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Shaw Introduces C2C Vinyl Alternative, EcoWorx Resilient   Full Article
Cartersville, GA, June 18, 2015—Shaw Industries has introduced a new resilient line called EcoWorx resilient that is Cradle to Cradle v3.1 Bronze certified and offers a high performance vinyl alternative for commercial resilient flooring applications.

Välinge and MeisterWerke Awarded Schweighofer Prize for Woodura/Lindura   Full Article
Viken, SE, June 17, 2015—Välinge and licensee MeisterWerke have jointly been awarded the Schweighofer Prize for their wood powder technology-based flooring concept Woodura/Lindura.

254K Properties Gained Equity in Q1, Says CoreLogic   Full Article
Irvine, CA, June 17, 2015—In the first quarter of 2015, 254,000 properties regained equity, according to CoreLogic.

Porcelanosa Opening Two New Showrooms, Relocating U.S. Headquarters   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 17, 2015—Porcelanosa has opened its 25th location in the United States in downtown Washington, D.C.

Centura to Distribute Some Forbo Commercial Vinyl Lines in Canada   Full Article
Toronto, ON, June 17, 2015—Forbo and Centura have signed a distribution agreement on certain commercial vinyl lines that Forbo currently does not carry in the Canadian market.

Eugen Lägler GmbH to Acquire Palo Duro Hardwoods   Full Article
Denver, CO, June 17, 2015— Eugen Lägler GmbH, headquartered in Frauenzimmern, Germany, has reached an agreement to acquire Palo Duro Hardwoods, located in Denver, Colorado, effective immediately.

TEC & NTCA To Offer Webinar "Strategies for Exterior Tile Installations"   Full Article
Aurora, IL, July 17, 2015—TEC and the National Tile Contractor’s Association will present a webinar titled “Strategies for Exterior Tile Installations” at 1 p.m. CST/ 2 p.m. EST on July 22, 2015.

Housing Starts Down 11.1% in May, But Permits Up 11.8%   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 16, 2015—Housing starts fell 11.1% to 1,036,000 in May, according to the Commerce Department; however, permits were up significantly.

HiP Awards Announces 2015 Winners   Full Article
New York, NY, June 16, 2015-- The second installment of Interior Design’s HiP (Honoring Industry People and Product) was held at NeoCon.

INSTALL Expands Its Warranty Program   Full Article
Haddonfield, NJ, June 16, 2015—INSTALL has expanded the terms of its warranty program.