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The Atlanta International Area Rug Market Opens Tomorrow   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, July 12, 2016—The Atlanta International Area Rug Market begins tomorrow in Atlanta’s AmericasMart.

Tile of Spain Expands Quick Ship Collection   Full Article
Miami, FL, July 12, 2016—Tile of Spain, the international brand representing 125 ceramic tile manufacturers belonging to the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers' Association, announces new additions to the Tile of Spain Quick Ship Collection.

Shaw Releases 2015 Sustainability Report   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 11, 2016—Shaw Industries’ 2015 Sustainability Report continues the company’s legacy of transparency through the disclosure of key metrics and progress against its goals.

Ardex Names Winners of Choose Your Experience Flexbone Sweepstakes   Full Article
Aliquippa, PA, July 12, 2016- Ardex Americas is pleased to announce the two grand prize winners and five first prize and for the Choose Your Experience Flexbone Sweepstakes.

Bamboo Hardwoods Announces Ownership Changes   Full Article
Seattle, WA, July 11, 2016—Bamboo Hardwoods has announced new ownership through a buyout from its existing management and manufacturing partner.

Phenix Flooring Taps Mike Donarumo as Regional VP of Sales, Southwest   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 11, 2016—Phenix Flooring has announced that Mike Donarumo has joined the company as regional vice president of sales, southwest region.

Construction Employment Flat in June   Full Article
Arlington, VA, July 11, 2016—Construction employment totaled 6,643,000 in June, matching the level in May, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

NAFCT Launches Inaugural Technical Training Conference and Trade Show   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 11, 2016—The National Academy of Floor Covering Training will host the first annual Technical Training Conference and Trade Show, which will take place October 20 to 22 at the Dalton Convention Center in Dalton, Georgia.

Mortgage-Crisis Foreclosures Soon to Be Wiped from Credit Reports   Full Article
New York, NY, July 8, 2016—Between 2006 and 2010, 6.8 million Americans lost their homes to foreclosures or short sales, according to Bloomberg News.

Jobs Rebound in June with 287K Additions   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 8, 2016—Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 287,000 in June, and the unemployment rate rose to 4.9%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.