Company History

  • 2020

    The Coordinates Collection™ Debuts

    Created in collaboration with the world-renowned Gensler Design Firm, and inspired by American places, these 14 new designs are harmonious from a distance and stunning up close. Designs include: Salt Lake™, Minnesota Snow™, Foggy City™, Big Sur Mist™, White Plains™, Sanibel Shoreline™, Vail Village™, Stone Mountain™, Chicago Tower™, Seattle Rain™, Montana Midnight™, Mammoth Cave™, Black Rock™, and Kentucky Coal™.

  • 2020

    Introducing 20 Groundbreaking New Designs 

    Cambria continues to push the limits of innovation with 20 new designs. New white designs include: Sutherland™, Whitby™, Colton™, Malvern™, Clovelly™, Portrush™, Smithfield™, Harrogate™, Archdale™, Queensbury™, Gladstone™, Brittanicca Block™, and Hawksmore™. Natural organic gray designs include Windrush™, Bradwell™, St. Giles™, Bridport™, and Buxton™. New black designs Woodcroft™ and Charlestown™ round out the palette.

  • 2019

    They Lied. We Know: Students Educating Students on the Dangers of E-Cigarettes

    To combat the deceitful marketing campaigns from Big Tobacco targeting teens, CambriaCares launched a student-led, peer-to-peer education campaign called “They Lied. We Know.” to provide high school students with training and creative tools to educate their peers on the dangers of vaping and e-cigarettes.

  • 2019

    Cambria Launches 16 New Designs Available Only at The Home Depot

    Now featured at The Home Depot, new Seacourt™, Dovestone™, Whitendale™, Travella™, Summerbrook™, Nadenbrook™, Ridgegate™, Risegate™, Warwick™, Trafalgar™, Hawkridge™, Chatsworth™, Bellwater™, Sherwood™, Brookvale™, and Ashbourne Matte™ elegantly complement any style or décor.

  • 2018

    Two New Distribution Centers Open

    New distribution centers open in Washington (Seattle) and Pennsylvania (Philadelphia). Equipped with spacious showrooms to display full slabs, these distribution centers accommodate growth and partnerships in their markets.

  • 2018

    Cambria Launches Nine New Designs

    Bentley™, Islington™, Mayfair™, Golden Dragon™, Marwell™, and Huntley™ are all featured in our new Black Marble Collection™. Myddleton™ and Baybridge™, from our classic Marble Collection™, may be backlit for added intrigue. And Clairidge™ from our new Woodstone Collection™ features a striking woodgrain design.

  • 2018

    Cambria Acquires a Quartz Mine

    Cambria purchases a unique quartz mine that is sustainable for hundreds of years and yields some of the highest-quality quartz found on Earth. Investing in this source is a testament to Cambria’s unwavering commitment to providing only the finest natural stone surfaces.

  • 2018

    Five New Designs Add Additional Beauty and Versatility

    Cambria expands repertoire by introducing five exciting new additions. Created to pair beautifully with other Cambria designs, Crowndale™, Winterbourne™, Pendle Hill™, Wisley™, and Havergate™ mix and match perfectly to let customers add even more Cambria beauty to any space.

  • 2018

    Cambria Leads the Way
    with Five New Designs

    Cambria once again raises the bar in design innovation with five new additions to our industry-leading design palette. Mersey™, Skara Brae™, and Bridgewater™ are from our stunning Marble Collection™. Levven™ is from our dramatic Oceanic Collection™, and Blackpool Matte™ comes from our classic Desert Collection™.

  • 2018

    Legend of Cambria Premieres

    Legend of Cambria is the epic film that celebrates the majestic beauty of the legendary land of our heritage. It's this natural splendor that inspires all of our breathtaking, quality designs.

  • 2017

    Cambria Expands Marble Collection™ With Five New Designs

    Cambria launches five new designs in the Marble Collection™. Brittanicca Gold™, Brittanicca Warm™, Ironsbridge™, Delgatie™, and Highgate™ enhance Cambria’s luxurious marble palette with warm neutrals, sweeping dramatic movement and large-scale veining.

  • 2017

    Three New Distribution Centers Open

    New Distribution Centers open in Colorado (Denver), Alabama (Mobile), and Georgia (Savannah), to accommodate growth and partnerships in these markets.

  • 2017

    Revolutionary Cambria Matte™ Finish Introduced

    Cambria introduces Cambria Matte, a first-of-its-kind surface finish option. Cambria Matte provides a distinctive, elemental look with the same high-performance benefits of Cambria's standard high gloss finish.

  • 2017

    Eight New Designs Showcase Bold Movement

    Cambria launches eight stunning new designs across three collections, expanding Cambria's palette to 141 designs. Enhancing the luxurious Marble Collection™ are Annicca™, Clareanne™, Queen Anne™, Rose Bay™, and Rosedale™. Beaumont™ and Kelvingrove™ add shimmering elegance to the Coastal Collection™, while mesmerizing Skye™ brings vibrant blue tones to the Waterstone Collection™.

  • 2016

    Two New Distribution Centers Open

    New distribution centers open in Tennessee (Nashville) and Georgia (Atlanta) to accommodate growth and partnerships in these southeastern markets.

  • 2016

    Nine New Designs Debut

    Cambria introduces nine new designs in three distinct and beautiful collections, expanding Cambria's palette to 133 designs in nine collections. In the Marble Collection™, Swanbridge™, Carrick™, and Weybourne™ offer the classic, sought-after sophistication of marble, but none of the maintenance. Helmsley™, Harlech™, and Princetown™ are three distinctive, rich, and exceptional designs in the Coastal Collection™ that make an impressive statement in any space. Hadley™, Canongate™, and Kentmere™ add more depth and unlimited versatility in the Desert Collection™.

  • 2016

    Camp Cambria™ Launches in Ontario

    Cambria and The Arthritis Society proudly announce the launch of Camp Cambria in Ontario. Camp Cambria is a no-cost, six-day residential camp for children ages 8-17 who are living with juvenile arthritis. Camp Cambria in Ontario will be held at Camp Maple Leaf, a not-for-profit resident camp for children with unique challenges. In addition to traditional camp activities, Camp Cambria in Ontario provides important tools and resources related to positive self-esteem and effective disease management.

  • 2016

    Cambria Expands Internationally

    Cambria announces the launch of Cambria International. The new division of Cambria will grow the company’s distinctive brand and unparalleled quartz surface offerings globally, under the guidance of Rodolfo Panisi, President and CEO of Cambria International.

  • 2015

    Four Striking New Designs Launch

    Cambria launches four new designs across two collections, the first of their kind in natural quartz. Roxwell™ and Oakmoor™, the first designs in the breathtaking Oceanic Collection™, showcase grand, rolling waves and linear flow. With rich beauty and timeless allure, Brittanicca™ and Ella™ from the Marble Collection™ offer the elegance of marble without the long-term maintenance. The dramatic introductions bring Cambria's offerings to 126 designs within nine collections.

  • 2015

    Premier Dealer Partnership Program Begins

    Cambria begins its Premier Dealer program to recognize and reward high-quality partnerships with best-in-class kitchen and bath retailers. Retailers are nominated for consideration through Cambria's sales team and must meet select criteria to be awarded Premier Dealer status.

  • 2015

    Club Cambria at Busch Stadium

    A new Club Cambria opens at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri, home of the St. Louis Cardinals.

  • 2015

    Six New Distribution Centers Open

    New distribution centers open in Florida (Miami), Arizona (Phoenix), Texas (Houston and Dallas), New York (Long Island), and Illinois (Chicago), to accommodate growth and partnerships in major markets.

  • 2014

    Camp Cambria Launches

    Cambria creates the first Camp Cambria, in partnership with Arthritis Foundation of the Upper Midwest, to help kids with juvenile arthritis feel the joy of a community of campers just like them. Camp Cambria is a free, six-day overnight experience at Camp Courage in Maple Lake, Minnesota. In addition to traditional camp activities, Camp Cambria provides important tools and resources related to positive self-esteem and effective disease management.

  • 2014

    Second Gallery Opens in Palm Desert

    The Cambria Gallery on El Paseo is the second gallery in Palm Desert, California, located in the heart of the Coachella Valley's most upscale shopping district. The gallery brings the freshest, most beautiful designs to a space where homeowners and trade professionals can dream, design, plan, and collaborate.

  • 2014

    20 New Designs Showcase Innovation

    Twenty new designs are added across five collections. Galloway™, Ellesmere™, Langdon™, Seagrove™, and Summerhill™ in the Coastal Collection™ are dramatic and flowing designs with organic movement. The Waterstone Collection™ designs of Berwyn™, Hampshire™, Montgomery™, Nevern™, and Wentwood™ capture the natural movement of water over stone. Brighstone™, Daron™, and Menai™ sparkle with show-stopping radiance in the Jewel Collection™. From the Marble Collection™, Castlemartin™, Fairbourne™, and Ramsey™ are inspired by the classic look of marble offering elegance without any maintenance. Like all Desert Collection™ designs, Manchester™, Dunmore™, Kirkstead™, and Walton™, provide beautiful monochrome foundations.

  • 2014

    Club Cambria at Great American Ball Park Opens

    A new Club Cambria opens at the Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio, home of the Cincinnati Reds.

  • 2014

    Cambria Gallery – Rochester Opens

    The Cambria Gallery – Rochester is located in the historic Riverside Building in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota. The gallery features a myriad of innovative and inspirational kitchen, bath and commercial installations, unique fabrication techniques, and full-size slabs.

  • 2014

    Cambria Unveils New Coastal Collection™

    Cambria introduces the Coastal Collection™ featuring the new design, Galloway™. The Coastal Collection™ distinguishes itself by the grand and vast organic movement flowing throughout the design, creating a masterful clashing of rock, sand and water. This design illustrates a balance of neutral tones with striking variation and glistening streams.

  • 2013

    Cambria Gallery on 7th Opens

    Cambria announces the Cambria Gallery on 7th, located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis. The gallery showcases a myriad of innovative vignettes, created by locally renowned designers and craftsmen. The gallery provides a convenient location to collaborate and experience the movement in Cambria’s trend-setting design palette.

  • 2013

    Capacity Doubles at Processing Facility

    Cambria doubles capacity by adding 408,000 square feet and two new production lines to the Minnesota processing facility. This marks the second plant expansion in Cambria’s 12-year history.

  • 2012

    App for iPhone/iPad Launches

    Now samples of every Cambria design are at your fingertips. The app for iPad® or iPhone® makes it easy to browse designs, compare favorites, and share with friends, family, and clients. When it’s time to start planning for that dream build or remodel, the app is a valuable resource to find Cambria designs that truly inspire.

  • 2012

    Cambria Title Is Established

    As a family-owned business, Cambria understands what a home represents: peace of mind. Cambria Title is established to make buying or refinancing a home as secure, easy, and stress-free as possible for buyers, borrowers, lenders, and real estate agents alike.

  • 2012

    Six New Designs Launch

    Cambria introduces six new designs to its industry-leading design palette. Capturing the depth and movement of water over stone, Armitage™, Lanseshaw™, Hollinsbrook™, Bradshaw™, and Berkeley™ join the Waterstone Collection™. Rosslyn™, with its striking metallic golds on a nuanced background of taupe and tan, is the sixth design to join the Jewel Collection™.

  • 2012

    Cambria Gallery - Toronto Opens

    Cambria opens a state-of-the-art gallery showcasing exceptional quality in design detail and fabrication in the King East Design District of Toronto.

  • 2011

    Orlando Distribution Center Opens

    Cambria opens its Orlando Distribution Center, serving the fast-growing Florida market.

  • 2011

    The Waterstone Collection™ Debuts

    Cambria solidifies its position as the leader in innovation, introducing 12 new designs with the Waterstone Collection™. Inspired by the natural movement of water over stone, the collection incorporates technology that once seemed impossible for quartz. Cambria's designs now total nearly 100.

  • 2010

    Two New Collections and 21 Designs Launch

    Cambria unveils two new collections and an unprecedented 21 new designs, with looks never before seen in quartz, mimicking onyx, marble, and granite. The Cambrian Collection™ captures all the color, pattern, and movement of classic stone. The Jewel Collection™ designs feature shimmering crystals from deep within the surface.

  • 2010

    Club Cambria at PNC Park

    A new Club Cambria opens at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Club Cambria, along with the stadium, debuted a stunning renovation in 2017.

  • 2010

    San Francisco Distribution Center Opens

    Cambria opens a new distribution center in San Francisco, California. Cambria's newly-launched California division now serves that unique market through distribution centers in both the northern and southern regions of the state.

  • 2010

    Online Store Opens

    Cambria launches its online store featuring design samples and stylish apparel, accessories, and home essentials.

  • 2009

    Cambi Arrives on the Scene

    Cambria introduces Cambi dragon, the company mascot. Cambi begins a rigorous schedule of appearances at sports venues and public events.

  • 2009

    16 New Designs Are Unveiled

    Cambria launches 16 new designs, adding to the Quarry Collection™ and Desert Collection™, and expanding Cambria's design palette to 64.

  • 2009

    National Magazine Launches

    The first issue of Cambria Style magazine, a lifestyle publication for homeowners, designers, and other trade partners, is published and distributed nationwide.

  • 2009

    Cambria Establishes Financial Services

    Cambria® Mortgage™ is developed and begins providing mortgages and other financial services to help Cambria customers finance their home improvement projects.

  • 2008

    Los Angeles Distribution Center Opens

    Cambria opens a new Distribution Center in Los Angeles, California, making its entry in the large California market.

  • 2008

    Cambria Opens Gallery in Palm Desert

    Cambria expands its presence in Southern California, opening Cambria Gallery on Cook Street in Palm Desert to inspire designers and consumers. The gallery showcases a variety of innovative vignettes and applications, as well as samples and full-sized slabs.

  • 2008

    Lexus Partnership Program Begins

    Cambria begins its Lexus Partner program. Providing exclusive markets to key partners, the Lexus Partner initiative values intimate partnerships and deep relationships. Lexus Partners are highly evolved businesses that meet criteria related to sales success, exceptional quality, high-level customer service, and a commitment to marketing.

  • 2007

    Partnership with Mariel Hemingway Begins

    Cambria partners with actress and author Mariel Hemingway, an advocate for healthy living and sustainability. Mariel promotes how to live a life of 360 degrees of beauty, from inner health and wellness to surrounding yourself with beauty and creating a healthy home.

  • 2007

    Toronto and Cleveland FabShops Open

    To keep pace with demand, Cambria opens additional FabShops in Toronto and Cleveland.

  • 2007

    Brand Advocate Partnerships Begin

    Cambria partners with Minnesota native and iconic, all-American supermodel Cheryl Tiegs. Cheryl pioneered Cambria's advocate program with other icons to shortly follow, including Mariel Hemingway, W.S. Holland, and Ronnie Hawkins.

  • 2007

    Cambria Named #4 in Entrepreneur's Hot 500

    Cambria is named #4 on Entrepreneur magazine's"Hot 500" list of fastest-growing businesses. The annual list recognizes businesses that meet specific criteria, including positive sales and job growth.

  • 2006

    Le Sueur Processing Facility Expands

    Cambria invests $52 million into its Le Sueur facility, equipping it with the newest processing technology and more than doubling its size to 350,000 square feet.

  • 2006

    Paul Harvey Campaign Launches

    Cambria launches an advertising campaign with nationally-syndicated radio host Paul Harvey, creating widespread awareness in areas of the United States that were not yet familiar with the product.

  • 2005

    Quarry Collection™ is Introduced

    Cambria introduces the first designs in the natural Quarry Collection™, featuring movement and a depth similar to that found in granite. No other quartz surface companies were producing designs of this nature at this time.

  • 2004

    Indianapolis FabShop Opens

    Cambria opens its Indianapolis FabShop to serve this fast-growing market.

  • 2004

    First Club Cambria Opens at Target Center

    The first Club Cambria opens at Target Center in Minneapolis and leads the way to other elite sports lounges across the country.

  • 2003

    IMS Design Studio Opens

    Allowing customers and designers to see the beauty and functionality of Cambria first hand, Cambria opens its first design studio in Minneapolis' International Market Square, now known as Cambria Gallery at IMS.

  • 2003

    Cambria Launches as Retail Brand

    The Davis family launches Cambria as a retail brand in the spring of 2003.

  • 2003

    FabShop and Quartz Surfaces Are Established

    Cambria FabShop (a fabrication facility) and Quartz Surfaces (an installation service) are established in Minnesota to give the company hands-on knowledge and skills.

  • 2003

    33 Unique Designs Are Offered

    Cambria breaks from DuPont and ventures out on its own into the countertop sector, offering 33 unique designs.

  • 2001

    Processing Facility Opens in Le Sueur

    Cambria opens its facility in Le Sueur, MN. The 150,000-square-foot building is a monument of commitment to product innovation, first-class customer service, and leading-edge quality control techniques and disciplines. Cambria begins business as a tile manufacturer with an arrangement to provide slabs to DuPont.

  • 2000

    Davis Family Enters Quartz Business

    Known for its successes in the dairy business, the Davis family decides to enter the quartz surface business after being presented with the opportunity to buy quartz processing equipment.

  • 1993

    Jerome Cheese Company Is Founded

    Jerome Cheese Company is founded by Mark Davis in Jerome, Idaho. It becomes the company's flagship, and, along with BiPro isolation technology, launches the company as an international leader in the dairy industry.

  • 1993

    St. Peter Creamery Moves to Le Sueur

    The St. Peter Creamery closes. Operations move to Le Sueur, MN, and the new Le Sueur Food Ingredient plant is established.

  • 1986

    Family Businesses Merge

    The family businesses, consisting of: St. Peter Creamery, Le Sueur Cheese Company, and Nicollet Food Products merge to form Davisco Foods International, Inc. Jim Ward comes on board the following year and later becomes leading finance officer for all Davis family businesses.

  • 1983

    BiPro Technology Is Developed

    BiPro technology is developed and the company's entrance into high tech ingredients begins in full.

  • 1983

    Davises Purchase Lake Norden Creamery

    The Davises purchase Lake Norden Creamery in South Dakota from Land O’Lakes. Today, Lake Norden houses Davisco’s largest and most technologically-advanced mozzarella cheese processing plant.

  • 1978

    Davises See Value in By-products – BiPro Is Born

    In the old butter- and cheese-making days, the buttermilk and whey by-products were considered junk. But in true entrepreneurial fashion, Mark Davis saw things differently and leveraged the company to pioneer whey protein isolate technology.

  • 1972

    Focus Changes to Cheese Making

    The marketplace for dairy products changes again. Mark Davis was willing to change and adapt while making tough decisions that kept the family's creamery business on the road to success. Mark converts the entire focus of the Le Sueur Creamery to cheese making, and what has now been a 40-year cheese-making boom for the Davises begins to blossom.

  • 1969

    Davises Purchase Le Sueur Creamery

    Stan Davis and Allen Cords, former classmates in dairy school at University of Minnesota, combine the milk supplies at St. Peter Creamery and Le Sueur Cheese Company. The Davises purchase Le Sueur Creamery and begin exploring ways to further expand their business. Mark Davis becomes the manager of Le Sueur Cheese Company.

  • 1956

    Invests in New Technology

    With the creamery business changing, Stan Davis makes a bold move, risking it all by investing in a brand new technology, spray drying. Stan had planned on investing with a partner, but on his way to make the purchase, his partner backed out. Stan did it anyway and grew his small creamery into an Upper Midwest leader in the dairy industry.

  • 1944

    Dairy Business Changes Overnight

    The dairy business changes overnight with America's entry into World War II. The government needed skim milk to ship overseas and butter rationing began. St. Peter Creamery changed with the times and built strong relationships with local farmers for milk and cream supply, which was key to its future growth.

  • 1943

    Stan Buys St. Peter Creamery

    Stan Davis buys St. Peter Creamery with partner Harvey Parsons, the man whom he had apprenticed under. Eventually Harvey leaves the business and Stan becomes sole owner.

  • 1936

    Stan Enters the Butter Business

    Stan Davis enters the butter business by taking an apprenticeship in Norseland, Minnesota. The work is close to home and gives him the opportunity to learn a trade. "It was hard work... better than no work! It was the steadiest job in town. Everybody else would be laid off and the creameries got to operate. It was good work, it paid good wages and I look back on it as a wise decision."