazzi to establish worldwide leadership in ceramic category.
Acquired Pergo to enhance leading laminate position in North America, Europe and enter Indian laminate market through a joint venture.
Acquired Spano to consolidate regional chipboard leadership.
Acquired a wood flooring plant in the Czech Republic to grow wood business across Europe and Russia.
Acquired IVC in Belgium and the U.S. to establish a leading position in the sheet vinyl and fast-growing luxury vinyl tile markets.
Acquired KAI in Bulgaria, the leading ceramics supplier in the Bulgarian and Romanian markets, to grow business in the Eastern European market.
Acquired only ceramic tile facility on west coast of North America (Mexicali, Mexico).
Xtratherm acquisition expands regional European insulation board leadership.
Acquired EmilGroup in Italy to extend leadership in the European ceramic market.
Purchased Polcolorit ceramic manufacturer in Poland to expand into the northern and central European markets.
Extended vertical integration of U.S. carpet and rug manufacturing with purchase of Alabama nylon polymerization facility.
Added Texas talc mine to provide ample supply key material for ceramic tile production.
Acquired Godfrey Hirst, largest carpet manufacturer in the southern hemisphere, to create leading soft and hard surface positions in Australia and New Zealand markets.
Purchased Berghoef, leading European mezzanine flooring manufacturer, to expand presence in growing specialty flooring category.
Added hard surface distributors in Switzerland and Italy to increase flooring sales in these significant markets.
Acquired Eliane, a leading Brazilian ceramic tile manufacturer and the country’s largest ceramic exporter, to enter world’s third largest ceramic market and lay foundation for growth in South America