Crossville began manufacturing its remarkably durable porcelain stone tile in Crossville, Tennessee in August 1986. During the next 15 years, Crossville expanded its manufacturing operation and quadrupled its production capability from 10 million square feet in 1987 to 40 million in 2001. As it grew and developed innovative new products, Crossville received well-deserved recognition for its achievements.In 2000, Residential Architects Brand Specification and Perception Study gave Crossville the highest quality rating of any tile manufacturer. Two years later, Crossville received the Architects Choice for Excellence (ACE) Award from Architects Magazine as one of the prime tile manufacturers.Crossville is the largest U.S. producer of porcelain stone and operates the first facility specifically designed to produce large-unit porcelain tiles. Its tiles range from 3 X 3 to 18 X 18 and its product line is one of the most unique and extensive of any tile manufacturer.