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Rise in REOs Pushes May's Foreclosure Activity Up 1%   Full Article
Irvine, CA, June 18, 2015—Foreclosure filings were reported on 126,868 U.S. properties in May 2015, up 1% from the previous month and up 16% from a year ago to a 19-month high, according to RealtyTrac’s U.S. Foreclosure Market Report.

PURline Botanol Flooring Receives 2015 Green Good Design Award   Full Article
Stoughton, MA, June 18, 2015––PURline botanol flooring, from Mats Inc. and Windmöller Flooring Products GmbH, has received the 2015 Green Good Design Award.

HPS Schönox Announces Judges for Worst Subfloor Contest   Full Article
Florence, AL, June 18, 2015—HPS Schönox has announced the judges for its second annual Schönox Worst Subfloor in North America Contest.

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.