Prepared by R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 425

Filed by: Mohawk Industries, Inc.
Pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities
Act of 1933 and deemed filed pursuant to
Rule 14a-12 under the Securities Exchange Act

Subject Company: Dal-Tile International Inc.
Commission File No.: 33-64140

Date: February 19, 2002

A copy of a slide presentation to be used in meetings with certain Mohawk stockholders is being filed as Appendix A to this filing. Appendix A is incorporated herein by reference.

A proposed transaction contemplated by an agreement and plan of merger, dated November 19, 2001 by and among Mohawk, Maverick Merger Sub, Inc. and Dal-Tile International Inc. will be submitted to Mohawk’s and Dal-Tile’s stockholders for their consideration, and Mohawk has filed with the SEC a registration statement containing the joint proxy statement-prospectus to be used by Mohawk and Dal-Tile to solicit their respective stockholders’ approval of the proposed transaction, as well as other relevant documents concerning the proposed transaction. Stockholders of Mohawk and Dal-Tile are urged to read the registration statement and the joint proxy statement-prospectus regarding the proposed transaction when they become available and any other relevant documents filed with the SEC, as well as any amendments or supplements to those documents, because they will contain important information. You will be able to obtain a free copy of the joint proxy statement-prospectus included in the registration statement, as well as other filings containing information about Mohawk and Dal-Tile, at the SEC’s Internet site (

Copies of the joint proxy statement-prospectus and the SEC filings that will be incorporated by reference in the joint proxy statement-prospectus can also be obtained, without charge, by directing a request to: Mohawk, Jerry L. Melton, Mohawk Industries, Inc., P.O. Box 12069, Calhoun, Georgia 30701 (706-629-7721) or to Dal-Tile, Mark A. Solls, Dal-Tile International Inc., 7834 Hawn Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75217 (214-398-1411).

Mohawk and Dal-Tile and their respective directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of Mohawk and Dal-Tile in connection with the proposed transaction. Information regarding those participants is included in the proxy statements for the Mohawk and Dal-Tile annual stockholders’ meeting for 2001, which are available at the SEC’s website. Additional information regarding the interest of those participants may be obtained by reading the joint proxy statement-prospectus regarding the proposed transaction when it become available.