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Engineered Manufacturer From The Forest Partners With Lanham   Full Article
Weston, WI, July 21, 2015—From The Forest, a Wisconsin based manufacturer of engineered hardwood flooring, has announced that it is partnering with Lanham Hardwood Flooring to distribute its flooring products.

Shaw Releases 2014 Sustainability Report   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 20, 2015—Shaw Industries has released its 2014 Sustainability Report, which outlines its progress on key initiatives including product stewardship, material use, talent management and branding and marketing.

Campaign for Wool Announces Partnership with ASID   Full Article
Boston, MA, July 20, 2015—The Campaign for Wool announced its national industry partnership and platinum sponsorship of the 40th anniversary celebration of the American Society of Interior Designers at the Museum of Fine Art in Boston, Massachusetts.

Consumer Confidence Down 2.9% in July but Remains Positive Overall   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, July 20,2015—Consumer sentiment fell 2.9% to 93.3 in July from June’s 96.1, according to preliminary results from the University of Michigan’s Survey of Consumers.

Jaipur Adds Designer Nikki Chu as Licensed Partner   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, July 20, 2015—Jaipur Rugs has added designer Nikki Chu as a licensed partner.

CFI & Carpet One Partner for Training Session in Union City, CA   Full Article
Kansas City, MO, July 20, 2015—For two days in June, flooring installers had the opportunity to attend a CFI Training and Certification for Carpet in Union City, California at the Shaw distribution facility.

Homebuilder Sentiment Stands at Highest Reading Since November 2005   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 17, 2015—Home builder sentiment stood at 60 in July, the highest level since November 2005, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

Management of XGS Acquires Controlling Interest in Business   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, July 17, 2015—Xpress Global Systems’ (XGS) executive management, along with investors, has acquired controlling interest of Xpress Global Systems from former parent company US Xpress Enterprises.

Uniboard Investing in New Wood Fibre Mat-Preheating Technology   Full Article
Laval, QC, July 17, 2015—Uniboard is investing over $7 million in its Mont-Laurier MDF plant to increase the productivity of the plant through the use of a new wood fibre mat-preheating technology.

Housing Starts Surged in June, Rising 9.8%   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 17, 2015—New home construction rose 9.8% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,174,000, according to the Commerce Department.