A brief history of Schluter North America’s growth and key distribution, production, and training facilities.

2020
2020

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas

A new Schluter distribution center and training facility opens in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. The 500,000-square-foot center houses the majority of Schluter’s 8,000 SKUs, enhancing service levels and shipping times in the central and southern US states.

2018
2018

Shower Tray Production Facility

The Schluter® Shower Tray production facility opens its doors in Plattsburgh, NY. Sophisticated in innovation and design, the manufacturing superstructure produces the complete offering of shower trays designed for both point and linear drains.

2017
2017

Thin-set Manufacturing Facility

Located on the Schluter®-Systems Plattsburgh, NY campus, the thin-set manufacturing facility produces Schluter’s complete line of thin-set mortars. The 50,000 square-foot facility features an 89-foot-high, gravity-fed batching tower that houses four silos and adheres to the US Green Building Council’s requirements on sustainability in building design, construction, and operation.

2016
2016

New Vancouver Training Center

Servicing the greater Vancouver, British Columbia area, a new training center is inaugurated to accommodate large groups of installers, contractors, and other industry professionals.

2015
2015

Training Center for the Greater Toronto Area

A training center fit with a classroom and hands-on workshop area opens in Toronto, Ontario. The training center welcomes hundreds of industry professionals every year for workshops and seminars.

2012
2012

McCarran, Nevada

The west-coast distribution and training center is founded just outside of Reno in McCarran, NV to accommodate the growing needs of the business and to simplify distribution to the western parts of the US and Canada. Sitting on over 14 acres of land, the LEED Gold-certified building features sensible and sustainable technologies that maximize energy efficiency. This facility also welcomes hundreds of industry professionals every year for workshops.

2011
2011

New Building in Montreal

Schluter Canada moves into its new, LEED Gold-certified building in Montreal, Quebec. The multiple award-winning design of the building emphasizes philosophies observed by Schluter as a corporation: comfort, flexibility, and sustainability. Nestled on a picturesque 450-acre lot, the 196,020-square-foot facility is home to a state-of-the-art video production studio, training area, and several key departments including Education, Customer Service, Marketing, Assembly, and more.

2010
2010

KERDI-BOARD Facility

The KERDI-BOARD production facility commences building panel production on the Schluter Plattsburgh campus. Today, in addition to producing a host of different sizes and configurations of the KERDI-BOARD building panel, the production facility also manufactures KERDI-BOARD niches, benches, and shower curbs.

1991
1991

Schluter Canada

Schluter Canada is founded in Montreal, Quebec.

1990
1990

New Name

Schluter Tile is henceforth called Schluter®-Systems.

1986
1986

Schluter Plattsburgh

Schluter®-Systems first North American facility is founded in Plattsburgh, NY on an expansive, 70 acres of land. The first product manufactured on site is the Schluter®-SCHIENE.

1966
1966

Schluter Tile

Founder Werner Schlüter commences his professional career installing tile under the name Schlüter Tile.