American Olean Tile Company
Workers Exposed to Asbestos
American Olean Tile is a company founded in 1913, in Olean. Now it operates as a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries, which is the largest manufacturer of ceramic tiles in the US. Up until the 1980s, many flooring products were manufactured using asbestos as an important component, considering its qualities for strengthening and the low cost of production. If you were a worker at America Olean Tile, you might have been exposed and at risk of developing an asbestos-related lung disease.