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Founder of Signature Carpets Dies   Full Article
Alpharetta, GA, May 28, 2015—Bob Thomas, founder of Signature Hospitality Carpets, passed away May 26, following a battle with cancer.

Construction Hiring Increased in 40 States YOY and in 30 March to April   Full Article
Arlington, VA, May 28, 2015—Construction firms added jobs in 40 states and the District of Columbia between April 2014 and April 2015 and in 30 states and D.C. between March and April, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Del Conca Adds Two More Distributors   Full Article
Loudon, TN, May 28, 2015—Del Conca has signed on two additional distributors.

Toll Brothers Reports Lower Q2 Net Income   Full Article
Horsham, PA, May 28, 2015—Toll Brothers, the largest luxury homebuilder in the U.S., reported net income of $67.9 million, or $$0.37 per share, for the second quarter fiscal 2015.

Van de Wiele to Purchase Superba and American Superba   Full Article
Kortrijk, BE, May 27, 2015—Belgian consortium Van de Wiele has signed an agreement to purchase the French company Superba and the U.S. company American Superba.

Välinge Enters into License Agreement with Jilin Newtec   Full Article
Viken, SW, May 27, 2015--Välinge has entered into a global non-exclusive license agreement with the Chinese company Jilin Newtec Co., Ltd. for the use of the 5G-C system on the short sides of their engineered wood flooring.

Demand for Airline Carpet Key to Mohawk's NC Expansion   Full Article
Eden, NC, May 27, 2015—Demand for airline carpet was a key driver in Mohawk's decision to expand its Eden, North Carolina plant.

Analyst Stifel Lowers Estimate on LL   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, May 27, 2015—Analyst Stifel has lowered its estimate on Lumber Liquidators stock, modestly for 2015, but more aggressively for 2016.

Del Conca USA Aligns with Distributor Floors 2000   Full Article
Loudon, TN, May 27, 2015—Floors 2000, Inc., a privately owned distributor that supplies tile in 13 states, will now be distributing Del Conca USA products.

New Home Sales Rose in April, Up 26.1% YOY   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 26, 2015—April sales of new single-family houses were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 517,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.