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Mortgage Applications Up on Rising Refinancing   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 3, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume rose last week as interest rates declined, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Construction Spending Surges in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 2, 2014 -- U.S. construction spending hit its highest level in more than 5-1/2 years in July, according to the Commerce Department.

Manufacturing Growth Accelerates in August   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, Sept. 2, 2014 -- U.S. manufacturing growth accelerated in August to its highest level since March 2011, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Mats Inc. Product Wins Two Awards   Full Article
Stoughton, MA, Sept. 2, 2014 -- Mats Inc. said its PURline botanol flooring product has won two Symposium Distinction Awards 2014.

Multifamily Production Index Remains Positive   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 2, 2014 -- The Multifamily Production Index, an indicator for the multifamily market released by the National Association of Home Builders, posted a gain of five points to a reading of 58 for the second quarter.

Carpet Plus Cork Recycling Yields Tile Flooring   Full Article
Charlottesville, VA, Sept. 2, 2014 -- Carpet Plus said its Re-Cork C’Ville program has collected over 1.1 million cork stoppers from its 60+ participating locations in the Charlottesville area.

Pinnacle Gets New Headquarters in Texas   Full Article
Carrollton, TX, Sept. 2, 2014 -- Pinnacle Interior Elements has moved into a new corporate headquarters in Carrollton.

Consumer Sentiment Rises in August   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 29, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment rose in August, according to the University of Michigan/Thomson Reuters consumer-sentiment index.

Consumer Spending Declines in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 29, 2014 -- Consumer spending fell in July, according to the Commerce Department.

CBC Flooring Signs Distributor Surfaces Central   Full Article
Commack, NY, Aug. 29, 2014 -- CBC Flooring has signed a distribution agreement with Surfaces Central, based in Columbus, Ohio.