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Crossville Acquires Design Materials, Denver-Based Distribution Business   Full Article
Crossville, TN, January 6, 2016—Crossville, Inc. has acquired all assets belonging to Design Materials Inc., a distribution business headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Tarkett Announces Partnership with Suzanne Tick Inc.   Full Article
Solon, OH, January 6, 2016—Tarkett has announced a strategic partnership with design consultants Suzanne Tick Inc. (STI), as an expansion of the current collaboration between the design firm and Tandus Centiva, a Tarkett company.

Interceramic Building New Headquarters Facility in Carrollton, Texas   Full Article
Garland, TX, January 6, 2016—Interceramic will move its U.S. headquarters from Garland, Texas to Carrollton, Texas, according to The Dallas Morning News.

Private Sector Employment Increased by 257K in December   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, January 6, 2016—Private sector employment increased by 257,000 jobs from November to December, according to the December ADP National Employment Report.

Flooring Industry Veteran Frank Procopio Dies   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, January 6, 2016--Flooring industry veteran Frank A. Procopio passed away December 30, 2015, surrounded by his family after a battle with a terminal neurological disease (SCA).

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrowed in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, January 6, 2016—The goods and services deficit was $42.4 billion in November, down $2.2 billion from $44.6 billion in October, revised, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced.

Orders for Manufactured Goods Down a Tick in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, January 6, 2016—New orders for manufactured goods in November, down three of the last four months, decreased $1.1 billion or 0.2% to $472.2 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported.

Non-Manufacturing Index Growth Continues in December, at Slower Rate   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, January 6, 2016—The Non-Manufacturing Index registered 55.3% in December, 0.6 percentage point lower than the November reading of 55.9%, according to the Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

Mike Hutton Named Senior VP for Fuse Alliance   Full Article
Laguna Niguel, CA, January 6, 2016—Mike Hutton has joined the Fuse Alliance leadership team as senior vice president.

CoreLogic's November Home Price Index Posts Gain of 0.5%   Full Article
Irvine, CA, January 5, 2016—In November, the CoreLogic Home Price Index posted a gain of 0.5% for the national single family combined tier, including distressed sales, over the prior month, according to CoreLogic’s U.S. Home Price Insights Report.