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Shaw Investing $42M to Upgrade & Expand Yarn Facility

Dalton, GA, October 20, 2017—Shaw has announced plans to invest more than $42 million in its Meigs County, Tennessee carpet plant to modernize the facility and allow the company to use both nylon and polyester fiber at this location, including recycled PET.

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Remodeling Index Records Increase in Q3 2017

Washington, DC, October 20, 2017—The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a reading of 57 in the third quarter of 2017, up two points from the previous quarter.

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Milliken Completes New LEED v4 Credit Pathway

Spartanburg, SC, October 20, 2017—Milliken has completed a new LEED v4 credit pathway that addresses material traceability and transparency in the supply chain: LEED v4 MR credit Building Product Disclosure and Optimization—Material Ingredients (Option 3).

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NFA Honors Three Retiring Industry Legends

Newport, RI, October 19, 2017—Last night, as part of its fall meeting, the NFA held a dinner at the Rosecliff Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island, honoring three individuals who will retire at year’s end: John Godwin, Paul Comiskey and Randy Merritt.

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LIRA Predicts Growth in Residential Remodel Activity in Q3

Cambridge, MA, October 19, 2017—Accelerating growth in residential improvement and repair expenditures is anticipated through the third quarter of 2018, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity (LIRA) released by the Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.

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Michael Longwill Discusses the NFA Members' Growth Outlook

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Dave Snedeker Discusses Highlights From the National Floorcovering Alliance's Fall Meeting

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Brandon Culpepper Discusses Area Rug Trends at the Fall High Point Market

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Russ Rogg Discusses the Highlights of Metroflor's Recent Aspecta Summit

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Steven Skutelsky Discusses PID Floors' Success Selling Hardwood Floors

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