Mohawk to build $180 million plant in Dickson County, TN

Mohawk to build $180 million plant in Dickson County, TN

March 6th, 2014 by Dave Flessner in Business Around the Region

Mohawk Industries announced today it will build a new $180 million ceramic tile production facility and distribution center in Middle Tennessee - the ninth ceramic plant U.S. ceramics production facility.

The Calhoun, Ga.,-based floor-covering maker said the plant in the Dickson County Industrial Park in Dickson, Tenn., will employ 320 workers when it opens in the fourth quarter of 2015.

Mohawk is the world's largest flooring manufacturer and the largest manufacturer of ceramic tile in North America, selling under well-known Daltile, Marazzi, American Olean, Mohawk and Ragno brands.

The 1.4 million-square-foot Dickson plant will increase Mohawk's global ceramic tile production capacity to more than 2 billion square feet annually.