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Home Builder Confidence Edges Down in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Following a four-point uptick last month, confidence among single-family home builders fell one point in December to 57 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

Tarkett Publishes EPDs for Rubber Products   Full Article
Chagrin Falls, OH, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Tarkett said it has published Environmental Product Declarations for the Johnsonite Arcade Rubber Sheet Flooring and Johnsonite BaseWorks Thermoset Rubber Wall Base.

New York Manufacturing Falls in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Manufacturing activity in New York declined substantially in December, according to the latest Empire State manufacturing report from the New York Federal Reserve.

Millken Collection Wins Design Award for Sustainability   Full Article
New York, NY, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Milliken's modular carpet collection Inis Mór won a Best of Year award in a new category at this year's Interior Design Magazine awards.

Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor to Connect Exhibitors With Attendees   Full Article
Shanghai, China, Dec. 12, 2014 -- Domotex has developed programs to help exhibitors better connect with attendees of the Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor expo, held March 24-26 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center.

Crude Oil Prices Fall Below $60   Full Article
New York, NY, Dec. 12, 2014 -- Crude oil fell below $60 a barrel for the first time in five years, prompting the fastest selloff in oil prices since 2008.

Unilin Announces Workforce Reduction at a West Virgina Hardwood Plant   Full Article
Holden, WV, Dec. 12, 2014 -- Unilin announced a workforce reduction of 47 employees at a West Virginia hardwood plant.

Shaw Runners Raise Funds for St. Jude   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Dec. 12, 2014 -- A team of 29 Shaw Industries employees raised more than $23,500 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in conjunction with the St. Jude Memphis Marathon.

Retail Sales Jump in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 11, 2014 -- U.S. retail sales rose 0.7% in November, led by online purchases and auto sales, according to the Commerce Department.

Armstrong Exits European Flooring Business   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Dec. 11, 2014--Armstrong World Industries said it has decided to exit its European flooring business and cease further funding of its DLW subsidiary, effective immediately.