1979

Bentley Mills founded by Ralph and Jack Mishkin

1980

Bentley ships first order of broadloom carpet

1984

Bentley receives first sustainability award by Antron for Kings Road™ product

1986

Bentley launches first carpet tile products

1992

Bentley products are certified Green label by the Carpet & Rug Institute

1993

Bentley acquired by Interface, Inc.

1994

Bentley begins Carpet Reclamation Program

1996

Bentley grows conscious of carbon footprint; begins to measure greenhouse gases

1997

Bentley begins community advocacy mission; partners with local organizations

1999

Bentley becomes first carpet manufacturer to install an on-site solar array to reduce carbon footprint

2000

Bentley merges with Prince Street; rebrands as Bentley Prince Street

2001

Bentley Prince Street receives first GSA Evergreen Award for environmentally conscious efforts

2002

Bentley Prince Street becomes first charter member of the Cailfornia Climate Action Registry

2004

Bentley Prince Street products are certified Green Label Plus by the Carpet & Rug Institute; receives the GEELA award for environmental and economic leadership in California

2005

Bentley Prince Street launches Scan™, the first product to incorporate recycled yarn; achieves ISO certification for quality and environmental standards

2006

Bentley Prince Street incorporates post-consumer recycled content into carpet backing options; begins annual recognition as Best Places to Work in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Business Journal

2007

Bentley Prince Street becomes first carpet manufacturer to receive LEED: Existing Buildings Silver accreditation for manufacturing facility; products become NSF® 140 certified to the Sustainable Assessment for Carpet Standard

2011

Bentley Prince Street earns third GSA Evergreeen Award; celebrates eight continuous years of CalRecyle WRAP Award wins

2012

Bentley Prince Street acquired by Dominus Capital; LEED: Existing Buildings & Operations Maintenance accreditation upgraded to Gold level

2013

Ralph Grogan named president and CEO; returns to roots and rebrands as Bentley; products achieve Cradle to Cradle certification