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Mortgage Application Volume Rises Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 11, 2014 -- Mortgage applications jumped 10.3% last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Armstrong Names New Elite Retailer   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, June 11, 2014 -- Armstrong World Industries said that Home Plus Floors in Longview, Texas was named an Armstrong Elite Retailer.

Mohawk Moves Up in Newsweek's Green List   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, June 11, 2014 -- Mohawk Industries placed 241st in Newsweek magazine’s fifth ranking of 500 of the largest U.S. companies.

Environmental Coalition Releases Lacey Act Video   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 11, 2014 -- A coalition of labor and environmental groups has released a video that illustrates how the Lacey Act addresses the need to crack down on the global illegal timber trade.

Daltile Names Scholarship Competition Winners   Full Article
Dallas, TX, June 11, 2014 -- Daltile, in conjunction with the American Society of Interior Designers Foundation, said that Jessica Sapinoso is the winner of the third annual Daltile Interior Design Scholarship.

Firm Using Valinge Technology for Outdoor Decking   Full Article
Viken, Sweden, June 11, 2014 -- Välinge said that the Chinese company Anhui Sentai WPC New Material Co. is the first company to be granted a global non-exclusive license for the use of the Invisible Profile for outdoor decking.

Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition Winners Named   Full Article
Bologna, Italy, June 10, 2014 -- The Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition, sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica and the Italian Trade Commission, has named its winners.

Foreclosure Activity at Eight-Year Low   Full Article
Irvine, CA, June 10, 2014 -- Foreclosure activity in the U.S. fell to an eight-year low in May, according to tracking firm RealtyTrac.

Job Openings at Highest Level Since 2007   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 10, 2014 -- Job openings in the U.S. rose to 4.46 million in April from 4.17 million in March, the U.S. Department of Labor reported.

Arbitration Institute Sides with Valinge Minority Owners   Full Article
Stockholm, Sweden, June 10, 2014 -- The Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce has sided with Kronospan and Swiss Krono Group in its shareholder dispute with Valinge Innovation.