Our 33 industrial sites, 12,000 employees and sales 1.3 million square meters of flooring every day in 100+ countries put us in close contact with customers and suppliers everywhere in the world. We combine the strengths of global strategy with the hands-on expertise of local teams to manufacture and design products and services suited to local customer needs and trends. Entrepreneurship is part of Tarkett’s DNA: continuous flooring innovations and acquisitions have marked our 140-year history. Today we continue to foster an entrepreneurial mindset to leadership, empowering our teams and encouraging agility and accountability in decision-making.
Who we are
The Tarkett Group’s leadership position in the flooring industry is the result of 140 years of experience, and builds on the talent, values and commitment of generations of entrepreneurs. Initially known as Allibert and Sommer, the company’s story begins with the ideas, energy and commitment of its founders. The Group has continuously expanded over the years, welcoming other recognised, entrepreneurial brands from across the world.
Tarkett history through acquisitions
Tarkett Human-Conscious Design® is our commitment to stand with present and future generations. To create flooring and sports surfaces that are good for people and for the planet. And to do it every day.
In a rapidly changing world, we continuously adapt our business to thrive now and in the future, while making a positive impact for our associates and our customers, the environment and society. We call this Change to Win. We aim to be the global leader in commercial flooring and sports surfaces. We will change the game through the circular economy.
Tarkett is a French public limited liability company (Société anonyme) legally structured with a Supervisory Board and a Management Board. Tarkett’s corporate governance processes are directed to ensure uncompromised business ethics, robust and transparent corporate supervision, risk management and regular dialogue with shareholders. Risk identification and risk management actions are among the issues reviewed by the Supervisory Board, the Executive Management Committee and the Audit Committee. Every two years, Tarkett updates its risk mapping and continues to implement action plans, significantly reducing risk exposure. Compliance with regulatory requirements and Tarkett policies is ensured through TRACE (Tarkett Risk And Control Evaluation), a systematic internal control process carried out throughout the company. Identified risk mitigation actions are tracked for completion.