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NWFA Announces Winner of First Wood Studies Scholarship   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, April 11, 2016—The National Wood Flooring Association Education & Research Foundation has awarded its inaugural Wood Studies Scholarship to Nathan Ryan.

Wood Education Guild to Hold June Classes at Virginia Tech   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 12, 2016—The Wood Education Guild will hold a two classes this June in the Virginia Polytechnic Institute Wood Science Laboratory.

Greenbuild Releases 2015 Sustainability Report   Full Article
Dallas, TX, April 11, 2016—The 2015 Greenbuild Sustainability Report, which highlights valuable metrics and key benchmarks regarding the impact on energy use and waste management at the 2015 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, has been released.

WFCA Wins NAPS Recognition for Tenth Consecutive Year   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 11, 2016—North American Precis Syndicate, Inc. (NAPS) has awarded the World Floor Covering Association its 2016 Golden Thinker award for outstanding editorial achievement.

Early Bird Registration for CARE Conference Ends Friday   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 11, 2016—Early bird registration for CARE’s 14th Annual Conference, which will be held May 18 to 19 at the Hyatt Regency, Greenville, South Carolina, ends Friday, April 15.

Armstrong Flooring CEO Says Onshoring Has Been Cost Saver   Full Article
Sunnyvale, CA, April 8, 2016—CEO of Armstrong Flooring Don Maier recently appeared on Yahoo Finance where he said that the onshoring of engineered hardwood flooring production has been financially beneficial for the company.

Vacation Home Sales Cooled Off, Investment Sales Heated Up in 2015   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 8, 2016—Vacation home sales cooled in 2015 but remained at the second highest amount in nearly a decade, while investment purchases increased for the first time in five years, according to the National Association of Realtors.

ASID Announces 2016 National Award Recipients   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 8, 2015—The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has announced the recipients of its 2016 ASID National Awards.

Consumer Credit Rose 5.75% in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 8, 2016—Consumer credit rose 5.75% or $17.3 billion in February, according to the Federal Reserve’s preliminary report.

Feb. Wholesaler Sales Down 0.2%, Durable Goods Sales Up 1.2%   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 8, 2016—February 2016 sales of merchant wholesalers, except manufacturers’ sales branches and offices were $427.6 billion, down 0.2% from the revised January level, the U.S. Census Bureau announced.