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NeoCon Attendance Up 6%   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 30, 2016—Registration at NeoCon 2016 was up 6% from last year, drawing 53,000 professionals from around the world.

May Construction Employment Down or Flat in 37% of Metro Areas YOY   Full Article
Arlington, VA, June 30, 2016—Construction employment declined or was stagnant in 131, or 37%, of 358 metro areas between May 2015 and May 2016, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Jon Pierce Celebrating 50 Years with Pierce Flooring   Full Article
Bozeman, MT, June 30, 2016—Jon Pierce is celebrating his 50th anniversary with Pierce Flooring.

Paul Cleary Appointed CEO of Lexmark   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 29, 2016—Lexmark Carpet Mills has announced the appointment of Paul Cleary as chief executive officer.

Pending Home Sales Fell in May, Marking First YOY Decline Since August '14   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 29, 2016—After steadily increasing for three straight months, pending home sales slowed in May, declining 3.7% to 110.8, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Mohawk Unveiled Renovated Showroom at NeoCon   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 29, 2016—Mohawk Group unveiled a completely renovated showroom (Merchandise Mart space 3-377) designed by INNOCAD at NeoCon 2016, held annually in Chicago.

Fuse Alliance Adds Two Member Partners   Full Article
Laguna Niguel, CA, June 28, 2016—Fuse Alliance has announced that two new service providers have joined the network: GP Land and Carpet Corporation of Brockport, New York and Nevada Contract Carpet of Las Vegas, Nevada.

Personal Income & Disposable Personal Income Rose by 0.2% in May   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 29, 2016—Personal income increased $37.1 billion, or 0.2%, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $33.9 billion, or 0.2%, in May, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

USGBC Names LEED Homes Award Winners   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 29, 2016—The USGBC announced the recipients of its annual LEED Homes Awards.

British TTA Awards Context collection Tile of the Year Award   Full Article
Solihull, UK, June 29, 2016—The Context collection (Firestone by Craven Dunnnil & Co.) won the Tile of the Year award by the British TTA-The Tile Association on the occasion of the TTA Awards 2016.