Profile: Mohawk Industries Inc (MHK.N)
Mohawk Industries, Inc. (Mohawk), incorporated on December 22, 1988, is a flooring manufacturer that creates products for residential and commercial spaces around the world. The Company operates in three segments: Global Ceramic, Flooring North America (Flooring NA) and Flooring Rest of the World (Flooring ROW). The Company's manufacturing and distribution processes provide carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone, luxury vinyl tile (LVT) and vinyl flooring. The Company's trademarks include American Olean, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Lees, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Quick-Step and Unilin. Mohawk has operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia and the United States.
Global Ceramic Segment
The Company's Global Ceramic segment designs, manufactures, sources, distributes and markets a line of ceramic tile, porcelain tile and natural stone products used in the residential and commercial markets for both remodeling and new construction. In addition, the Global Ceramic segment sources, markets and distributes other tile related products. The Global Ceramic segment markets and distributes its products under various brands, including American Olean, Daltile, Kerama Marazzi, Marazzi and Ragno, which it sells through independent distributors, home center retailers, individual floor covering retailers, ceramic specialists, commercial dealers and commercial end users. The Global Ceramic segment operations are vertically integrated from the production of raw material for body and glaze preparation to the manufacturing and distribution of ceramic and porcelain tile.
Flooring NA Segment
The Company's Flooring NA segment designs, manufactures, sources, distributes and markets carpet, laminate, carpet pad, rugs, hardwood and vinyl, including LVT, in a range of colors, textures and patterns. The segment offers products in residential and commercial markets for both remodeling and new construction. The Flooring NA segment markets and distributes its flooring products under various brands, including Aladdin, Bigelow, Columbia Flooring, Durkan, Horizon, IVC, Karastan, Lees, Mohawk, Pergo, Portico, QuickStep and SmartStrand, which it sells through independent floor covering retailers, distributors, home centers, mass merchandisers, department stores, shop at home, buying groups, commercial contractors and commercial end users. The segment's carpet and rug manufacturing operations are vertically integrated and include the extrusion of triexta, nylon, polyester and polypropylene resins, as well as recycled post-consumer plastics into fiber. The Flooring NA segment is also vertically integrated in yarn processing, backing manufacturing, tufting, weaving, dyeing, coating and finishing.
Flooring ROW Segment
The Company's Flooring ROW segment designs, manufactures, sources, distributes and markets laminate, hardwood flooring, roofing elements, insulation boards, medium-density fiberboard (MDF), chipboards, and vinyl flooring products, including LVT, used in the residential and commercial markets for both remodeling and new construction. The Flooring ROW segment licenses certain patents related to flooring manufacturers throughout the world. The Flooring ROW segment markets and distributes its flooring products under various brands, including IVC, Moduleo, Pergo, Quick-Step and Unilin, which it sells through retailers, wholesalers, independent distributors and home centers. The Flooring ROW segment markets and sells insulation boards, roof panels, MDF and chipboards in Europe under the Unilin and Xtratherm brands. The segment also licenses its UNICLIC and other intellectual property to floor manufacturers throughout the world.
Mohawk Industries Inc
160 S INDUSTRIAL BLVD,
PO Box 12069
CALHOUN GA 30701-3030