About Us

Pull Together as a Team – Stand Apart as a Company

A History of Innovation

Polyvision understands that the most effective solutions require the skill, dedication, ideas and agility of passionate people. Since 1954, we have put those qualities to work, producing the world’s most durable CeramicSteel surfaces. From the time-tested chalkboards of early classrooms to landmark wall panels and infrastructure, our products span more than two billion square feet of business, education and public spaces globally.

At Polyvision, we partner with world-class visionaries, researchers and designers to provide the best solutions for enhancing and protecting structures, people and the environment. We mold the industry demand for aesthetic surfaces, creating a “super surface” that’s even smarter than it looks.

World-class Manufacturing and Service

Polyvision’s Genk, Belgium and Okmulgee, Oklahoma manufacturing facilities are deeply rooted in the development and production of our revolutionary CeramicSteel surface, the core of our product portfolio. ISO 9001 certified in both locations, our production processes are streamlined globally for the highest level of quality, customer service and competitive value.

Polyvision provides exceptional customer service around the world.

Complete and dedicated support accompanies every coil, cut sheet or panel. We also support our customers with the knowledge to incorporate our CeramicSteel into finished goods and projects. We provide short lead times, monitor orders, freight, cost and product availability, and offer a level of commitment and service agility that is unmatched.

Our Story

Early Days

Light-gauge porcelain-enameled steel surfaces were produced for architectural applications and chalkboards.

Encouraging Innovation

An AllianceWall employee discovered the potential of CeramicSteel as a dry erase writing surface and production of CeramicSteel for whiteboard applications began.

Global Presence

The manufacturing facility and office in Genk, Belgium was established.

Made in the USA

Polyvision's expansion led to a new manufacturing facility in Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA.

World's First

Polyvision began production of the world's first 5' width continuous coil line.

Expanding Options

A 4’ coil line was installed at the manufacturing facility in Oklahoma, USA. In the same year, Polyvision's proprietary screen-printing process for porcelain enamel was to the writing surface and architectural markets.


Polyvision acquired a family of companies including global leader in CeramicSteel manufacturing, Alliance International.

Major Acquisition

Polyvision was acquired by Steelcase.


Polyvision became the first Cradle to Cradle Certified CeramicSteel manufacturer.

Polyvision DevelopsTechnology

Polyvision launched their proprietary eno surface and the eno interactive whiteboard—the first and only environmentally-certified board on the market.

Polyvision Sells Technology

The Polyvision Technology division merged with Steelcase Education Solutions to allow full focus on the world class quality of surfaces products & customer experience.

Digital Printing

Polyvision's Surface Imaging capabilities were enhanced through new digital printing technologies in Genk, Belgium.

Teach for India

Polyvision launched donations to Teach for India, providing whiteboards and chalkboards to under-resourced classrooms.

Collaborative Design

Polyvision partnered with Designtex to create bespoke collaborative solutions.

American Academy Jordan

Polyvision facilitated the expansion of American Academy Jordan, donating 200 whiteboards to the school.

Design Award Winners

Polyvision received the Red Dot design award and the Good Design award for Motif™, an innovative markerboard wall system.

Architectural Partner

Polyvision partnered with Gordon Inc, a metal architectural systems manufacturer, to provide durable engineered wall solutions.

New Ownership

PolyVision was acquired by Industrial Opportunity Partners.

New Acquisition

Polyvision acquired Marsh Industries.

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