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Orders for Durable Goods Rose in July by the Most in a Year   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 26, 2015—New orders for manufactured durable goods in July increased $4.6 billion or 2.0% to $241.1 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau has announced.

AFA Adds Örnek Machine Heat Set USA as New Member   Full Article
Dalton, GA, August 26, 2015—The American Floorcovering Alliance (AFA) announces Örnek Machine Heat Set USA as a new association member.

Registration Now Open for The International Surface Event 2016   Full Article
Dallas, TX, August 26, 2015—Attendee online registration is now open for The International Surface Event (TISE)--which includes Surfaces, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas and TileExpo--for Las Vegas 2016.

Custom Building Products Publishes Resource for A&D and Contractors   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, August 26, 2015—Custom Building Products recently published the Custom Commercial Installation Systems Guide, an inspirational resource for architects, specifiers, designers and contractors.

CCA Floors & Interiors Names Ken Hirschman as New CEO   Full Article
Alexandria, VA, August 26, 2015—CCA Floors & Interiors, Inc. has announced that Ken Hirshman has been appointed the company’s new chief executive officer.

Chem-Dry Expands into 50th Country   Full Article
Nashville, TN, August 26, 2015—After successfully expanding into Bahrain and Trinidad & Tobago, Chem-Dry has now achieved a presence in 50 countries.

Carpet Cushions & Supplies Opening New Davenport, Iowa Brand   Full Article
Elk Grove Village, IL, August 26, 2015—Carpet Cushions & Supplies (CCS) is pleased to announce the opening of a Davenport, Iowa branch on September 1.

China Reports Pests in Logs from U.S.   Full Article
Beijing, CH, August 26, 2015—China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine has reported that numerous pests have been found in logs imported from the U.S., according to the Hardwood, Plywood & Veneer Association.

World Floor Covering Association Buys Certified Floorcovering Installers   Full Article
Dalton, GA, August 25, 2015—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) has announced that it will add Certified Floorcovering Installers (CFI) under the WFCA umbrella.

New Single-Family Home Sales up 5.4% in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 25, 2015—Sales of new single-family houses in July 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 507,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.