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Armstrong Registers Its Intention to Create Separate Flooring Company   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, October 12, 2015—Armstrong World Industries Inc. has registered its official desire to spin off a new public company, Armstrong Flooring Inc., according to the Central Penn Business Journal.

Interface Offers Update Lifecycle Cost Analysis Tools   Full Article
Denver, CO, October 12, 2015—Interface commissioned an objective third party researcher, Dr. Debra Harris, to conduct a lifecycle cost analysis (LCCA) of hard, resilient and soft flooring.

Loloi Announces Licensed Partnership with Designer Justina Blakeney   Full Article
Dallas, TX, October 12, 2015—Renowned designer and author Justina Blakeney is Loloi’s newest licensed partner.

Surya Presenting Talk with Designer Candice Olson at High Point Market   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, October 12, 2015—Surya will present a discussion with television design personality and best-selling author Candice Olson during High Point Market.

USGBC Names Winners of Academic Climate Awards   Full Article
Washington, D.C., Oct. 8, 2015—Second Nature in partnership with the Center for Green Schools has announced that two academic institutions have been selected to receive the sixth annual Climate Leadership Awards.

Jobless Claims Fall to Lowest Rate Since Mid-July   Full Article
Washington, D.C., October 12, 2015—Jobless claims fell by 13,000 to 263,000 in the week ended October 3, according to the Labor Department.

Biomimicry Institute Sponsoring Global Design Challenge   Full Article
Missoula, MT, October 12, 2015—Earlier this year, the Biomimicry Institute’s Biomimicry Global Design Challenge asked hundreds of people from around the world to take on a challenge to fix our global food system by looking to nature for design solutions.

Attendance Up Slightly at Cersaie This Year   Full Article
Bologna, Italy, October 9, 2015 -- More than 101,000 people attended the Cersaie tile show this year, organizers said.

Older Americans Increasingly Drawn to Social Media   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 9, 2015 -- Older Americans are increasingly turning to social media, and that could have an impact on how businesses market to retirees, according to the Pew Research Center.

Filmmaker Cameron to Speak at Greenbuild   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 9, 2015 -- Informa Exhibitions U.S. and the U.S. Green Building Council said that acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron will be the opening plenary speaker at Greenbuild 2015.