1930's - 1930’s
The first vinyl composition tile (VCT) was introduced at the “Century of Progress” exposition in Chicago. It quickly became a popular choice for flooring and received praise for its durability and low cost compared to other products on the market. Later that decade, the first Vinyl Composite Tile was presented as a type of flooring. Vinyl composite tile (VCT) was described, as it is today, affordable, resilient, and easy to install. But even though it first entered the spotlight in 1933, vinyl flooring did not catch on until the 1940s.