Mohawk Industries, Inc. operates as a flooring manufacturer that creates products to improve residential and commercial spaces worldwide. The company's vertically integrated manufacturing and distribution processes provide competitive advantages in carpet, rugs, ceramic tile, laminate, wood, stone, luxury vinyl tile (LVT), and vinyl flooring. The company has operations in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Europe, India, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Russia, and the United States. Segments The company has three segments: Global Ceramic, Flooring North America (Flooring NA), and Flooring Rest of the World (Flooring ROW). Global Ceramic This 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. This segment also sources, markets and distributes other tile related products. This segment markets and distributes its products under various brands, including various brand names, such as American Olean, Daltile, KAI, Kerama Marazzi, Marazzi and Ragno, which it sells through independent distributors, home center retailers, individual floor covering retailers, company-operated service centers and stores, ceramic specialists, commercial contractors, and Kerama Marazzi branded stores, as well as directly to commercial end users. This segment’s 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 This segment designs, manufactures, sources, distributes and markets its floor covering product lines, in a range of colors, textures and patterns in the residential and commercial markets for both remodeling and new construction. This segment's product lines include carpets, rugs, carpet pad, hardwood, laminate and vinyl products, including LVT. This segment markets and distributes its flooring products under various brands, including various brand names, such as 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. Some products are also marketed through private labeling programs. The company also sells into the commercial hospitality space for hotels and restaurants using its Durkan brand. Flooring ROW This segment designs, manufactures, sources, licenses, distributes and markets laminate, hardwood and vinyl flooring, including LVT, used primarily in the residential and commercial markets for both remodeling and new construction. This segment also designs and manufactures roofing elements, insulation boards, medium-density fiberboard (MDF), chipboards and other wood products. Products are distributed through separate distribution channels consisting of retailers, independent distributors, wholesalers and home centers. The business is organized to address the specific customer needs of each distribution channel. This segment markets and sells laminate, hardwood and vinyl flooring products under the IVC, Moduleo, Quick-Step, Pergo, and Magnum brands. This segment also sells private label laminate, hardwood and vinyl flooring products. In addition, this segment markets and sells insulation boards, roof panels, MDF and chipboards in Europe under the Unilin and Xtratherm brands. This segment also licenses its UNICLIC and other intellectual property to floor manufacturers worldwide. Patents and Trademarks The company uses various trademarks that it considers primary in marketing its products, including American Olean, Bigelow, Daltile, Durkan, IVC, Karastan, Lees, Marazzi, Mohawk, Pergo, Quick-Step and Unilin. The Flooring ROW segment owns various patent families in Europe and the U.S. some of which the company licenses to manufacturers worldwide. The primary of these patent families is the UNICLIC family, which include the snap, pretension, clearance and the beveled edge patents. The UNICLIC family of patents would expire in 2017. History Mohawk Industries, Inc. was founded in 1988.
mohawk industries inc (MWK:Frankfurt)
160 South Industrial Boulevard
Calhoun, GA 30701
The information and data displayed in this profile are created and managed by Capital IQ, a Standard & Poor's company. Bloomberg.com does not create or control the content.
|No competitor information is available for MWK.|
|View Industry Companies|
Sponsored Financial Commentaries
To contact MOHAWK INDUSTRIES INC, please visit www.mohawkind.com. Company data is provided by Capital IQ. Please use this form to report any data issues.