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Unemployment Rate Little Changed at 4.9% in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 5, 2016—Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 151,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.9%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

Trade Deficit Widened in December as Exports Fell   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 5, 2016— The goods and services deficit was $43.4 billion in December, up $1.1 billion from $42.2 billion in November, revised, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced.

Arborite Entering the Residential Sector with Kitchen Collection   Full Article
Montreat, CA, February 5, 2016—Arborite is entering the residential sector with Maison, a new family of products designed exclusively for the kitchen.

Invista Names Winners of Stainmaster Carpet Top Dog Sales Competition   Full Article
Kennesaw, GA, February 5, 2016—Invista is pleased to officially announce the five nationwide store winners in its Stainmaster Carpet Top Dog Sales Competition.

Domotex Asia/Chinafloor Pre-Registration Open   Full Article
Shanghai, CH, February 5, 2016—The 18th edition of Domotex Asia/Chinafloor will take place from March 22 to 24 in Shanghai, China.

Mohawk Home Wins Houzz Best of Customer Service Award   Full Article
Sugar Valley, GA, February 5, 2016—Mohawk Home recently won the Best Of Customer Service award on Houzz for the second year in a row.

Factory Orders Fell Sharply in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 4, 2016—New orders for manufactured goods in December, down four of the last five months, decreased $13.5 billion or 2.9% to $456.5 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported.

Shaw Plant Consolidation Results in Closure of Winchester, Tennessee Facility   Full Article
Dalton, GA, February 3, 2016—Shaw announces its plan to consolidate the operations of Plant 24 in Winchester, Tennessee into other facilities in the North Georgia area.

U.S. Productivity Down Significantly in Fourth Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 4, 2016—Nonfarm business sector labor productivity decreased at a 3.0% annual rate during the fourth quarter of 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported, as output increased 0.1% and hours worked increased 3.3%.

Domotex Turkey Dates Announced   Full Article
Gaziantep, TR, February 4, 2016—Domotex Turkey will take place May 23 to 26.