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Second Quarter Growth Revised Higher Again   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 26, 2014 -- The U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 4.6% in the second quarter, according to the Commerce Department.

Consumer Sentiment Highest in More Than a Year   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 26, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment was as its highest level in more than a year this month, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan index.

Omnova Solutions Income, Sales Fall in Quarter   Full Article
Fairlawn, OH, Sept. 26, 2014 -- Chemicals maker Omnova Solutions reported third quarter net income of $1.8 million, or $0.04 per share, compared to net income of $9.0 million, or $0.19 per share, a year ago.

Custom Building Products Meets TCNA Guidelines   Full Article
Seal Beach, CA, Sept. 26, 2014 -- Custom Building Products said its system of mortars and uncoupling membrane products meet the new guidelines in the 2014 edition of the Tile Council of North America’s 2014 Handbook.

RD Weis Acquires Clean Surfaces LLC   Full Article
Livonia, MI, Sept. 25, 2014 -- RD Weis Companies has acquired Clean Surfaces, LLC.

Dixie Group Acquires Burtco Enterprises   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Sept. 24, 2014 -- Dixie Group said it has acquired hospitality carpet maker Burtco Enterprises.

H.B. Fuller Reports Lower Earnings   Full Article
St. Paul, MN, Sept. 25, 2014 -- H.B. Fuller Co. reported third quarter net profit fell to $4 million, or $0.08 a share, from $27.2 million, or $0.53 a share, a year earlier.

Durable Goods Orders Fall in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 25, 2014 -- Durable goods orders declined last month on weakness in the aircraft sector, according to the Commerce Department.

Initial Jobless Claims Rise Less Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 25, 2014 -- New claims for state unemployment benefits rose less than expected last week, according to the Labor Department.

Greenbuild Announces Opening Plenary Speakers   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 25, 2014 -- Hanley Wood and the U.S. Green Building Council have announced the speakers for the Opening Plenary of the 2014 Greenbuild Conference and Expo Oct. 22.